The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts has once again achieved the highest composite ACT score in the school’s history with an average 29.8 for the 2019-2020 year versus a 29.6 from 2018-2019. The previous records were set by the Class of 2019, 2015, and tied by the classes of 2016 and 2018.
He’s recognized as a mastermind, a visionary, a Natchitoches treasure, and the founding father of a preeminent residential high school, which offers students one of the most transformative educational experiences in Louisiana.
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) has once again received top rankings for the fifth year in a row, according to Niche’s 2019 Best Public High Schools in America list. Additionally, the school’s teachers were again listed among the Top 10 best faculties out of 19,147 public schools in the country.
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) is hitting the road to bring physical fitness and socializing opportunities for its students across the state as the school finished out its Fall virtual semester due to Covid-19 concerns.
In response to needs raised by the LSMSA community in June, LSMSA Executive Director Dr. Steve Horton and Board Chair Mrs. Sharon Gahagan formed a Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council composed of LSMSA faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Led by Dr. Jason Anderson and Jennifer Mangum, the Council has been laying groundwork for initiatives.
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) Dance Ensemble participated in a virtual Dance Master Class with Professor Steve Rooks on Oct. 2. Rooks is the Chair of Dance and Resident Choreographer at Vassar College in New York.
Turn Teal Natchitoches organizer Leah Lentz, Lead Counselor/AP Coordinator of the Louisiana School for the Math, Science, and the Art’s College Counseling Center, is known for her teal ribbons, cupcakes, nail painting parties, and much more. She always tries to add new events or raise awareness in different ways.
Gloria Church, a member of the class of 2021 at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) is fundraising to have a state historical marker installed at Briarwood Nature Preserve to raise awareness of an underrepresented female pioneer, Caroline Dormon.
Free COVID-19 testing will be available Monday, Sept. 21-Thursday, Sept. 24 and Monday, Sept. 28-Thursday, Oct. 1 at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts gymnasium on Caspari Street on the campus of Northwestern State University.
Four years ago, LSMSA alumni came together to provide disaster assistance for Baton Rouge-area members of the LSMSA community who had flooded. Three years ago, they did the same for those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. And last week, they once again gathered supplies, tools and non-perishable foods and headed to southwest Louisiana to do the same in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.
In response to LSMSA families across the state being affected by both COVID-19 and Hurricane Laura, donor generosity has provided $50,000 in assistance for families, faculty and staff in the first month of the semester alone.
We understand that COVID-19’s challenges go much further than disrupting activities and much wider than limiting everyday conveniences. We want to assure you that additional funds are available to support Eagle families experiencing challenges that could prevent students’ progress. We encourage any family who may need assistance this fall, including those who completed the survey, to apply here for help.
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts has revised its traditional Commencement, Senior Recognition, and Junior Ring Ceremonies to comply with state and federal health guidelines, current scientific information, the institution’s priorities and capabilities, stakeholder opinions and interests, and venue regulations.
Although graduates of the LSMSA Class of 2020 had a much different May 16 than anyone originally expected, thanks to the LSMSA Parents' Council and Foundation, they received a special delivery the week of their original graduation date.
The following LSMSA graduates have been named executive council of theAlumni Association: Kirby Hopkins (‘94); Erin Schrepfer ('04); Cody Grosshart ('07); Jennifer Herron (‘95); Matthew Couvillion (‘93).
Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) is the preeminent state-supported residential high school with competitive admissions for Louisiana's high-achieving, highly-motivated sophomores, juniors, and seniors. As a public school, there is no tuition to attend, and assistance from the LSMSA Foundation ensures the program is available to all qualifying students regardless of family financial need.