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Parents: A letter was sent to the address we have on file for you. You should receive the letter on Wednesday (7-29) or Thursday (7-30). Should you not receive the letter please contact the office at 601-984-8000 to update your address.

The following information was included in the letter.

  1. Classes for the 2015 - 2016 school year are now schedule to begin on August 10, 2015 instead of August 6, 2015.

  2. If you have not completed your online registration, you must complete it immediately.

  3. Your child will only be included on the transportation schedule for local and homegoing routes if you have completed your registration process.

  4. Important information regarding medications.

  5. Updated school calendar.

Thank you!

It is our pleasure to announce that Miss Shanieka Coleman was awarded the No Limits award during the 2015 Best of MS Preps banquet. The No Limits award emphasizes that no matter what the obstacles are, if you put your heart into it, you can succeed. It is an honor to see one of our own receive this award. Please join us in congratulating Miss Shanieka Coleman. 

Congratulations Shanieka!  Pictured with Shanieka is the New Orleans Saints Quarterback, Drew Brees.  

Today is the big day!  Today we say goodbye to these amazing students as they begin their new journey away from MSD.   Congratulations to the Class of 2015!   Commencement begins at 11:00 a.m.   




It's that time of year again!  The Class of 2015 would like to invite everyone to their Senior Class Day and Commencement.   

Class Day:  Wednesday, May 20th at 1:00 p.m.  (Auditorium)

Commencement:  Friday, May 22nd at 11:00 a.m. (Auditorium)

We look forward to seeing everyone.  


In honor of the fallen police officers, Officer Benjamin Deen and Officer Liqouri Tate, from the Hattiesburg Police Department,  the Mississippi School for the Deaf would like to share this student lead and heartfelt video message with everyone.  To the families, friends, and to the Hattiesburg Police Department and others who serve, we are truly sorry for your loss.   

Thank you Officer Deen and Officer Tate for your service! 

Click the link to view the video message:  http://youtu.be/sMKbxrhHeXQ




At this time, MSD has several positions available.  Please see the flyer for more information on how to inquire, if interested.  

We have 4 teaching positions available and 2 teacher's assistant positions available.  

To download an application, click the link below:




Have you ever wondered if a child would benefit from using American Sign Language even though he/she has a cochlear implant?  

Click the link below for answers:


DEAFFEST 2015 is this coming weekend, May 8th and 9th.   Make plans to head to the Mississippi Gulf Coast to celebrate this awesome event!  

Friday, May 8th

Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts and Education. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.  You don't want to miss the NO ORDINARY HERO movie with John Maucere/SuperDeafy. Enjoy a comedy show with John Maucere before the movie!   Tickets may be purchased at the door or online.  

Tickets:  Adults-$20.00  Children: $10.00

Saturday, May 9th:  

ALL DAY FESTIVAL at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi.  Starring: Rosa Lee Timm, Sean Forbes, Warren Snipe (Wa Wa), and many more. FREE ADMISSION!  

Click here for more information:  www.deaffestmississippi.com



This week is the National Teacher Appreciation Week. 

The MSD students and staff would like to thank our teachers for their hard work and committment to the success of our students. 

Here is a big THANK YOU!! Enjoy your week!

Check out the Parent Package through VL2 (Visual Language/Visual Learning).  It is an excellent resource for parents, families, and anyone interested in learning more about the benefits of language learning for Deaf and Hard of Hearing children using both American Sign Language and English.   

Click on the link below: