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Welcome to the Brainstorm Blog! The primary news source the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS), Mississippi's only public, residential high school dedicated to the development of the state's most academically gifted students.

Meet Mrs. Z!

The deadline for application to the MSMS Class of 2018 is Feb. 13, 2016. In this video, Mr. Wade, spends a few minutes chatting with 2016 MSMS Teacher of the Year, Lauren Zarandona. Mrs. Z, as she is affectionately known, teaches several mathematics courses at MSMS. She talks about the math program, what students can expect when they arrive here, and how MSMS math teachers strive to teach both the "how" and the "why" of mathematics. For more information about MSMS, please visit

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