Hays to Conduct Residency at Stone High School

Emily Sumrall’s 9th grade students will work with Teaching Artist/writer/theatre specialist and Director of the Nationally Recognized “Wings” program Tonya Hays ¬†beginning during the Fall Semester of 2015 at Stone High School. Stone High is one of 20 schools in Mississippi to receive an Arts Residency Grant from the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education (MAAE). The MAAE goal is to impart knowledge that will carry over to additional long -term education for students in all academic areas.

Emily Sumrall and Tonya Hays
Emily Sumrall and Tonya Hays

Dedication of Community Banners and Mosaic Tile Benches

Please join us Monday, May 18th at 6PM in the cafeteria of Stone High School for the dedication of the latest additions to the “Murals of Stone County”, our Community Banners and the Mosaic Tile Benches¬†(click link to the article about these wonderful benches).

The banners were created on March 27, 2015, with award winning quilter Marcus Weekley. The banners celebrate Stone County’s 100 years! Thanks to our sponsors: Bank of Wiggins, Betsy and Otis Rowell, Friends of Stone County Libraries, and the Stone County Arts Council in partnership with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and the Stone County School District.