• The Marine Science Academy IB (MSA) is a magnet program within Brookside Middle School. MSA develops lifelong ambassadors of our environment and oceans through inquiry, reflection, caring, and service. This team contributes to the needs of our wetlands, waterways, and community through school and field experiences. This integrated approach of Science, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology, and the Arts creates fun, relevant, and real experiences for students.