A wonderful tradition at McGehee since the 1920s, May Day continues as a celebration of the senior class. It involves the seniors, their sophomore little sisters who perform a skit, and the third graders who dance around the maypole. Skits written and practiced over months of time are performed for the entire school, parents and guests. Each May Day has its own unique invitation, theme and skit. The highlight is the revelation of the May Day queen and her maids. One of McGehee's highest honors, the May Day court is elected by the entire upper school student body based on characteristics of kindness and school spirit. The May Day court represents the finest qualities of a "McGehee Girl." This year the Class of 2021 performed May Day GIP (Girls in Plaid) andrescued the seniors who while enjoying their 20th reunion were frozen in time by aliens. In the end, the Girls in Plaid triumphed, saved the seniors and presented the May Day Court.
Congratulations to the 2019 May Day Court with Second Maid, Cecilia Blanchard, First Maid, Jaida Felix and May Day Queen Rosie Odem.