McGehee School District

McGehee Public School District commits to partnering with the community to provide all learners educational opportunities that empower students to become workforce, college and career ready making them productive citizens in a global society.


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Congratulations to our Basketball Seniors - Class of 2021

Girls Basketball / Boys Basketball / Dance / Cheer

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News & Updates

Community Blood Drive

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Setting Up Your New Kinsa Smart Thermometer

FLUency School Health Program

MES (pre-k thru 6th grade) parents, staff, & teachers it’s not too late to sign up for a free Kinsa smart thermometer! Text FLUENCY to 900900 to sign up today.

Community Blood Drive

McGehee High School will be hosting a blood drive, Thursday, February 25th from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Bloodmobile will be parked outside of the high school gym. You can make appointments online by going to

8-3A District Basketball Tournament

Below you will find the links for the Basketball Girls and Boys first game of the 8-3A District tournament. With the format for District we will Host both games being the higher seed.

The girls will play at 4pm Thursday. Doors will not open until 3:30 to safely release students from school.

After this game we must clear the gym and sanitize the gym according to AAA guidelines.

The boys will play at 7. Doors will open about 6:15.

These are two separate AAA post-season events. So you must purchase tickets to each individual game. Only AAA passes will be recognized at the door.

Hooten's Farm Bureau 2020 Football Coach of The Year Recipient

Congratulations to Mcgehee Owl Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Marcus Haddock for being selected as Hooten's Farm Bureau 2020 3A Coach of the Year Award Recipient.

Above and Beyond Award

Mr. Wes Minchew and Mrs. Debbi Minchew, McGehee School District Technology team members, were recognized at the February 22nd board meeting for receiving the February Above and Beyond Award. The Minchews were nominated by staff members for going the extra mile. This month’s Above and Beyond Award was sponsored by First Natural State Bank. Congratulations to the Minchews and Thank You for all you do for the McGehee School District!

See ALL previous recipients of the Above & Beyond Award...


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McGehee School is using the GoFan App for Mobile Basketball ticket sales. Only mobile tickets presented on your handheld device are accepted at the gate. NO PRINTED TICKETS, NO ONSITE TICKET SALES.

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Due to limited seating capacity, students will not be allowed to attend games without being accompanied by an adult and they must sit with that adult.

^Away game ticket sales are provided by the host school and may vary, check their school website for ticketing, capacity limits, seating and COVID-19 information.

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, Schedules may change or be cancelled with little or no advanced notice. Unfortunately this is out of our control. All best efforts will be made to notify the public of any changes or cancellation of games using our social media and REMIND accounts.

NOTE: COVID-19 precautions are in place - Please follow ALL COVID-19 safety procedures. Face coverings are required for entry into the venue and should be worn at all times and when you are unable to maintain social distancing. Follow all signage and verbal instructions. DO NOT sit in restricted seating. SIT in your designated areas only. Maintain safe seating distance from others. NO roaming, fans should remain in their designate space unless visiting concessions or restrooms. Students who are not scheduled to play must be accompanied by an ADULT and remain seated with the ADULT throughout the Event - Team members should remain in their designated TEAM areas. NO roaming or visiting others! DO NOT cross over to the opposite side of the venue. ENTER and EXIT ONLY through the correct GATE (Home or Visitor) ! DO NOT Enter the Venue if you are under quarantine or if you are feeling ill, have a fever or unable to pass the COVID-19 per-screening checklist.

The McGehee School District will be distributing meals to children age 18 and under. Meals for children not enrolled in the McGehee School District and students attending McGehee Virtual Academy may be picked up on Tuesdays and Fridays.

  • On Tuesday, each child will receive breakfast and lunch for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

  • On Friday, each child will receive breakfast and lunch for Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

Pick Up Locations and Times

  • MES Cafeteria from 10:00 am – 10:30 am

  • Arkansas City City Hall from 10:00 am – 10:30 am

  • Watson City Hall from 11:00 am – 11:30 am

  • Tillar Fire Station from 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

  • Thanks to all the awesome Owl football fans!!! You followed all the rules and guidelines to help make all of our home football games a success. We know things are different this year, but you are doing a great job of wearing masks and social distancing. Keep up the GREAT WORK! Hootie Hoot Hoot!!!

  • Mask Exemption for Back to School:- If your student is unable to wear a face mask due to a disability or medical condition please provide documentation from your child's physician exempting them.

This documentation can be faxed to your student's school nurse (MES Nurse 870-222-4181, CJH/MHS Nurse 870-222-4689) or taken to your student's school office.

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McGehee Elementary serving grades PK-6
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Conner Junior High serving grades 7-8
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McGehee High School serving grades 7-12

NOTICE: If you are having symptoms such as fever, dry cough or shortness of breath - Do not go to the Doctor's Office or Hospital but instead first call your primary care doctor's office, Your local Arkansas Department of Health Unit (Desha County, McGehee) at 222-3910, Arkansas Department of Health (State Office) at (870) 803-7847, (or) visit online for further instructions.

Online Screening at

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Practice Stay at Home and Social Distancing

Photo: ASP Trooper Mitch Grant greeting MES Students in the morning car rider drop off.


Arkansas State Trooper, Mitch Grant, greets McGehee Elementary students in the morning car line. McGehee Elementary students love seeing Officer Grant on campus!


The Arkansas and National Archery in the Schools Program is an in-school program aimed at improving educational performance among students in grades 4th - 12th. And through it students are learning focus, self-control, discipline, patience, and the life lessons required to be successful in the classroom and in life.
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In today’s’ technology-driven world, it’s important now more than ever to prepare students for the future. Teaching robotics to young students throughout their schooling can increase their ability to be creative and innovative thinkers and more productive members of society.


Elementary #MES

Campus serving grades PK-6

High School #MHS

Campus serving grades 7-12