May Day: A Celebration of Community

May Day Schedule

MFS will host May Day 2018: A Celebration of Community, on Friday, May 4, from 12:15 – 2:45 p.m. The event, which dates back to 1912, will include the festive Maypole Dance along with performances, music, activities, crafts, and roving costumed characters. Every four years, MFS hosts this Elizabethan celebration of spring that includes all students, from preschool through 12th grade, parents, and alumni.

In conjunction with May Day, the school will also conduct a food drive to benefit the Food Bank of South Jersey which distributes 12 million pounds of food a year to nearly 200,000 individuals through its network of over 200 emergency feeding programs. The drive will take place from April 30-May 4. A list of desired items, provided by the Food Bank of South Jersey, is listed below.

• Peanut butter
• Canned tuna
• Canned chicken
• Canned beef stew
• Canned soups etc.
• Hot & cold cereals
• Complete pancake mix
• Canned fruits and/or vegetables
• GLUTEN FREE ITEMS accepted, please put in a separate bag marked GLUTEN FREE

The food bank has requested that contributions do not come in glass containers.

Volunteer for May Day 2018 May Day Map Photos from Previous May Day Celebrations