PTO Clubs/Programs

Throughout the academic year volunteers organize before and after school activities which appeal to different audiences. Below is a peek at activities traditionally offered by the PTO. Registration is required and fees are charged to cover the cost of the activity. If you would like to start a new club or program please contact us!

Programs

Lego League and Jr. Lego League

LEGO League is offered in two grade-level categories – 1st to 3rd and 4th to 5th. Students will design robots through teamwork, using LEGOs and computers. Programs run from September - December (older teams can last year-long). 

Club Coordinators -  First Lego League Coordinator Amy Tefft

                                 Jr Lego League Coordinators Falguni Vashi

Please contact mdeslego@gmail.com with any questions.


Destination Imagination (DI)

Destination Imagination is offered to Grades 1-5. Creative teams interpret challenges through art, drama, music in competitions vs. other school teams. Program runs from October – May.

Club Coordinator: Priti Shokeen


Battle of the Books & Battle of the Books Jr

Battle of the Books is offered to Grades 3-5 book lovers. Battle of the Books Jr. is offered for Grade 2 students. Small groups read 7-10 books & prepare for exciting trivia competitions against other local schools through weekly meetings. Program runs from December – April.


Club Coordinator - Latha Dasari mdesbob@gmail.com


Continental Math - Invitation only.

Continental Math is offered to select students in Grades 2-4. More information will be sent to students who meet the club requirements.

Clubs

Dance Club - Coming in October!

New this year, MDES PTO will offer a 4-week, 4-session dance program to all MDES students. More information will be available soon!

Karate Club - Coming in late-October/November!

For the second year, MDES PTO will offer a 4-week, 4-session karate program to all MDES students. More information will be available soon!

Ski Club

Ski Club is offered to all MDES students and families, who receive discounted rates to Pat’s Peak on Fridays in late-February-March. Information/sign-up meeting held in mid-November.


Drama Club

Drama Club meets after school from October into January with a final performance. This club is for students in Grades 3-5. For more information, please contact Laura Conti at lauraeconti@gmail.com

Club Coordinators: Laura Conti and Anne Owens


Roller Skating Club

Roller Skating Club is offered to Grades 1-5 and is held at Roller Kingdom in Tyngsboro, MA on Tuesdays in March. Children ride a bus from school and skate, arriving back at school at 6 pm.

More information coming in February.