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!


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 Coordinator Falguni Vashi

Please contact 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

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.


Dance Club - October

New this year, MDES PTO will offer a 4-week, 4-session dance program to all MDES students. 

Karate Club - October/November

For the second year, MDES PTO will offer a 4-week, 4-session karate program to all MDES students.

Ski Club

Ski Club is offered to all MDES students and families, who receive discounted rates to Pat’s Peak on Fridays in mid-February-March. 

Club Coordinator: Susan Murphy -

Drama Club

Drama Club meets after school on Tuesdays with a final performance. This club is for students in Grades 3-5. For more information, please contact Laura Conti at

Club Coordinators: Laura Conti and Anne Owens