Mays Chapel Elementary PTO

2021-2022 School Year


We are currently working on updating this site to serve as a valuable communication resource to help you stay connected with MCES and the PTO. Please check back frequently.



MCES Green Club Featured in Lutherville-Timonium Living

4/22/2022 5:27 pm

Check out our very own MCES Green Club featured in Lutherville-Timonium Living! 


(c) BestVersionmedia.com / Lutherville-Timonium Living Magazine. Posted with permission. 

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Race for Education Update

4/8/2022 4:29 pm

Race4Education was aMAYSing!


It was fabulous to see all of the smiling faces and hear the laughter. It has been far too long since we we have been able to hold a school wide event that included everyone!


Thank you so much for the Race4Education Lead, Shelby Maltese for organizing the event.


To date we have raised over $17,000 for our students and school.


A huge thank you goes out to all of the volunteers who helped prepare, set up and clean up for the event as well. Also special thank you to the teachers who ran with their students and helped facilitate the day. Mr. Coco's hair is all cut off thanks to some students and the 5th grade team ended the day by all taking a whipped cream pie to the face. Thank you to Ross Orthodontics for donating the water and snacks for students as well as giving them a reusable water bottle. This event would not have been successful without the help of the staff and volunteers.


Check out more photos here!



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Community Outreach -- Help Needed

4/8/2022 4:08 pm

Community Outreach Opportunity

Mays Chapel United Methodist Church (MCUMC) partners with MCES to provide weekend meals to families dealing with food-insecurity.


The program is called FELT (Feeding Empty Little Tummies) and currently serves 12 families.


TeamGantt provides a monthly donation to support this program and off set some of the cost  Unfortunately, due to rising prices, this is not covering as much as it previously had.


MCUMC will gladly accept donations at anytime in a bin located outside its front doors. This is an ongoing effort led entirely by volunteers, so there’s no urgency. Food or monetary donations will be accepted on an on-going basis. This partnership has no religious affiliation and there are no barriers to entry.


Please reach out to Meredith Reynolds with any questions. meredith.bray.reynolds@gmail.com

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Kindergarten & Pre-K Round-Up

4/8/2022 4:02 pm

Kindergarten Round-Up Event


All children who were born September 2, 2016 through September 1, 2017. Children must be 5 years old by September 1st to enroll in kindergarten.




Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Time: By Appointment -Call the School Office at 443.809.4134

Location: Mays Chapel Elementary Recreation Room

Attendance: Parents/Guardians and Child



Children who are presently in the pre-k program at Mays Chapel Elementary do not need to attend this event.


Pre-Kindergarten Round-Up Event


During the 2022-2023 school year, and each school year thereafter, a child must be four (4) years old on September 1 of the school year in which the child applies for entrance. For the 2022-2023 school year, the child’s birth date must fall between 9/2/2017 and 9/1/2018.



Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Time: By Appointment - Call the School Office at 443.809.4134

Location: Mays Chapel Elementary Recreation Room

Attendance: Parents/Guardians and Child

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Artists of the Month | February 2022

2/24/2022 6:14 am

Our February 2022 Artists of the month include three artists whose work will be featured in various art shows in Baltimore County. 

Jake G, 2nd Grader in Mrs. Weis's class, has created a this wonderful painting using India ink and a bamboo brush. His work will be featured in a BMA show this March. 

"Rain on Mountain"-- Jake G., 2nd Grade

Andrew C., a third grader in Ms. Ostrander's class, has created an extraordinary origami piece that was selected to be displayed in Senator Kettleman's office. 

Andrew G., 3rd Grade


Finally, Bronwen B., a 3rd grader in Mrs. Washington's class, has created this vibrant illustration of herself as a superhero. Her work is also currently displayed in Senator Kettleman's office.


Bronwen B., 3rd Grade

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December 2021 Artists of the Month Announced

1/18/2022 3:09 pm

DECEMBER 2021's Featured Artists of the Month are:

5th grader Vidhi P. (Mr. Baker's class)

and Kindergarten student June M. (Ms. Montgomery's class).

Fox by Vidhi P., 5th grade

Monster Mermaid by June M., kindergarten

Congratulations to our artists, and many thanks to Mrs. O'Reilly for helping our students develop their creative talents.


Please check back next month to see January's featured artists!


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Our A-MAYS-ing Team

11/16/2021 1:21 pm

Check out our website's newest page, "Get to Know the A-MAYS-ING Team," where our 5th grade yearbook club students share interviews with Mays Chapel's teachers, administrators and support staff.

The first features include Mrs. Zerhusen, art teacher, Mrs. O'Reilly, and school nurse, Mrs. Lanier, as interviewed and reported by 5th graders Kaylee Cline, Aubrey Beatson, and Andrew Johnston.


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10/20/2021 6:24 am

A HUGE thank you to Tutti Frutti in Cockeysville, which has generously offered to donate a portion of sales to Mays Chapel families!

Visit Tuitti Frutti any time....

and don't forget to put you receipt in the designated box! 

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Restaurant Nights 2021

8/3/2021 7:28 pm

Take a break from cooking dinner and support Mays Chapel PTO! 

Every month (and sometimes more frequently) a different local restaurant will generously donate a portion of your purchase. And you'll enjoy a great meal!

Plus Sweet Frog, Tutti-Frutti, Chick-Fil-A, Coal Fire, Panera and more to come...

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School Supply List 2021

8/2/2021 4:32 pm


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