WELCOME! 欢迎 (HUĀNYÍNG) ¡BIENVENIDO!
The Paint Branch Elementary School (PBES) PTA welcomes you to our NEW interactive website! We will use this site as our primary communication tool to provide the PBES Community with news, updates, meeting information, community activities, and other useful tools and resources.
Go Busy Bees!
Farewell from the PTA President
April 30, 2019
Hello! ~ 你好！(Nĭ Hăo!) ~ ¡Hola!
Dearest Paint Branch Community:
Although you’ve already heard – it’s with great sadness, gratitude, and hopefulness, that I write to inform you that I have resigned my position as your Paint Branch PTA President, effective May 1, 2019. These past two school years have been fun, productive, educational and memorable! It’s been an honor and a pleasure to serve the students, staff and members of our beloved community – and I sincerely hope to see the Paint Branch PTA continue to build upon the excellent foundation that we’ve worked so hard to establish and maintain.
When we began this journey in January 2018, I was reminded of a quote that has often been attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, which simply states, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” To me, this means that individually, each of us uniquely possesses the ability to make our schools and communities into what our children so desperately deserve.
I believe that individually, we’re strong…but together, we’re a force! In other words, there’s nothing that we can’t accomplish when we come together and effectively communicate! With the support of our awesome parents, excellent staff and administration, and wonderful community partners – I expect to see nothing but great things from our Paint Branch PTA!
I will continue to advocate for our children – to ensure equity in access to education; accountability in school and PGCPS leadership; and that each student receives a high-quality education. Among other things, this includes obtaining a sensory room for our Autism students at Paint Branch – which is long overdue!
If there is anything that I can do to assist anyone in anyway, please look me up! I won’t be far away!
Sincerely Yours In Service,
PBES PTA President (2017-2019)
Go Busy Bees!
Visit ⇒President’s Page
Autism Awareness Month 2019
Paint Branch Elementary School celebrates Autism Awareness and will “Light It Up BLUE” (…and Black & Yellow – Go Busy Bees!) throughout the month of April!
View ⇒2019 PBES Autism Awareness Month Gallery of Pictures
What's The BUZZ?
Meet Teacher of the Year nominee Chloe Hill, Autism Chair and teacher at Paint Branch Elementary!
“Nothing can explain the joy I receive from daily interactions with my students. It takes a special heart to work with students, especially those with disabilities.”
Volunteers needed TODAY for upcoming PTA Events!!!
- Administrative Professionals Day (April 24, 2019)
- Teacher’s Appreciation Week (May 6-10, 2019)
- PTA Ice Cream Social & Super Sundae Contest (May 10, 2019)
We’re planning activities NOW! If interested, please send an email: [email protected]
National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10, 2019
View Gallery of Pictures: ⇒PBES Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week – 2018
SHOP our NEW PTA Online Store:
Busy Bees Café
Support our Autism Awareness Program – Get your PTA Autism Drawstring Backpack Today!
Autism T-shirts are SOLD OUT!
What’s The Scoop? Well…your PBES PTA is “Springing Into Action” with our new Spring Bulletin Boards! Get the latest PTA news and information from both – conveniently located in the Paint Branch ES Main Office and Front Lobby!
2019 PBES STARTALK
Chinese Immersion Summer Camp
View PTA ⇒2019 PBES STARTALK Chinese Immersion Summer Camp Page
SAVE THE DATE!
Friday, May 10, 2019 @ 6:30 PM
PTA Ice Cream Social & Super Sundae Contest
STEM Family Night
Thursday, April 4, 2019
JOIN US NEXT YEAR!
PTA Valentine’s Day 2019
PBES PTA gifted each Paint Branch Staff Member with a Valentine’s Day Candy Gram that was created, sold and delivered to each staff member by our awesome PBES Green Team and Student Association! (pictured below) In all, we purchased 95 Candy Grams at $1 each! In addition, we gifted each PBES Staff Member who is also a PTA Member with their choice of a beautiful Valentine-inspired glass vase or wine glass filled with lots of sweet treats! (pictured above) These items were donated, wrapped and delivered by our fabulous PTA Members and Volunteers!
National School Counseling Week 2019
February 4-8, 2019
PBES PTA recently gifted our wonderful School Counselor, Ms. Cunningham, with a bouquet of flowers and a Bath & Body gift card, as a THANK YOU for all of her hard work, dedication and effort in support of our students, staff and Paint Branch Community!
Visit ⇒PBES PTA Counselor’s Corner
Paint Branch ES 2019 Chinese New Year Celebration
Gallery of 170+ Pictures
Photography: Towannah Lourim
Additional Pictures: Ruby Costea; Avery Massey; Zhiwei Wang
*Please send your pictures of the PBES Chinese New Year Celebrations to: [email protected] –
Your pictures may be featured in our PTA photo galleries!
PTA Student Artwork Search
PTA needs more student artwork about our PTA and our school!* The artwork that we receive will be displayed and highlighted at our PTA meetings, events, and on our website & social media! BEE Creative! Bring your posters to our PTA Office (located in the Head Start Building) and your work will be featured! (*PBES PTA will use & retain all submissions - and they will not be returned) Picture: (right to left): Elsa Jordan; Nathaniel Jordan; Lovisa Jordan (artist)
PBES PTA Website
Congrats on your 1st Year of Success!
For Your Support!