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Upcoming Events – 2019

  • March 5PTA Meeting @ 6:30 PM
  • March 6 – PGCPS Family Institute Session: Navigating The School System (Learn to Voice Concerns & Implement Your Ideas for Improvement)
  • March 8 – PBES Dr. Seuss Day; 3rd Quarter Progress Reports Released
  • March 11 – 2-Hr Early Dismissal (March For Our Schools Rally)
  • March 12 – PTA Group Meeting @ 6:30 PM
  • March 28 – End of 3rd Quarter
  • March 292-Hr Early Dismissal (PD Day for Teachers)
  • April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day
  • April 4 – PBES STEM Night
  • April 15-22 – Spring Break (Schools Closed)
  • May 6-10 – Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
  • May 7 – PTA Meeting @ 6:30 PM
  • May 10 – PTA Ice Cream Social & Super Sundae Contest @ 6:30 PM


PTA Honey Bee Donors Program


‘Queen Bee’ Donors ($100+)

Bern & Kelly Jordan

Dawn Powers

DeShonne & Avery Massey

Robert & Delores Webster

‘Bee Scout’ Donors ($50 – $74)

Betty Bigesby

Cynthia J. Rodgers

Mayra Cerna

‘Sunflower’ Donors ($25 – $49)

Deaina M. Brown-Wright

Jacqueline Chambaz

Joseph & Antoinette Pack

Eleanor Washington

Nicolas Brennan

CLICK HERE For More Information



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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!

What's The BUZZ?

PBES PTA Group Meeting: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - PTA Office (Head Start Building)

ATTN: Members & Volunteers: JOIN US! We need your support and participation! MEETING TOPICS: Teacher Appreciation Week


Friday, May 10, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

PTA Ice Cream Social & Super Sundae Contest

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!

Shop at 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!


Volunteers needed TODAY for upcoming PTA Events!!!

  • Autism Awareness Month (April 2019)
  • PTA Ice Cream Social & Super Sundae Contest (May 10, 2019)
  • Teacher’s Appreciation Week (May 6-10, 2019)

We’re planning activities NOW!  If interested, please send an email:

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: –  

Your pictures may be featured in our PTA photo galleries!

2019 - Year Of The Earth Pig

(February 5, 2019 - January 24, 2020) The Chinese New Year 2019 or the Spring Festival (Lunar New Year) is celebrated on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, according to the traditional Chinese Calendar. 2019 will be the year of the Earth Pig. The Pig is a representation of diligence, kindness, and generosity. This holiday is celebrated in countries like Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Australia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia and Mauritius, but also Europe, Australia, New Zealand, America, Canada, especially in the areas with a big Chinese community. In Mandarin, “Happy Chinese New Year” is “xin nian kuai le” (pronounced shin nee-an kwai le), which is a formal greeting typically used for strangers and means “New Year happiness.” A shortened version is “xin nian hao” (pronounced shin nee-an how) is more often used for friends and family. “Guo nian hao” (pronounced gor nee-an how) is also used as a New Year greeting and means “pass the New Year well.”

The main traditions for celebrating Chinese new year include eating reunion dinner with family, giving red envelopes, firecrackers, new clothes, and decorations. 
For more Chinese cultural info:
Yasmine & Dalia share hugs & smiles
Alex Rivero & his Snowman are "Ready for a Ruff Ruff Rescue"

*Show the PBES PTA your SNOW DAY FUN!  Send us your coolest, wackiest, funniest or most interesting pictures of your fun in the snow! 

PBES Staff/Parents/Guardians can email pictures to, or tag us [#BusyBeesSnowDay] on your Facebook or Twitter pictures for a chance to be posted on our PTA social media!

📸VIEW our PBES PTA Snow Day Fun Gallery of Pictures

Diego, Miguel y Axel (estudiantes de paint branch) - Disfrutando el día de nieve!
Kaiden Bustos enjoying his snow day!

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)

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March is Women’s History Month!

During the month of March, we’re commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.