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Upcoming Events – 2019

  • April 1 – PTA Autism T-shirt pick-up (last day)
  • April 1-5, 2019 – PBES PARCC Spirit Week
  • April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day
  • April 4 – PBES STEM Family Night
  • April 8 – SPRING Picture Day
  • April 13 – UMD Good Neighbor Day
  • April 15-22 – Spring Break (Schools Closed)
  • April 24 – Administrative Professionals Day
  • 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

Harold Webster

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!

World 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

Visit our PTA Autism Program site

Paint Branch Elementary School & PGCPS Department of Special Education visit Kenmoor Middle School on April 3, 2019!

Learn More ⇒Visit our PTA Autism Program site

View ⇒2019 PBES Autism Awareness Month Gallery of Pictures


During the month of April, our PTA will highlight everyone wearing their Autism T-shirts on our PTA website and social media beginning April 2nd – so please take pictures in any Autism T-shirt that you have (or wearing Blue in support of Autism) and send them to us at: paintbranchpta@gmail.comAlso, you can tag us on Facebook (PaintBranchElementarySchoolPta) or Twitter (@PaintBranchPTA) using (#PBESAutism)!

Thank you for your continued support of our PTA!  Go Busy Bees!

Visit our PTA Autism Program site

Mrs. Massey, PTA President, distributes Autism T-shirts to parents 

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 BUZZ?

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:

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!

Monday, April 8, 2019

Paint Branch SPRING Picture Day!

PARCC testing at PBES begins April 9, 2019

⇒What is the PARCC?

Are your students ready to take the PARCC? Here are some helpful test-taking tips and strategies:

Visit our PTA PARCC Resources Page


Chinese Immersion Summer Camp

View PTA ⇒2019 PBES STARTALK Chinese Immersion Summer Camp Page

Registration: March 31, 2019 to April 30, 2019

Visit the STARTALK Chinese STEAM & Culture Academy Website to complete the Registration/Application Form & Parents Consent Forms

Contact: for more information

                   phone: 301-513-5300 extension 57975

*For more information visit: ⇒STARTALK Chinese STEAM & Culture Academy Website



Friday, May 10, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

PTA Ice Cream Social & Super Sundae Contest

BUZZ-worthy Events

PBCIS presents:

STEM Family Night

Thursday, April 4, 2019


View 2019 PBCIS Family STEM Night Gallery of Pictures

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!

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!


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April is National Autism Awareness Month!

National Autism Awareness Month represents an excellent opportunity to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance and to draw attention to the tens of thousands facing an autism diagnosis each year.


“Autism” – 自闭症 (Zì bì zhèng)