Events – 2018-19


PBES PTA Programs & Events


We currently need PTA members and volunteers to assist the PTA during the following PTA/PBES events & activities:

  • Valentine's Day (February 2019)
  • PTA Meeting (March 5, 2019)
  • Autism Awareness Month (April 2019)
  • Administrative Professionals Day (April 24, 2019)
  • PTA Ice Cream Social & Super Sundae Contest (May 2019)
  • Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10, 2019)
  • PTA Popsicle/Popcorn/Pizza Party (May/June 2019)
  • PTA Restaurant Night (Spring 2019)
  • PTA Arts & Crafts Night (Spring 2019)
  • PTA Family Bowling Night (Spring 2019)
  • PTA Family Game Night (Spring 2019)
  • PTA Scavenger Hunt (Spring 2019)

⇒⇒Contact Us if you're interested or SIGN UP BELOW⇓⇓⇓


PTA Volunteers: ⇒Click HERE to Sign Up!


PTA & PBES Events & Activities


December 18, 2019

PBES Holiday Performance

Mark your calendars: The Paint Branch Elementary School Holiday Performance will be Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 6:30 pm.

All classes will be participating as well as the instrumental students.

Our theme this year is: “Tis The Season Of Literacy”

We look forward to a wonderful evening!




December 13, 2018 (tentative date)

PTA Gingerbread House Decorating Party

Join Paint Branch PTA for a fun holiday decorating event! Enjoy a cup of warm cocoa with warm cookies while you decorate your Gingerbread House at school to enjoy at home over the winter holidays! Bring the family out for a night of Music, Creativity, Fun, Prizes and Raffles! Register quickly - spaces are limited! We need donations and volunteers to help! More details to check back soon!

⇒View Flyer in ENGLISH (coming soon)

⇒View Flyer in SPANISH (coming soon)

⇒Register (coming soon)

DONATE or Volunteer To Help


December 10-14, 2018

Paint Branch ES Book Fair

Paint Branch ES Book Fair is coming soon!  More information to follow...




Sunday, November 18, 2018

PTA Family Skate

with Dora Kennedy French Immersion PTA

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Lanham Skate Center                                    9901 Lanham Severn Road                        Lanham, MD 20706

Tickets: $10 each* (no other coupons apply)

*Includes admission and skate rental

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult during the entire event
  • FREE admission - Kids ages 3 & under
  • $10 admission for all Non-skaters & Skaters bringing their own skates
  • Food may be purchased at the Skate Center

VIEW PTA Family Skate Day Flyer - ENGLISH

VIEW PTA Family Skate Day Flyer - SPANISH

VIEW Roller Skate coloring sheet - ENGLISH

VIEW Roller Skate coloring sheet - SPANISH


???CLICK HERE to VIEW⇒PTA Family Skate Gallery of 50+ Pictures


Thursday, November 15, 2018

PTA Restaurant Night

Join the Paint Branch PTA at Jason's Deli (7356 Baltimore Ave College Park, MD) on Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 5 PM - 10 PM for an evening of good eating and great company for an awesome cause - to support and raise money for our PTA!  Can't wait to see you there!  Thank you for your support!

⇒CANCELLED - to be rescheduled

JD Nuggetz



November 9, 2018

7:00 -9:00  PM - Paint Branch ES Cafeteria

Doors open at 6:30  PM

Family Movie Night & Pajammy Jam!

Paint Branch PTA presents FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT...featuring a showing of "Despicable Me 3" -'s a Pajama Party!*  Come wearing your favorite pajamas to watch the movie (Appropriate PJs ONLY - No Nightgowns!)  Prizes given for best PJs!

  • Free ages 3 and under
  • $2 for PTA Members
  • $3 for non-PTA Members
  • No outside food allowed - Snacks & Drinks for Sale!
  • Order pizza by the box (delivered to you before the movie starts)

Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets! *Pajamas are NOT required to attend!  See you there!

VIEW Movie Night Flyer in ENGLISH

VIEW Movie Night Flyer in SPANISH 

VIEW Popcorn Box Coloring Sheet Flyer in ENGLISH

VIEW Popcorn Box Coloring Sheet Flyer in SPANISH 

VIEW A Minion Reasons To Come Flyer in ENGLISH

VIEW A Minion Reasons To Come Flyer in SPANISH 

???⇒VIEW Family Movie Night Gallery of Pictures


November 8, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Assembly

  • Postponed from Friday, October 19th

Students will learn about Hispanic Heritage Month and enjoy a short fashion show and performance by staff and students.


Gallery of Pictures: Coming Soon...


November 1, 2018

PTA Arts & Crafts Night

6:00 - 7:30 PM @ Paint Branch Cafeteria

Kids can enjoy a fun and exciting night of "Creative Play" with the Paint Branch PTA and College Park Arts Exchange, while parents get valuable information and resources about STEM Projects at STEM Fair Information Night!

  • Light snacks and drinks will be provided to children

Hope to see you there!

VIEW Kids Arts & Crafts Night Flyer in ENGLISH

VIEW Kids Arts & Crafts Night Flyer in SPANISH

???⇒VIEW Kids Arts & Crafts Night Gallery of Pictures


November 1, 2018

STEM Information Night

6:00 - 7:30 PM @ PBCIS Room 44

  • Sample STEM Project
  • Google Slides for the project
  • Blackboard Format

*Kids can enjoy PTA Arts & Crafts Night while Parents get valuable information and resources about STEM Projects!

VIEW Flyer ⇒STEM Information Night Flyer in ENGLISH and SPANISH




November 1-30, 2018

PTA Membership Drive: Pizza Party Contest!

Your child's class could win a PIZZA PARTY!  The class with the highest percentage of PTA Membership participation by November 30, 2018, will win an awesome PIZZA PARTY for the whole class - along with a few fantastic surprises!  There will be one party given for K-3rd and one party for 4th-6th.

Please JOIN today, support the Paint Branch PTA and support our children!

VIEW Pizza Party Flyer in ENGLISH

VIEW Pizza Party Flyer in SPANISH 

JOIN PBES PTA - 2018-19


Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Paint Branch Character Book Parade

Students can bring their story book character costumes and take part in the Paint Branch Character Book Parade at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM



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Thursday, October 25, 2018

1st PTA Meeting!

Join us for the 1st PTA Meeting of the 2018-19 School Year: Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:30 PM - Paint Branch ES Cafeteria

  • Come out to meet your PTA Officers & Board Members and learn about what your PTA has planned this school year for our students, parents, teachers and community!
  • We're also filling all PTA vacancies - If you're interested in PTA leadership, committee chairs and positions, or volunteering in general, please join us!
  • There will be snacks and drinks for sale, and children will enjoy a supervised activity during our meeting.

*If you need a Spanish language interpreter for this meeting, please bring your personal headphones!

VIEW October 2018 PTA Meeting Flyer in ENGLISH

VIEW October 2018 PTA Meeting Flyer in SPANISH


CLICK HERE for 2018-19 PTA Meeting Schedule


October 22, 2018

Men Make A Difference

All Dads or male role models are invited to have breakfast with their student from 9-9:30 AM.  Please RSVP with Ms. Cunningham with the flyer.

⇒VIEW Men Make A Difference Flyer in ENGLISH (coming soon)

⇒VIEW Men Make A Difference Flyer in SPANISH (coming soon)

Please plan to arrive at Paint Branch Elementary no later than 9 AM.  Light refreshments will be provided to all Dads and other male guests.

???⇒VIEW Men Make A Difference Day Gallery of Pictures


October 15, 2018

PBES Spirit Week - October 18-31, 2018

  • Thursday - October 18th - PINK OUT DAY
  • Friday, October 19th - Hispanic Heritage Assembly (POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER)
  • Monday, October 22nd - Men Make A Difference
  • Tuesday, October 23rd - Drug & Alcohol Free
  • Wednesday, October 24th - Bulling Awareness
  • Thursday, October 25th - Domestic Violence Awareness
  • Friday, October 26th - Drug & Alcohol Awareness


???⇒VIEW PBES Spirit Week Gallery of Pictures


October 1, 2018

October is National Principal's Month!

Join Paint Branch Elementary School Staff & your PBES PTA as we salute our new Principal, Dr. Tricia Hairston and our Academic Dean, Mrs. Costea for their invaluable leadership and service to our school, students, parents and community.  Great Schools Have Great Principals - and we can't say enough about ours!

Thank you!  ~ 谢谢!(Xièxiè!)  ~  ¡Gracias!


For more information about National Principal's Month, visit: ⇒

???⇒View PBES Principal's Month Gallery of Pictures


September 12, 2018

Back-To-School Night

Time: 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Please take advantage of this opportunity to meet your child’s teacher(s) and to learn about the curriculum and grade level expectations.

Gallery of Pictures: Coming Soon...


September 4, 2018

1st Day of School

It's the 1st day of school at Paint Branch Elementary School!

Student Arrival: 8:55 AM

School Hours: 9:25 AM - 3:25 PM

Student Dismissal: 3:15 PM

???⇒VIEW our PBES PTA 1st Week of School COOL Gallery of Pictures


August 30, 2018

New Principal Meet & Greet/Pre-K & Kindergarten Orientation

New Principal Meet & Greet: Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Visit our PBES New Principal & Staff site to VIEW Gallery of Pictures

Pre-K & Kindergarten Orientation for Parents: Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM - 12 NOON

???⇒Visit our Pre-K & Kindergarten PTA site to VIEW Orientation Slides & Gallery of Pictures

⇒⇒⇒Click here to return to EVENTS


Click the links below to VISIT:

⇒⇒Events (2018-19) - What's NEW this year?

PBES 1st Week of School Cool - 2018-19

National Principal's Month - October 2018

PBES Spirit Week - October 2018

PTA Kids Arts & Crafts Night - November 2018

PTA Family Movie Night & Pajammy Jam - November 2018

PTA Family Skate - November 2018

PTA Gingerbread House Decorating Party - December 2018

⇒⇒Events (2017-18)

PBES Principal Selection

PBES Ice Cream Social & Kids Super Sundae Contest - May 2018

PBES Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week - May 2018

PBES International Day - June 2018

⇒⇒PGCPS Events Calendar

⇒⇒Paint Branch ES Events Calendar