2018-19 News & Announcements

Paint Branch Chinese Immersion Elementary School

潘布兰奇 小学

5101 Pierce Avenue

College Park, MD 20740

(301) 513-5300 (office) / (301) 513-5303 (fax)

School Website: https://www.pgcps.org/paintbranch/ 

Tricia Hairston, Ed.D.Principal

Ruby Shu CosteaAcademic Dean

School Hours: 9:15 AM - 3:25 PM

Student Arrival: 8:50 AM (in the cafeteria)

Student Dismissal: 3:15 PM 

PBES - At-a-Glance:

  • School Website
  • Hours: 9:15 am to 3:25 pm
  • Grades: PreK-6
  • Uniform: Mandatory (VIEW PBES Uniform Policy)
  • Before/After Care: No
  • School Colors: Black and Yellow
  • School Mascot: Bee

Programs:



 

November News

November 2018

Hispanic Heritage Assembly

  • Friday, October 19th - Hispanic Heritage Assembly (POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER)

VIEW SPIRIT WEEK Flyer in ENGLISH

Gallery of Pictures: Coming Soon...

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PBES PTA Arts & Crafts Night

Thursday, November 1st

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!
Flyer Coming Soon...

 

STEM Information Night

Thursday, November 1st

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

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October News

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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.

CLICK HERE for 2018-19 PTA Meeting Schedule

VOLUNTEER TO HELP


 

Monday, 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.

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School Picture Day at Paint Branch ES:

Monday, October 22, 2018

SAY CHEESE!

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Picture Day ID: MJ218402Q0


 

October 19, 2018

"The Bee Line"

Paint Branch Chinese Immersion Parent Newsletter

潘布兰奇小学家长十月/十一月刊

VIEW October/November 2018 Issue

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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 SPIRIT WEEK Flyer in ENGLISH

VIEW PBES SPIRIT WEEK Gallery of Pictures

Dear Parents:

October is School Safety Month.  During this month, Paint Branch will observe special events and celebrate special activities.  Please see the calendar of events with correlating activities.  Your student is encouraged to participate in as many activities as possible.  If your student is not interested in participating in the various activities, they are allowed to wear their PBES T-Shirt and school pants or PBES School Uniform.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.  Thank you for your support.

Warmly, 

Ms. Cunningham, Professional School Counselor (301-513-5300 ext. 57937)


 

October 1, 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.

    CLICK HERE for 2018-19 PTA Meeting Schedule

    VOLUNTEER TO HELP

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Principal Month

October 1, 2018

October is National Principal's Month!

Join Paint Branch Elementary School Staff and 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!

#ThankAPrincipal

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

View PBES Principal's Month Gallery of Pictures



 

September News

Box Tops For Education

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VIEW Letter in Spanish

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September 28, 2018

Dear Parent/Guardians,

My name is Mayra Cerna and I am the Box Tops for Education™ Coordinator for Paint Branch Elementary School. Box Tops for Education™ is a school earnings program that helps schools earn cash to buy the things we need.

Box Tops are each worth 10¢ for schools and are found on hundreds of products. When students, families, schools and communities work together to collect Box Tops, the money adds up fast. Last year, our school earned $179.80, which we used to purchase office supplies we can earn even more cash this school year with your help. Our goal this year is $300. Here are a few ways you can help us reach that goal:

  • Place a Box Tops collection bin in front of your business. Your employees and patrons will identify your business as a Box Tops drop-off location.
  • Donate products that we can use as contest prizes. We hold collection contests throughout the year and prizes really motivate parents and students to participate.

To learn more about the Box Tops for Education™ program and see a list of participating products, visit BTFE.com. Thank you in advance for your support!

Sincerely,

Mayra Cerna
Paint Branch Elementary School
Email: Mayra.cerna@pgcps.org


 

September 27, 2018

ATTN: PBES Parents/Guardians: What are your students expected to learn for the 2018-19 year?  Don't know?  Are you wondering how they will be graded? 

View the PGCPS Reading or Math Syllabus in your student's class!  Click the links below to find out about each grade level...

2018-19 PGCPS Reading/English/Language Arts Syllabi  for Grades K - 5

2018-19 PGCPS Mathematics Syllabi for Grades K - 5


 

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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...


 

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*Show the PBES PTA your 1st WEEK of SCHOOL COOL!  Send us your coolest, wackiest, funniest or most interesting pictures of the 1st week of school at PBES!  PBES Staff/Parents/Guardians can email pictures to paintbranchpta@gmail.com, or tag us [#BusyBeesPTA & #PBESSchoolCool] on your Facebook or Twitter pictures for a chance to be posted on our PTA social media!

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

PGCPS Student Publicity Release Form in English and Spanish

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August News

August 30, 2018

Pre-K & Kindergarten Orientation

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

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August 30, 2018

New Principal Meet & Greet

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


 

Welcome Back! Let's Get Ready For School!

  • Principal Meet and Greet - Thursday, August 30, 2018 @ 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Orientation - Thursday, August 30, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12 NOON
  • First Day of School* - Tuesday, September 4, 2018 @ 9:15 AM - 3:25 PM (*student arrival @ 8:55 AM / student dismissal @ 3:15 PM)
  • Back To School Night - Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 2-Hr Early Dismissal - Friday, September 28, 2018 (school will dismiss at or around 1:15 PM)

CLICK HERE for PGCPS county-wide Back-To-School Information

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