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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

PBES Spirit Week – October 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


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.


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


♦VIEW PBES Spirit Week Gallery of Pictures♦

October 18-31, 2018


Thursday, October 18, 2018


Wear as much PINK as possible in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness

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Pink out splash



Friday, October 19, 2018

Hispanic Heritage Assembly (POSTPONED To NOVEMBER)

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

On Friday, the PTA provided a few Fall Sweets & Treats for our PBES Staff to munch on after school!  There were Cupcakes...and Cookies...and Candies, OH MY!!!

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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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shutterstock_29803174 - father son bee


Team Up Against Drugs

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Drugs and Alcohol Free

"Team Up Against Drugs" - Show that you are drug FREE by wearing your favorite TEAM SHIRT!

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Bullying Awareness

Wear ORANGE to show that you pledge to be BULLY FREE!

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No Bully Zone


October is National Domestice Violence Awareness Month

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Domestic Violence Awareness

Wear PURPLE to show your support for breaking the silence of Domestic Violence

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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

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Ready to Live a Drug Free Life

Friday, October 26, 2018

Drug & Alcohol Awareness

Wear RED to show that you are Drug & Alcohol FREE

Harvest Fest Activity - 1:30 - 3:00 PM

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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


Paint Branch Chinese Immersion Elementary School observed and celebrated special events and activities during the month of October - which is School Safety Month!  Great job Busy Bees!

Happy Spirit Week Paint Branch!


Chinese Immersion Program Video

PTA Store Shopping Cart

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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)