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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


Why Volunteer?

Volunteers are the heart of our organization!  Without you, there is no us!  We're currently looking for volunteers to donate time, talents, skills, and abilities - IN ANY CAPACITY!  If you want to volunteer at PBES with PTA Programs, participate in arts and crafts nights, pop popcorn at movie nights, sell baked good with students for fundraisers, and so much more - please Contact Us!  We have wonderful events planned for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year - and appreciate anything that you can contribute!

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!

We're also currently in the process of rebuilding our PBES PTA.  As such, there are a number of areas that we need assistance with, as well as leadership positions that we want to fill!

Here are some of them:

  • Administrative Support
  • Administrative Professionals Day
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Autism Program
  • Awards
  • Awareness Months Celebrations
  • Back-To-School Night
  • Budget & Finance
  • Bylaws
  • Career Day
  • Chinese Immersion Program
  • Committee Chairs
  • Community Outreach
  • Conferences & Conventions
  • Contracts
  • Corresponding Secretary
  • Cultural Arts
  • Fall, Winter or Spring Festivals
  • Financial Secretary
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing
  • Graphic Art & Design
  • Health, Safety & Wellness
  • Hospitality (Refreshments, Breakfasts & Luncheons)
  • International Night
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Journalism & Communications
  • Kindergarten Programs and Activities
  • Language Translators (English, Spanish, Chinese)
  • Leadership
  • Legal
  • Legislation (Local, State & National)
  • Membership
  • Mentorship
  • Movie Nights
  • Newsletters, Writing & Editing
  • Nominations & Elections
  • Nutrition & Childhood Obesity
  • Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Program
  • Programs and Activities Planning
  • Sixth Grade Promotion Ceremony
  • Social Media Platform (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat)
  • Special Education Program
  • Sports & Athletics
  • STEM Program
  • Talented and Gifted (TAG) Program
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Transition to Middle School
  • Tutoring
  • Valentine’s Day Candy Grams
  • Vice President
  • Volunteers
  • Website Administrator
  • Website Design

This list is not exhaustive, and of course, we're ALWAYS open to ideas!  If there's an area that you don't see listed that you believe should be an area of focus for our PTA, or is an area of need for our PBES students, parents, staff or communities, please let us know!   If you're interested or have questions, please Contact Us for more information!


The PBES PTA proudly welcomes our Spanish-only speaking parents, family, community members and partners!  We encourage you to join our PTA, donate, contribute or participate in any of our PTA Areas of Interest, Programs, Initiatives, Positions or Committees.  Please contact Mrs. Cerna at for more information.

The PBES PTA proudly welcomes our Chinese-only speaking parents, family, community members and partners!  We encourage you to join our PTA, donate, contribute or participate in any of our PTA Areas of Interest, Programs, Initiatives, Positions or Committees.  Please contact Ms. Ruby Shu Costea at for more information.

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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)