Upcoming Events:
* May 8-12 - Teacher Appreciation Week! Want to help? Please contact Ally Piazza (allypiazza@yahoo.com). Sign up for the parent soup-off on Wednesday, May 10!

* May 10 is Bike to School Day!
Ride your bike or scooter on May 10! Students can travel directly to the Community Center basketball court for a Bike to School Day celebration. Parents welcome!
8:40am -  Meet at the Community Center basketball court, 7500 Maple Avenue. Students will enjoy safety tips, demonstrations, games, give aways and FUN.
- Students are escorted to Piney Branch to start the school day. Bikes will remain locked up in the basketball court, ready for pick up after school.

* May 16, 2017, 7pm, Media Center - Last PTA meeting of the year - Join us to vote on next year's Executive Committee.
    The Nomination Committee has endorsed the following slate:
President – Fred Azcarate
Executive VP – Ally Piazza
VP of Fundraising  -  Kelly Young
VP of Communications – Ariel Woods
VPs of Membership – Alex Ruttenberg & Janice Simsohn Shaw
Treasurer – Lynn Mandell
Secretary – Anat Shahar


* If you haven't submitted pledges, please do so ASAP. The more donations we receive for the PTA, the more the PTA can do for our kids!

DONATE GIFT CARDS FOR PBES FAMILIES! Ms. Kennedy, school counselor, is always accepting gift cards (ie, $25) to local stores (Giant, Safeway, ALDI) to provide to PBES families in need, especially as the holidays approach.

Are you volunteering at the school? You must complete the training course before you can do so - Training for MCPS Volunteers

Meet the 2016-2017 PBES PTA Board!

  • President – Emmett Acquoi, Sr. 
  • Vice President - vacant
  • Treasurer – Lynn Mandell
  • Secretary – Kawsar Talaat 
  • VP of Fundraising – Kent Kolb
  • VP of Communications – Lindsey Allen
  • VPs of Membership – Julie Taddeo and Alex Ruttenberg
  • Delegates to Montgomery County PTA – Fred Azacarte and Zoe Alsop

Sign up Today for A+ School Reward Program at Giant - You can earn the school money by simply shopping at Giant. It is that easy. Register today.

Panther News. Read all about it!

Follow this link for the latest edition of the newsletter:   March Panther News

To submit material to the newsletter, please contact the PBES PTA VP of Communications. The newsletter goes out at the beginning of every month.

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                    December 2015 Panther News  
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                    January 2015 Panther News
                    December 2014 Panther News
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Current Bylaws

At the January 15, 2013 PTA meeting, the general membership voted to approve changes to the PBES PTA bylaws suggested by the Bylaws Committee. These bylaws have been approved by the MDPTA. Click here for a copy of the bylaws.