Upcoming Events:
* Wednesday, June 14, 2-3:30 - 5th Grade Dance 
  • We need parent volunteers. Please email to ellen@ellenzavian.com 
* Thursday, June 15
  • 11:30-1pm - 5th Grade Promotion, PBES Gym 
  • 1-3 - Picnic Lunch (students only), Field
    • Volunteer to help serve the kids lunch! - please contact lindseya2@yahoo.com
  • 3:30-3:45 - Clapout, PBES Hallways 
* Monday, June 19
  • Supply Kit Order deadline for paper orders! Online orders are due by Friday, June 23.
It's time to order your SUPPLY KITS for next year!  Save yourself the major shopping-induced headache and have all of your supplies delivered straight to your classroom!  Now THAT'S nice service from your PTA, huh!?  :)  AND show your ❤️ at the same time!  20% is donated to the PTA 🤗🤗🤗Each kit contains ALL of the items requested by the teachers for each grade.

Paper forms should go home with current students on Monday June 12, but there are forms available in the front offices of both schools, or download right here.  OR ORDER ONLINE with just a few clicks:
www.shopttkits.com (Account #'s: TPES: 32299; PBES: 32289)
Order deadlines:
Paper: must be delivered to either school by 4pm June 19 (Monday)

If you'd like to purchase/donate extra kits for students that need supplies, please use the name "Star Student" and the kit will be delivered to the school counselor to distribute. 
You can pick up your kit at Open House (Aug 31) or it will be waiting for your student in the classroom on the 1st day.  Items for purchase include: supply kits, classroom donation items, backpacks, lunch boxes, water bottles, and more. Order Form for additional items.

Please email Ally Piazza if you have any questions. 

Next Year's Board has been voted into office. Please join us in welcoming:        
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

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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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.