Thank you PBES Community for Making Takoma Prom a Success!

10/25/2019 11:06 am

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Piney Branch Elementary School Counselors Need Snack Donations

9/20/2019 3:00 pm

The counselors have been busy preparing for the new year, and could use donations of a few select snack types. With their space and storage availability in mind, these are all things that they have found work well with small groups, are fairly universally enjoyed, and are shelf stable.
Single serving snack donations of:



Cheeze Its


Granola bars (Chewy or Nature Valley, with nuts is fine)

If you are able to bring by any of these items by the school front office- or have them shipped directly- at any time throughout the year, it would be greatly appreciated by our wonderful counselors.
If shipping directly to the school, please send to Piney Branch Elementary, c/o Amanda Ross & Leah Walker.
Piney address is: 7510 Maple Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912
Thank you all for your generosity! If you have any questions at all, let me know.
Thank you!
(Andrew- 5th)

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All 4th and 5th Graders Are Invited to Join Instrumental Music

9/6/2019 11:33 am

There will be a parent information meeting for Instrumental Music on Back to School Night:

Wednesday, September 18, at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria

Instrument choices include violin, viola, cello, flute, clarinet, alto saxophone (2nd year students only), trumpet, trombone, baritone, and percussion. Lessons are free. The only cost is getting an instrument and any necessary supplies. 

Reminder! The deadline to enroll in Instrumental Music is Friday, September 20th.

Enroll online through the PBES website or submit a paper form to Ms. Cutler.

Contact Ms. Cutler at with any questions.


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PBES PTA Executive Board

11/16/2015 8:50 pm

Greetings PBES families! The new PTA Executive Board has been working hard throughout the summer to bring you some excellent programming this coming year.

We're also seeking volunteers to help out with specific committees and events, so stay tuned for another post with those details in the coming weeks.

You may also contact any of our Executive Board members to ask about volunteer opportunities related to their positions.

For now if you have and questions or concerns or want to volunteer in general (where help is needed most), please contact our President Sarah Goupell at

Thanks and enjoy the rest of your summers!

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