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2021 Read-a-thon Videos

As a way to encourage students to participate in this year’s Read-a-thon, we will be posting videos daily of books being read aloud. These videos can count as minutes your child has read and toward our overall goal, so use these if you want, and don’t forget to log into your child’s Canvas account and […]

2021 Read-a-thon

We are excited to launch our 8th annual Read-a-thon event! It is our largest fundraising event and it gets the children excited to read! In Read-a-thon, a child reads for a month to raise funds for the Takoma Park Elementary School PTA.  Read-a-thon runs March 1 – March 26, 2021.  Please encourage your child to read […]

TPES PTA Meeting Minutes: February 2021

  Takoma Park Elementary School(TPES) Piney Branch Elementary School (PBES)  Parent & Teacher Meeting (PTA) Tuesday, February 2, 2021  7:00-8:00pm on Zoom    Parenting Communication Tips and SRO Discussion Mark your calendars for our next meeting, Tuesday, March 2, 7-8pm.    7:00 Welcome & Introduction of Interpreters and Speaker 7:05 Communication for Cooperation Paige Trevor, […]

TPES PTA Meeting Minutes: January 2021

  Takoma Park Elementary School(TPES) Piney Branch Elementary School (PBES) Parent & Teacher Meeting (PTA) Tuesday, January 5, 2021, 7:00-8:00pm Location: Zoom   Town Hall & Participation in PTA Leadership Mark your calendars for our next meeting, Tuesday, Feb 2, 7-8pm. All PTA meetings will be via Zoom (details below) until further notice.   7:00    […]

TPES PTA Meeting Minutes: December 2020

  Takoma Park Elementary School(TPES) Piney Branch Elementary School (PBES) Parent & Teacher Meeting (PTA) Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 7:00-8:00pm Location: Zoom   Social Emotional Health & Wellness Mark your calendars for our next meeting, Tuesday, Jan 5, 7-8pm. All PTA meetings will be via Zoom (details below) until further notice.   7:00    Welcome TPES […]

TPES PTA Meeting Minutes: November 2020

  Takoma Park Elementary School(TPES) Piney Branch Elementary School (PBES) Parent & Teacher Meeting (PTA) Monday, November 2, 2020, 7:00-8:00pm Location: Zoom   Antiracism & Social Justice in Our Schools Mark your calendars for our next meeting, Tuesday, Dec 1, 7-8pm. All PTA meetings will be via Zoom (details below) until further notice.   7:00    […]

TPES PTA Meeting Minutes: October 2020

Takoma Park Elementary School(TPES) Piney Branch Elementary School (PBES)  Parent & Teacher Meeting (PTA) Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 7:00-8:00pm Location: Zoom    Connecting with your School & Community Mark your calendars for our next meeting, Monday, Nov 2, 7-8pm.  All PTA meetings will be via Zoom (details below) until further notice.     7:00 Welcome Sign […]

TPES PTA Meeting Minutes: September 2020

  7:00    Welcome- Executive Committee Introductions TPES intros PBES intros   7:05    Setting The Stage For Success At Home – Dr. Gadsden Have a regular space for your child at home (Table), floor, beds, where ever comfortable. Encourage not to use blanket to cover up especially if covering head If you have to fuss at […]

TPES PTA Meeting Minutes: March 2020

7:00 Upcoming Events & Announcements Feb 28 – March 26: TPES Readathon Your children should have gotten a Readathon calendar and are hopefully recording their minutes. We strongly encourage children to keep their calendars in their Dolphin folders as minutes are counted on Fridays.  If you lose your calendar, there is a link on the […]

TPES PTA Meeting Minutes: February 2020

PTA Meeting February 4th Piney Branch Elementary School Minutes   Upcoming Events &  Announcements FEBRUARY Feb 7-14: TPES Scholastic Book Fair Sun, Feb 9: Dine-Out 11am-10pm @ Ellsworth MOD Pizza to benefit PBES PTA Wed, Feb 12: PBES STEM Night 7-8pm Mon, Feb 17: Presidents Day – no school Wed, Feb 19: African American History […]