Paint Branch Open House 2021

Read to learn about PBHS & our Virtual Open House 10/20

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Paint Branch High School: Virtual Open House 10/20 6:00pm-7:00pm

At Paint Branch, we look forward to our Open House each year to showcase our amazing staff, programs, and facility to the NEC 8th grade students. Although we aren't able to have our doors open and greet our future students as we normally do, we are hoping that our future Panthers will be able to get an idea of what it means to be a student at PBHS this evening.


Beginning at 6pm, you will be able to view a video highlighting our signature and special programs and hear from some of our amazing teachers and students.


At 6:25 pm, parents and students can join us on zoom as we welcome and review the information found in this newsletter. Parents will then be able join breakout rooms to talk directly to our resource teachers and counselors to learn more about our programs.


Please be sure to register in advance for this meeting:

https://mcpsmd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtdeihpjIqGtIpvzEL5icYey-VoEs9REI_


Continue reading to learn all about what makes Paint Branch High School the most selected school in the North East Consortium. Below you will learn about the courses we offer, clubs and organizations, and will see a glimpse into the life at Paint Branch.


If you still have questions about Paint Branch following this evening, please don't hesitate to reach out to Ms. Megan Tomas, our Signature Coordinator.


*Any pictures or videos without masks were taken prior to the pandemic.

Paint Branch Video

Click to watch a video highlighting our signature & specialty programs put together by our amazing television production teacher, Mr. Thomas De Groff, with assistance from his media students.

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Our Signature Publication Flier

Click here to see our Signature Publication Flier and learn about what makes our school special.

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Signature Programs

Paint Branch is a Science & Media School. Click to learn about Paint Branch's Signature & Speciality Programs.

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Learn about our AP & Elective Courses

We have many opportunities for students to try new courses to learn about what they are interested in pursuing, including AP courses available for our 9th graders. Learn more here.

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Learn about our Clubs & Organizations

There are many opportunities for students to get involved at PB. Check out the list to learn more!

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Athletics

The Paint Branch Athletic Department consists of approximately 1000 students on 43 teams (Varsity, Junior Varsity and Corollary Sports) across the three sports seasons. Through athletics, our coaches emphasize academics, sportsmanship, commitment, work ethic, skill/game development and teamwork. As we return to full seasons of sports, all of our coaches and teams are committed to the PB Way and providing all participants an amazing experience. We are looking forward to the Class of 2026 to be a part of our Panther Family. We invite you to attend some of our games to experience the PB Way in action. Schedules can be found HERE! Middle School teams are invited to come to any of our games, please contact Athletic Director, Heather Podosek at Heather_A_Podosek@mcpsmd.org for details.

A Message from our Athletic Director

Click to hear a welcome message from our athletic director, Ms. Heather Podosek

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What our athletic program means to our students

Click to hear from our student athletes.

Click HERE for the sports offered and coaches for each Season and check out our athletes describing why our athletic program is important to them. Additional information about our Athletic Department, please go to our website at: http://paintbranchathletics.org/. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @pbhs_sports and IG at paintbranchathletics
A glimpse of student life at PB

Click to see what life at PB looks like every day.

Our Programs

Learn more about any of our courses or programs below, including links & important contacts for each department. At 6:30, parents & students will hear from our principal, Dr. Mirshah, and will have the opportunity to talk to resource teachers and counselors linked below for more information.



Be sure to register in advance to be able to join the zoom.

https://mcpsmd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtdeihpjIqGtIpvzEL5icYey-VoEs9REI_

Art

If you have any questions about our Art program, you can to talk to Ms. Tashia Tillett or contact Ms. Emily Aumaitre.

AVID

If you have questions about our AVID program, please check out our website or contact Ms. Kaycee Crump.

Business & Finance

If you have any questions about Business & Finance or Tech & Engineering, you will be able to talk to Ms. Tashia Tillett.

Counseling Department

If you have any questions for our counselors, you will be able to talk to our Resource Counselor, Ms. Darlene Jackson.

English & Media Programs

If you have any questions about our English or Media program, you will be able to talk with Ms. Appino.

Math

If you have questions about Math courses, you will be able to talk to Mr. Saluhud-Din.

Music

If you have any questions about our Music program, you will be able to talk to Mr. Alex Mann.

NJROTC

If you have any questions about our Naval Junior Reserve Office Training Corps
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, check out our website or email Mr. Calvin Summers.

Physical Education & Health

If you have questions about our Physical Education or Health programs, use this link to talk to Ms. Chivers.

Science & Medical Careers

If you have any questions about our Science program, you will be able to talk to Ms. Pam Leffler.

Social Studies

If you have questions about our Social Studies program, you will be able to talk to Mr. Andrew White.

Special Education & Bridge

If you have any questions about our Special Education program, you will be able to talk to Ms. Rachel Sharlin and Ms. Audrey King for our Bridge program.

Technology & Engineering

If you have any questions about our Technology & Engineering programs, you will be able to talk to Ms. Tashia Tillett.

World Languages & Family & Consumer Sciences

If you have any questions about World Languages, Child Development or Restaurant Management programs, you will be able to talk to Ms. Megan Tomas.