Welcome Class of 2025 to our Paint Branch Virtual Open House! Please contact Mr. Eric Gerber with any questions about our Signature Programs at Eric.Gerber@mcpsmd.net.

News and Announcements

Signs of Suicide Counseling Lesson

All students in Grade 6 through 12 will participate in the Signs of Suicide® (SOS®) Prevention Program. The program will be implemented between February 26, 2021 and March 12, 2021. Students also will receive handouts that include the Act to Save a Life student newsletter and a list of school, local, and national resources that are available on mental health needs. For more information, click here.

Paint Branch Return to In-Person Instruction

Please click here for important information from Dr. Mirshah.

PSAT Cancelled

As a result of the Board vote to delay the return of in-person experiences to March 15, the PSAT scheduled for January 26 is cancelled. Mr. Gerber will be in touch with students who paid for the PSAT and the school will be sending reimbursement checks to students. Grade 11 students who are still interested in qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship Program are still able to qualify through alternative entry. More information on alternative entry can be found by clicking here.

Culture of Respect Training for Students

An online student training lesson, entitled “Culture of Respect,” has been developed for students in grades 6 through 12. This online training lesson provides critical information that will help students better recognize the signs of inappropriate behaviors, including the various ways to report alleged/concerning incidents. Please click here to read a letter from Dr. Mirshah with more information.

Transcript Requests

Click here for information about requesting student transcripts.

For Families with Students in Health Class this Semester

Click here for important information about upcoming Health Education instruction. The unit presented is Family Life and Human Sexuality (FLHS). Instruction in this unit is designed to help students develop a foundation for making responsible choices that reflect respect for the individual and for others in the family and community.


ParentVue is the brand new, powerful, single location for all information about how your child is doing in school. ParentVUE is also a new tool we use to stay connected with you. If you haven’t yet activated your account, please be on the lookout for an email and/or a notification via U.S. mail because soon, we will send you a new activation letter. Once you’ve received your activation letter simply visit www.MCPSParentVUE.org to activate your account. Click here for more information.

Paint Branch-Springbrook Cluster Project Newsletter

This newsletter has been created to help our school community access resources during this unprecedented time. We hope that you will find the information included in this newsletter helpful to your families and welcome any feedback you may have. Please note that we have also translated it in Spanish.

Parent Academy TO GO Virtual Workshops

Parent Academy TO GO is designed to inform and empower families as advocates and partners in their children's education. Workshops provide families with useful information and resources to support their children's academic and emotional well-being, as well as help them to be college and career ready. Through a variety of learning opportunities hosted by MCPS staff and community partners, we hope to strengthen our engagement with families and the community. We recognize that behind every successful student are supportive families, teachers, school staff and community members who take an active role in educating our students. Click here for more information and to register for upcoming workshops.

2021 AP Exam Information

Click here for updated AP Exam information.