Coming Up:

08.16 2:00pm - Pre-K Orientation at Cafeteria

08.17 9:00am - Kindergarten Orientation at Cafeteria
........ 10:30am - New Families Orientation at Cafeteria

08.20 WELCOME BACK!!! First Day of School
"Seven things every child needs to hear: I love you. I’m proud of you. I’m sorry. I forgive you. I’m listening. This is your responsibility. You have what it takes to succeed." —Sherrie Campbell, PhD
Become A
Pinecrest Elementary PTA Member
Now !
ADVOCACY You have a voice in legislative issues . PTA unites a wide array of individuals and organizations to broaden and enhance our ability to serve all children and families. PTA welcomes all voices to advocate on behalf of our children. “Every Child, One Voice.” 

NETWORKING Have fun and meet new people! Show your passion and sense of community while making new lifelong friends that share your commitment to our children. 

RESOURCES Choose from an extensive library of guides, online resources and eLearnings including topics such as family engagement, health & safety, special needs, and college and career readiness. Information equals power

PROGRAMS Your school and child benefits from nationally recognized programs like STEM , Reflections Arts, School of Excellence, Family Reading Experience and Diversity and Inclusion. 

PUBLICATIONS Our premier publication Our Children was created for the parent who’s always on the go and looking for the best parenting, wellness, education and PTA community info to help their child excel at school and in life. Your choice of the printed edition, electronic edition or both. Even hotter topics are covered in our weekly e-newsletter Weekend Update. If parents should know it, we cover it! 

MONEY SAVING PROGRAMS PTA members save time and money. Brand names like AARP, Boxed, Good Housekeeping, Hertz, LifeLock, MetLife, Mountain America Credit Union, Quicken Loans and Sylvan just to name a few

To learn more, click here.

Join Pinecrest Elementary PTA Now !

*** only PTA members get a copy Printed School Directory !
School Directory Instructions

Follow the instructions below & stay in touch with other families in our school.
  • Access our online directory 24/7 from anywhere
  • Add your information & be included in our school's printed directory
  • Opt out of the directory
  • Print the directory from the PTA portal
Steps to register:

  1. Go to https://pinecrestpta.com
  2. On the home page, click on “Take me to the online store, directory and PTA membership
  3. Click on “Click here to register”
  4. Enter your student’s last name & your email address
  5. Enter your family data
  6. Click on “Save” button
  7. Check your email for login credentials
  8. Go to https://www.myschoolanywhere.com/login.a5w 
  9. Enter your email & temporary password
  10. Click on Login

Steps to login once registered:

  1. Go to https://www.myschoolanywhere.com
  2. Click on “Login”
  3. Enter your email & password
  4. Click on Login
Steps to include your information on the school directory:

  1. Go to https://www.myschoolanywhere.com
  2. Click on “Login”
  3. Enter your email & password
  4. Click on Login
  5. Click on “Your Account”
  6. Click on “Your Family”
  7. Enter your information on “Students” and “Household” sections
  8. Check Confirmed? to indicate you are confirming it’s accurate
  9. Click SAVE to update

Steps to opt out of directory:

  1. Go to https://www.myschoolanywhere.com
  2. Click on “Login”
  3. Enter your email & password
  4. Click on Login
  5. Click on “Your Account”
  6. Click on “Display Settings” section
  7. Check off your preferences
  8. Click on “Save” button
Place Your Orders & Pick Up at Orientation or School Store!
August 16th, Thursday 1pm-4pm
August 17th, Friday 9am-12pm


Save Time & Money - Buy shirts now!

Shirts - Solid color knit polo shirts with collars, sleeves and logo.

Solid Colors:  Kelly Green - Heather Gray - White - Gold


Please note, students are required to comply with the school uniform policy .
Items will be available during Orientation hours the week before school begins!
Just stop in and grab your pre-purchased bag of items!!
August 16th, Thursday 1pm-4pm
August 17th, Friday 9am-12pm


Shop, help our school and have the supplies delivered to your door!

*** Stay Informed & Don't Miss Anything! ** 
  • Facebook – Like Pinecrest Elementary School PTA & get latest news!
  • PTA Website – Bookmark access our online school store, PTA calendar of events, volunteer opportunities, and more! 
  • School Website – Visit our school's website. Click on the NEWS tab for up-to-date information on school events, happenings, and latest communication from M-DCPS.