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Welcome to James Island Elementary School!

JIES Unites Against Bullying!
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Parents! Please save your empty paper towel rolls and send them in to Mrs. Brown! Thank you!

5th Grade goes to BOEING!

5th grade recently took a trip to Boeing in alignment with our STEAM initiative this year.  Students learned about the features of the Boeing Dreamliner 787.  With specific roles such as engineer 1, test pilot, money management, and mechanic, students worked collaboratively to design an airplane that would fly the farthest and come in under budget.  This was a fantastic opportunity!  Students listened to Boeing employees discuss how to have a successful STEAM career: 1- Set a Goal 2- Make A Plan 3-Work Hard! Click here to see pictures from this exciting trip!


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September Beacon Newsletter

Check out our teachers participating in STEAM training!



All of our Donors Choose projects were FULLY FUNDED! Thanks to those who supported them and to AT&T who fulfilled all the Donors Choose grants for teachers in the Tri-County Area! 


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Principal's Message
The James Island Elementary Family consists of a phenomenal faculty and staff who work collaboratively with our community creating a safe, unique and innovative place where all students are expected to learn. We are proud to be a school on a beautiful campus with three gardens, a large pond with outdoor classrooms and great learning spaces that facilitate a strong instructionally-based environment that engages students every day to strive beyond excellence.  

Deborah Davis-Fickling, Principal JIES

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