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Welcome to James Island Elementary School!

IMPORTANT UPDATE!
The County Council will have a final vote for the library location at the Baxter Patrick location on June 16th on the 2nd floor of the Lonnie Hamilton Building, 4045 Bridgeview Drive in North Charleston. The Finance Committee previously voted to build at the site and this is final approval. This library would be a wonderful resource for JIES. If you would like to come out and show your support, please plan to come to the council meeting. Check the Council website for exact meeting start time or to check the agenda once published.
 http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/county-council/index.php 

Time for Summer Reading! The JIES Library will be open Tuesdays and Wednesdays June 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, and 24th! Join us for some fun activities and check out some books. Important: ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.
Click here for more information!

Don't forget to READ, READ, READ! Look under the For Students Tab for some suggested titles, extra reading logs, and more!


Click here to see a wonderful video featuring the JIES Kaleidoscope After-School Program!

Hot off the Presses, the May Beacon Buzz Newsletter!

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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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