James Island Elementary School

James Island Elementary School was founded in 2003.

Operating as usual

12/24/2022

FROM OUR FAMILY TO YOURS…SEE YA IN 2023!!

12/24/2022

📩 We’ve got mail! Mrs. Drayton and Mrs. Jones and our JIES scholars were ice skating at Folly Beach! ⛸️📩

12/24/2022

📩We’ve got mail! Oh the joy we get seeing our faculty members enjoy their break by making memories with each other! 📩

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/23/2022

It’s our end of the week photo dump! Here’s a look at some of the memories we made in December from our Literacy STEAM initiative (paper airplane contest) to a 3rd grade in-school pottery field trip with Pluff Mudd Pottery and so much more in between!

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/22/2022

Our 5th grade scholars wrapped up their Module 1 Performance Task by reading their monologues last week. The characteristic in this lesson is apply my learning, because our scholars are sharing what they have learned about human rights with an audience. ELEducation

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/21/2022

Last Wednesday our faculty and staff gathered for some holiday fun complete with music, food and games. Who was the winner? Watch each round to find out!! Thanks to our vendors Balloon Bash Charleston & Chef Tater Coaxum and our awesome James Island Elementary School PTA!!!

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/20/2022

Issa Holiday Parade Photo Dump! We have some exclusive never before seen pre-parade (behind the scenes) and post-parade photos that we want to share with you!!

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/19/2022

Last week our 5th grade scholars enjoyed making gliders, launching rockets and much more during our second in-school field trip with Mr. Cushing of Trident Technical College SC Aeronautical Training Center

lola17262 on TikTok 12/17/2022

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We’ve been challenged by some of our scholars and we love it! Great job girls and yes you’ve got the magic!! ❤️ ❤️

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12/17/2022

We have heard about some of the plans and trips our JIES families have locked in for the break! If you want to share them and be featured in our stories email them to us! More than anything we want everyone to have fun, make memories and be safe!!!

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/17/2022

Our basketball team is 1-0!! Winter break is off to a great start for these guys! They played hard and well. Enjoy the break, see you back on the court on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 11:30am!! Highstar hoops

Photos from Charleston County Public Library's post 12/16/2022

🎯COMMUNITY EVENT🎯

Photos from James Island Charter High School Communications's post 12/16/2022

Thank you United Brothers and Sisters Association for loving on our 5th grade scholars! One island, one family 💕

12/16/2022

GOOD MORNING & HAPPY FRIDAY!!! Here’s a gentle reminder about dismissal today!

12/15/2022

Our 2nd annual Holiday Parade was bigger and better! We want to thank all of our participants for showing up and showing out for our scholars. We hope to see you next year: same time, same place! We have more pictures to come!!!

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/15/2022

Our Safety Patrol team enjoyed their Winter Pizza Party! Great job keeping our hallways safe during the first semester.

12/15/2022

Here’s our basketball schedule! Please note there’s a $5 admission. All games are at Cathedral Academy 3790 Ashley Phosphate Road.

12/14/2022

We had a time today!!! We can’t wait to share pictures and videos of our festivities.

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/14/2022

🎈We appreciate Balloon Bash Charleston for making the front of our school festive with these columns!! 🎈

12/14/2022

What a wonderful way to turn a read aloud into a hands on experience! Ms. Gunnells and Ms. Rossi’s students made edible snowmen ⛄️ to go along with our school wide read aloud Sneezy the Snowman! Great job CJ!!

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/14/2022

James Island Elementary School PTA is one of the best parts of JIES! Thanks for treating the faculty and staff to a Hot Cocoa and sweet treats bar and for our lovely gifts! Sarah, Rebecca, Lisa, Megan and Jessica we appreciate and thank you!!

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/14/2022

⛄️ Snowman Day was a success! Tomorrow we are wearing Pattern Print/Rockin’ our Mocs/Boots! 🥾🎿👢

12/13/2022

5th Grade Parent(s)/Guardian(s): School of the Arts is hosting a Spend a Day at SOA event on Thursday, January 19. For more information or to sign your scholar up please contact his/her teacher! Charleston County School of the Arts

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/13/2022

🐝 Congratulations to our spelling bee winner Simon (white shirt) who will represent JIES at the district bee next month and 1st Runner Up Lucas (yellow jacket)! We had 14 students participate in our school wide bee! 🐝

12/13/2022

🔦SAFETY PATROL SPOTLIGHT🔦
Say hello to Natalie! Natalie is another sweet and kind member of our Safety Patrol group this year. Her favorite things to do are write books and sew dresses and her favorite color is purple. She likes the movie Jumanji and loves sushi. When she grows up she wants to become a fashion designer and seeing her family in Virginia brings her lots of happiness! Thanks, Natalie, for all you have done to help out this year

12/13/2022

⛄️ Click the link to listen to Sneezy the Snowman (https://youtu.be/QpJPEMH5wzg) and talk with your scholar about what they think their day as a snowman would be! ☃️

12/13/2022

We are getting a special early visit all the way from the North Pole from Santa Burt Shealey!! He won’t have his reindeer but he’ll be riding in style!!!

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/13/2022

We are 2 days away from our JIES Parade! This could not have been possible without our participants. Please support these businesses/individuals as a BIG THANK YOU for making this parade happen for our scholars!!!! Folly Beach Family/Cosmetic Dentistry and Wellness Easterby's Family Grille Bright Oak Preschool Academy Camp Road Middle School Pet Helpers, Inc Baxter Patrick James Island Branch Library James Island PSD Fire Department South Carolina Stingrays Ronald Ladson for James Island PSD Spencer Wetmore Charleston County Sheriff's Office Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina James Island Charter Athletics James Island Charter High School Communications North Charleston Police Department James Island Cowboys Kona Ice Charleston Balloon Bash Charleston Yoloha Yoga

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/13/2022

We are 2 days away from our JIES Parade! This could not have been possible without our participants. Please support these businesses/individuals as a BIG THANK YOU for making this parade happen for our scholars!!!! Folly Beach Family/Cosmetic Dentistry and Wellness Easterby's Family Grille Bright Oak Preschool Academy Camp Road Middle School Pet Helpers, Inc Baxter Patrick James Island Branch Library James Island PSD Fire Department South Carolina Stingrays Ronald Ladson for James Island PSD Spencer Wetmore Charleston County Sheriff's Office Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina James Island Charter Athletics James Island Charter High School Communications North Charleston Police Department James Island Cowboys Kona Ice Charleston Balloon Bash Charleston Yoloha Yoga

12/12/2022

Our scholars will enjoy a yummy holiday meal this Thursday! 🦃 🥔 🍞 🥕

Our annual holiday meal will take place across most schools on Thursday December 15th.

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/12/2022

🧑🏽‍🎄Holiday Headwear ✅, tomorrow is Snowman Day !☃️

12/12/2022

🔦SAFETY PATROL SPOTLIGHT🔦
Say hello to Maggie! Maggi has been at JIES since CD and we are glad to have her on Safety Patrol this year! She loves all things Art, her favorite color is sky blue, and when she grows up she wants to be a lawyer! Her family makes her happy and if she had one wish in the world it would be to be the smartest person on Earth! Thank you, Maggie, for helping out your school this year.

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/11/2022

We are long overdue for a enjoy taking a glimpse into last week’s festivities. You’ll find camo, gingerbread houses, class celebrations and more!

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/11/2022

THIS WEEK AT JIES!!! We are excited about our Spelling Bee and our Holiday Parade! We have Math iReady Winter Diagnostic this week (Monday-Wednesday), an in-school 5th Grade field trip on Tuesday, and a Half Day on Friday (10:25am Dismissal).

12/11/2022

We asked our staff for a few of their favorites like snacks, restaurants, scent and more!

These are a few of our favorite things: https://bit.ly/JIESAAY22

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/11/2022

CONGRATULATIONS coaches and our basketball team who kicked off the season with TWO wins over Chicora and Ashley Ridge!!! The next game is Saturday, December 17. We will be releasing their schedule soon.

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 12/10/2022

Another Folly Beach Christmas Parade in the books! Folly Beach Parks and Recreation

Videos (show all)

Our scholars enjoyed the woodwind sounds of the Charleston Symphony today! Thanks to our music teacher, Mrs. Sim for org...
WHEN YOU ENTER THIS SCHOOL… ❤️ 💙 Thanks Wesley!!
FUN RUN: Our families received a warm welcome from our guidance counselor, Ms. T. Smalls!
Another Red Ribbon Week in the books! From Tie Dye Day to Dress as your favorite tv show character our scholars (and sta...
Over 2,000 cans later….JIES wins the Canned Food Drive! #islandmade #strongertogether #oneisland
Have you checked out our school webpage? Be sure to take a look at some of the awesome things you can find there! https:...
Congratulations to our canned food drive winners: Mrs. Dillahey & Mrs. Wolfgang’s class! Enjoy your pizza party complime...
Did you know today was National Car Rider Line Appreciation Day? We didn’t either (we made it up) 😂😂, but here’s a look ...
Mission accomplished! Classes read books and transformed pumpkins into a character! Can you guess some of the book title...

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1872 S Grimball Road
Charleston, SC
29412

Opening Hours

Monday 7:25am - 2:25pm
Tuesday 7:25am - 2:25pm
Wednesday 7:25am - 2:25pm
Thursday 7:25am - 2:25pm
Friday 7:25am - 2:25pm

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