James Island Elementary School PTA

James Island Elementary School PTA "When you get involved with the PTA, the child that benefits the most is your own".

[03/11/20]   Spring Pictures will be Tuesday, March 24th. No uniforms required!

Students are also allowed to wear green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day Tuesday, March 17th.

Spring Fling t-shirt order forms are due FRIDAY. Don't miss out on your chance to order one of these unique student-designed shirts!

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Next week is Seuss week! We can’t wait to see all the wacky outfits next week and celebrate all things Dr. Seuss at Seuss Family Reading Night next Thursday.

Tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 25th from 5-9 PM is SPIRIT NIGHT at Garage 75. Come have some dinner and play a game or two! We receive 10% of ALL sales so bring your friends and neighbors. Can't wait to see everyone!

Loved seeing all these beautiful faces at the Women in Science event last night! Thanks to all the volunteers and organizers. It was a great night!

Come see our James Island Elementary kids shine like the stars next Thursday at our World of Talent talent showcase!

Hope to see everyone at the PTA member meeting tomorrow (Tuesday), 6pm in the Media Center. Pizza and childcare provided for all JIES students! We'll chat about nominations, all of the exciting events we have coming up, and keep everyone in the loop about some big purchases we're making before the end of the year. See you there!


JIES PTA Newsletter - February 2020

Check your email, the newsletter for February is out!


[02/06/20]   We are gearing up for our 2nd annual Spring Fling and looking for anyone that would like to set up a booth! The cost is $50 and the event will run for 3 hours.
Let us know if you are interested and what kind of goods you will be selling by emailing [email protected].

Looking forward to seeing what everyone has to offer!

James Island Elementary School PTA's cover photo

James Island Elementary School PTA's cover photo

The JIES tennis team is holding a team challenge on Thursday, January 23rd to support Pet Helpers. They are seeking donations between now and Thursday at 3 PM. See below for donation requests and please drop off all donations to the front office.


JIES PTA Newsletter - January 2020

Please check out our January newsletter. Have a great weekend!


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Don’t forget that TOMORROW is Spirit Night at Martin’s BBQ. Please join us from 5-8 PM, drop your receipt in the bucket when you order and pick up your dress down passes. *Dress down passes only good for this Friday, January 17th.

[12/03/19]   Today's PTA member meeting has been moved to the Science Room. See you there!

Hope to see everyone at the PTA member meeting tomorrow (Tuesday), 6pm in the Media Center. Pizza and childcare provided for all JIES students! 🍕


Support James Island Elementary School PTA by shopping at AmazonSmile.

It's Cyber Monday! Don't forget to use smile.amazon.com (smile.amazon.com/ch/01-0792616) while doing your Amazon shopping today. Link your account to James Island Elementary and a portion of your purchases will go to support the JIES PTA!

smile.amazon.com When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to James Island Elementary School PTA. Support us every time you shop.

Girl Scout Troop 622 is collecting new and used coats to distribute to those in need on James Island. There is a box outside of the Media Center for any donations you’d like to make. Thanks in advance and Happy Holidays from Troop 622!

The class with the highest sales for our Boon Supply Fundraiser event was Ms. Coakley’s class!!!! They will receive a pizza party, one week dress down pass, and a duty-free lunch for Ms. Coakley. We thank all of you for participating and the online sales will be available until Dec. 31st but please know that prizes are no longer applicable.

We’re selling Chick-fil-A chicken biscuits to both car riders and bus riders again tomorrow morning! 😃 Be sure to get there early. Supplies are limited! $3 each. Cash only.

The new Publix opened today! Hooray!!! 😃
Be sure to go online and add James Island Elementary as your Publix Partners school choice. Login or create an account at Publix.com. On the My Account page, click on My Publix Partner and select James Island Elementary. You’re all set! Simply enter your phone number at checkout every time you shop. Publix will donate a portion of your purchase to JIES!

[11/19/19]   The cafeteria microwave teachers and students use to heat food from home has decided stop working. 😔 We are now seeking microwave donations! If you have one you are no longer using, JIES would love to take it off your hands! 🙂

Boon Supply Order forms are due TOMORROW, Nov. 18th!


Have you checked out these cute reusable grocery bags? So many fun designs! Order forms due Nov. 18th


You can skip cooking tonight! It's JIES Spirit Night at Fam's Brewing Co. Dine-in, carry-out, or delivery. Be sure to let your server know you are there to support James Island Elementary. Mmmmm.....pizza!

All students participating in Spirit Night receive a dress-down pass! Just send your receipt in with your student one day this week. The receipt will serve as their official dress-down pass.

Be on the lookout for flyers about Book Week coming home in folders this week! We're celebrating all things Mo Williams. Book Swap, Family Reading Night, Living Literature Day and more! We love Book Week!

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Candles, cooking, tech gadgets, or bags.....which one is your favorite???? We have it all in this sales event, don't forget this event closes on Nov. 18th! Link below to shop.




When placing orders online for the Boon Supply Fundraiser please list the seller's teacher. The class with the highest sales gets a pizza party, one week dress down pass, and duty free lunch for their teacher. Happy Shopping!


boonsupply.com Boon Supply. We power the doers.

All 4 James Island elementary school PTA/PTO Presidents had coffee this morning and it was AWESOME. 😊 We shared stories and ideas and are looking forward to the next time we can meet!


JIES PTA Newsletter - November 2019

Our November Newsletter is out! Please note that Family reading night is 5:30-7 not until 7:30!



You’re gonna have to start holiday shopping at some point. Let us help you!!!! Sale ends Nov. 18th!

It’s time to start thinking about the holidays!
You should have received your packets yesterday with a letter on how to shop but if not it’s listed below! We hope you find lots of goodies and we have samples displayed in the front if you’d like to stop in and take a look. Sales start TODAY and end Nov. 18th.

Shop 3 Ways!
1. Fill out an order form.
Add $1 per item for tax on order form.
Add $1 per item for shipping on order form. Make checks to:JIES PTA

2. Shop online at boonsupply.com/961200
Orders will ship directly to purchaser’s home.

3. TEXT 961200 to 888-886-0998
Orders will ship directly to purchaser’s home.

It’s Red Ribbon Week at JIES!

Tomorrow is our Chick-Fil-A Biscuit sale in the car rider line and now also for our bus riders! We will begin selling at 6:50 and will have chicken and limited sausage biscuits. All biscuits are $3 each and this is a CASH ONLY event. Please remember that if you are purchasing biscuits in the car rider line please pull as far forward as possible in the left lane only.

Students are encouraged to wear ORANGE tomorrow to show unity against bullying.

If you have any box tops at home, please send them in by Thursday. We'll be mailing them in Oct. 25th for the Fall deadline. And while you're clipping, don't forget to scan your receipts to the Box Tops app to double our earnings!

We’re sending out a huge THANK YOU to all our amazing volunteers during the Fun Run today!! It was a great success and we couldn’t have done it without you!!

Everyone should be super proud of your kids. They worked hard today! ❤️

We are still collecting pledges. Check, cash, and online donations can be made through Oct. 29th. We’ll announce the final numbers and prize winners Oct. 31st!

[10/16/19]   Just two more days till the Fun Run! If anyone has any pledge forms at home, we can still accept them through tomorrow. Online pledges and donations can continue up until the 29th. We can’t wait to watch the kids run this Friday!

DHEC influenza vaccine clinic coming soon!
Online consent is available until October 25th

JIES validation code is 11001107

If you are not able to complete the online consent, contact your school nurse at 843-762-8249 for a paper form.

The JIES Health and Wellness team is in search of a few dedicated parents to help run the committee and keep a focused eye on the health and wellness of our students and faculty. If this is something that might interest you, please contact Nurse Davies or the JIES PTA.

[10/11/19]   Please turn in any remaining sponsorship forms to the front office by end of the school day this coming Monday, Oct. 14th.

Big news! We've added more prizes to this year's Fun Run. The top FOUR earners this year will also win a car pass to the Holiday Festival of Lights! And don't forget, the top earner wins an indoor pool party and a one-night stay in a suite at the Beachside Boutique Inn on Folly Beach! All money raised goes toward supporting our teachers and students and enhancing the education at James Island Elementary. Thank you for your support!

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