James Island Elementary School PTA

James Island Elementary School PTA


The online auction is on until 8:00 pm on the 15th! join by texting 'jies' to 843-606-5995 or https://event.gives/jies
We are still looking for some volunteers to help with Duty-Free lunch this Friday!

Duty-Free lunch sign up for Teacher Appreciation week!

We are still looking for a few volunteers for our awesome Spring Fling on the 3rd!
We are looking for tables and tents to use for the Spring Fling. If you have any you are able to let us borrow, please let us know
We are so excited to have our Spring Fling on April 3rd!!
We are looking for volunteers to help!!
Feel free to share on your personal pages to spread the word!
Reminder that spring fling t-shirt order forms are due tomorrow🙂
Congratulations to Katie Angermeier! Katie's t-shirt design will be seen on the spring fling t-shirts! Be on the lookout this week for order forms!!
Chick-Fil-A in the car rider line tomorrow! $3 cash only. Get there early as supplies are limited!
We are looking for some volunteers to help with the online auction prep! If you are willing and able please use the signup link below!

CFA tomorrow in the car rider line!!
Thank you for an amazing fun run!! Per lap pledges are still coming in until the 19th, but so far we raised over $16,000. Prizes will be distributed and winners announced after Thanksgiving break. Thank you again for all your support and participation!
Friendly reminder that T-shirt orders are due tomorrow
Friendly reminder that the FUN RUN IS TOMORROW!! WOO HOO! We look forward to seeing everyone there!

James Island Elementary PTA

Operating as usual


Message from JIES:


Don't forget to place a mobile order tomorrow night and select 'Yes, I want to support!'!!!

Join us Tuesday, 4:00 - 7:00 PM, for our first Community Care Event - a Digital Spirit Night with James Island Elementary School PTA - available exclusively in the Chick-fil-A ONE App from our location.


Thank you to all of our volunteers! Be on the look out in the next week for committee sign up!

Thanks James Island Elementary School PTA for setting up duty free lunch for our teachers today. If you are a parent/guardian/community member and would like to volunteer for our next duty free lunch contact our PTA today.


Thank you for the wonderful turnout at last night's PTA meeting!

Shoutouts to the following:

Shannon Cornell and John Welch - providing superb child care!

Mrs. Kathleen Beebe, School Psychologist - a great presentation on mental health!

Ms. Gregory and Ms. Rodis - for their support and patience in coordinating all the moving parts of the meetings.

Members - for their attendance and participation! This includes all of our teacher members who were present - you go above and beyond!



See you tomorrow at the first meeting! Opportunities to sign up for committees, offer ideas, and meet fellow parents. Don't forget, we will also have our guest speaker - Kathleen Beebe, School Psychologist!

*Like* this post if you plan to attend!


Come join us for our upcoming events to support our favorite school!

Tuesday 9/12 - First PTA Meeting @ 6 pm with pizza, water/juice/soda, and childcare included!

Friday 9/15 - Duty Free Lunch - be on the lookout for a Sign Up Genius to work an hour shift to relieve a couple of teachers from lunch duty.

Tuesday 9/19 - Visit Chick Fil A between 4-7 pm for a portion of proceeds to be donated to JIES PTA.

Friday 9/29 - Chick Fil A breakfast sandwiches sold in the AM car rider line! The cow will be there! More details to follow.



A few reminders:

1. Join the PTA using the following form - https://forms.gle/1aAsMsYKcys5koG67

2. Pay your membership via cash or check (sent in with student or dropped to front office) OR via Zeffy QR code.


Come visit the PTA table at Meet the Teacher night tomorrow!

We are looking to increase membership, volunteer opportunities, and overall involvement to optimize the support we can offer our students and teachers!

See you then!


🗣️ We are getting ready for the upcoming school year and we need your help with our afternoon car rider line. Please complete the application bit.ly/JIESCAR23 no later than Friday, August 18. Click the link for detailed information. If you have any questions send us a DM!


Come see the PTA at our table top sign up for membership for the school year and to purchase some old and NEW hot off the press JIES gear!

Photos from James Island Elementary School's post 08/16/2023

Teacher Appreciation Week kicks off tomorrow!

Thank you for helping us celebrate our amazing & hardworking teachers and faculty - they do such incredible work, and it'll be a fun week to show how much we appreciate it all!

Please reach out if you'd like to donate or volunteer throughout the week, especially for Duty-Free lunches throughout the entire week & their Teacher Luncheon on Thursday!


We look forward to seeing all of you on Tuesday, April 18th for our final PTA meeting of the 2022-2023 school year!

We'll be voting on board officers, and hosting Hannah Forrest, an ADHD Coach & Specialist, for an informational talk and Q&A on childhood ADHD.

We hope to see you April 18th, 6:00 p.m. at JIES!


Mark your calendars - there's been a date switch!

We are rescheduling our membership meeting to Tuesday, April 18th - we'll meet two weeks from now to talk about Spring Fling, the Silent Auction, and vote in new board members!

There is *no* meeting tomorrow night ... please plan on joining us April 18th!


We're so excited to have partnered with Nurse Meredith & Hanna Forrester - she's an ADHD specialist, and she'll be presenting at our quarterly meeting!

Join us for updates on our fundraisers & volunteering, and then Hanna will host a Q&A session for all things ADHD. We look forward to seeing you all there!


A huge THANK YOU to everyone who donated their time and money to help with the Scholastic Book Fair this year!

It was an incredible success! Every student who wanted to buy a book was able to, and it's all thanks to our parent volunteers! Thank you for your donations to make the book fund happen, and to those parents who gave of their time on Friday to help browse with the students to find their perfect book.

Hot Cocoa Bar 12/12/2022

Don't forget - we're hosting a Hot Cocoa Bar for the teachers & staff this week!

Click the Sign-Up Genius below to volunteer. Feel free to drop the items off in the Front Office with Ms. Boyd!

Hot Cocoa Bar Happy Holidays! We're throwing a Hot Cocoa Bar for the teachers and staff on Tuesday, December 13th! We're excited to help make their last week school in December a sweet one! On Monday morning, you can drop off the items with the PTA member at the car-rider line. If you aren't able to drop off in t...


A quick reminder - we're having our in-person membership meeting at JIES this evening. It's scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and we'll be meeting in the cafeteria!

We recognize it's a busy time of year, so if you can't make it this evening but have questions, thoughts, or suggestions, please do not hesitate to reach out! Our email is the best place for it: [email protected].

Thank you all for your support and contributions - we hope to see you this evening!

Scholastic Book Fairies! 12/05/2022

Just in case we miss you in your inbox, here's the Sign-Up Genius for our volunteer opportunity this Friday!

Along with setting up the universal e-Wallet, we would love some volunteers who can help the students browse & shop for their new favorite book! We'll partner with Mrs. Hale on Friday, December 9th, and help the shop, select, and get checked out! Thank you all for considering - have a great week!

Scholastic Book Fairies! We have an amazing opportunity to partner with Mrs. Hale and the staff at JIES to make sure every student can buy a book this week if they want to! We have set up a universal e-Wallet where friends and families can donate extra funds to help students buy that perfect book, and we need Book Fairies t...

All wants to shop the Book Fair 12/05/2022

Happy Book Fair Week!

We are so excited to that we have the chance to make sure every single student who wants to buy a book will have the opportunity to do so!

Mrs. Hale and the PTA have set up an e-Wallet For All. Here, we can centralize the donations from both the PTA and families from JIES to make sure all of the students can shop.

We'll have volunteers on Friday, Dec 9th, to help the students browse and find that perfect title - if you would like to donate to the fund, please click the link below!

All wants to shop the Book Fair Will you fund my favorite books and support JAMES ISLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL?


If you were looking for an opportunity to support the teachers & staff at JIES, here it is!

Please reach out to Ms. Rodis to let her know if you'd like to contribute to their coffee fund! They're looking for monthly supporters, either for the full or amount or to help cover some of the cost.

Thank you for supporting and thinking of our staff, especially as we get close to the holidays!


🐔🐔🐔 It’s Chick-Fil-A Friday this week!!

Chicken biscuits (and a limited amount of sausage) will be available in the car rider line, starting at 6:50 a.m.

Biscuits are $4 each, and be there early! First come, first served until we run out (and we always do!)

We can’t wait to see you all in the morning!


What an amazing Fun Run Day!

It was one for the books, and we were so excited to see you all cheering your kiddos on and supporting the school!

Don’t forget, if you have lap-based pledges, reach out to your sponsors this week so the funds can be turned in! If you have any questions, email us at [email protected] and we’ll walk you through it!

Thank you to all of the teachers, staff and volunteers who made the day happen! We literally couldn’t have made it work without all of you, and it was so great to work with you!

Have a great weekend and we’ll post the final numbers soon!


🎉 Happy Fun Run Eve everyone! 🎉

We are so excited to see & run with all of our students tomorrow! We hope that you're able to come out and watch your student during their run time tomorrow to cheer them on!

Remember, they can collect pledges all through the run tomorrow - friends and family can donate online through PledgeStar or you can turn in an updated pledge sheet at school tomorrow!

If you'd like to help the Fun Run committee for any period of time tomorrow, we would love it! If you're interested and have the time, please DM us and we'll add your name!

Thank you for all of your interest and support already! We already have so many flat donations and matches in the system - it's going to be a great year supporting JIES!


We wanted to say a huge THANK YOU to those of you who have already donated or requested pledges for the FUN RUN!

We have already seen a number of flat donations and matches come through PledgeStar and we are so excited about what it means to help and support our teachers & staff throughout the year!

Don't forget - the class that has the most participation with at least one pledge or flat donation wins an ice cream party! Send the link out to friends and family and get ready to cheer our students on next week, October 28th!


Mark those calendars! The annual Fun Run is scheduled for October 28th - we cannot wait to support our students as they walk & run their way to another successful Fun Run fundraiser!

Pledge sheets went home with students in their Thursday folders - please reach out if you're missing one!

Since we use PledgeStar for our online pledges, students can reach out for pledges until the day of the run! The pledge sheet is due Oct 25th, but feel free to send out your students information until the day of the run, Friday Oct 28th!

Reach out if y'all have any questions! Let's go Beacons!


We are so excited to announce we'll have Chick-Fil-A biscuits for sale this Friday!

We'll have a limited amount of Chicken and Sausage biscuits for sale at the car loop Friday morning starting at 6:50 a.m. Be there early - once they're gone, they're gone! $4 a biscuit, come grab a delicious breakfast and support your school!


We wanted to send a huge THANK YOU to all of the families and teachers who have signed up for the PTA - we have been overwhelmed with the response! Thank you for your donations, volunteer sign-ups and local partnerships!

*DON'T FORGET!* Our first in-person membership meeting is this Tuesday, September 13th at 6:00 p.m. - if you haven't signed up yet, no worries! We'll have forms and sign ups there for you to fill out and immediately join!

As always, reach out if you have any questions ... [email protected] is the best way to get ahold of us, or direct message us here on Facebook. Have a great weekend - we'll see you all Tuesday!


Mark your calendars!

We've rescheduled our PTA Meeting for *September 13th* - more details to follow, but we hope everyone has an amazing Labor Day Weekend and we look forward to seeing you all in-person at JIES on the 13th for our first meeting!


Thank you to everyone who has signed up & joined the PTA! We’re so excited to work and partner with all of you this year!

Remember it’s never too late to join to support your teachers & staff, and volunteer throughout the year. Reach out here, or at [email protected], if you have any questions or need the form!


We can’t wait to see all those dazzling smiles!

School Picture Day is Friday, Sep 2nd!!


Happy Friday, JIES!

We hope all of you had an excellent first week, and are excited for the weekend!

Over this next week, you'll receive the PTA Membership Form from your child's teachers. You can pay the membership dues with cash or check, and you can always pay through PayPal!

Don't hesitate to reach out should you have any questions or if you need a copy of the form - we'd be happy to send extras or email you one.

Have a wonderful, restorative weekend - we're excited for what the 2022-2023 year holds at JIES!


Happy 1st Day of School, JIES!

We hope everyone has a fabulous day - thank you for all you do!


The online auction is on until 8:00 pm on the 15th! join by texting 'jies' to 843-606-5995 or https://event.gives/jies

Teacher Appreciation Duty Free Lunch 05/03/2022

We are still looking for some volunteers to help with Duty-Free lunch this Friday!


Teacher Appreciation Duty Free Lunch Hello, we are trying to thank our awesome teachers for their hard work with duty-free lunches during Teacher Appreciation Week. Please write your preferred teacher in the comments. We will do our best to match these but may ask you to cover another if we get multiple requests. Lunches are either in....

Spring Fling Volunteer April 3rd 03/29/2022

We are still looking for a few volunteers for our awesome Spring Fling on the 3rd!

Spring Fling Volunteer April 3rd Hi all!! We are so excited to have our spring fling back this year!! The fling will be on Sunday, April 3rd from 1-4. There will be games, a firetruck, a petting zoo, a dunk tank, and so much more!! We are looking for volunteers to make this all possible. Games and activities were broken down into 1...

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