Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Elementary

Center for Mathematics and Engineering

Who We Are!

  • Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Elementary has been recognized as a Magnet School of Distinction!
    This is awarded by Magnet School of America and our tenth consecutive year receiving a merit award!
    Magnet Schools of America
     
     
    Vision
    Engineering innovative thinkers for global success!
     
    Mission
    Provide a diverse and caring learning environment with highly qualified teachers, unique family and community partnerships, and distinct engineering curriculum that promotes productive citizenship and highest student achievement.

    Students at Jamerson
    apply the concepts of math, science, and technology to design and construct products, systems, and environments, to solve problems that people might encounter daily. Our program is standards-based, and engineering concepts are integrated throughout the curriculum at all grade levels. Engineering design challenges integrate, support, and reinforce core curriculum objectives. Our program is uniquely designed by our faculty, administrators, and advising engineering professors.

    School Hours
    Gates open at 8:15 AM
    Breakfast starts at 8:15 AM
    School starts at 8:45 AM
     School ends at 2:55 PM

Announcements

  • Update

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  • If you are opting for in-person instruction for your child/children, the school supply list is in the process of being updated. The highlighted sections have been updated for the current school year at the following link: https://www.pcsb.org/domain/6135
    ***Please check back on this link if your grade level is not highlighted yet***
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  • Parent Password Reset

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  • Jamerson families: As you may have heard, Pinellas County Schools has submitted a reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year for state approval. Parents are asked to make a choice between 3 learning options by July 27th at 5:00 PM. Your selection is vital for preparing to return. The link below contains a snapshot of the 3 choices: If you choose Traditional or MYPCS Online, you will remain a student at Jamerson and not lose your seat. If you choose Pinellas Virtual, Florida Virtual, or to Homeschool your child, your will be removed from Jamerson’s program and your seat will be filled. https://www.pcsb.org/cms/lib/FL01903687/Centricity/Domain/24/Reopening_Plan.pdf

    Reopening Plan

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  • PLEASE JOIN US IN CONGRATULATING MRS. MARIE HILL FOR BEING NAMED PINELLAS COUNTY MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION ELEMENTARY MUSIC TEACHER OF THE YEAR!!!
    CONGRATULATIONS, MARIE!!! WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU!!!
    Mrs. Hill
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  • Please view the Walk for Wellness message and prize drawing video from the PTA at the following link: https://www.pcsb.org/…/FL019…/Centricity/Domain/24/Video.mov

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  • Please view the Parade Directions for Parents and the accompanying map below

    Parade Directions for Parents

    Parade Map

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  • Join us in our end-of-year drive through parade for scholars and families to celebrate the conclusion of the 2019-2020 school year!!! This event will take place on Wednesday, May 27th.

    End of Year Parade

    We ask that everyone remain in their cars and wear a mask at all times during the parade. A map of the parade route, and further directions for families, will be coming soon!

    Please feel free to decorate your cars and show our scholars, teachers, and administrators the Jamerson spirit!!!

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  • Library Books

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  • Loaned Devices

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  • TWO of the three nominees for the 2020 Elementary Music Teacher of the Year for Pinellas County belong to Jamerson!!!

    Our beloved Marie Hill and our music itinerant, Katherine LaRose, were BOTH nominated by their peers for this honor.

    Congratulations to both of these amazing educators!!!

    Mrs. Hill   Ms. LaRose

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  • Please view the updated Parent Guide at the following link:

    https://www.pcsb.org/Page/16657

     

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  • Free Food

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  • Microsoft Login         PCS Login

     

    Note about Microsoft Teams: The Teams program is much more stable when you download the app, as opposed to going through Clever or a web browser.

    The app can be downloaded to mobile devices such as your phone or tablet as well as your computer. However, if you have one of Jamerson’s distributed devices, you don’t need to download a thing, Teams is already downloaded for you.

    If you are prompted with a Microsoft login page (picture #1 above) you should put in your child’s individual R2.D2 EMAIL- (r2.d2@pcsb.org). If you are prompted to login to Pinellas County Schools page, you should JUST use their R2.D2 and password (full email not needed).

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  • No Domain

    If you are getting a “No Domain message” on your school issued device, that means your child’s login info did not stick when we logged them in during device check out. The only way to resolve this is to login on a school’s WiFi connection. HOWEVER, you do not need to be on Jamerson’s WiFi, it can be any county school near your house. If you can get close enough to the building, you can get on their WiFi without having to go in the building at all. Log in with their R2.D2 and password once close to the school building and then log back out. Once you are home, and on your personal WiFi, you should not get this error message again. If you do, please call the Help Desk at: 727-588-6060

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  • FAQ

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  • Jamerson had two teams compete in the Super Scientist Science Competition at Pinellas Park High School- they placed first and second in the speed round!!! Way to go Trailblazers!!!

    Super Scientist

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  • Jamerson’s 5th grader scholars attended the University of South Florida's Engineering Expo. They also ran a Bubble Wand Booth!!!

    USF Expo

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  • Our All Pro Families' Breakfast was full of love and a heartfelt design challenge!!!
     
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  • Mrs. Rayfield led some of Jamerson's intermediate scholars in their philanthropic efforts through the Taking Civic Action to Help the Homeless campaign!!!

    Help the Homeless

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  • Congratulations to Quinn and Kennedy for moving on to the state level of the Reflections Art Contest!!!

    Reflections Art Contest

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  • Jamerson was named a 2020 Magnet Schools of America, School of Distinction!!!

    Magnet School of Distinction

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  • Looking for ways to support your child/ren beyond the school year? 

    Here are some videos explaining resources available to our scholars:

    Parent Clever video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCqrgMi3fqM&feature=youtu.be​

    Parent PLP video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTaeMme40c4&feature=youtu.be​

     

    Clever at Home

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  • Jamerson’s teachers are always learning!!! Thanks to instructional staff developers: Emily Maker and Carrie Greetham, for today’s professional development session on creating anchor charts in preparation for the next English Language Arts module rollout.

    Anchor Charts 1 Anchor Charts 2 Anchor Charts 3

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  • Do you want to know more about how to use Focus to keep updated on your child/children's current academic information? 

    Pinellas County Schools has issued a 14-minute tutorial just for you!

    Please visit: pcsb.org/focusinfo

    Focus Flyer

     

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  • Please join us in congratulating Ms. LeGrant and Mrs. Rivera who were named Jamerson's teacher and support person of the year!!!

    Teacher of the Year

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  • Jamerson’s 180 Days of Kindness

    We believe that our world needs A LOT more kindness!  We are challenging the scholars, staff, parents and families to 180 days of kindness.  There are 180 days of school each year and we are challenging you to be kind each and every day.  Each day you will learn about a new way to be kind, you will learn about different customs from around the world, and/or you will learn something new each day about how to be kind.  How to be kind to yourself, how to be kind to others, even how to be kind to our world.  We hope that you take us up on our challenge and that by the end of our 180 days together this school and community will be the kindest ever!  Some days it may be easy, some days could be a bit more challenging, but either way, it is so worth it-love and kindness need to win! 

    Visit our "180 Days of Kindness" shortcut on our homepage under "Site Shortcuts" for this week's kindness challenge!!!

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  • Mrs. Macon received Jamerson’s Certified National Magnet Award today in Baltimore at the Magnet Schools of America Conference!!!

    MSOA 1 MSOA 2 MSOA 3

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  • Did you know you could access our school's full breakfast, lunch, and snack menu online?
     
    Nutrislice includes all of the ingredients and nutritional information for all of the food served in our Jamerson cafeteria. There is a link under Site Shortcuts on our school's website or you can click on the link below. 🥗🍎🥦
     
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  • Our Fifth Graders at Kennedy Space Center!!!

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  • Check out our “Step-Up to College” stairs leading to Jamerson’s media center!!! 👩‍🎓

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  • Mrs. Macon and Ms. O’Hare attended the eSTEM Principal Summit at SRI International in Menlo Park, CA.

    Jamerson was among 5 elementary schools in the nation selected to participate in a research study focusing on the critical components of a successful STEM program!!!

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  • The Annual School Financial Report has been posted to the district website. Florida Statutes require each school to distribute this report to their parents as soon possible.

    Annual Report

    The report can be found on the district website by following the link below:

    https://www.pcsb.org/finance

    Section 1010.215, Florida Statutes, requires each school to distribute this report to parents. A link to the Statute is shown below:

    http://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2017/1010.215

     

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    Magnet Schools of America‘s article on Jamerson:

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  • Check out the latest article highlighting our engineering curriculum, published in "Teaching Children Mathematics."

    Goldilocks an Engineer? (Kindergarten)

    Investigating Bridge Design (5th Grade)

    For curriculum, videos, and photos: Click on Academics -- Engineering

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School Tours

  •  School tours are offered upon request

    Please contact Ms. O’Hare to schedule your tour:

    Deborah O'Hare at 727-552-1703, Ext. 2026

    YOU MUST BRING A PHOTO ID TO BE SIGNED IN TO THE SCHOOL- PLEASE MAKE SURE ALL MEMBERS OF YOUR PARTY HAVE ID ON YOUR TOUR DAY!

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DLJ Awards

  • Certified National Magnet School

    Jamerson is the first school in Pinellas County School District to receive this distinction.


    STEM Excellence Award

    We are honored to be named the top elementary STEM program in the nation by the Future of Education Technology Conference!

     


    National PTA School of Excellence  

    National PTA School of Excellence 2016-2019


    Five Star School Award

    Florida Department of Education


    TreeRing

    170 Trees were planted in Jamerson's name!

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