Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Elementary

Center for Mathematics and Engineering

School Tours

  • School tours are offered upon request

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

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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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Announcements

  • 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 the lefthand side of our homepage under "Site Shortcuts" for this week's kindness challenge!!!


     

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  • bell             Welcome Back to Jamerson for the

                2019-2020 School Year!

                8/14/19 First Day of school

                New hours: 8:45-2:55


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  • Team Robinson and Mrs. Rayfield are representing Jamerson at the National Science Teacher Association conference in San Francisco!!! ⚙️💙⚙️

    NSTA 1 NSTA 2


     

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  • Summer Challenge


     

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  • Jamerson’s Food Services Manager, Aura Mendez, was awarded at Pinellas County Schools’ Food and Nutrition Evening of Excellence for Jamerson’s outstanding garden as well as being recognized as a Bronze Level USDA Healthier US School for our leadership role in implementing a healthier school nutrition environment. This recognition is for April 2018 - April 2022.

    Mendez


     

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  • Miss Lucile Plummer, Seniors in Service, was nominated as one of the awardees of the 2018-19 Cooperman-Bogue KidsFirst Awards. Miss Lucile serves as a Foster Grandparent and has been assisting classroom teachers at Jamerson for the past ten years. She works with scholars academically, teaches them how to be outstanding citizens, and encourages them by being their “home away from home grandma.” Congratulations, Miss Lucile!!!

    Lucile


     

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  • Incoming 1st Grade Parents:

    This is the PowerPoint presentation from Transition Night (in PDF form) in case you missed it or want to review anything.

    Click Here


     

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  • Please make sure to check your home/cars for library books that need to be turned in.

    Fines/notices will be coming home soon!!!

    All books should be turned in to the cart sitting outside the front doors of the library to be checked-in. THANK YOU!!!


     

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  • Congratulations to our fabulous music teacher Mrs. Hill for being selected to receive the Ray Liem Award at this year's Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In & Expo Aerospace Educators' Workshop held on April 6. Ray Liem was an excellent aviation educator who established this workshop in 1988. This award is given annually to recognize an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to aviation education.
     
    Mrs. Hill incorporates her love of space into her music instruction. She not only integrates sounds and sights of our solar system into her lessons, but also passes on her enthusiasm for space to her students. Through engineering, she finds pathways to make these connections effortlessly, combining her passions of music and space. In the end, her students are the ones who reap the rewards!
     
    Marie 1   Marie 2
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  • The NEW Sunshine State Young Readers book list is out for next school year- Summer Reading!!!🌴😎🌴
    SSYR   SSYR 2
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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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  • Mrs. Hill would like you to know about Jamerson's YouTube Playlists. Each playlist contains videos and teaching materials from the ’18 – ’19 curriculum! URLs are case sensitive! 🎼🎤🎹

    http://bit.ly/JamersonChorus (Trailblazer Chorus)
    http://bit.ly/JamersonBand (Band program)
    http://bit.ly/JamersonJammers (Jammers)
    http://bit.ly/JamersonK (Kindergarten)
    http://bit.ly/Jamerson1 (First Grade)
    http://bit.ly/Jamerson2 (Second Grade)
    http://bit.ly/Jamerson3 (Third Grade)
    http://bit.ly/Jamerson4 (Fourth Grade)
    http://bit.ly/Jamerson5 (Fifth Grade)
    http://bit.ly/JamersonASD (ASD classes)
    http://bit.ly/JamersonFabLab (Fab Lab Equipment Training)


     

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  • Ms. Breeding and Mrs. Wagner are attending the NSTA conference in St. Louis on behalf of Jamerson!!! ⚙️🔬⚙️
    NSTA
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  • Ms. O’Hare, Mrs. Brown, and Mrs. Rayfield are representing Jamerson at the National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics in San Diego. They are attending sessions and will support Mr. Hefty as he presents on Thursday.
    NCTM 1
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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!!!

    Kennedy 2


     

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

    College Steps College Steps 2


     

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  • Bay News 9 highlights educators who make a difference in their A+ Teacher segment! Each Tuesday morning, Spectrum Bay News 9 and Al Ruechel will feature an A+ Teacher who is inspiring and leading students across the Bay Area. Students or their parents can nominate a teacher of their choice. If you know of a teacher who deserves to be recognized (and would not shy away from news coverage), encourage your school community to nominate them. Nominations can be submitted by email at teachers@charter.com. Parents and students should send contact information and a short explanation of why their educator is an A+ Teacher. Please see the link below for more information:

    https://www.baynews9.com/fl/tampa/community/a-plus-teachers


     

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  • Joe Hill's robotics team won the Design Award for the region!!! His journey began in kindergarten, with the design challenges, Expos, and creation centers here at Jamerson. He developed a fierce love of construction, deconstruction, and design. Engaging, hands on lessons, high standards, cooperative and inclusive learning groups, teacher-driven innovations, and engineering challenges all helped him on his journey- plus his mom is pretty great too!!!
    Joe 1 Joe 2
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  • Jammers and Jiji with Mrs. Hill!!!
    jammers band
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  • Jamerson is now on Instagram!!! Be sure to follow us @jamersonelementary ⚙️💙⚙️
    Instagram
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  • Mrs. Macon and Ms. O’Hare spent Friday at 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. 💙🔬💻⚙️🧮💙

    sri


     
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  • Check out all the fun we had on Snow Day 2019!!!

    Snow Day Pictures

    Tampa Bay Times Article

    Penguin Slide


     

     

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  • Congratulations to our Jamerson artists who were recognized during the Kids Tag Art Pinellas reception!!!

    Rebecca Dior Jack


     

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  • Congratulations Breylin and Sarah! These two pieces of art are displayed at the Dunedin Fine Art Center as part of the creative stART: Pinellas County Elementary Schools (a-m) exhibit!!!

    Art 3    Art 4


     

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  • Pajama Day at Jamerson!!! 🎄☃️🎄
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  • Congratulations!!!

    The following students' submissions are moving on to the county level of the PTA Reflections Program: Heroes Around Me

    Mason Irmis

    Stephen Schultz

    Kenadi Smith

    Olivia Kwak

    Kennedy Rayfield

    Jeffery LeCain

    Good luck to all!!!

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  • Congratulations to our fourth grade Advanced Academics Creativity Olympics team. They placed third in the competition!!!

    CO 1 CO 2


     

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  • Check out our students' amazing Engineering Expo work and projects that were displayed during our fall event!!! ⚙️💙🔬💙⚙️

    Fall 2018 Engineering Expo


     

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  • Check out the wonderful teaching and learning that is happening in our Engineering Lab!!!

    Click Here


     

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  • Jamerson is now on Twitter!!!

    Follow us @JamersonElem

    Twitter


     

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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/Page/23944

    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

    Magnet Schools of America‘s article on Jamerson:

    Click Here


     

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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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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
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