Third Grade

Our 3rd-grade teacher is Mrs. Joy McLaurine!

About Mrs. McLaurine


Mrs. McLaurine received her Bachelors Degree in Education and a Master’s Degree in School Counseling. She is certified in Elementary, Special Education(K-12), School Counseling (K-12), and Special Education School Counseling (K-12). This will be Mrs. McLaurine’s 19th year teaching in Texas and Florida. Mrs. McLaurine is a native “Floridian” and she’s glad to be back. She took a leave of absence for 6 years from teaching to celebrate the birth of her son, Reddon, who was also a student at PBES. She has been employed at PBES since 2004 as the School Counselor, Special Education teacher, and the 3rd grade teacher. She loves being back in the 3rd grade classroom and teaching Science to the 3rd and 4th graders.  Mrs. McLaurine believes that “nothing is worth more than this day”.

Our 3rd grade quote and way of living:  “May you always have sand in your shoes and a shell in your pocket”~anonymous

2022 3rd Grade Classroom Supply List

2021 Summer Reading Lists