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Four middle school students strike a pose during the jumpstart event. in the basketball court
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JIS Middle School knows how to jumpstart the school year with a splash — and a whole lot of fun! On September 8-9, Grade 6-8 students engaged in games and challenges that got them solving problems, moving around, and working together as part of the annual Jumpstart program.

JIS Dancers 'Dare to Lead' in Collaborative Performance 
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Jakarta Intercultural School’s (JIS) Fine Arts Theater (FAT) hosted its first live show in over two years on Friday, September 2, when IB Dance students graced the stage with a collaborative performance titled Dare to Lead. Inspired by our school values of upholding Integrity and Responsibility, Dare to Lead was choreographed by JIS High School Dance Teacher Michael Cali and two guest dancers from Italy’s Grupo Danza Oggi (GDO), Monica Castorina and Giovanni Belluci.

More than ten JIS elementary students hold Indonesia's flag craft
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Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) students spent their first full week of the 2022/23 academic year paying tribute to our host country with a series of Independence Day celebrations! Indonesia marked its 77th year of independence on Wednesday, August 17, but JIS dedicated the days before and after to community-building, fun-filled activities demonstrating our deep ties to and appreciation for this beautiful archipelago we call home.