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From JIS Teacher to Literacy Trailblazer: Aprile Denice’s Legacy With Yayasan Literasi Anak Indonesia
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Former Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) teacher Aprile Denise is on a mission to transform the literacy landscape of Indonesia with her non-profit organization Yayasan Literasi Anak Indonesia (YLAI). Her journey so far has improved the education of over 1 million children and empowered nearly 56,000 local educators.

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Faces of JIS: How Franciskus Setiawan’s Love of the Performing Arts Turned Into a ‘Dream’ Role at JIS Pattimura Elementary
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Meet the Faces of JIS who share their talents, skills, and passion with us every day to help create an enriching learning environment for the entire community. One of these dedicated educators is Pattimura Elementary (PEL) Dance Teacher Franciskus "Frans" Setiawan, who spoke to us about his daily routine, what he loves most about working at JIS, and much more. 

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6 Questions Parents Should Ask Themselves Before and After a School Open House
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While school open house events can offer a treasure trove of information for parents, their experience can easily turn into an overwhelming deluge of details that lead to even more questions and concerns. We sat down with JIS Admissions Manager Kathleen Ngkaion to get her advice on how parents can organize their thoughts.

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Try Everything: How JIS Middle Students Discover Their Potential Through Cocurricular Activities
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The middle school years, spanning Grades 6 to 8, mark a crucial phase of development for students. It’s a time for them to explore the different facets of themselves, try out new areas of interest, and freely discover their potential. Here are just a few examples of the many interactive cocurricular opportunities JIS Middle School has to offer.

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