JIS Students Building Homes, Building Lives
On Saturday, February 10th, 13 grade 9 Students, 1 grade 12 Build Leader, and 2 teachers traveled to Sentul for JIS' 7th Habitat for Humanity Build of the school year. It was the first build for many for of the Grade 9 students, who we hope will continue to support Habitat for Humanity throughout their time in High School.
Braving the very cold temperatures, snow and freezing rain, 40+ alums showed up in New York City for a brief reunion and to meet our new head of school, Tarek Razik. The alums were super keen to promote the JIS alumni organization and support scholarships, etc.
Christophe Henry, middle school principal, listens as one of many grade 6 students presented their math Travel Expo projects in a presentation session on campus which was also attended by other students, faculty and parents.
- Photo by Edo Hutapea
Dragon Strong! Cooking Strong! On Friday, Jan 19th JIS held its first ever Chili/Rendang Cook-Off at which over 40 million rupiah was raised in support of the innocent and their families. click poser to enlarge
Tarek Razik, head of school, and JIS representatives visited Jakarta Deputy Governor, Sandiaga Uno (left), at the latter's office to discuss JIS's contribution, role, and mission in education. Sandiaga Uno was also accompanied by Sopan Andrianto, Jakarta Education Agency head and his team, and Susie Nurhati, Jakarta Education Agency secretary, and Kanti Herawati, Head of Primary School and Special Education Primary School Education Agency of Jakarta Province.
Tarek Razik, Ed.D, head of school (second from right) and Drs. Agusman Anwar, school principal of SMA 8 Jakarta (second left), sign a memorandum of understanding to mark a partnership program to improve the quality of education in Jakarta.
Kyle Grovers, a tech developer, speaks to the first ever JIS Hackathon. Created and organized by Kritin Dhoka (11th), the Hackathon brought together 14 high school students interested in applying their design and coding skills to solve real world problems for the Emmanuel Foundation social service organization.
Pattimura Elementary enjoyed a week of learning through cultural activities, performances, presentations and wonderful food during their Festival of Nations, held on campus.
- Photo by Metty Suprapti
I want to thank everyone involved for their time and incredible energy spent in the Ronald MacDonald House Charities mural design process and final Saturday filled with mural painting. From the moment we arrived at RMHC everyone worked collaboratively, positively, and constructively. I am very proud of your professionalism and commitment to turn a 6 meter wall surface into fun and vibrant scenes that will definitely create smiles for visitors who unfortunately need to stay in the center. (click photo to enlarge)
12 JIS High School Students and 2 faculty chaperones Join Habitat for Humanity's 28uild. Habitat for Humanity 28uild is an annual nationwide youth build held in 4 Indonesian cities, including 200+ high school students from the Jakarta area.
The students said thank you to their teachers and Pondok Indah staff with flowers and cards. The parents said thank you with cuisines from all over the world. This is how PIE students and parents show appreciation for dedicated, caring and hard working teachers and staff of PIE.
The High School creative arts/drama department staged a rollicking production of the musical, Little Shop of Horrors, to the delight of sold out audiences. Congratulations to the cast and crew!
To commemorate Indonesian National Batik Day, Oct. 2, faculty, staff and admin that could attend gathered for a group photo in the Cilandak campus amphitheater.
High School club PMU held their first concert of the school year: Unplugged Live Lounge, in the Pondok Indah Melati Theater. The audience sat on cozy pillows and enjoyed music from students and faculty and invited performers as well as food and drink sold to fund raise for other service clubs.
Head of School Tarek Razik speaks to parents at one of two parent coffee mornings on the CIL and PEL campuses recently. The mornings featured Tarek and other JIS leaders speaking about enrollment patterns, finances, communications and facilities projects.