Summer Assignments for the 21-22 School Year

Students participating in the JISA program for the 21-22 school year, please see the below information and links about summer assignments:

JISA 10 Summer Assignments


JISA 9 Summer Assignments

There are no summer assignments for the rising 9th grade JISA class for 21-22.

NEWS: JISA Applications for 2021-2022

Interested in applying for the JISA program? Fill out your application here! All applications must be submitted by January 25, 2021.  For help with the application, please visit this page.

Listen to what our students have to say about the JISA program.

To be considered for the JISA program, students must complete an application. The application requires–

  1. Student and parent contact information.
  2. Teacher recommendations from at least 3 of your current teachers.
  3. An essay response to the prompt provided.
  4. A personal statement.
  5. Grades and absentee report–all provided by your middle school counselor.

All of these elements are thoroughly explained in the application. Students’ academic standing, essay, and personal statement will be evaluated.



The JISA open house was December 3rd. If you weren’t able to attend, please watch our video of the event.


See the videos below. The first one is FOR STUDENTS. The second one is for PARENTS.

Did you know JISA students–

  • Take an overnight trip to Chattanooga, TN.
  • Explore the concept of caving through literary, historical, and scientific lenses.
  • Take a hike at Rock City to learn about the qualities of nature.
  • Learn about the history of the Chattanooga area when they visit the Incline Railroad.
  • Enjoy a dinner cruise on the Tennessee River as an opportunity to bond and enjoy a fun-filled evening.
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at the GA Aquarium and learn about the conservation of our oceans and rivers as well as the diversity of life.
  • Experience a Shakespearean play at The Shakespeare Tavern, a lively and entertaining show.
  • Take a white water rafting trip and work as a team to make it through the rapids.
  • Have a picnic at a park where they enjoy time together as a program.
  • Explore biotechnology with an in-house field trip with the Georgia State Biobus.
  • Engage in a historical exploration at Medieval Times.
  • Go bowling to discover real-life applications of physics.
  • Give back to our community with service projects that are fun and make a difference.

Students, this is your journey.  JISA is here to help you turn your potential into ability.

Parents and Students: Sign up to receive text updates and reminders about the JISA program. Text @jhsjisa to 81010

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