The Connections Program at JLS Middle School is a learning community of students, teachers, and parents where hearts and minds are inspired through challenging, innovative, and relevant curriculum. Curriculum is designed to create life-long learners prepared to meet future academic, social, and global challenges.

Connections offers a project-based learning environment where students gain and practice the higher order thinking skills needed to create, design, analyze, and problem solve in real-world contexts. Instruction is designed to provide learners with tangible experience in critical thinking and decision-making, ensuring they are well prepared for the rigors of high school and beyond.