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We’re 8 billion people now, according to the United Nations

João F., Reporter November 28, 2022
As the Planet reaches this historic mark, overpopulation issues are more and more apparent.
Snow Day - Photo by Momo

Snow Days – An Analysis by 9P

Various grade 9P students, Guest writers November 28, 2022

Geet M  A snow day was called in Stockholm on November the 21. The weather network claims that snow days are a thing of the past… but are they?  As many may know, a snow day is a day when schools...

Almond: Are Happy Endings Always Worth it?

‘Almond’: Are Happy Endings Always Worth it?

Aaratrika P., Reviewer November 22, 2022

In 2017, Sohn Won-Pyung debuted with her first full-length novel Almond, which would soon go on to win multiple literary awards. Set in contemporary South Korea, the story follows a young boy, Yunjae,...

Tora L. Halloween Winner

Spooky Winner for Halloween Competition

QQ Competition Committee November 21, 2022

Finally, we are pleased to be able to announce that Tora L. in grade 6 is the winner of our Halloween Costume Photo competition. She will receive a gift card from Akademibokhandeln. Congratulations, Tora.

Where Are They Now? (Part 3)

Where Are They Now? (Part 3)

Mia A., Interviewer and reporter November 18, 2022

1. What is your best memory of the IB? My best memory of the IB is from the end of the first term of Grade 12, right before winter break. We were celebrating the fact that we only had a couple months...

Watership Down (Books 1&2) by Richard Adams – Book Review

Watership Down (Books 1&2) by Richard Adams – Book Review

João F., Reporter November 7, 2022

This British classic tells the journey of a group of rabbits through the South of England. The trek begins when Fiver, a younger rabbit that has sporadic visions of the future, predicts that a “great...

Uppsala University bag, photographed by Beatrice

Where are they now? (Part 2)

Mia A., Interviewer and reporter October 24, 2022

Beatrice R. is now studying to get her masters in law in Uppsala University.  She talked to the QQ about her experience in the IB and shared some advice for the current IB students.   What...

Looking Back at Summer

Looking Back at Summer

Sheila K., Reporter October 17, 2022

This year’s summer was a time of joy and liveliness! Just because the heat is gone doesn’t mean we shouldn’t continue the fun! With all the amazing banger’s artists have made this summer, let's...

Edinburgh University 
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Where are they now? (Part 1)

Mia A., Interviewer and reporter October 12, 2022

Charlie G, who achieved an amazing  41 points in his IB exams, and is now studying Mathematics and Philosophy at Edinburgh university.  His best memory of the IB was laughing in History class and...

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The Frankfurter: Students convinced September break is a second Summer break

Naz T., Writer September 28, 2022
Introducing: The Frankfurter, a newly formed (satire) newspaper that offers a look into the weird and wonderful life of students at SIS and living in Stockholm.
The ones who showed up will never see Humlegården the same way…

The ones who showed up will never see Humlegården the same way…

Joao F. September 26, 2022

SATURDAY, 17th of September – The ‘Trash Cleanup’ was from the start one of the most exciting events of the weekend. Organized by the Roots and Shoots Club, the meeting was a tremendous success,...

Swedish Election Leads to Shift of Political Power - For Better or Worse?

Swedish Election Leads to Shift of Political Power – For Better or Worse?

Leticia L., Reporter September 19, 2022

During election campaigns, there is an excess of adults encouraging other adults to vote. With classic one-liners like ‘If there’s ever a time to vote, it’s now and ‘If not you, who?’ And as...

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