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Enola Holmes: A Netflix Film Review

Enola Holmes: A Netflix Film Review

Jiyoon K., Reporter

October 23, 2020

After several weeks of endless excitement, Netflix’ new mystery film Enola Holmes was finally revealed this September. The film tells the story of 16-year old Enola set in Victorian England. Unlike most girls at the time, Enola was homeschooled by her unorthodox and intelligent mother, learnin...

To Mask or not to Mask?

To Mask or not to Mask?

Junheok C., Reporter

October 15, 2020

COVID-19 has been an issue for more than half a year. I assume that everyone is getting sick of this situation where we have to keep social distancing and sanitizing our hand over and over again. However, even if it’s annoying to keep those social norms, we still have to do it. One of the most import...

The Tech Industry’s Tragic Influence on People Today

Students on phones

Kit M., Reporter

October 8, 2020

Your tech likely has more power over you than you realize. Not only that, but the programmers and developers that created this tech were aware of its potential harms and still made the products and platforms you use today. The media corporations keep up the illusion that we as users are in control, while...

The Quirky Quibbler Returns

The QQ Team

Saga M., Reporter

October 1, 2020

The Quirky Quibbler is up and running again after a few months' break.  The DP2 have now finished their end of term exams at the beginning of this term. Confused? Quarantine, pandemic, distance learning, social distancing, changes to the IB program, and many more complications have all resulte...

One More Goodbye

One More Goodbye

Seolli K., Guest graduate writer

June 16, 2020

Saying goodbye to someone or something that you have cherished for a long time is hard. For me, saying goodbye to SIS and my fellow graduates was definitely a challenge. Due to the Covid-19 situation, the year has been a strange time. In May 2020, we were supposed to have our exams and our senior trip. ...

Final Goodbye from the Class of 2020

Final Goodbye from the Class of 2020

June 15, 2020

Introduction - Thabang and Miriam Good evening, esteemed guests, loving parents, teachers and fellow graduates.  We come to you during extra-ordinary times to celebrate our “graduation”.  It has been an interesting DP experience to say the least.  I’m sure the teachers would love...

End-of-Year Now Beginning-of-Year Exams!

End-of-Year Now Beginning-of-Year Exams!

Saga M., Editor

June 11, 2020

Some weeks ago the grade 11s were notified that the End-of-Year Exams (usually done in the end of May) have been postponed to September. Almost instantly this triggered questions and, for some, worry. The Quirky Quibbler has gathered opinions from students and asked Mr. Ampuja (the DP Coordinator) and...

Alice’s comic corner

Pink bubbles

Alice T., Ilustrator

June 9, 2020

Graduation in Groups

Graduation in Groups

Saga M., Editor

June 7, 2020

Graduation was very different from previous years and this applies to the "utspring" as well. Graduation at SIS ends with a Swedish graduation tradition known as "utspring." This is when all of the students run out of school and are met by friends and family holding placards of the students as c...

On Campus vs At Home.

On Campus vs At Home.

Anna S., Reporter

June 4, 2020

A couple of weeks ago, SIS opened its doors for the primary and middle school students transferring from online learning back to on-campus learning. The Upper school remains at home still, since all  Swedish upper high schools are closed. There have been changes made to the campus learning schedule...

Online Tests

Online Tests

Dan C., Reporter

June 2, 2020

At first, I felt that online testing would be a bit awkward and that it would take some time to get used to it. The fact that you have to stare at your computer screen for such a long time is very tough. If, like me, you are a very slow typer, it does not help the situation at all. While getting used to a...

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