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Perfectly Baking the Imperfect Cake

Jiyoon K., Editor and reviewer January 27, 2021

Baking’s not as easy as it seems. You see a fancy patissier create a dazzling three-layered cake with the snap of a finger, follow the exact same recipe, and end up with something completely different....

Take a Witty Virtual Trip to Paris with Emily

Take a Witty Virtual Trip to Paris with Emily

Got time left over to watch TV? Read Jiyoon's latest review of the much-talked-about Netflix series.
Jiyoon K., Reporter November 26, 2020

Bonjour! On October 2nd, Netflix revealed its new comedy-drama series, this time taking place in France. The 10 episodes of Emily in Paris take its audience on a witty virtual trip to Paris, full of fashion,...

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...

Students on phones

The Tech Industry’s Tragic Influence on People Today

The Social Dilemma is the new Netflix documentary that everyone is talking about. Kit M., our new reviewer, gives you her thoughts on the film that raises more questions than it answers.
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...

Front cover of the novel

Dune: A Masterclass of Science Fiction

David M., Editor November 28, 2019

Dune is often celebrated as one of science fiction’s crowning works, a masterwork of human emotions, thought, and science, written by Frank Herbert in 1965. It has since won numerous awards, including...

History is not Boring!

History is not Boring!

David M., Editor September 4, 2019

Do you want to learn about history but find it boring, tedious, or simply not fun? Then, I have a book for you. History of the World: An Irreverent Romp Through Civilization’s Best Bits by Erik Sass...

Langston D.

Bad Boy’s Antics Make You Laugh

Another entry from grade 2 for our review competition. Langston tells us ALL about Horrid Henry in this review.
Langston D., Junior reviewer from grade 2 June 5, 2019

Book: Horrid Henry Author:  Francesca Simon Horrid Henry is a book about a boy called Henry who is always being bad.  The book has four chapters that all make you laugh.  SPOILER WARNING SPOILER...

Brother's Grimm- Year 10 puts on a fantastic show

Brother’s Grimm- Year 10 puts on a fantastic show

The grade 10 Drаma group put on a performance- and it was an undeniable success. Here's a review from Joshua M. in grade 9.
Joshua M., Guest reviewer May 24, 2019

  The Brothers Grimm was a quality theatrical piece. Possibly one of the best the school has ever produced so far. The show was indeed an eye-catching, entertaining and highly comedic drama which...

Leela

Friends and Frenemies

Leela D., Junior reviewer from grade 2 May 17, 2019

The Book Dork Diaries: Tales From A Not Friendly Frenemy Author and Illustrator:  Rachel Renée Russell What's it about? This book is the 11th in the series of Dork Diaries. The previous books...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

New Harry Potter Story Fills in the Gaps

The QQ brings you the first entry in the book review competition. This week we have a short but sweet review from grade 2. Warning - it contains spoilers - look for the warning message!
Stuvi K., Junior reviewer from grade 2 May 2, 2019

I want you to read it Harry Potter and the Cursed Child because Harry Potter’s son becomes like his dad. It has a pretty good feel with scary and romantic adventures and dialogues. I like the way J.K....

The Book That Inspired Pirates of the Caribbean

The Book That Inspired Pirates of the Caribbean

Doesn't the Swedish winter just want to make you crawl up with a cup of hot chocolate and a good book? Well, if you're in need of a recommendation, David M. has written a short review on one of his favorite books. Let us know if you would like to see more book reviews/ recommendations!
David M., Editor January 25, 2019

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson is book that truly lives up to the saying, “Often imitated, never bettered.” Here is a story that will forever be a ‘treasured’ literary classic. Many...

“13 Ways to Screw Up a College Interview” as performed by 10th Grade

Just before the Easter break the QQ team had the chance to see the grade 10 drama performance.
Alva S. & Maya M., Editors April 17, 2018

 “Thirteen ways to screw up a college interview” was an adaptation of Ian McWethy’s original screenplay by our grade 10 students. Made up of a cast of 12, the students portrayed 13 ways in which...

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