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Sculptures in the Snow: Igloo edition!

The snow is gone but the memories live on. QQ reporter, Jiyoon, interviewed SIS's Spanish teacher about her snow sculpting experience.
Jiyoon K., Reporter February 27, 2021

For the past few weeks, Stockholm had been a winter wonderland full of snow. The Quirky Quibbler hosted the Sculptures in the Snow Photo Competition, where several members of the SIS community participating...

SISMUN during a Pandemic: What’s Changed?

SISMUN during a Pandemic: What’s Changed?

Amidst the confusion of SISMUN 2021's current status, reporter Josefine S. offers some clarity on what's to come with an interview with MUN coordinator Mrs. Khan.
February 25, 2021

In late January 2021, SIS’s Model United Nations was to hold its annual conference where students got to debate about relevant, real-life issues going on in the world today. The conferences would have...

Vegan options are easy to find in your local supermarket

Veganism at SIS – What are the challenges and how can they be overcome?

Veganism is a diet consisting of plant-based foods and no products derived from animals.  To see what the students at SIS think about veganism, Lia F  conducted a survey as part of her personal project.  This is the 3rd and final article in her series about this topic.
Lia F., Guest writer for Personal Project February 24, 2021

Students at SIS generally believe in veganism: they are aware that veganism is beneficial for their health, common among teenagers, and good to start between the ages of  10-20 years. Despite such high...

A look inside the Personal Project Exhibition's new digital format.

Against All Odds: Grade 10 Student Shares Her Personal Project Experience

How have the Grade 10 Personal Projects been impacted by COVID-19? A student describes what she did and how she has navigated these uncertain times.
Josefine S. , Editor and reporter February 22, 2021

As we all know, every aspect of our lives has undergone drastic changes as a result of COVID-19. This year’s Grade 10 Personal Projects were no exception. Projects that students might have dreamed of...

To Grow Up in a Gender Stereotyped Society

To Grow Up in a Gender Stereotyped Society

Molly L. is a guest writer this week. Her area of interest is male and female stereotypes.
Molly L., Guest writer for Personal Project February 12, 2021

As teenagers growing up, we encounter multiple stereotypes of men and women in our society. We have created roles for women and men to show what they can and can't do. It is important that we question...

4. Smile Through the Pain

Stockholm’s Best Snow Sculptures (So Far!)

Josefine S. , Editor and reporter January 25, 2021

The snow is back and so are we! Though we had a bit of a setback with the warmer weather last week, this fresh batch of snow is allowing for even more entries in The Quirky Quibbler’s Snow Sculpture...

Mumin my own business

Sculptures in the Snow Photo Competition

Great new competition!
Josefine S. , Editor and reporter January 16, 2021
Great new competition!
Operation Smile: Life Changing Surgeries

Operation Smile: Life Changing Surgeries

The 10th-grade EAL classes made a project together with an Operation Smile. Operation Smile helps children with cleft lips and cleft palates, and according to an estimate from Operation Smile 1 million children are in need of an operation.  Here is the 2nd part in our series about this project.
Andrea L., Guest writer January 13, 2021

In EAL grade 10 we read a book called Words in the Dust. It was about a girl called Zulaikha from Afghanistan. She had a cleft lip, and this brought her major difficulties. Finally, she was able to get...

Change a Smile, Change a Life.

Change a Smile, Change a Life.

Grade 10 EAL classes are involved in a service project. Lia and Beatriz tell us all about it.
Lia F. and Beatriz S. December 17, 2020

OPERATION SMILE: WHAT IT IS? HOW CAN YOU HELP? As part of the unit in English this year we read the book Words In the Dust. This book includes a character named Zulaikha who has a cleft lip. The book...

Share your Christmas joy with the children at Astrid Lindgren’s Hospital

Share your Christmas joy with the children at Astrid Lindgren’s Hospital

Jiyoon K., Reporter December 1, 2020

The first semester of the 2020-2021 school year is almost already over, and Christmas is nearly here! Streets are getting filled up with lights, trees are getting decorated, and advent calendars are being...

Secondary Students' Snazzy Costumes

Secondary Students’ Snazzy Costumes

It is never too late for Halloween Highlights!
Josefine S. , Editor and reporter November 10, 2020

On the last day before Autumn Break, SIS students got the chance to dress up in their funniest, scariest, fanciest, and -- most importantly -- most creative Halloween costumes. Some students poured their...

To Mask or not to Mask?

To Mask or not to Mask?

The idea of wearing a mask has been debated widely. In this opinion piece, Junheok, QQ reporter shares his views.
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,...

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