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Saga and Thomas - speakers at the graduation ceremony 2021

Graduation 2021, Pandemic-Style

The Quirky Quibbler marks its last article of the year with Thomas and Saga's virtual graduation speeches. Great job, Grade 12s, and the QQ wishes all of its readers a wonderful summer!
Saga W. and Thomas H., Graduate Speakers June 11, 2021

Thomas: Hello and Welcome to the teachers and faculty here today and to all the families and friends with us on the live stream. But most importantly welcome SIS class of 2021, today is our day.  Saga:...

Hats up! It's Utspring 2021!

Hats up! It’s Utspring 2021!

Josefine S., Editor and reporter June 10, 2021

The 12th graders celebrated their newfound freedom last week with "utspring," the Swedish tradition of running out of school with your student hats on. The weather seemed to acknowledge this joyous event...

A Resume for Covid 19

A Resume for Covid 19

Imagine if Covid-19 wrote its own CV. Simona R in grade 10 did exactly that. Here is her resume for the corona virus. This is an entry in our 'Reflections of a pandemic' competition.
Simona R, Guest writer June 9, 2021

   

An Unexpected 2 years

An Unexpected 2 years

Another entry in our pandemic reflections competition. This time by Ellen K who has also experienced life in Hong Kong and Sweden.
Ellen K. E. , Guest writer June 8, 2021

Everyone knows that the last year and a half haven’t been what we all expected but for me even 9 months before that was weird. I’m Swedish but before coming back here I lived in Hong Kong and as some...

Reflection of Life During a Pandemic

Reflection of Life During a Pandemic

This is our first entry in the 'Reflections of life during a pandemic'. Matuesz compares life in Hong Kong to that in Sweden.
Mateusz S-G., Guest writer June 8, 2021

The pandemic COVID-19 began late December 2019/early January 2020, right before my move from Sweden to Hong Kong. At first, nothing really seemed different from how starting in a new school usually was,...

Virtual Visual Arts 2021

This year's grade 12 art exhibition was a little different. QQ reporter Elakkiya guides you through the changes and introduces the students' work.
Elakkiya S., Reporter June 5, 2021

What is the visual arts exhibition? What's different this year? The visual arts exhibition is a culmination of the 12th-grade art student's best work in the art course. The exhibition takes place every...

Fueling Education, One Child at a Time: The Nepal Project

Fueling Education, One Child at a Time: The Nepal Project

Josefine S., Editor and reporter May 25, 2021

Since 2014, The Nepal Project has played an important role in supporting the Shila Devi school since it was significantly damaged in a series of earthquakes. With the help of Stockholm International School’s...

MUN 2021—What is going to happen?

MUN 2021—What is going to happen?

Eva P., MUN Media Reporter May 6, 2021

This year has brought only misfortunes upon MUN 2021. At this point, most of SIS is certainly curious to know what will happen. “Is it still happening?” “Where does the MUN department currently stand...

Snodzilla!

Drumroll, please… Sculptures in the Snow Competition Winners!

The results are in for our Sculptures in the Snow competition! Who will be the recipient(s) of the first-place prize?
Josefine S., Editor and reporter April 15, 2021

With the thick blanket of snow that covered Stockholm for most of the winter, The Quirky Quibbler introduced its first-ever Sculptures in the Snow competition. Participants were asked to create whatever...

The Languages We Speak

The Languages We Speak

International Mother Language Day was February 21st. We celebrated our language diversity at SIS with a whole week of activities and competitions. Here are some of the entries in the translation competition. Please enjoy our students thoughts in both their mother tongue and English. We at the QQ are not able to proofread all the languages so if you see an error, please leave us a comment and we will fix it!
Various Students at SIS April 8, 2021

Everyone experiences language differently. To some people, grammar and spelling come naturally, while to others, just the mention of grammar makes them want to throw a dictionary into the fireplace. Being...

Grade 9 Interview Aspiring Writer

Grade 9 Interview Aspiring Writer

Grade 9 students had the opportunity to interview an aspiring writer as part of their unit "Narrators, Perspectives, Readers!” Here is the story of how it came about and the interview.
Grade 9 students, Guest writers March 31, 2021

Recently, the grade 9 classes studied a unit called “Narrators, Perspectives, Readers!” The entire unit explored how authors use unusual perspectives to communicate what it means to be human. We read...

Where to next?

Make it Worthwhile.

Grade 12 student, Hannah, contemplates what makes a good gap year trip in this opinion column
Hannah L, Guest writer March 25, 2021

As the end of the school year is approaching, our Grade 12 students are starting to actively think about their coming years after high school. Yesterday, I had an interesting discussion with some of my...

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