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And They’re Off

And They’re Off

Sarah F. and Sophie B.
June 16, 2017
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June 7, 2017 marked the beginning of the year twelve graduation. As traditionally done, the year eleven students managed, as best as they could, the utspring lunch. This included setting up, decorating, serving and cleaning. After the tables had been set with streamers and flowers, the year twelves ...

Grade 9 has a Night Under the Stars

Grade 9 has a Night Under the Stars

Olivia T., Guest writer
June 15, 2017
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On Friday the very first 9th grade formal took place. A night filled with food, dance, activities and much more. A great success and a great way to end the year and say goodbye to many of our students! With the auditorium transformed fit to a night under the stars, the Formal started with a mingle befor...

Graduates Leave a Lasting Impression

Graduates Leave a Lasting Impression

Kresimir K. and Stine S.
June 9, 2017
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Stine: Thank you all for being here tonight, it's an honour to be representing the SIS graduate class of 2017. My name is Stine. Some of you may not who I am and that is because I have been held hostage by the IB diploma program for the last two years. I first joined the SIS community in spring o...

“Chairs Into Light” – Design Technology Showcase

“Chairs Into Light” –  Design Technology Showcase

Rebekka A., Editor
June 7, 2017
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Last week, MYP students held a wonderful exhibition to showcase their entrepreneurial skills and inventions. The 8th graders part was called "Chairs Into Light," This design technology project pushed students toward innovation and creativity. The students were tasked with designing three chairs inspired...

Parlez-Vous Français?

Parlez-Vous Français?

Mina J, Devon T, Katarina K, Alva S, Olivia G, and Marta J
June 2, 2017
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The French language trip to Geneva started with our flight being cancelled! We were at Arlanda when Olivia asked, "Did they just say our flight was canceled?”  “What?” I asked cluelessly. “The announcement said that our flight was cancelled!” “Are you sure?”  We looked at about five different sc...

Future World Leaders Meet in New York

Future World Leaders Meet in New York

Hilda E., Guest writer
May 29, 2017
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This year, a group of students travelled to New York together with Mr. McCormick, Ms. Rader and Ms. Guyo to attend the Global Citizens International Model United Nations (GCIMUN) conference. GCIMUN is a conference where students from all around the world meet to debate global issues. The purpose of ...

How Far Would you Walk to get to School?

How Far Would you Walk to get to School?

Yuto T. and Photos by A Stiko
May 26, 2017
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On the 17th of March, the primary and MYP sections of SIS took part in the ‘Walk for Nepal’. This particular annual event helps us raise awareness about the children in Nepal, specifically, the children at Shila Devi School. Children at Shila Devi School live in different parts of the region,...

¿Hablas español?

¿Hablas español?

Elena D. and Additional Photos by Ms Van Halewijn and Mr F de Pablo
May 24, 2017
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The Spanish language trip began with  a short bus tour around  Madrid, followed by a three course meal at ‘La Gloría” restaurant. We tried Spanish tortilla (omelet with potato), followed by chicken and fries, and then ice cream for dessert; a great way to immerse ourselves in the culture of Spain. All...

An Evening of Awards at the Indian Embassy

An Evening of Awards at the Indian Embassy

Maya Månson, Guest writer
May 23, 2017
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Each year the grade 10 students complete a Personal Project on a subject of their own choice. This is a compulsory part of the MYP 5 programme and gives students a chance to show all the skills they have learnt throughout the MYP as well as prepare them for the independent work in the IB Diploma. The...

Water Brings Student Together

Water Brings Student Together

Zuzanna O. and Carmen K.
May 3, 2017
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At the end of March, 5 students from SIS  went on an Erasmus trip to Czech Republic. The topic of the trip was water. Throughout the trip we did a lot of activities related to water and learned about water in other countries taking part in the project. We arrived in Prague and spent two days sightseeing....

Make our Invisible Citizens Visible

Make our Invisible Citizens Visible

Sophie B., Reporter/ Editor
April 25, 2017
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Three 11th graders and one 12th grader have decided, as their CAS project, to interview homeless people around Stockholm about what life is like being homeless. As they begun their project earlier this school year, Johan, Wonsik, Hyungmin, and Jung Joon, discovered that a project similar to theirs alr...

Clothes Can Make a Difference

Clothes Can Make a Difference

Sven S. and Saffiya S.
April 11, 2017
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As of March 15th, we decided to collect donations in the form of clothing for refugees as part of our CAS project. Essentially, the main purpose of the project was to directly help in  through the form of donations of clothing collected by families at SIS. This was not the only purpose however, and t...

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