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Student Athlete – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Student Athlete - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Emma V. and David M., Editors

November 19, 2018

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a ground-based martial art that utilises grappling and submissions. Because it is fought mostly on the floor, strikes and blows are not allowed. The system instead favours a fluid combat where chokes, pins, arm locks, and leg locks are used to force an opponent to submit or "tap o...

Meet the New Director

Meet the New Director

Maya M. and Alva S., Editors

October 22, 2018

With every new school year come many new changes. One of these changes this year at SIS is the new director, Ms. María "Marisa" Isabel León. We at the Quirky Quibbler had the chance to meet with the new director and ask her all of the questions the SIS community might have. Ms. León grew up...

6 continents, 20 nationalities and 60 students

6 continents, 20 nationalities and 60 students

William A., Guest writer

October 15, 2018

20 nationalities and 6 continents are represented in my grade of 60 people. We have people from all the corners of the world. Together we create a welcoming, tolerant and creative environment where everyone is welcomed, regardless of ethnicity, religion or skin color. However, this makes it even...

Girl Up SIS

Girl Up SIS

Emma V., Writer/Editor

October 1, 2018

The United Nations started a worldwide project named Girl Up, to empower girls in developing countries such as India, Ethiopia, Uganda, Liberia, Guatemala, and Malawi. This movement advocates for global gender equality and teaches girls that they have the ability to achieve positions of power from a...

Gröna Lund fun!

Gröna Lund fun!

Zuzanna O.

September 24, 2018

  Last Thursday grades 11 and 12 went to Gröna Lund as a fun way of getting to know each other. At school we don’t get a lot of time to talk, let alone get to know the other grade, so spending a day outside of school doing something fun was a nice difference. At Gröna Lund we were greeted with breakfas...

What is the Class of 2018 Up to?

Sophie B. at her Internship

Milou V., Editor

September 14, 2018

The Extended Essay, countless of Internal Assessments and the exams are all in the past for the Class of 2018. What is the class of 2018 up to now? The Quirky Quibbler interviewed some of last years graduates. Whilst  some are taking  a gap year others have already immersed themselves into their studies...

Welcome Back

Welcome Back

September 6, 2018

Welcome back to another school year which means another year filled with exciting events and happenings for the Quirky Quibbler to report on! We hope you are all looking forward to the school year as much as we are... In the past two weeks, all of the students at SIS have been bonding and getting to know o...

On Vacation – Back in August!

On Vacation - Back in August!

June 16, 2018

We at the Quirky Quibbler would like to thank the SIS community for a great school year and a wonderful summer send off yesterday afternoon! The Quirky Quibbler team will now go on holiday, but don't fret! We will be back in August with more stories and articles! Have a great summer!...

A Day to Celebrate – Graduation!

A Day to Celebrate - Graduation!

Maya M., Editor

June 8, 2018

After a long and demanding two years, the 12th graders have graduated! On Monday afternoon, forty thrilled 12th graders came running down the main building steps to greet their families and celebrate their graduation. And a well deserved graduation at that! Monday June 4th was a day of celebration fo...

¡Nos vamos de viaje………. a descubrir la bella Andalucía!

¡Nos vamos de viaje.......... a descubrir la bella Andalucía!

Gabby C., Giordan Y., and Mila S.

May 4, 2018

Cuando primero alistamos en el viaje, no tuvimos ni idea de qué esperar. Lo que sí sabíamos fue que fuimos muy emocionados para explorar un área de España que no hemos visto antes y poder compartirla con nuestros amigos. Cuando primero reunimos como un grupo, todos eran emocionados para empezar el ...

Le voyage de nos rêves!

Eiffel Tower

Devon T. and Katarina K.

May 4, 2018

Notre voyage était incroyable! Chaque jour, nous avons fait quelque chose que nous aimons. Par exemple, quand il était un peu tard, nous sommes restés devant la Tour Eiffel, aussi nous avons beaucoup mangé et nous avons goûté plusieurs plats traditionnels français et basques. Chaque matin, ...

From IB student to Hip Hop Star

From IB student to Hip Hop Star

Fanni V., Junior Reporter

April 27, 2018

  Navid was born in Iran, but lives presently in Norway. Why did he move away from Iran? Well, most of us from SIS move because of the will to travel more, or because of our parents' jobs, but his father had a mission which was held in Malaysia. He met a lot of kids there, ...

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