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The Quirky Quibbler

Bah Humbug!

Bah Humbug!

Gioia S., Reporter January 15, 2024

A tradition in the Victorian age in England, around Christmas time, was to tell ghost stories around the fireplace. This was probably due to the eeriness in the air due to the prolonged dark period of...

Illustration by Gaëlle B.

Unveiling the Nobel prize 2023

Gioia S., Reporter November 20, 2023

Every year since 1901, the prestigious Nobel Prize winners have been announced in October, to showcase their innovative and cutting-edge research. As Stockholm residents, we have the privilege of having...

Drottninggatan’s Upside Down Tree

Drottninggatan’s Upside Down Tree

Gioia S., Reporter October 25, 2023

The upside down tree is a pretty hard miss on your way to school in Drottninggatan, but did you know it is actually an artwork made by Charlotte Gyllenhammar? Charlotte Gyllenhammer made her debut in the...

Artists impression of Norra Latin Campus

Behind the Facade of Norra Latin

Selin T., Reporter October 11, 2023

General History Did you know that Norra Latin’s history stretches all the way back to the 19th century? That’s almost 200 years ago! So let’s delve into its history.  In 1880, it was founded...

Poster for Roots and Shoots

Clean up Sweden. This Weekend!

Emry P., Reporter September 14, 2023

On September 16 from 2:00 - 4:00 at Humlegården, Roots and Shoots is organising its annual International Clean-up. A wonderful opportunity to involve yourself in our school community and participate in...

From SIS graduate to University of Warwick. Shanmathis Journey and Tips for IB

From SIS graduate to University of Warwick. Shanmathi’s Journey and Tips for IB

Tess L. and Varun G. September 11, 2023

On Wednesday, economics students in grade 11 and 12 had the chance to gather and witness a presentation held by Shanmathi, an alumna of SIS who graduated last semester. Shanmathi was at the top of her...

Tannasg Pipe Band

Greenest Event of the Year

Leticia L., Editor March 29, 2023

Once a year The Swedish-Irish Society puts together a vibrant celebration of St Patrick's Day by hosting a parade. On the 18th of March, a day after the actual holiday, hundreds of people showed up...

The Garden - Six Centuries of Art and Nature

The Garden – Six Centuries of Art and Nature

Leticia L., Editor March 29, 2023

Up until January 7th, 2024, National Museum is showing The Garden exhibition. A collection of over 300 pieces displaying the various ways in which artists have portrayed gardens and nature in general,...

The Battle for a Resolution has Come to an End

The Battle for a Resolution has Come to an End

Leticia L. and Sheila K. February 4, 2023

After a lengthy and detailed debate on the final resolution, the delegates have come to an agreement, well sort of. Resolution 1: The delegates of Niger and the Philippines make an incredible argument...

Resolutions MUN sat 4th Feb 2023

Battle of the resolutions!

Leticia L., Editor February 4, 2023

Submitters: Egypt and Afghanistan Signatories: India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Iran The goal is to prevent western countries from pushing their agenda on other countries. They allow and encourage all...

Heated, Powerful, and Thrilling - MUN Head Chair

“Heated, Powerful, and Thrilling” – MUN Head Chair

Leticia L. and Sheila K. February 4, 2023

  Some students might not know that SIS MUN continues into the weekend with a formal conference being held for 8th-12th grade students on Saturday. Today's topic of discussion is Child Marriage. 1st...

Why Beginners for Snowboarding Have More Fun Than Beginners for Skiing

Why Beginners for Snowboarding Have More Fun Than Beginners for Skiing

Astor T., Guest QQ Reporter January 23, 2023

I have skied since I was probably four years old. I remember that when I was around that age, my family would drive up to Sälen, a skiing resort in northern Sweden. Unfortunately, I don't remember too...

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