The Quirky Quibbler

Trump was Triumphant

Sophie B. and Hallie M.

December 12, 2016


Filed under Featured Articles, School, Stockholm

It’s fair to say that the United States 2016 Presidential election was by far the most shocking election in history. As the results were announced, tears of joy and grief were shed nation-and-worldwide. Trump was triumphant. We saw the results unfold on election day and turned to the SIS student b...

Turkey, lots of turkey!

Turkey, lots of turkey!

Sofia N.

December 2, 2016


Filed under Featured Articles, Stockholm

Thanksgiving is a national holiday celebrated in Canada and the United States during the autumn season, to give thanks for the harvest and for the year. One of the most important elements of this tradition is the turkey; there is always lots and lots of turkey. But stepping away from the food, Thanksgivin...

Snow Day for Stockholm!

Snow Day for Stockholm!

Elena D., Reporter/Editor

November 25, 2016


Filed under Featured Articles, Stockholm

Although the snow has melted now, that wasn't the case the other week. On a Wednesday, Stockholm woke up to its snowiest November day in 111 years. This resulted in many complications, from taking students hours to get to school to the senior soccer teams nearly missing their flight to Switzerland. Thursday...

Save the Rhinos!

Save the Rhinos!

Angela W., Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under Featured Articles, School, Stockholm

Why did students from SIS join the Global March for Elephants & Rhinos?  Students marched, along with people from a Stockholm group,  Protect the Elephants (Försvarar Elefanterna), from the Thai Embassy to the Chinese Embassy.  They carried placards and handed out leaflets in order to infor...

Hope For A Brighter Future

Hope For A Brighter Future

Sofia W., Reporter

November 20, 2015


Filed under Featured Articles, Stockholm

An immense number of people have in 2015 fled over the Mediterranean to search refuge in Europe. Hundreds of them are now waiting around in Stockholm, but not all will get help. We can do so much to help, even if it’s just by the click of a button on our phones, or the giving away of things we do ...

Second to last but never last

Second to last but never last

Aaron C., Reporter

November 18, 2015


Filed under Featured Articles, School, Stockholm

Day 1: SIS were up against ISSR in the first game of the tournament. Fortunately, SIS clutched the final goal, scored by Donald S., to tie up the game. With a beautiful bicycle kick the SIS team were able to improve their morale. Drawing nil all  with the Geneva team, they then had a rough game o...

Global March for Elephants and Rhinos in Stockholm

Global March for Elephants and Rhinos in Stockholm

Deepti S., Reporter

October 16, 2015


Filed under Featured Articles, Stockholm

On the 4th of October, the Rhino Club took part in the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos in Stockholm. It was a worldwide march initiated to spread awareness about the poaching and killing of Rhinos and Elephants. Statistically each year about 35,000+ elephants and more than 1,000 rhinos are kil...

The Color Run Night, “The Happiest 5k on the planet”

Isabella Ö. and Sofia W.

October 5, 2015


Filed under Featured Articles, Stockholm

Last year in spring when the warmth had once again returned and the earth was starting to come back to life after a winter, the Color Run was held in Stockholm. The Color Run is a global event that is 5km in total. Every 1km you run you are met by cheers and a new color to add to your clothes-turned-artwork....

Seasonal Affective Disorder: What to Know

Seasonal Affective Disorder: What to Know

Ayleen C., Reporter

October 2, 2015


Filed under Featured Articles, Stockholm

A chill seems to linger in the air these days, paired with gradually lengthening nights. Winter is coming, and with it, biting cold and seemingly never-ending darkness. These depressive wintertime conditions may induce a state called seasonal affective disorder, or S.A.D. Some at SIS may not exper...

The Roaming Roma

The Roaming Roma

Daniel N., Reporter

May 18, 2015


Filed under Featured Articles, Stockholm

Stockholm's Forum of Living History has been hosting, since August, 2014, an exhibition about the Roma people, which will last until December, 2015. Throughout a chronologically organized series of panels, the museum presents to the visitors the untold story behind this ethnic group. With photographs and pe...

Valborg

Valborg

Linnéa B., Editor and co-founder

May 4, 2015


Filed under Featured Articles, Stockholm

Valborgsmässoafton, or Walpurgis night, is celebrated on the last day of April, or the first of May in Sweden, Finland, Germany, Slovenia, Latvia, the Czech Republic and Estonia.   In Sweden, the fire that is lit on that night symbolises the beginning of spring. “Majbrasor” or May bonfires, are lit all around the country, a choir sings, ...

Kungsträdgården’s Trees Finally Blossom

Kungsträdgården’s Trees Finally Blossom

Deepti S. and Erica M.

April 27, 2015


Filed under Featured Articles, Stockholm

Since spring has finally arrived in Stockholm, it is time to go and view the beautiful flowers in Kungsträdgården. At this time of year, when it is bright and the weather is just right, everyone wants to go outside and enjoy the sun. If you want to enjoy spring, a place you cannot miss is Ku...

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