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Achievements from the Chinese Language Department at IEGS!

By Suma Venkatagiri

The ‘Chinese Bridge’ Competition is a large-scale international contest sponsored by Hanban, and is well-known in the cultural and educational exchanges worldwide.

We are proud to announce that our student Jacob Tengström from EC2H represented IEGS at the competition on Sunday May 26, 2019 in Stockholm. He did very well and won the second prize in the individual presentation.

Jacob also participated in the cultural performance by writing an ancient style of Chinese Calligraphy,  ‘精卫填海,坚定不移’  (which means the deific bird Jingwei fills the sea, showing a firm and indomitable spirit)

Activities in the Mathematics Department at IEGS

By Suma Venkatagiri

This year about 15 students from IEGS participated in CEMC (Canadian Maths Challenge) which is an external worldwide competition organised by the University of Waterloo. This competition helps to inspire the next generation of students to develop an interest in, and love for, Mathematics and Computer Science and requires problem solving skills.

Our students also participated in Skolornas Matematiktävling which is an annual Mathematics competition for all gymnasium students in Sweden.

We also have our own internal competition: a Monthly Math Problem that students participate in, led

GYAR – Gymnasiearbetet at IEGS

By Suma Venkatagiri

Word cloud based on some of the words found in this years GYAR reports

Springtime has reached Stockholm and that means once again the third year students have succeeded in submitting their year long Gymnasiearbetet senior projects. GYAR projects come in many shapes and sizes at the school but they all share the common challenge to produce a final piece of work that uses all the tools and knowledge gained by the students during their three years of high school study in a specific program. Projects were carried out during 2018-2019 in the school, and a number of students were successful

World Book Day in the Library, 2019

By Suma Venkatagiri

World Book Day is a yearly event, celebrated on April 23rd, organized by UNESCO as a worldwide tribute to books and reading. According to UNESCO April 23rd is a symbolic day for literature, since on that date in 1616 both Shakespeare, Cervantes and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega died.

Click here for more information about World Book Day and UNESCO.

Since April 23rd is an inset day this year, we will celebrate with a World Book Week!

Starting on Wednesday 24th, the library will be filled with book-related activities, including Intercultural Poetry, Book Quiz, Found Poetry Workshop and

Third Year Production, 2019

By Suma Venkatagiri

20th of February 2019 the IEGS had their premiere of Cluedo, a play based on the board game with the same name. The show follows seven strangers; the feeble-minded Colonel Mustard, the tragic Mrs White, the religious Mrs and Mr Peacock, the nervous Mr Green, the womaniser Professor Plum and the intriguing Ms Scarlet. They are all invited to the same party where there are two sneaky butlers and a mysterious host. Suddenly there is a murder, and the guests have to figure out who did it, where and with what.

I remember in the first year watching the then third-year drama students do their

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