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A Full School

By Lydia Barsawme
fyra elever som sitter i hallen på internationella engelska gymnasiet i Stockholm

 

The hustle and bustle of the first couple weeks has settled and our induction days past us. We are now officially deep into lessons, students have gotten to know their schedules and found their way around. It really is great to see so many faces walking the halls, they are excited and happy too finally be in school learning again.

Even more exciting is our Cross Country IHC happening next week, we like to start the year off with a bang. Giving students an event to get to know each other better, bond and even get in some good exercise! There's nothing better than spending a day outdoors

Welcome First Years

By Lydia Barsawme

What a few days we've had, the school is finally filled with smiling students and the IEGS school year is not off to a start! Students started the day on Monday with a staggered schedule, so not too overwhelming with everyone in all at once. Students met their classmates and worked on team building activities. Starting in a new school and moving over from year 9 to gymnasium is a big step and we want to make sure that our students feel at ease with the process. It's important to have the opportunity to get to know the environment and fellow classmates before jumping into lessons, especially

A New School Year

By Lydia Barsawme

 

It's been a busy two weeks here at Internationella Engelska Gymnasiet, Södermalm. We've been working hard to get the school ready for our students and are very excited to be able to have them back in full time. Teachers and other staff members have been working, collaborating, planning and planning some more. It's also been a bit quiet over the past weeks in the building, but we know come Monday it will be full of life and energy.

We hope you are ready for another year and excited to start a new adventure! Here are some words on wisdom as you start your journey of new school year.. don

Happy Holidays from our Principal

By Lydia Barsawme
happy holiday 2020

Happy Holidays!

The holiday season and the end of term is here. I would like to wish each and every one of you a warm and wonderful festive season with your families and loved ones. I also want to take the opportunity to thank each and every one of you for your contributions this term. As always at IEGS, it has been a very busy term with a whole range of events and activities taking place or being planned for then modified, postponed, and perhaps even cancelled. We have found ourselves adapting to new ways of working in school this term. Assemblies, student council, our IHC events like

From the Library Blog - The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020

By Linda Kruusmägi
Louise Glück

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2020 is awarded to an American poet, Louise Glück.

The motivation from the Swedish Academy reads:  “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”. 

Books with poems by Louise Glück are on the way to the library and hopefully available for borrowing before autumn break.

More information about Louise Glück:

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/louise-gluck

 

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