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Welcome back!

By Linda Kruusmägi
Ms Sang

A warm welcome to Internationella Engelska Gymnasiet (IEGS) for the 2020/2021 school year, to both our new and returning students. I hope that you have found your summer vacation to be both enjoyable and restful.  

Education around the world has changed during these past months. Some of our students have been home from school for a longer period of time, studying from a distance. Some of our students were able to maintain a regular school routine in school, and some of our students for whatever reasons, were unable to attend school or maintain their studies. Our goal for the new year ahead

Guide: How to not mess up an Interview with a Nobel laureate (or other important situations)!

By Linda Kruusmägi
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When Ms. Raja first asked me to write this blog post about my experience interviewing Nobel laureate Didier Queloz, I instinctively worried about one question: how can I make this interesting for others to read while still keeping it somewhat informational? Hence, like the title suggests, I decided that I will try my best to give you some practical tips on how to effectively handle a nerve-wracking, unfamiliar situation, such as interviewing a very important figure, while still sharing my personal take on the whole experience!

Let me start off by shortly introducing myself. My name is

IEGS basketball Team

By Lydia Barsawme

The IEGS basketball team played their first match of the 2021-2022 season against Stockholm International School known as SIS. The match was conducted on the 25th of November on Thursday around 16.00 pm. Since IEGS did not have a referee, SIS brought their own referee which allowed this game to be more controlled. The game consisted of 4 quarters of 10 minutes. IEGS had a team that consisted of 14 players while SIS had a team of 15 players. IEGS controlled the game at the start but SIS never stopped their fight to get the win. Through the first three quarters, IEGS was leading the game by an

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2021

By Linda Kruusmägi
Abdulrazak Gurnah

Ill. Niklas Elmehed © Nobel Prize Outreach

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2021 was awarded to Abdulrazak Gurnah.

The motivation from the Swedish Academy reads:  "for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents."

The library has ordered books by Gurnah, both in Swedish and English. If you want to reserve a book, just let the librarian know.

Happy Mösspåtagning

By Lydia Barsawme

Today marks Sweden’s 2021 Mösspåtagning celebration, and at IEGS, we’re excited to be together with some adaptations to our normal routine. We’ll wrap up GYAR projects, discuss logistics for graduation day, do a lottery to determine order for the utspring, and practice a bit of distanced singing outside in the sunshine. We’ve made some adjustments, but the spirit of the day remains the same: we’re here to try on our hats, but also to try on the feeling of leaving.

For our third year students, that feeling runs the gamut. Some are ready for their next step. Some would really rather stay in

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