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Summer Time 2019!

By Suma Venkatagiri

That summer time feeling is here! And with that, it means that another school year is drawing to an end. Reflecting over the year, I have a big Cheshire cat grin on my face. I am pleased and impressed with the successes accomplished by IEGS during the academic year of 2018/2019. There have been thousands of lessons, numerous events and activities both inter school and outer school that have taken place – too many to list here. The memories collected and shared from the year can only be contributed to our IEGS students and staff teams of teachers and administrators, as without you, the

Success of the IEGS Debate Society, 2019

By Suma Venkatagiri
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On June 2nd, the IEGS Debate Society’s year came to a close with the KG Cup. It has been a year filled with new experiences, challenges, and successes. From placing second nationwide at SSDC, to building our peer to peer coaching skills, to pulling off several impressive fundraisers, the team has been busy focusing on growth and progress forward as a society.

We have been pleased to see enthusiastic participation from the first year students who have embraced the unique experience that World Schools debating provides. With consistent and effective mentoring from our second and third year

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

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