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Winter Fun!

Winter Fun!

We have had a busy month at IESÖ with year 9 visits to the Riksdag in Stockholm and Örebro Länsteater, students visiting from Spain, Winter Sports Day, and Valentine’s Day. 

The Sports Break got off to a great start for 113 IESÖ students with awesome weather and skiing in Romme! This is the fifth year we have offered the trip, and it's more popular than ever! We'd like to give a huge thanks to Mr. Åkerstedt and Mr. Suastegui for organising it and to staff members, parents and colleagues at IES Falun who helped make the ski trip possible!

From the Principal

Great start to the spring term!

Thank you to everyone that attended our parent’s meeting on Wednesday! We appreciate that so many of our families were able to be here, and it is a great opportunity for us to discuss important issues. We have had a great start after the break, and both students and staff are looking forward to another successful term at IESÖ.

Here are some important dates to remember this spring:

  • February 7: PTA meeting
  • February 15: Winter Sports Day
  • February 16: Kindness and Valentine's Day celebration
  • Week 8: Sportlov
  • March 14: Study Day
  • Week 12: Easter Break
  • April 18: PTA meeting
  • April 20: Induction / Entry day workshop for new students
  • April 30 - May 1: Public holiday - no school
  • May 10-11: Public holiday - no school
  • June 6: Public holiday - no school
  • June 15th: Graduation
From the Principal

November update

Hello IESÖ families!

As we continue into the autumn term and have many activities and events occurring at school, I would like to give you an update of what’s going at IESÖ.

This week it was really nice to meet with the IESÖ PTA to discuss their plans for the future and the special topics they would like to discuss in the meetings later this year. The next meeting will take place on February 7th, and parents have asked that we invite a representative from the construction project in Österport to give information and explain how it might affect the school. I hope that you can join us then!

Last week we had oral national tests in years 6 and 9. I have heard from the teachers that they were very pleased with how the students performed! Students in years 4 and 5 attended the skolbio at Roxy and had Student Choice activities, while the students in years 7 and 8 raised money for Barnkliniken in Örebro. It was great to see students working together for such an important cause.

We are looking forward to the next month with many activities and special days leading up to the end of term. Please remember to check the school’s Facebook page to see photos and news of what’s happening at school.

Thank you for reading and have a nice weekend!

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Science Fair 2017-18

Science Fair 2017-18

A big congratulations to our finalists and to our science department for a superb 15th Science Fair!  The students' time and effort paid off with many amazing ideas and projects. This is one of the IES events that former students always remember when they leave us. It really captures the imaginations of students past and present.