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IES Lund winners in Spanish!

IlCompetition is a language and culture contest which aims to enhance students' knowledge of modern foriegn languages. Around 27,000 students throughout Sweden entered the competition.

In order to reach the final, each team needed first to qualify, and then win one of the seven regional finals held around Sweden.

The winning team in Spanish was comprised of Sofia Gulchak and Paula Westling from IES Lund. The Spanish team from Lund also won following the drama of a tie-breaker, consigning IES Liljeholmen to an honourable second-place finish. This is the second time in three years that IES Lund have won the Spanish contest, and prizes including a trip to Spain. Paula said: “We were pleasantly surprised and extremely happy when we won. Since Spanish is a language that is widely spoken around the world we believe that the knowledge we gained during the competition will be useful in the future, for traveling or working abroad for example"

We proudly congratulate our students!

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På första våningen har vi lobbyn, rektorns kontor samt skolsköterskornas- och kuratorernas kontor. Dessutom finns även bild- och träslöjdsalarna här. Om man går rakt fram kommer man in i vår matsal för mellanstadieelverna.

På andra våningen finns alla hemklassrummen för årskurs 4 och här har alla elever i åk 4 sina skåp. Här finns även vårt skolbibliotek, vår musiksal och klassrummet för hemkunskap. 

På tredje våningen finns hemklassrummen för årskurs 5 och deras skåp, och här finns även klassrummen där vi har textilslöjd och en labb sal som används av eleverna på högstadiet när det har labb i något NO-ämne. Här på tredje våningen har även Junior Club sina lokaler där de håller till på eftermiddagarna.

På fjärde våningen finns hemklassrummen och alla elevskåp för årskurs 6.

På femte och sjätte våningen har högstadiet sina ämnesklassrum och sina skåp, och på våning 5 finns även en mindre matsal för eleverna på högstadiet.

Lite snett bakom huvudbyggnaden, ute på skolgården, finns vår gymnastiksal, som används av eleverna på mellanstadiet.

 

Gröna skolgårdsprojekt 2021

Gröna skolgårdsprojekt 2021

Vi har nöjet att meddela att Dr Wolf och Ms Olsson beviljats pengar från Naturskolan i Lund för att bygga en skolträdgård på skolan.

Projektet kommer att involvera elever, personal och föräldrar och startar till hösten.

Tillsammans främjar vi hållbar utveckling! 

Crazy Hair Day winners

Crazy Hair Day winners

Friday March 19th it was time for one of our popular events. This time the theme was "Crazy Hair". We asked the students to come up with a fun and creative hairstyle and rock it at school this day. It was a voluntary event and an extraordinary majority of our students participated.

The three winners of the "craziest hairstyles" were Ester Eliasson, Mathilda Erlandsson and Freja Cederlund.

Video: 13 IES Schools Competed In Eurovision Inspired Contest

Video: 13 IES Schools Competed In Eurovision Inspired Contest

Singing in Spanish helped Emilia Söderlund (above, centre, with her teacher Mr Vary and her mother) from Internationella Engelska Skolan Johanneberg to win a language and music competition for IES schools.

Each year schools compete in a Eurovision-inspired contest, which sees students sing in languages other than English or Swedish.

This year 13 schools took part in the competition at IES Sundsvall – who hosted because they won the competition last year, in true Eurovision style.

Those competing sang in French, German and Spanish, in front of hundreds of students, and a jury made up of language and music teachers, at Tonhallen in Sundsvall.

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Video of the winner's reprise: Emilia Söderlund from IES Johanneberg

After a tense judging process considered the linguistic and musical talents of the very strong entries this year, Mr Brisson, principal of IES Sundsvall, announced the results.

While Emilia took first prize, a team from IES Eskilstuna (left), made up of Tamara Abood, Farah Mouhi, Eira Ankarfjärd and Darian Mather came second, while Cecilia Nilsson from IES Lund (below, right) came third.

Other schools who made the journey to Sundsvall to take part in this year’s contest included IES Bromma, Huddinge, Kista, Landskrona, Liljeholmen, Tyresö, Täby, Västerås and Årsta.

After performing David DeMaría song Cada Vez Que Estoy Sin Ti and receiving her trophy Emilia told the audience: "Thank you so much, I did not think I was going to win since there are so many talented people here and they were really great. Give them applause, please.”

 

After she left the stage she added: “I am grateful that I had this chance today, and I want to thank everyone, but especially my Spanish teacher Señor Rios, my music teacher Mr Duckworth, Mr Vary for coming with me, and my parents for being there with me and supporting me.

"This was my first time taking part in Eurovision, it was exciting but then I heard the other schools singing and they were so good, so I got nervous, but it was exciting.

"When I heard the winner announced, I said ‘well, that’s me’. I thought that Sundsvall would win again because I think she was really good and deserved to win.

"I have been studying Spanish for three years. I would not have believed three years ago that I could win today, but my music teacher told me that I should be here and he helped me, and here I am.”

Emilia’s victory means that next year the contest will be hosted by IES Johanneberg. She gave advice for all students thinking of taking part: “Believe in yourself, do what you like to do, and do not worry about what others think."

Winning turn: Emilia performing in front of judges

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