Category Archives: alumni

How our Business Studies program is going from good to great

How can we make a good Business Studies Program great?   This was the question we asked ourselves two years ago.  Teachers and students and partners in our community were asked this question.  Answers were debated in different forums.  We … Continue reading

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Comparing theory to real (working) life … mentor companies make it possible

  On Thursday, September 22, VRG welcomed 15 new mentor companies to school to meet their year 2 Economy students.  As defined in our vision for the Economy program, we want our students to have authentic and relevant learning experiences. … Continue reading

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Year 2 students building the skills needed to “Seize the Day”

During our start of school two-day project, Seize the Day/Fånga Livet, students in year 2 listened and learned about skills needed to find “balance.”  To be able to Seize the Day, characteristics like grit, courage, curiosity, openness, diversity, honesty, leadership … Continue reading

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Former VRG student builds program to recognize great teachers

Beata Kull (VRGD alum 2014) decided to do something that recognized the great work of teachers.  She created Kunskapens väg and #Lärargalan. Lärargalan is a program that allows students to nominate their most inspiring teachers for recognition for their hard … Continue reading

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Graduates left words of advice for incoming year 1 students …

Last year’s graduates left encouraging words of advice and tips about what they should think about to be able to learn as much as possible in Swedish class during high school. We talk a lot about #vrgspirit at our school. … Continue reading

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Focus on learning rather than grades …

  ” … focus on learning rather than grades, to take advantage of all the help VRG can give you and not be frightened of being yourself and pursuing your true interests.” Dear students, I wanted to follow up with … Continue reading

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VR turns 20!

During weeks 39 and 40, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Viktor Rydberg School Foundation. On Sunday, September 28, we were treated to a gala performance with current students, alumni, and staff at Cirkus in Stockholm. On Monday, September 29, all … Continue reading

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VRG alum returns to share experiences and her passion – “Safe Children”/Trygga Barnen

VRG alum (2006), Olivia Trygg, returned to VRG on Thursday to share her experience, knowledge, and passion with students. Olivia spoke about Trygga Barnen, a non-profit organization that works to help children, teenagers, parents, and other family members who have loved … Continue reading

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We_Change . . .

On Monday, VRG students attended – We Change – at Globala Gymnasiet. Eleverna bjöds på en mycket inspirerande föreläsning med Milad Mohammadi  som bland annat talade om kraften i förändring, förebilder och att utmana sig själv. Eleverna fick därefter chansen att pitcha … Continue reading

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Former VRG student shares big ideas about life and living . . .

Former VRG student, Daniel Leksell (2008), visited his old school on Tuesday, November 11 to speak to English 7 students. He brought poetry that has inspired him, spoke about what really motivates a person, and the difference between living and being … Continue reading

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