ISS High School Students Sweep Young Norwegian Researchers Competition
Six ISS high school students received top honors at the Norwegian National Unge Foreskere/Young Researchers Competition in Oslo. For the second year in a row, ISS had more students than any school in Norway chosen to present their original research at the national competition. The finalists, competing in the "science and technology" category, won prizes and trips to attend science seminars and competitions in Los Angeles, Stockholm, Prague, Switzerland and China. The Proscientia project details their research and awards.
Barnehage Survey Shows ISS Ranked #1 Pre-School in Stavanger Kommune
In a recent Stavanger Kommune survey of all pre-schools taken by the parents of the community, ISS' pre-school/barnehage received the top scores in the category of the "physical milieu" and was listed in the top ten in the total ranking of all aspects of the pre-school.
ISS Recognized as School Leader in Norway for Technology Use
The Stavanger Aftenblad reports on ISS' extensive 1:1 iPad program and technology use in the classroom. Read article (April 2013).
ISS Students Featured on British TV
Lights, camera, action! In February 2013, ISS students were filmed and interviewed by the British network, ITV, for a current affairs show. The story covered the importance of life-saving, first-aid training and used Norway's approach of in-school training as a positive example. ISS has a long history of first-aid training with students and staff, including CPR, AED and general first-aid.