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Mr. Truls Katzler appointed Principal

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Truls Katzler has been appointed Principal of Internationella Engelska Skolan Hässleholm, effective 1 August 2018. 

Mr. Katzler is an educator with an impressive track record. He believes in providing order, discipline, and a safe, calm environment. He has proven the benefits of these vital preconditions for learning during his career. Since February 2014 he has been Principal of both Ölyckeskolan (F-9) and Harlösa Skola (F-6), which educate 566 students between them. During this time, he has overseen a dramatic improvement in the schools, both in terms of creating a calm environment and student achievement. He has worked in school management for the past 15 years, as an Assistant Principal and Principal. He completed his Principals’ Education at Malmö Högskola more than ten years ago and is also a qualified after-school teacher (Fritidspegagog), with almost a decade of experience in this role. 

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Spring Fling 2018!

Spring Fling 2018

Sitting on the train on my way home from this year's Spring Fling—our yearly music and dance show. A fantastic show where many students—and some teachers—performed for an audience of parents, teachers and other students. It was indeed great to hear and see that many acts in different genres, showing our students not only have academic skills and talents, but artistic ditto as well!  

Dates for the Academic Year 2018–2019

Here are the main dates for the next academic year:

Autumn Term 2018

21st of August: First day at school
29th of October – 2nd of November: Autumn Break
21st of December: Last day of term

Spring Term 2019

9th of January: School starts
18th – 22nd of February: Sports Break
15th – 22nd of April: Easter Break
1st of May: Red-letter day
30th – 31st of May: Red-letter day + Break
6th – 7th of June: Red-letter day + Break
14th of June: Last day of term

First day of school - Tuesday 21st of August 2018

First day of school - Tuesday August 21 2018

08:30   Year 4 and new students meet in the PE hall (Darehallen - Löjtnant Grönlunds väg 4) for roll call and a quick introduction by the        Principal. The students then follow their Mentors back to the school buildings.

09:00   All students year 4-9 Line up - Welcome to the new School Year - Mr Katzler, Principal

             Where? In the yard between the school buildings.  

09:15   Year 4 - 9 go with their Mentors to their Home Rooms.

09:20 - 10:20   Mentor time: schedule, material, code of conduct, lockers etc

From 10:30   Lessons according to the schedule (year 4 have other activities). Lunch will be served according to the schedule.

14:00   End of day for all students  (Junior club takes the students that have signed up for that, open until 17:00)

Första skoldagen - tisdag 21 augusti 2018

08:30   År 4 och nya elever går till idrottshallen (Darehallen - Löjtnant Grönlunds väg 4) för upprop och en kort introduktion av rektor.    Eleverna går sedan med sina mentorer till Main School Building.                          

09:00   År 4-9 Line up - Välkommen till ett nytt läsår - Mr Katzler, Rektor

             Var? På gården mellan skolbyggnaderna.  

09:15   År 4 - 9 går med sina mentorer till Home Rooms.

09:20 - 10:20   Mentorstid: schema, skolmaterial, skolregler, skåp, etc

Från 10:30   Läsning enligt schema (år 4 har andra aktiviteter med mentorerna). Lunch serveras enligt schema.     

14:00   Skoldagen slut för alla elever  (Elever som är inskrivna i Junior club går till den, öppet till kl 17:00)




PTA Meeting / Föräldramöte

Welcome to a PTA Meeting on Thursday, the 15th of March, at 17.30

The meeting will take place in our Main Building's Lunch Hall, and there are two main parts on the agenda:

1. General information/update regarding the school, and plans for the next academic year.
2. Discussion and decision regarding the organisation and work of the PTA.

The School's Assistant Principal Mr Price and the Principal Mr Gossell will participate.

(Estimated meeting time: 1 hour)


Välkommen till föräldramöte, torsdagen den 15 mars, kl 17.30

Mötet kommer att hållas i matsalen i vår huvudbyggnad, och det finns två huvudpunkter på agendan:

1. En allmän inormation/uppdatering om skolan samt lite om planerna inför nästa läsår.
2. Diskussion och beslut om hur föräldraföreningen ska organiseras och drivas.

Från skolans håll kommer biträdande rektor Mr Price samt rektor Mr Gossell att medverka.

(Beräknad mötestid: 1 timme)