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Club Showcase: The Chess Club

Club Showcase: The Chess Club

Jason Murillo, Editor-In-Chief April 1, 2024

Every Wednesday after school and Thursday for advisory, eager South High students and faculty head to A170 to play an ancient game that tests who has the better mental skills and strategy: chess.  The...

Voting was Anticlimactic

Voting was Anticlimactic

Jason Murillo, Editor-In-Chief March 17, 2024

With an early birthday in January, I turned 18 just in time for Super Tuesday. Though the primaries are looked down upon compared to the general election, they are important in deciding who gets to proceed...

Having Trouble With Work-Life Balance? Read Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Having Trouble With Work-Life Balance? Read Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Jason Murillo, Editor-In-Chief March 15, 2024

Are you putting in more hours than what your contract obligates you to? Are you losing sleep because of homework assignments or lesson planning? Are you not enjoying life as a teenager because of school? You...

Arts Education in Worcester Needs Extra Funding

Arts Education in Worcester Needs Extra Funding

Jason Murillo, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2024

Growing up, I noticed that few people looked like me on the TV screen or in theaters. In the action movies I enjoyed, something was missing. It takes a lot of talent and creativity to be in the performing...

Courtesy of The Apricot Journal.

The Apricot Journal is Nationally Recognized

Jason Murillo, Editor-In-Chief February 2, 2024

In 2020, the Worcester Public Schools were shut down due to Covid. However, that did not stop Anya Geist ‘24, and Emma Robeau ‘23, from going forward with an idea to collect and publish creative writing...

Artificial Intelligence is a Con Artist

Artificial Intelligence is a Con Artist

Hilary Tran, Contributor January 26, 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been on the rise in recent years. There are new AI technologies and websites have been introduced, but it has brought up many controversies behind the use of AI. Will AI...

Teachers Manage Overcrowded Classes As Population Grows

Teachers Manage Overcrowded Classes As Population Grows

Jason Murillo, Editor-In-Chief January 11, 2024

This year, the student population of South High rose in number to more than 1700 students, more than the maximum capacity of the school. Hallways are harder to traverse, and students cram in the cafeteria...

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Schedule for the South High Boys’ Basketball Season

D. Lam, Contributor December 21, 2023

Here is the schedule for the South High Boys Basketball Team where Freshmen, JV, and Varsity boys will play games going against other high school teams in Massachusetts and their past game results.

How to Make the Best of Your Classes

How to Make the Best of Your Classes

Jade Rose, Contributor November 30, 2023

Do you have a class you don’t like? A class where the subject isn’t too bad, but the teacher is just not what you're looking for? A teacher who talks too much or too little, a teacher who has the lights...

School Commitee Is Shaken Up by Election

School Commitee Is Shaken Up by Election

Jason Murillo, Editor-In-Chief November 9, 2023

In this year’s Worcester municipal elections, there was a major shake-up in the school committee. The changes come after a lawsuit accused the city’s election process of violating the Voting Rights...

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Worcester Public Schools Updates COVID-19 Policy

Jason Murillo, Editor-In-Chief October 26, 2023

With the end of the pandemic, there has been a major change in the policies to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 disease. As of the 2023-24 school year, the Worcester Public School district has  implemented...

COVID-19 Pandemic Declared Over

COVID-19 Pandemic Declared Over

Jason Murillo, Editor-In-Chief June 14, 2023

Although you may have forgotten it even existed, officially, COVID-19 lost its status as a global health emergency on May 5th, 2023. Six days later, President Biden declared the emergency over on the national...

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