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Upcoming “Princess Boutique” Will Provide Seniors With Prom Dresses

Levi Kasten, Editor March 1, 2024

Ms. Mahoney is organizing the 2024 Princess Boutique. On March 16, Seniors in search of a free prom dress will be able to take a bus to Marlborough to look for prom dresses and gowns, shoes, accessories,...

South Teachers Offer Inspiration, Advice

South Teachers Offer Inspiration, Advice

The Chronicle Staff March 1, 2024

It is coming up on the time of year when many seniors will be hearing from colleges or employers on the next steps after high school. It can be stressful to start thinking about future career decisions...

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“Miss! Can You Read My Article?” Students at South Drop Teacher’s Last Names

Anya Geist, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2024

“Miss, I need help!”  “Have a good day, Mister!” “Miss, can I go to the bathroom?” Many students at South refer to their teachers without their last names, solely as “Miss” or...

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South Prepares Students for Next Year with the Course Fair

Levi Kasten, Editor February 16, 2024

The Course Fair this morning was packed as South students explored many options for new classes they can take next year, including AP courses and electives. Students volunteered to work at the Course...

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Students Benefit From After-School Program

Anya Geist, Editor-In-Chief February 16, 2024

Around 3:50 pm, Nashi Vargas, Ana Planchez Hibbert, and ELL teacher Ms. Zglobicki run through the halls of South, laughing. They rush from Ms. Zglobicki’s first floor classroom to the lobby—the late...

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Introducing the “Letter to the Editor” Column

Levi Kasten, Editor February 16, 2024

As you may have seen in the Colonel Weekly, we are excited to start the new Letter to the Editor Column! If you are interesting in submitting a Letter to the Editor, here are some tips to get you started: ...

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Meet South’s Newest Colonel – Honey the Assistance Dog!

Sarah Jeffers and Lila Tallagnon February 9, 2024

If you hadn’t noticed, the whole school has been buzzing with excitement due to the arrival of the newest Colonel, Honey! Honey is a three- year-old yellow labrador retriever, who works as an assistance...

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The “Thrive Act” Could Change What MCAS Means for Students

Bryanna Carrasquillo, Contributor February 8, 2024

Every student in Massachusetts is stressed and tired of graduation requirements. The majority of students are increasingly nervous about passing the MCAS, knowing it's a graduation requirement. But, they...

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South High Talent Show Coming Up!

Levi Kasten, Editor February 2, 2024

Did you know South High's talent show is coming up soon? The talent show will be on Thursday, February 15, at 5:00 PM, with rehearsals on Thursday, February 8th and Tuesday, February 13th. If you're...

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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...

Recent School Network Issues Create Frustration

Recent School Network Issues Create Frustration

Lila Tallagnon, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 26, 2024

When I returned to South High after winter break, I was facing WiFi problems I hadn’t seen before. I was aware that the district WiFi blocks certain apps and websites like Instagram and TikTok, but suddenly...

Students in the cafeteria during fourth lunch

Students Struggle to Find Space in Crowded Cafeteria

Sarah Jeffers, Social Media Manager January 18, 2024

If you have ever been in the South High cafeteria, you know how fast seats fill up and how hard it can be to get a seat. So many kids are standing by the walls, there is a line of at least 10 people for...

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