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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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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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How to Apply for a Job and Keep It

Jasmiley Schotborg, Contributor February 16, 2024

When it comes to getting a job in high school, it's a complicated process. It has many steps that you need to make sure you do right. With my experience and some help from other people, I believe we have...

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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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Club Showcase: Robotics Club

Jugeiry Perez, Contributor February 16, 2024

Welcome back to yet another of the Colonel Chronicle’s Club Feature! The club being showcased in this piece is none other than the Robotics Club! I spoke with Mr. Jones, the teacher who runs it, to learn...

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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...

Social Media Is Hurting How We See Ourselves

Social Media Is Hurting How We See Ourselves

Emma Houlihan, Contributor February 8, 2024

The role of social media in life continues to grow. It is very important to know how social media can positively influence people instead of encouraging them to present themselves in an idealized way....

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The Swim Season Was Contemplative and Fun

Anya Geist, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2024

The swim season is ending, and I am sad. This was my third year on the team and my second year as captain, and I will miss nearly everything about it: from practices slightly derailed by absurd conversations,...

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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...

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