House finds new home at Southbridge Middle School

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Secondary school administration will largely remain in place 📸 Courtesy photo SOUTHBRIDGE — While most administrative positions at the middle and high schools will remain unchanged, there will be a new principal leading grades 6-8. Southbridge Public Schools announced this week that the leadership team of Southbridge Middle High School […]

Protesting students lay out alternative to graduation plans

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Southbridge seniors have protested at school, town hall 📸 “Home of the Southbridge Pioneers” photo of June 2 student protest at Southbridge Town Hall. SOUTHBRIDGE — Six days and two protests after graduation plans have been announced, one local student has penned a proposal for school district officials. On Wednesday […]

Southbridge Schools start meals program during closure

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Student medicines to be retrieved no later than Thursday 📸 The Citizen Chronicle file photo SOUTHBRIDGE — With more than 68 percent of its students classified as economically disadvantaged, providing for the needs of the student body has been an important challenge for local school officials during the COVID-19 closure. […]

Southbridge schools latest to announce closure

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District will be closed for two weeks 📷 The Citizen Chronicle file photo SOUTHBRIDGE — The wave of school closures has extended to this town as districts throughout the region, state and country take unprecedented steps to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. In an announcement made at 1 p.m., district officials […]

Southbridge Academy to expand for spring semester

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Middle school students to be eligible for alternative placement SOUTHBRIDGE — Southbridge Public Schools Receiver/Superintendent Jeffrey A. Villar will be moving his offices to Southbridge Middle High School as part of a plan to expand alternative placement opportunities for middle school students. In a press release issued on Friday afternoon, […]