Middle school principal “stepping down”

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Sweetman departs, leadership model to change By Citizen Chronicle Writers editor@TheCitizenChronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — As the school year rapidly draws to a close, so too is Rebecca Sweetman’s time at the helm of the middle school. Jeffrey A. Villar, the state-appointed receiver and superintendent for the Southbridge Public Schools notified Southbridge […]

SHS Drama Club Students Reach for More than “Fame”

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By Audrey Clark Citizen Chronicle Writer SOUTHBRIDGE – “Bring on tomorrow!” the cast sings as they rehearse their final number for the upcoming production of “Fame: The Musical.” Slated to open later this month, it’s crunch time for the cast. We had a chance to talk to drama program director […]

Student walkouts honor 17 lives in Parkland, Fla.

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Kindness, safety, respect are part of message in day’s events in region Citizen Chronicle Writers editor@TheCitizenChronicle.com One month to the day after 17 lives were lost in a tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., students across the region took part in the National School Walkout […]

Danby named interim principal at Southbridge High School

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Assistant principal to take over for time being By Shaun Moriarty Citizen Chronicle Writer shaun@thecitizenchronicle.com SOUTHBRIDGE — While the search continues for a permanent hire, Patrick Danby has accepted the role of interim high school principal. In a letter to families today, Southbridge Public Schools Receiver/Superintendent Jeffrey A. Villar announced […]

High school jazz band performs at Southbridge library

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Band director stresses ‘high quality music’ By Audrey Clark Citizen Chronicle Writer SOUTHBRIDGE — Toes were tapping and heads were nodding along as local library patrons enjoyed a free concert put on by high school musicians on Thursday night. The Southbridge High School Jazz Band treated patrons at the Jacob […]