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Senior Jaida Tavares wins POL

Senior Jaida Tavares is named CT’s first Youth Poet Laureate

Hailey Almonte, News Editor May 23, 2022

After hard work and dedication, Jaida Taveras of Naugatuck High School has been chosen to be the first Youth Poet Laureate for Connecticut. Youth Poet Laureate is a title held in the United States by...

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NHS celebrates its top 5%

Britney Amankwah, Managing Editor May 23, 2022

On April 20, 2022,  Naugatuck High School hosted its annual Jacket Ceremony, honoring students who earned an academic average placing them in the top 5% of their class.  Unlike the last few years...

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Triathlete Sika Henry inspires the Naugatuck Triathlon Team

Jayda Costa, Senior Reporter May 19, 2022

Since the 1970’s, triathlons have been a vigorous sport that most shy away from. Due to the diligent training and the incredible skill it requires, many have turned triathlons into a bucket list item....

AP testing means stress for many

AP testing means stress for many

Shravani Daptardar, Sports Editor May 11, 2022

May is here which means AP exams are too. Students are getting excited for the end of the school year but have to push through when it comes to these exams. Unfortunately, with these exams, stress tags...

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Senior Editor Cameron Jacobs stresses the plight of fleeing refugees

Cameron Jacobs, News Editor May 11, 2022

On February 24th, 2022, Vladimir Putin confirmed what the world had been fearing for months and launched his invasion of Ukraine. Over the course of the first week, Russian forces began their assault...

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Senior reporter Matt Kilmer discusses war and novels

Matt Kilmer, Senior Reporter April 29, 2022

It is safe to say that people have been ignoring the wars being waged in the Middle East over the past two decades, even though countless civilian lives and homes are being destroyed each day.  In some...

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Representative Jahana Hayes speak to NHS students

Reanne James, Senior Reporter April 27, 2022

On Monday, April 18th, Connecticut Congresswoman Jahana Hayes visited Naugatuck High School, and it was such a liberating and insightful experience, especially as a Black teenage girl. During her speech,...

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NHS Student Council holds first Leprechaun-A-Thon

Britney Amankwah and Shravani Daptardar April 1, 2022

The Naugatuck High School Student Council introduced a new event,  Leprechaun-A-Thon. The goal was to sell 50 shirts with the profits going to a scholarship and a bench in honor of Mr. Walsh. However,...

Governor Lamont visits NHS

Governor Lamont visits NHS

Cameron Jacobs, School News Editor March 29, 2022

On March 7th, Governor Ned Lamont surprised the NHS community with an impromptu visit to the high school. Lamont, who is up for reelection this November, decided to stop by on a whim while he was in...

With the Spring Season around the corner, Covid remains a concern

With the Spring Season around the corner, Covid remains a concern

Shravani Daptardar, Sports Editor February 16, 2022

As the winter sports season comes to an end, students have been preparing for the spring season. However, Covid continues to have a substantial impact on student athletes nationwide.  In 2020 there...

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Naugatuck High School introduces a new College and Career Readiness (CCR) course

Britney Amankwah, Managing Editor February 16, 2022

Naugatuck High School introduces a new College and Career Readiness (CCR) course. The course is taken for two semesters during junior and senior year. The course was designed to equip students with the...

Whats your resolution?

What’s your resolution?

Hailey Almonte, News Editor February 7, 2022

2022 has finally arrived, and with the new year, comes new resolutions. Millions of people make goals to enter the new year in a positive light and to make positive change, and many people tend to have...

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