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BoE appoints new member

BoE appoints new member

Jaylen Kinnie-Bethea, School News Editor November 29, 2022

Last Thursday Naugatuck's Board of Education held its meeting for the month of October. At the beginning of the meeting Board members voted to appoint Kimberly Gallo to their vacant position and she...

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Join NHS freshmen tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays in S191

Eliviah Schroeder, Staff Reporter November 18, 2022

NHS is seeing an uptick in participation in its free tutoring service for freshmen on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 pm in geophysical science teacher Mr.Jones’ room, S191. No sign-ups are...

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The challenging of books is increasing

Matthew Davy, Managing Editor November 18, 2022

As of 2022, the number of books being challenged in schools is at an all-time high across the United States and is still increasing, causing outrage among students and teachers nationwide. Books have...

Naugatuck E-Sports striving to become a varsity team

Naugatuck E-Sports striving to become a varsity team

Daeden Beck, News Editor October 31, 2022

The Naugatuck High School Esports team is one of the newest teams at the high school.  Formed in 2021, the team is fighting to make a grandstanding as a varsity team. Often advertised as a club, the...

Kanye West creates new controversy with his white lives matter shirts

Kanye West creates new controversy with his “white lives matter” shirts

Jenna Ashe and Danielle Oliveira October 25, 2022

Kanye West, the 45-year-old iconic rapper, defended his controversial merch inscribed with the phrase,  “White Lives Matter.” that he wore in Paris Fashion Week after he got backlash from the public...

Netflix faces backlash after the release of new Dahmer show

Netflix faces backlash after the release of new Dahmer show

Abygail Fiddler and Paige O'Connor October 25, 2022

The release of the new, most-watched show on Netflix since ‘Stranger Things 4’; ‘Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,’ has resurfaced trauma as well as stigmatization of the victim’s families.  Netflix...

NHS girls sports are in need of recruitment

NHS girls’ sports are in need of recruitment

Jayda Costa, Sports Editor October 4, 2022

As the new school year begins, so does the fall season for Naugatuck High School sports. While the boys are preparing to dominate on the field and trail, the girls are struggling to find athletes to participate.  Since...

Back row: Matthew Davy, Paige OConnor, Aby Fiddler, Javonte Card, Daeden Beck
Front row: Lauryn Ramalho, Jayda Costa, Reanne James, Leah Kulmann, Jaylen Kinnie-Bethea, Thomas Barry

Is it just the lighting?

Kyla Nixon, Senior Reporter September 28, 2022

Walking in from the hallway into Mrs. Dymond’s room, the lights go from really bright to dim. The vibe instantly changes. Why is that important?  “I don't know if it has to do with the lighting...

Senior Jaida Tavares wins POL

Senior Jaida Taveras 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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