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Crossing the Line will take place November 2

Crossing the Line will take place November 2

Jessica Maguire, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018


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Naugatuck High School DECA will hold their annual Crossing the Line assembly for the sophomore class on November 2, 2018. The students who run the program strive to show sophomores the detrimental impact of bullying. To get the message across, there are videos, presentations, skits, student panels. ...

Maddie, the therapy dog, visits NHS

Maddie, the therapy dog, visits NHS

Evelyn Diaz, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018


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There's a dog in the school! Over the past few weeks you may have seen a white poodle around the school. That's Maddie, a certified therapy dog that Naugatuck High School has brought in to interact with students of all grades. Maddie, a  nine year old standard poodle, has been working as a therapy dog f...

A Greyhound shows his integrity

A Greyhound shows his integrity

LeeAna Cruz, Carly Grohs, and Melanney Viera

October 19, 2018


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One day after school in late September, senior Dale Wakeley made his way to Mrs. Fitzgerald’s classroom because he had found a class ring from 1972 in a field near his house. Wakeley made a choice to find the owner of the ring by researching old yearbooks in the school library; he matched the ini...

Genesis Academy welcomes Mr. Vazquez

Genesis Academy welcomes Mr. Vazquez

Elizabeth Kilmer, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


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Genesis Academy is an alternative education program that helps struggling students by providing a smaller and more focused environment in which to learn. This year Naugatuck welcomed Mr. Julio Vazquez to run the the Genesis Academy program where he has been working for over three weeks now. Vazqu...

Homecoming’s on December 7th!

Homecoming’s on December 7th!

Jasmine Braziel, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


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Naugatuck High School will hold its annual Homecoming dance on December 7. Homecoming has been a tradition for schools all around the country since the early 19th century. Homecoming is said to have started at the University of Missouri for alumni to come “back home” to watch the football game...

The Greyhounds defeat the Indians

The Greyhounds defeat the Indians

Tyrell Allen, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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The Naugatuck Greyhounds took on the Watertown Indians last Friday in Watertown. The Greyhounds came into the game with a lot of momentum after 3 consecutive blowout victories and a 53-12 win over the St. Paul Falcons the previous week. The Indians were still looking for their first win, coming i...

Thunder in the Valley has another successful year

Thunder in the Valley has another successful year

Brianna Ludgis, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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This past Saturday, September 22nd, 2018,  Naugatuck High School held their annual Marching Band competition, Thunder in the Valley, on the football field.  Thunder in the Valley has been going on for about 20 years now. Thunder in the Valley is an annual marching band competition hosted by Naugatu...

JROTC cadets experience basic training

JROTC cadets experience basic training

Kaitlyn Roberts, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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Naugatuck and Torrington High Schools’ JROTC programs left Wednesday morning, September 19th for a three day overnight participation in physical training at Camp Niantic National Guard Base in Niantic, Connecticut. This trip introduced them to the experience of truly being in basic training. Camp Niant...

The Dream Team begins its new year

The Dream Team begins its new year

Aferdita Emini, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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Everyone loves Mr. Zeigler! Justin Ziegler is the Dream Director at Naugatuck High School. This is his second year at Naugy and everyone loves the positivity he conveys. He helps students have an open mind and to be prepared for situations. The Future Project is all about positivity and being motivated t...

Naugy will premiere a newscast

Naugy will premiere a newscast

Mohammad Khan, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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One of Mrs. McInvale’s, head of the Naugatuck High School video department, biggest goals is to start a newscast showcasing NHS and all the events happening by the end of September to the beginning of October. This has been one of Mrs. McInvale’s biggest projects for many years now, but with...

Mr. Troy returns to Naugy

Mr. Troy returns to Naugy

Aubrey Lyons, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


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Mr. Richard Troy is returning to Naugatuck High School after a year long recuperation from an injury suffered in Uruguay. Mr. Richard Troy is a popular Spanish teacher at Naugatuck High School. He teaches Spanish two and three -  five honor classes and two academic. Mr. Troy incurred his injury during his mili...

Naugy football team is 3-0

Naugy football team is 3-0

Mark Nofri, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


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The Naugatuck Greyhounds played Saint Paul this past Friday September, 21 at Veterans Field. They rolled over their rivals with a final score of 53-12 moving to a record of 3-0, previously taking down Wolcott 14-0 and Crosby 54-0. This past Friday night the Naugatuck football team continued to fire on all...

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