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NHS celebrates National Coming Out Day

NHS celebrates National Coming Out Day

Alivia Stonier, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

Friday October 11th marks National Coming Out Day, a time when any members of the LGBTQIA+ community can come out or feel free to celebrate who they are and embrace their sexuality. Last Friday Naugatuck High School’s Gay Straight Alliance took part by throwing a pride celebration for all students an...

NHS celebrates Pinkapalooza

NHS celebrates Pinkapalooza

Lissette Agosto, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

OCTOBER IS HEREEEE -  you know what means its Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This day is all about educating students and adults on breast cancer and supporting people that have it or have survived it.  Every year Naugatuck High School supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month by celebrating a special day ca...

A letter to overwhelmed seniors

A letter to overwhelmed seniors

Lauren Rupsis, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year is in full swing and seniors have to handle applying to college while still maintaining grades, sports, clubs, and social life. The task can be overwhelming and requires careful time management. There are many strategies students can use to help combat the stress of this proce...

The Greyhounds are having an explosive season

The Greyhounds are having an explosive season

Joel Alexander, Ryan Maguire, and Josh Trabka

November 1, 2019

The Naugatuck Greyhound varsity football team, headed by coach Dave Sollazzo, are off to a great start to the 2019 season as they sit atop a 5-0 record heading into this Friday night’s game against Torrington High School.  Led by senior quarterback Jay Mezzo, the offense has looked explosive whil...

Naugatuck rallies around local man stricken with cancer

Naugatuck rallies around local man stricken with cancer

Nailah Lewis, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

Over the summer, local Naugatuck District employee, Mike Yablonski, 56, was diagnosed with Lyme disease and prescribed the common antibiotics. Told that he would soon be fine, Yablonski went off on a family vacation with his wife and two kids.  Gradually, his health began to take a turn for the worse. He was...

Connecticut responds to EEE

Connecticut responds to EEE

Ryan Maguire, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Over the past few months, the rather elusive mosquito-borne disease, Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), has killed three residents and has been found in over 23 towns and cities in the state of Connecticut.  The three victims were bitten in East Haddam, Old Lyme, and East Lyme respectively. All ...

Mr. Mariano named new dean

Mr. Mariano named new dean

Elizabeth Kilmer, School News Editor

October 3, 2019

The 2020 school year is bringing many new changes to Naugatuck High School, one of the biggest being our dean, Mr. Pompeii, becoming principal at Holy Cross. While students were saddened by the news, everyone welcomed Mr. Mariano as dean with open arms.  Mr. Mariano who has been at NHS for five yea...

Naugy Girls Tennis undefeated

Naugy Girls Tennis undefeated

Mia Normand, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2019

The Naugatuck Girls Tennis Team had another phenomenal, undefeated season this year. Their record is 17-0, ranking first in the league. The team is second in division M, only because the girls lost to Pomperaug, 1-6. The loss does not count towards their ranking in the league because Pomperaug is not...

The state needs to provide more

The state needs to provide more

Spencer Curtis, Staff Contributor

May 20, 2019

In many public schools, such as Naugatuck High School, there is a consistent need to participate in fundraisers in order to meet the status quo for the year’s budget. This need hits both the school overall and its various after school groups alike. According to the Naugatuck Public Schools’ reported budget on ...

Two Greyhounds advance to the finals in Fresh Voices Poetry Competition

Two Greyhounds advance to the finals in Fresh Voices Poetry Competition

Kevin Day, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

These two Naugatuck High School students are about to be judged with there work by John L. Stanizzi, a judge for the competition.   We have interviewed one of the Naugatuck partisan pents, Riley Arellano a senior at Naugy. We asked her some questions about what her feelings are about her and the...

Naugy holds annual Post-secondary Fair

Naugy holds annual Post-secondary Fair

Jasmine Braziel and Elizabeth Kilmer

May 1, 2019

The Post-secondary Fair is an annual occurrence at Naugatuck High School as well as many other schools in America. The fair is a place where students who want to go to college can look into possible schools they may want to be a part of in the future. Many schools that attend the fair include Pa...

JROTC holds annual military ball

JROTC holds annual military ball

Kaitlyn Roberts, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

The end of the school year is full of proms and dances, just magical nights where everyone feels they belong. Nobody would expect for one of the most magical nights to be run by Naugatuck High School’s Air Force JROTC at the third annual JROTC Military Ball. On Friday, April 5, cadets of Naugatuck High...

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