The Greyhound

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Back row: Walter Figueroa, Briana Rubas, Zahra Bayonne, Khaden Moore, Eustache Kankanya, Jalen Francis
Front row: Aston Barnes

The balancing act – sports and academics

Lauren Kropo, Staff Reporter May 20, 2024

Being a student-athlete means pursuing academics and athletics as a high school student. A great character can be built for the individual, by working hard in both the physical and educational areas, however,...

Mrs. Shea-Lyons won the Teacher Appreciation contest

NHS celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

Wendi Castaña, Staff Reporter May 20, 2024

On the week of May 6-May 10, Naugatuck High School celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week  to show appreciation to its teachers within the building. Principal John Harris planned various activities for...

Zack McCasland crowned 2023 Mr. Greyhound

Zack McCasland crowned 2023 Mr. Greyhound

Lily Dalton and Elizabeth Nixon February 28, 2024

The 2023 Mr. Greyhound winner is Naugy’s track star, Zack McCasland! He was crowned in the auditorium on December 19, 2023. With the help of NHS DECA club and senior hosts Amy Morrissey, Manase Mutshima,...

Our state begins Connecticut Automatic Admissions Program

Our state begins Connecticut Automatic Admissions Program

Jada Hernandez, Staff Reporter February 7, 2024

As the browning leaves fall and the crisp autumn air breezes in, high school scholars graduating in the top 30% of their class are now eligible for automatic acceptance into some Connecticut state schools...

Senior Spotlight: Zach McCasland

Senior Spotlight: Zach McCasland

Lauren Kropo, Staff Reporter November 29, 2023

Zack McCasland, a 17-year-old Naugatuck High School senior, is deserving of praise for his accomplishments and future goals.  There have been many Challenging moments in McCasland's career, as he always...

Senior Spotlight: Wilnye Joseph

Senior Spotlight: Wilnye Joseph

Jaedan Barnes, Staff Reporter November 29, 2023

This 23-24 school year is Wilnye Joseph’s senior year. As a motivated and concerned student, she takes her education very seriously. Wilnye is known as a pleasure to have in her classes, and many of...

NHS Cross Country hits the trail

NHS Cross Country hits the trail

Lily Dalton, Sports Editor November 9, 2023

On October 18th the Naugatuck Cross Country team set foot on the trail once again; this time for the Naugatuck Valley Cross Country Championships held at Veteran's Memorial Park in Watertown, CT.  The...

What NHS students were wearing

What NHS students were wearing

Laura DaSilva and Maria Julia Reis November 3, 2023

As the clock strikes midnight on October 1st, one question comes to mind: what costume should I wear this Halloween? 2023 has been a year with numerous iconic events, many of which could be turned into...

The Black Student Union begins to think about their upcoming plans

The Black Student Union begins to think about their upcoming plans

Jaedan Barnes, Staff Reporter October 27, 2023

   In the year 2022, an advisor and a group of students of color thought it would be beneficial to start a Black Student Union in Naugatuck High School due to all the disrespect and micro-aggression...

NHS Step Team goes varsity

NHS Step Team goes varsity

Brianna Andoh, Staff Reporter October 27, 2023

As of October 4, 2023, the NHS Step Team has officially been made a varsity team.  The NHS Step Team was considered the Step Team Club, but this year it has been announced that they are being named...

Back Row: Chloe Tome, Marie-Alyce Valverde-Bueno
Front Row: Briana Rubas, Lily Dalton, Wilnye Joseph, Jaedan Barnes Lauren Kropo, Zach McCasland

NHS Track and Field has big dreams this year

Marie-Alyce Valverde Bueno, Staff Reporter October 27, 2023

Naugatuck High School has won the indoor track and field season for the past two years in a row. For the previous few years, the boys have been on an NVL winning streak, and, as  for the girls, after...

Wendi Castana and Kaitlyn Swindon

Medical Careers Club enters its second year

Wendi Castaña and Emily Landry October 27, 2023

Americorp, a federal agency for volunteerism, sends a representative to Naugatuck High School’s Careers Center every Thursday, for the Medical Careers Club to connect students with different medical...

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