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NHS welcomes Mrs. Russell as a new dean

NHS welcomes Mrs. Russell as a new dean

Elizabeth Kilmer, Senior Editor

January 15, 2020

After 36 years of teaching at Naugatuck High School, math department head Mrs. Michelle Russell is taking on a new position -  interim dean. Right after Veteran’s Day she was approached by the administration staff and offered the position.  It was decided that based on her experience and the respect the ...

NHS says good bye to Ms. Wallace

NHS says good bye to Ms. Wallace

Elizabeth Kilmer, Senior Editor

November 19, 2019

Naugatuck High School is wishing Ms. Wallace good luck as she continues on her journey. She will be continuing her duties as assistant principal at Avon Middle School beginning this month.  When interviewed by The Greyhound News Ms. Wallace got choked up talking about the students she’s built a relationship with...

Naugy volleyball wins NVLs

Naugy volleyball wins NVLs

Joel Alexander, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

The Naugatuck Greyhounds volleyball team enter the NVL championship at 19-3. In the Naugatuck Valley League, the Greyhounds stand at 17-2, the two losses coming from St. Paul Catholic and Seymour. The two out of league games for the Greyhounds resulted in  a win beating Pomperaug and losing to East Ha...

Mrs. Campbell comes out of retirement – for a little while

Mrs. Campbell comes out of retirement – for a  little while

Taina Lugo, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

Former English teacher, Mrs. Cheryl Campbell, has recently come out of retirement to help take over for Mrs. Norcross, the AP Literature and English 3 teacher who is out for a short time. According to Campbell, Norcross reached out via phone call and asked if she was willing to sub for couple of w...

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...

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