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A legend retires

Allison Tortorici, Staff Contributor
June 6, 2017
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Roberta Buckmiller has worked at Naugatuck High School for 36 years and after this year, her time here will come to an end. After all those years, she has decided to retire and go on to pursue her excellence in other capacities. During her time at NHS she taught physical education, health, and 17 years ag...

It’s a different sport than hockey and baseball

It’s a different sport than hockey and baseball

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017
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The Greyhounds are in the middle of a rebuilding season after losing a few key players and gaining key players this year. This Greyhounds are (1-10) this season and are led by new head coach Richard Troy, a Spanish teacher and Student Council advisor at Naugatuck High School. Naugatuck top golfe...

Naugatuck High School walks out

Naugatuck High School walks out

Isabella Sciarappa and Stephen Torres
May 25, 2017
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On May 11th at Naugatuck High School, students from all four grades organized a walkout - a protest in hopes to have their voices heard about the hiring of a new Associate Principal. They also vocalized their strong opinions about the current leadership under Mr. Thomas Pompei, Interim Associate Princ...

The Class of 2018 celebrates their junior prom at Aria

The Class of 2018 celebrates their junior prom at Aria

Carol Ann Gladstone, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
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On May 12th 2017 the Naugatuck High School Junior Prom “Night in The Lights” was a success at the Aria in Prospect. Juniors and their dates filled the already beautifully decorated venue with sparkling and tasteful dresses and smiles on the dance floor. A DJ supplied a mixture of music for them ...

A student informs his classmates about community service opportunities

A student informs his classmates about community service opportunities

Stephen Torres, Editor
May 23, 2017
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Last year Naugatuck Board of Education made it official that a new graduation requirement would be required of all students by the time they are seniors. This requirement tasked students with completing at least twenty-five hours of community service and additional extra credit would be given to stu...

A teacher discusses her AHA moments

A teacher discusses her AHA moments

Carol Ann Gladstone, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under School News, Uncategorized

The students at Naugatuck High School know they’re in good hands when English teacher, Mrs. Dymond, is on their schedule for English or Journalism. She has a good work ethic, great personality, and always shows that she cares for her students. Dymond has been teaching at Naugatuck High School for 17 years; ...

Code Black drill can be used as a learning experience

Code Black drill can be used as a learning experience

Jillian Ginty and Stephen Torres
May 15, 2017
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April 26th, 2017, Naugatuck High School had planned to have their annual Code Black lockdown drill-- until what was meant to be a drill turned into reality. The drill was scheduled to happen at 10:40 AM; however, the indicator to signal the drill was whistled more than half an hour early at 10:05...

NHS celebrates National Decision Day

NHS celebrates National Decision Day

Samantha Sbat, Editor
May 15, 2017
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Last Thursday, May 4, 2017, Naugatuck High School celebrated National Decision Day. The class of 2017 were encouraged to wear the college/university they will be attending this coming fall. Seniors were also encouraged to represent any other plans, such as joining the workforce or the military. Seni...

The Naugy girls have a strong team

The Naugy girls have a strong team

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017
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The Naugy girls are off to a slow start this season. Wolcott took a 9-6 victory Monday night at Veterans Field in Naugatuck, moving the Greyhounds to a (6-9) record for the 2017 season. Nicole Antonwicz pitched Wolcott to the victory with 9K’s, and only allowed the Greyhounds 8 hits. Alex...

Rip the Runaway is a success once again

Rip the Runaway is a success once again

Matt Polek, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017
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On Thursday May 4th Naugatuck High School DECA hosted its 9th annual Rip The Runway show. This year's show was directed by DECA President Kyla Magalhaes, and the 2017 show “This is What You Came For” will be the last one for Mr. Reilly, marketing teacher and DECA adviser, because he is retiring after th...

Students bid farewell to Ms. Dianne Vagnini

Students bid farewell to Ms. Dianne Vagnini

Isabella Sciarappa, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
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Naugatuck High School is a safe place where there are countless people that are more than willing to help those in need. Many people have actually even developed their lives and teaching careers in order to benefit the ones who many need the extra assistance. One such leader is Ms. Dianne Vagnini. ...

Naugy baseball having a better season

Naugy baseball having a better season

Matt Polek, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
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After a 17-6 record in 2014 and a trip to the state quarter finals, the Naugatuck Greyhounds haven’t been able to replicate that success on the diamond ever since. In 2015 they finished 12-11 and were eliminated in the first round of both the NVL and state tournament. In 2016, they finished under .5...

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