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NHS celebrates the Top 5% Ceremony

NHS celebrates the Top 5% Ceremony

Alivia Stonier, Senior Editor May 6, 2021

The Naugatuck High School 5 percent Jacket Ceremony took place April 21st in the auditorium and was available online for friends and family to view due to COVID restrictions. The event was an hour and...

Celebrating Women: Claudette Colvin, a teenager with immense courage

Celebrating Women: Claudette Colvin, a teenager with immense courage

Faith Arcuri, Managing Editor March 22, 2021

On March 2, 1955, 15-year-old Claudette Colvin refused to move to the back of the bus and give up her seat to a white person- nine months before Rosa Parks did the same thing.  According to her biographer...

Celebrating Women: Loujain al Hathloul, the woman who protested against a country

Celebrating Women: Loujain al Hathloul, the woman who protested against a country

Ahmed Aljamal, Senior Editor March 22, 2021

Loujain al Hathloul, a 31-year-old Saudi Arabia women’s rights activist, has now been released from prison after spending 1,000 days in custody for “promoting and advocating women’s rights.”  During...

Celebrating Women - Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court

Celebrating Women – Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court

Madison Pape, Staff Reporter March 19, 2021

Sandra Day O’Connor was the first woman to serve in the Supreme Court of the United States. She was nominated by former President Ronald Regan for this position in 1981. She served in the highest...

Celebrating Women - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the woman who surprised a nation

Celebrating Women – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the woman who surprised a nation

Jayda Costa, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

With Women’s History Month upon us, it is very important that we celebrate someone who has made it her job to fight for everyone in this country.  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, is the...

Malala Yousafzai with Shinzo Abe

Celebrating Women – the woman who fights for education for all

Matthew Davy, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

Just in time for Women’s History Month, Malala Yousafzai has achieved another major accolade, landing a multi-year programming deal with Apple TV. Malala has achieved and experienced substantially...

Celebrating Women - Jessica Chastain, a woman who speaks for all women

Celebrating Women – Jessica Chastain, a woman who speaks for all women

Hailey Almonte, Senior Editor March 16, 2021

It’s that time of year where we take a look at all the powerful women who have impacted our world. One woman who deserves to be celebrated this Women’s History Month is actress Jessica Chastain.  Jessica...

Alison Bechdel at the Boston Book Festival

Celebrating Women – Alison Bechdel, an American cartoonist and author

Logan James, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

During Women’s History Month, all women should be celebrated. However Alison Bechdel deserves special recognition because she is a talented cartoonist who advocates for the LGBTQ+ community. Not only...

Celebrating Women - Cori Bush, an activist goes to congress

Celebrating Women – Cori Bush, an activist goes to congress

Aby Fiddler, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

Cori Bush is the first Black woman to ever represent Missouri in Congress; she is also a pastor, nurse, and activist.  When Bush was scrolling through Facebook one day, she saw a boy’s body laying...

Celebrating Women - Mari Copeny, a champion for clean water

Celebrating Women – Mari Copeny, a champion for clean water

Emily Sturtevant, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

This Women’s History Month we are celebrating 13-year-old activist Amariyanna “Mari” Copeny, also known as Little Miss Flint. Amariyanna was born on July 6, 2007 to her parents in Flint, Michigan. At...

Celebrating Women - Martha

Celebrating Women – Martha “Pay It No Mind” Johnson, a warrior for transgender women

Jhoselyn Morocho, Senior Editors March 16, 2021

During Women’s History Month, we celebrate Marsha P. Johnson, an American gay rights activist and outspoken woman who fights for rights of the LGBTQ+ community.  Johnson was born on August 24, 1945...

NHS junior Jaida Tavares is first runner up for Poetry Out Loud statewide competition

Ashley Antunes, Senior Editor March 16, 2021

Update: The statewide competition was held Tuesday, March 9 where the Naugatuck High School junior placed first runner up!    Naugatuck High School’s Jaida Tavares won the school’s Poetry...

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