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NHS bids goodbye to a legend and an amazing leader

NHS bids goodbye to a legend and an amazing leader

Justes Cureton, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018


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Mrs. Janice Saam has been principal at Naugatuck High School since the 2011- 2012 school year and the 2017-18 will be her last and final year as principal. She retires in July after a 38 year career with the district. Saam was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, but, after marrying her husband, she m...

Our lifers should be honored with a new Lobby of Legends

Our lifers should be honored with a new Lobby of Legends

Sydney Lauer, Staff Contributor

June 13, 2018


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Naugatuck Public Schools have had many influential teachers grace their schools over the last thirty to forty years. These teachers have proven to be hard working and dedicated to leaving a lasting impact on their schools for decades. Lifers are teachers who have been teaching at their school for o...

Read The Greyhound News!

Read The Greyhound News!

Justes Cureton, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


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Naugatuck High School has had a journalism program for over two decades that has been run by three different English teachers: Mr. Edward DeCosta, Mrs. Caroline Messenger, and, most recently, Mrs. Carolyne Dymond. For the last decade the journalism program has published a news site called The Gre...

Special ceremony brings awareness of child abuse and domestic violence

Special ceremony brings awareness of child abuse and domestic violence

Victor Cardoso and Matthew Polek, Editors

May 3, 2018


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On Friday April 27th the Naugatuck High School Excel Club held their 3rd annual Pinwheel Ceremony. The ceremony was held in the morning after homeroom at 7:45 a.m. The purpose of the ceremony was to bring awareness and prevention of child abuse and to honor the victims of school violence. The ce...

NHS hosts annual College Fair

NHS hosts annual College Fair

Christian Nanadoum, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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Naugatuck High School hosted its annual college fair for sophomores and juniors in the cafeteria on the morning of Tuesday, March 27 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Sophomores and juniors were dismissed from class to attend the fair in alphabetical order over the course of the morning.   Planning f...

NHS holds its first spring pep rally

NHS holds its first spring pep rally

Nadage Beausejour and Marina Sounanthanam

April 25, 2018


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On Friday, April 13, Naugatuck High School held its second pep rally of the year to honor all the spring and winter sports athletes and club members. The first pep rally was held in the first half of the year for the Thanksgiving football game but only recognized fall sports. This one had a new twis...

NHS Theater brings “The Dragon” to life

NHS Theater brings “The Dragon” to life

Justes Cureton, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under School News, Uncategorized

Naugatuck High School Theater showcased the play “The Dragon,” by Lady Gregory over the weekend of April 6-8 in Davis Auditorium. The comic success highlighted the talented students involved. The play was first performed in 1919 and published in 1923 by Lady Gregory, an Irish dramatist. “...

DECA takes States

DECA takes States

Andrew Gentile, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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The NHS DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) club had a very successful March as 24 members competed in the state competition. In DECA young men and women learn valuable skills of the business and marketing world. Recently on March 6th Naugatuck High School’s DECA team, under the new guidan...

International Day celebrates diversity

International Day celebrates diversity

Marina Sounanthanam, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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On Friday, March 16th, Naugatuck High School celebrated diversity through International Day. International Day is an event started by the National Honor Society in collaboration with the World Language Club and Dream Team, which is run by Mr. Zeigler. International Day consisted of a showcase of...

NHS students take action

NHS students take action

Jacob Thompson, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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After a wave of gun violence in American schools this year, a group of concerned students convened with Mr. Ziegler, NHS’s Dream Director, last month to discuss a variety of issues related to gun violence and school safety at NPS. The group chose to act after February 14 when in the town of Par...

The Chamber Singers perform in New Orleans

The Chamber Singers perform in New Orleans

Justes Cureton, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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Naugatuck High School Chamber Singers went on a trip to New Orleans during February break to showcase the brilliant and outstanding talent these students exhibit as well as to learn the history of New Orleans. Mrs. Jennifer Fatone has now been the Chamber Singers advisor for two years. Before the pos...

Students and teachers speak about the new schedule

Students and teachers speak about the new schedule

Carlos Gonzaga and Alejandro Rangel

March 12, 2018


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The time schedule change for the upcoming 2018-19 school year has caused an uproar of many emotions. Some students and faculty members look forward to the change and see it to be a needed change that will help improve students performance in the classroom. While others believe it to be a too large of...

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