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NHS welcomes its new teachers

Miss Carrelo

Hailey Almonte and Britney Amankwah

October 20, 2020

To start the 2020-2021 school year, Naugatuck High School has welcomed a few new teachers to the school community. These teachers teach a variety of subjects including English, social studies, and special education. We look forward to learning from them in the years to come.  Naugatuck High Schoo...

CIAC cancels high school football in Connecticut

CIAC cancels high school football in Connecticut

Aaron Smith, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2020

Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference released their decision in September to cancel high school contact football for the 2020-2021 school year. “This decision was made in alignment with the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s recommendation that football is a high risk sport an...

NHS welcomes AP Mrs. Johnna Hunt

NHS welcomes AP Mrs. Johnna Hunt

Lissette Agosto and Faith Arcuri

October 2, 2020

As we ring in the new school year, Naugatuck High School welcomes new Assistant Principal Johnna Hunt to our outstanding list of faculty members.  Mrs. Hunt is coming from an eleven-year position as principal at Hillside Intermediate School. She says that she has always looked forward to working with th...

NHS rolls out its DL plan

NHS rolls out its DL plan

Alivia Stonier, Senior Reporter

September 29, 2020

The Coronavirus is a pandemic that has taken the world by storm. Everyone had to go into lockdown for many months, and schools were closed in early March. Distance Learning began.  However, it has now been seven months and with that comes the reopening of the new school season. For Connecticut tha...

Sunset Farm promotes health and life

Sunset Farm promotes health and life

Jacob Thompson, Senior Editor

February 26, 2020

Ms. Kaitlyn Kimball, an English teacher at our school, owns a farm, Sunset Farm on Andrew Mountain Road.  She and her fiance purchased the property a few years ago. Ms. Kimball loves to be a helpful and healthy part of the Naugatuck community. She and her fiance grow all kinds of vegetables (except corn) an...

Gun control in America – when is enough enough?

Gun control in America - when is enough enough?

Ashley Antunes, Javonte Card, Ana Rezende, Jhoselyn Morocho, Alivia Stonier, Anthony Thiel, and Faith Decrescenzo

February 3, 2020

Gun control has grown to be a hotly debated issue in the past decades. However, deciding how to handle the issue has become urgent. Within 2019 alone there have been 41 mass tragedies creating controversy on the floors of the Capitol and among American citizens.  Staff along with students from varying grade...

Women and the draft – is it time?

Women and the draft - is it time?

Britney Amankwah, Shravani Daptardar, and Nailah Lewis

February 3, 2020

When considering the thought of women in the potential draft, there are many factors to consider. One being, traditionally, women were not included in the draft due to the fact that females were believed to be “inferior” to males mentally, physically, and emotionally.  In today’s society, however, time and time...

Children and cell phones – is it necessary?

Children and cell phones - is it necessary?

Ayanna Bencosme, Gina Conforti, Taina Lugo, and Lauren Rupsis

February 3, 2020

As technology continues to advance, so do our tendencies with how we use it. While our growing generations become increasingly reliant on smartphones and screens, it is necessary we ask: are these gadgets doing more harm than good?  Should young children in elementary school be allowed to have them?...

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...

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