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Greyhounds off to best start since 2011

Greyhounds off to best start since 2011

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017


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The Naugatuck Greyhounds are off to their best start since 2011. First year coach Dave Sollazzo has led the Hounds to a strong start through the first four games of the season, outscoring opponents 131-64. The team got off to a good start with a 35-20 victory on the road over Derby. Zack Koslosk...

The Hound Pound is back and barking

The Hound Pound is back and barking

Justes Cureton, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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In early September the Principal-Student Advisory Council, a group that consists of class officers from the graduating class of 2018,2019, and 2020 decided to revive Hound Pound. This was made during the second advisory. The Hound Pound is a twitter handle that keeps NHS students updated on activitie...

NHS Student Council plans Homecoming

NHS Student Council plans Homecoming

Jordan Anderson, Nicholas Boudreau, Justes Cureton, and Emily Dinis

September 20, 2017


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On Thursday, September 13, the Student Council held its second meeting of the new school year in Mr. Tenney’s classroom . The meeting focused on the many decisions surrounding the week of  Homecoming. “I think homecoming is a nice, traditional thing that brings the high school together. It’s...

NHS Volleyball takes Woodland

NHS Volleyball takes Woodland

Mya Gladding and Alejandro Rangel

September 20, 2017


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On Tuesday September 12, the Naugatuck High School Volleyball team’s passion showed in their victory during their third game of the season against Woodland High School. At the blow of the whistle Naugy began the game with a point against Woodland, due to a badly coordinated bump outside of bounds. W...

The NHS Culinary Program thrives after more than forty years

The NHS Culinary Program thrives after more than forty years

Devin Rager and Jacob Thompson

September 20, 2017


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The Naugatuck High School Culinary Program, headed by Mrs. Diane Doherty, offers a vast variety of cooking experiences to students, who are interested in possibly pursuing a cooking career. Students enrolled in Culinary 1 start off by hitting the books. They learn basic terms, kitchen and food saf...

NHS offers a new AP class in the social studies department

NHS offers a new AP class in the social studies department

Brenna Yeager, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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In years past, Naugatuck High School has offered an abundance of AP Classes such as: Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Literature, and Composition. As of this year, AP Government, instructed by Mr. Nicholas Varanelli, a 5th year history teacher, has been added to that list.   According to the AP Gover...

Mr. Harris joins the NHS team

Mr. Harris joins the NHS team

Hailey Carroll and Aryana Powell, Staff Writers

September 19, 2017


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Naugatuck High School's new associate principal, John Harris, joined the team on July 1st, 2017. He enters the school with many plans, a lot of experience and a leadership style unique to him. Previously a Social Studies District Coordinator in Madison, he plans to use his experience to make Naugy Hi...

Team Walsh pedaling Closer to Free: recovery turns into inspirational ride

Team Walsh pedaling Closer to Free: recovery turns into inspirational ride

Nadage Beausejour, Jayden Palermo, Timothy Paul and Marina Sounanthanam, Staff Writers

September 19, 2017


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On Saturday, September 9th, Team Walsh participated in the Closer to Free Ride in New Haven to fundraise for patient care and advanced research at the Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center. This year, Team Walsh rode in support for Naugatuck High School Social Studies teacher Timothy Walsh...

An open campus is a possibility

An open campus is a possibility

Matthew Polek, Editor

September 15, 2017


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For the 2017-2018 school year, Naugatuck High School has switched to a new schedule, which includes one superblock per day. This schedule shortens the day from eight periods to seven, and each day one period is seventy-five minutes, while the others are forty-three minutes long. It’s a seven day rotati...

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...

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