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NHS holds their annual pep rally

NHS holds their annual pep rally

Hailey Carroll, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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On Wednesday, November 21st, Naugatuck High School hosted a pep rally for this year’s 2017 Thanksgiving football game against long-term rival, Ansonia. When Naugatuck and Ansonia met on Thanksgiving Thursday, it was their 118th time facing off, making it the third longest rivalry in the state. ...

NHS Sculpture students display their unique trees

NHS Sculpture students display their unique trees

Noah Lydon, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


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Last week  Ms. Hamandrawatee Pertab, art teacher at Naugatuck High School and her students in 1st period Sculpture class created tree stumps. The project was titled Wish Trees and Ms.Pertab’s intentionwas for the students to pick an issue important to them and express them through the trees where ot...

Eight students are inducted into Quill and Scroll

Eight students are inducted into Quill and Scroll

Elliott Dupont, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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In a beautiful ceremony on Friday, November 10, 2017, eight students were inducted into the Naugatuck chapter of the Quill and Scroll Honorary Society for High School Journalists, for their accomplishments in the field of journalism. Established in 1926, the Quill and Scroll Society was created by...

EXCEL Club initiates its 2017 new members

EXCEL Club initiates its 2017 new members

Justes Cureton, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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On October 24th Naugatuck High School hosted the EXCEL Induction Ceremony. The club is advised by Mrs.Guglielmo, chemistry teacher in the high school. According to its mission statement “The Excel Club is a group of high school students who are dedicated to improve their school, community and coun...

Naugy boys complete 5peat

Naugy boys complete 5peat

Matthew Polek, Sports Editor

November 3, 2017


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Man oh man, what a night for the Naugatuck boys soccer team. They knocked off Watertown in OT for 5th straight NVL championship, the first time a 5peat has ever been done in NVL history. After a scoreless first half, Watertown struck first in the 69th minute to take a 1-0 lead. With not much time...

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...

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