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Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman our students admire and trust

Celebrating Women’s History Month – the woman our students admire and trust

Justes Cureton and Alejandro Rangel

March 14, 2019


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To find an empowered and inspirational woman at NHS is easy. The hallways and classroom abound with them. However, one of the strongest and most inspirational women is Mrs. Jennifer Teixeira. National Women’s History Month has started on March 1st and ended on March 31st every year since 1987. Na...

Senior Rakagme takes top spot in first chess tournament

Senior Rakagme takes top spot in first chess tournament

Elizabeth Kilmer, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019


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On Tuesday February 26, 2019, the final round of the first chess tournament in Naugatuck High School, that had been underway for months, took place in the media center and was hosted by Ms. Laura Firmani. Senior Yeshe Rakagme faced off against history teacher Mr. Fowler for the top spot in a gam...

NHS weighs a heavy issue

NHS weighs a heavy issue

Justes Cureton, Zehra Hidimoglu, Brianna Ludgis, and Jessica Maguire

January 18, 2019


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Should abortions be legal? Abortion has always been a highly debated topic. As female students we went out and interviewed students and faculty at Naugatuck High School to find out the opinion of our community. “A woman has sovereignty over her body and the government should not interfere with that decisi...

NHS has school spirit

NHS has school spirit

Cameron Diaz, Evelyn Diaz, Mark Nofri, and Zach Royka

January 18, 2019


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Naugatuck High School is the place to be during all school events. Students here take our sporting events, dances, and school functions seriously, and therefore, we have the loudest, biggest, and most supportive crowds. Tristan Crelan a senior at Naugy and the leader of the “Hound Pound” said ...

NHS on the cell phone ban

NHS on the cell phone ban

Kevin Day, Mohammad Khan, Mia Normand, and Jillian Potter

January 18, 2019


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Naugatuck High School is having its first school year with the new cell phone policy, and students who attend the school have mixed feelings about how this new policy will affect the way their school year will progress. The idea of banning cell phones, in the year of 2018-2019, was brought up to th...

NHS responds – how much homework is too much homework?

NHS responds – how much homework is too much homework?

Jasmine Braziel, Alexus Ferrari, Nicola Iannicelli, Alejandro Rangel, and Jazmin Sanchez

January 18, 2019


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How much homework is too much homework? According to the National PTA and the National Education Association the 10-minute rule is acceptable. What is the 10 minute rule you ask? The 10-minute rule is a rule that multiplies 10 to the grade level that a student is in. For example, a second grader ...

A safety quiz for NHS

A safety quiz for NHS

Faith Arcuri, Breanna Drapeau, Elizabeth Kilmer, Sydney Lauer, and Aubrey Lyons

January 18, 2019


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School safety has affected the school’s climate for many students at Naugatuck High School. This year we surveyed and interviewed students from all grades and asked them their opinions on security, bullying, intruders, and any force that impacts the safety level of students. After surveying nearly 70 s...

NHS agrees – what happened to Lauren McCluskey is wrong

NHS agrees – what happened to Lauren McCluskey is wrong

Aferdita Emini, Jazmin Francisquine, Madison Lindsay, Kaitlyn Roberts, and Melanney Viera

January 18, 2019


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As most of us get ready to leave high school and start our new lives in college we don't take into consideration what could happen to us. All that is in our minds is that we are finally adults, we begin to feel a sense of freedom and independence. To make sure this community understands the importance of the re...

One semester in – is block a bust or a success?

One semester in – is block a bust or a success?

Kevin DeSouza, Justin Dinis, Emily Dyer, and Carly Grohs

January 18, 2019


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It has been one whole semester since the school’s schedule changed, once again. While some students and faculty are adapting to the block scheduling, others are split on whether or not it is a bust or success. Some of our senior reporters at Naugatuck High School interviewed students and staff memb...

Two NHS students work on behalf of gay teens

Two NHS students work on behalf of gay teens

Kathrine Brown and Taylor Siefer

January 17, 2019


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Naugatuck High School seniors Taylor Siefer and Kathrine Brown have approached the Naugatuck community head-on with a heart-wrenching topic. Gay teens in U.S. schools are often subjected to such intense bullying, that they’re unable to receive an adequate education. LGBT youth identified bullyin...

Crossing the Line will take place November 2

Crossing the Line will take place November 2

Jessica Maguire, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018


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Naugatuck High School DECA will hold their annual Crossing the Line assembly for the sophomore class on November 2, 2018. The students who run the program strive to show sophomores the detrimental impact of bullying. To get the message across, there are videos, presentations, skits, student panels. ...

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