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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


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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...

The Death Penalty – Opinions from Naugatuck High School

The Death Penalty – Opinions from Naugatuck High School

Victor Cardoso, Matthew Polek, and Brenna Yeager

March 9, 2018


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On Thursday, February 01, 2018, a Dallas man by the name of John Battaglia was put to death after a 2002 case where Battaglia fatally shot his two daughters, six and nine years of age. During the case, when he was issued the death penalty, his lawyers claimed that he was mentally ill, sparking the cont...

Students highly anticipate the return of Vine

Students highly anticipate the return of Vine

Jillian Ginty, Carol Ann Gladstone, and Jade Langlois

March 2, 2018


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In light of the upcoming arrival of Vine 2, three Naugatuck High School students and self proclaimed Vine connoisseurs took to the streets to revive historic vines among the student body, and get their take on what’s to come in the future in regards to the memorable app. Vine was an app that w...

Homophobia is in the hallways

Homophobia is in the hallways

Hypatia Day, Noah Lydon, and Faith Williams

February 23, 2018


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Despite many successes in the fight for rights in the gay community, the battle rages on. In fact, students see rampant homophobia right here in this school. Homophobia is the discrimination against those in the LGBTQ+ community and many at NHS see it rearing its ugly head. Within the first two w...

Should the drinking age be lowered?

Should the drinking age be lowered?

John Braziel, Zachary Crosswait, Justes Cureton, and Emily Dinis

February 23, 2018


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Should 18 year old American citizens who are required to sign up for the draft be allowed to have a beer? This is the question we asked everyday students and staff at Naugatuck High School in February.   ¨I think at the age of 18 to 21 that you grow so much more than the years before it. I think ...

The students and staff of NHS respond

The students and staff of NHS respond

Loretta Sbat and Victoria Tran

February 23, 2018


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Sexual harassment is a very well known issue amongst teenagers, and is a widely controversial in society as a whole, more specially in American schools. We went around our school and asked various students and teachers, of both genders, their views regarding the issue, and about their familiarity wit...

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