The Greyhound

NHS community honors Avery Moore

NHS community honors Avery Moore

Tyler Redding, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under School News

Naugatuck High School DECA will be hosting an all night Walk-a-Thon for student Avery Moore starting Saturday, September 29 at 7 pm and ending Sunday morning at 7 am at Naugatuck High School. Back on August 1, Avery, whose father is a Naugatuck firefighter and whose mother is a teacher at NPS, was i...

Mr. Fowler joins the NHS faculty

Mr. Fowler joins the NHS faculty

Mia Normand, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under School News

Mr. Keith Fowler has joined Naugatuck High School for the 2018-2019 school year as a new history and Contemporary Issues teacher. Before coming to America, Mr. Fowler attended St. Catherine’s College, which is a part of Oxford University in England. Mr. Fowler worked in a public high school in...

Naugy Volleyball off to a hot start

Naugy Volleyball off to a hot start

Shannon Burns and Hailey Deitelbaum

September 28, 2018


Filed under School News

The Naugatuck High School Volleyball Team has been off to a hot start in their opening two weeks of the regular season. The Greyhounds have played five games so far and have come out on top in all five. Their home opener was against St. Paul Catholic in which they went 5 very close sets. The scores were 2...

The 2018 Naugy Hound Pound is back and stronger than ever

The 2018 Naugy Hound Pound is back and stronger than ever

Elizabeth Kilmer, Staff reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under School News

In early September of 2017, last year’s principal advisory started up a social media platform to renew the Hound Pound. The Naugatuck Hound Pound is a Twitter and Instagram handle that keeps students updated on sporting events and other activities allowing them to get involved around the school. ...

Ms. Wallace joins the NHS administrative team

Ms. Wallace joins the NHS administrative team

Justes Cureton, School News Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under School News

Ms. Kristina Wallace has  joined Naugatuck High School as the new Associate Principal for the school year 2018-19 and started her new position on July 1, 2018. In graduate school she worked at an outplacement school, a school for students who have significant disabilities, in Hartford as a 1 to ...

NHS bids goodbye to a legend and an amazing leader

NHS bids goodbye to a legend and an amazing leader

Justes Cureton, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018


Filed under School News

Mrs. Janice Saam has been principal at Naugatuck High School since the 2011- 2012 school year and the 2017-18 will be her last and final year as principal. She retires in July after a 38 year career with the district. Saam was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, but, after marrying her husband, she m...

Our lifers should be honored with a new Lobby of Legends

Our lifers should be honored with a new Lobby of Legends

Sydney Lauer, Staff Contributor

June 13, 2018


Filed under School News

Naugatuck Public Schools have had many influential teachers grace their schools over the last thirty to forty years. These teachers have proven to be hard working and dedicated to leaving a lasting impact on their schools for decades. Lifers are teachers who have been teaching at their school for o...

Read The Greyhound News!

Read The Greyhound News!

Justes Cureton, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


Filed under School News

Naugatuck High School has had a journalism program for over two decades that has been run by three different English teachers: Mr. Edward DeCosta, Mrs. Caroline Messenger, and, most recently, Mrs. Carolyne Dymond. For the last decade the journalism program has published a news site called The Gre...

Special ceremony brings awareness of child abuse and domestic violence

Special ceremony brings awareness of child abuse and domestic violence

Victor Cardoso and Matthew Polek, Editors

May 3, 2018


Filed under School News

On Friday April 27th the Naugatuck High School Excel Club held their 3rd annual Pinwheel Ceremony. The ceremony was held in the morning after homeroom at 7:45 a.m. The purpose of the ceremony was to bring awareness and prevention of child abuse and to honor the victims of school violence. The ce...

NHS hosts annual College Fair

NHS hosts annual College Fair

Christian Nanadoum, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under School News

Naugatuck High School hosted its annual college fair for sophomores and juniors in the cafeteria on the morning of Tuesday, March 27 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Sophomores and juniors were dismissed from class to attend the fair in alphabetical order over the course of the morning.   Planning f...

NHS holds its first spring pep rally

NHS holds its first spring pep rally

Nadage Beausejour and Marina Sounanthanam

April 25, 2018


Filed under School News

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


Filed under School News, Uncategorized

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. “...

The student news site of Naugatuck High School
School News