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Students and teachers speak about the new schedule

Students and teachers speak about the new schedule

Carlos Gonzaga and Alejandro Rangel

March 12, 2018

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 original and first electric chair that was used to execute a prisoner on August 6, 1890 in Auburn, NY. The chair was destroyed in a prison riot and fire on July 28, 1929 (StuffNobodyCaresAbout.com)

Victor Cardoso, Matthew Polek, and Brenna Yeager

March 9, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

Our reactions to Logan Paul

Our reactions to Logan Paul

Kelly Dwyer, Glorianese Ortiz, and Nate Donascimento

February 22, 2018

Logan Paul has been in the news lately for his alleged lack of regard for his audience because of  content he releases. Paul posted a video of himself and friends, exploring suicide forest. Which is the Japan’s Aokigahara Forest, commonly referred to as a “suicide” forest, cause it’s an area where many peo...

We polled, Naugy answered

We polled, Naugy answered

Nadage Beausejour and Marina Sounanthanam

February 22, 2018

As we approach the end of our senior year, what’s on everyone’s mind for the next four months is what will we do next? What will we decide to do next? Do we have a plan? As this question circulates, we decided to ask a few of our very own audience members: the seniors, what are their choices ...

NHS looks toward a new schedule next school year

NHS looks toward a new schedule next school year

Justes Cureton, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

In the 2018-19 school year at Naugatuck High School the school administration was considering a new, unique rotating block schedule increasing 7 periods to 8 including some sort of block for all classes. On the morning of January 25, 2018 it was announced that the upcoming school year will have full bloc...

NHS holds their annual pep rally

NHS holds their annual pep rally

Hailey Carroll, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

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

Sculpture by Gabby Correlo and Noah Lydon

Noah Lydon, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

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

Inductees Matthew Polek, Jillian Ginty, Victor Cardoso, Glorianese Ortiz, Carol Ann Gladstone and Christian Nanadoum

Elliott Dupont, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

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...

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