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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...

Team Walsh pedaling Closer to Free: recovery turns into inspirational ride

Team Walsh pedaling Closer to Free: recovery turns into inspirational ride

Nadage Beausejour, Jayden Palermo, Timothy Paul and Marina Sounanthanam, Staff Writers

September 19, 2017


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On Saturday, September 9th, Team Walsh participated in the Closer to Free Ride in New Haven to fundraise for patient care and advanced research at the Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center. This year, Team Walsh rode in support for Naugatuck High School Social Studies teacher Timothy Walsh...

An open campus is a possibility

An open campus is a possibility

Matthew Polek, Editor

September 15, 2017


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For the 2017-2018 school year, Naugatuck High School has switched to a new schedule, which includes one superblock per day. This schedule shortens the day from eight periods to seven, and each day one period is seventy-five minutes, while the others are forty-three minutes long. It’s a seven day rotati...

A legend retires

Allison Tortorici, Staff Contributor

June 6, 2017


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Roberta Buckmiller has worked at Naugatuck High School for 36 years and after this year, her time here will come to an end. After all those years, she has decided to retire and go on to pursue her excellence in other capacities. During her time at NHS she taught physical education, health, and 17 years ag...

It’s a different sport than hockey and baseball

It’s a different sport than hockey and baseball

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


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The Greyhounds are in the middle of a rebuilding season after losing a few key players and gaining key players this year. This Greyhounds are (1-10) this season and are led by new head coach Richard Troy, a Spanish teacher and Student Council advisor at Naugatuck High School. Naugatuck top golfe...

Naugatuck High School walks out

Naugatuck High School walks out

Isabella Sciarappa and Stephen Torres

May 25, 2017


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On May 11th at Naugatuck High School, students from all four grades organized a walkout - a protest in hopes to have their voices heard about the hiring of a new Associate Principal. They also vocalized their strong opinions about the current leadership under Mr. Thomas Pompei, Interim Associate Princ...

The Class of 2018 celebrates their junior prom at Aria

The Class of 2018 celebrates their junior prom at Aria

Carol Ann Gladstone, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


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On May 12th 2017 the Naugatuck High School Junior Prom “Night in The Lights” was a success at the Aria in Prospect. Juniors and their dates filled the already beautifully decorated venue with sparkling and tasteful dresses and smiles on the dance floor. A DJ supplied a mixture of music for them ...

A student informs his classmates about community service opportunities

A student informs his classmates about community service opportunities

Stephen Torres, Editor

May 23, 2017


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Last year Naugatuck Board of Education made it official that a new graduation requirement would be required of all students by the time they are seniors. This requirement tasked students with completing at least twenty-five hours of community service and additional extra credit would be given to stu...

A teacher discusses her AHA moments

A teacher discusses her AHA moments

Carol Ann Gladstone, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


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The students at Naugatuck High School know they’re in good hands when English teacher, Mrs. Dymond, is on their schedule for English or Journalism. She has a good work ethic, great personality, and always shows that she cares for her students. Dymond has been teaching at Naugatuck High School for 17 years; ...

Code Black drill can be used as a learning experience

Code Black drill can be used as a learning experience

Jillian Ginty and Stephen Torres

May 15, 2017


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April 26th, 2017, Naugatuck High School had planned to have their annual Code Black lockdown drill-- until what was meant to be a drill turned into reality. The drill was scheduled to happen at 10:40 AM; however, the indicator to signal the drill was whistled more than half an hour early at 10:05...

NHS celebrates National Decision Day

NHS celebrates National Decision Day

Samantha Sbat, Editor

May 15, 2017


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Last Thursday, May 4, 2017, Naugatuck High School celebrated National Decision Day. The class of 2017 were encouraged to wear the college/university they will be attending this coming fall. Seniors were also encouraged to represent any other plans, such as joining the workforce or the military. Seni...

The Naugy girls have a strong team

The Naugy girls have a strong team

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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The Naugy girls are off to a slow start this season. Wolcott took a 9-6 victory Monday night at Veterans Field in Naugatuck, moving the Greyhounds to a (6-9) record for the 2017 season. Nicole Antonwicz pitched Wolcott to the victory with 9K’s, and only allowed the Greyhounds 8 hits. Alex...

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