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The Board of Mayor and Burgesses approved O & G Industries  to manage the Naugatuck High School renovation project

Board chooses O & G to manage NHS project

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses approved O & G Industries of Torrington to manage the Naugatuck High School renovation project. The construction company, which was selected Tuesday…

Host Jon Gabrus quizzes high school students on an episode of ‘The Substitute’ last fall. Students from Naugatuck High School will get a chance to compete this year on the MTV game show. - CONTRIBUTED

Borough students may get shot at ‘The Substitute’

NAUGATUCK — When mixing paints in art class, the three primary colors are yellow, blue and what? What is Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’ daughter’s name? MTV is offering Naugatuck…

Naugatuck High School senior Molly Walsh shaved her head early this month to raise money for cancer research.

Borough girl goes bald for a good cause

NAUGATUCK — Many people make New Year’s resolutions. Not many can say they followed through on their resolution the day after New Years. Naugatuck High School senior Molly Walsh has…

Naugatuck High School Juniors Chelsea Maza and Mason Cabanas are creating an anti-bullying program as part of a DECA marketing competition.

NHS students hope to tackle bullying

NAUGATUCK — With several high-profile cases of suicide among teens who were victims of bullying in recent years, bullying has been a hot topic among school districts and legislators trying…

Naugatuck High School Principal Jan Saam is considering switching to block scheduling, which would mean fewer, but longer classes each day.

Block scheduling could be coming to NHS

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School students may have longer classes in the future. A new teacher contract awaiting approval from the Board of Mayor and Burgesses would allow a switch…

Naugatuck High School teacher George Macary, left, conducts some business with student teller Justin Rinaldi at the Naugatuck Savings Bank branch inside the high school Dec. 16.

Borough bank’s investment in NHS paying off

NAUGATUCK — Over three months since the new the Naugatuck Savings Bank branch opened in Naugatuck High School, students and staff are giving it positive reviews. “It’s actually worked out…


NHS reaching out to community to help restore mentor program

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School is seeking volunteers to revive its mentorship program. The program matches adults with high school students to provide a positive role model and connection outside…

Naugatuck police officer Kevin Zainc, right, leads police K-9 Pete to find drugs planted in the pocket of Dean of Students John Dellacamera, center, flanked by Board of Education member James Scully, left, and Mayor Robert Mezzo during a demonstration at the Board of Education meeting Dec. 12.

Police to up ante in search for drugs at NHS

NAUGATUCK — Police K-9s will soon be sniffing through the halls of Naugatuck High School to search for illegal drugs. “My goal is to send a clear message: ‘We don’t…

Naugatuck High School students performed skits, dances, and cheers at the pep rally Nov. 23 in preparation for the Thanksgiving football game vs. Ansonia the following day.
Students and faculty competed in volleyball and badminton tournaments at Naugatuck High School as part of the 'Wish Upon a Net' fundraiser Nov. 17. Money collected at the event went to the Kids Wish Network, a nonprofit that grants wishes to children with life-threatening conditions.

Wishing upon a net

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School faculty might have slammed students in a faculty versus student volleyball and badminton tournament last Thursday, but the real winners were two children with life-threatening diseases.

As part of her capstone project, NHS senior Andrea Neagu organized the “Wish Upon a Net” tournament to raise money for the Kids Wish Network.

The funds she raises will help send five-year-old McKenna, who suffers from mitochondrial DNA deletion syndrome, and three-year-old Aiden, who has cerebral palsy and epilepsy, to Disneyland and Disney World, respectively.