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Teacher Profile: Ms. Taylor

Taha Rao
January 16, 2017
Filed under Academics, School Climate, Showcase

We have had some exciting new additions to the teaching staff this school year. One of these additions is Ms. Taylor, a Chemistry and Integrated Science teacher. Originally wanting to become a pharmacist studying at Trinity College, Ms. Taylor soon was approached by a professor to becoming a teachers ...

National Honor Society Inducts New Members

Katie Siegle
November 1, 2016
Filed under Academics, Events, School Climate

On October 17, 2016, a select number of students achieved an incredible honor in the New Milford High School Theater. This particular accolade is not common; only students with a high number of achievements and skills receive it each year. This was the night of the National Honor Society Induction. The...

Teacher Profile: Mrs. Rose

Carolyn Gevinski
March 26, 2016
Filed under Academics

While Ms. Riccio will be missed by many, our new addition to New Milford High School, Mrs. Rose, is very excited to be taking her spot. A graduate of the highly respected Vassar College, Mrs. Rose initially considered going into publishing, and even worked in the profession for about a year. Howev...

Teacher Profile: Mr. Holderbach

Meadhbh Ginnane
February 7, 2016
Filed under Academics

New Milford High School has made many new additions to their staff this year, and one of the finest (and one of my teachers) is undoubtedly Mr. Brad Holderbach. After graduating New Milford High School, Mr. Holderbach attended the University of Connecticut where he studied Economics and Business. Dur...

Teacher Profile: Mr. Amenta

Kaitlin Siegle
February 1, 2016
Filed under Academics

When students from NMHS look at Mr. Alessandro Amenta, they see a new teacher at New Milford High School. Mr. Amenta, however, is more than just that new guy that teaches American Literature and Public Speaking. Mr. Amenta just started his teaching career. Why did he choose New Milford High School...

Teacher Profile: Mr. Ongley

Meadhbh Ginnane
January 10, 2016
Filed under Academics

Mr. Ongley attended the University of New Hampshire, and was immediately sure of what path in life he would take. He had been inspired by his own junior year English teacher, Mr. Pepe, to pursue a career in English. The teaching part seemed to be a natural fit as it would enable him to help people, some...

Learning by Teaching: NMHS’s Child Development

Jenny DePalma
November 22, 2015
Filed under Academics

For the past twenty-five years, NMHS students have had the opportunity to take Child Development. This junior and senior class is taken upon completion of prerequisite Early Childhood. Child Development focuses on the age level of four year olds who would be entering preschool. Students engaged in this year l...

A Growing Addition: Math Honor Society

Sydney Lane
November 3, 2015
Filed under Academics

Math Honor Society is the newest honor society in New Milford High School. Thursday, October 29th was this year’s induction for new members who have proven their academic promise in mathematics. The number of members is now above 70, tripling the previous membership. At the induction, Alison Bailey,...

How to Prepare for the SAT

Jenny Depalma
October 25, 2015
Filed under Academics

The SAT, a test seen with fear, dread, and anxiety, isn't as bad as it seems. The SAT covers topics of reading, writing, and mathematics. Senior Morgan Laucius has taken the SAT three times through her high school career. "I was super stressed out and nervous but I found as I took more practice tests...

Get Involved! Join A Club

Mackenzie Lane
October 18, 2015
Filed under Academics

Students are always encouraged to get as involved as possible in high school. Many believe that participating in several different extracurricular activities helps students develop skills that they will use throughout their life. New Milford High School offers its students dozens of clubs and sports....