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Our Backstory

The tragic loss of a teenager from a drug or alcohol related accident is an occurrence that no one wants to experience. Sadly, however, every year too many parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, neighbors, teachers, coaches and classmates encounter this loss. Special events in a young person’s life such as graduating from high school can heighten their free-spirited actions and increase the risk of a celebration ending in a tragedy. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one in three children under age 21 who died in alcohol-related accidents died during prom and graduation season. For the past 22 years, the Naugatuck High School Grad Nite Committee has sponsored an all-night, lock-in celebration to help protect Naugatuck High School graduates from becoming another statistic on their graduation night.

Our Mission

NHS Grad Nite offers all graduates the opportunity to celebrate together in a safe, adult-supervised, drug and alcohol free environment. It also provides parents with the peace of mind that their child will return home safely the following morning. This all-night party which includes sports, entertainment, dancing, games, movies, contests, prizes and an abundance of food throughout the evening has become a tradition at NHS that each class looks forward to attending. Since the first Grad Nite in 2001, this event has been offered free of charge to the entire graduating class so that no one is excluded. Our ability to offer such a program would not be possible without the generous support of our businesses, organizations, and individuals who provide financial, food, and prize donations as well as volunteer their time to this memorable event.

Thanks for PI-DAY (See video link/pictures below)

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We had a blast celebrating Pi Day with everyone! Thanks to our faculty and staff for making it a success. Let's do it again next year! #piday #NHSGradNite

 

Pi Day

Thank You For Supporting the Color Run!

Thank you for your support for the Color Run: Feeling the Rainbow After a Shamrockin' Run!

Thanks to everyone who came out and made the weekend's St. Patrick's Day Color Run a blast! We were showered with fun and support (and maybe a little green ).

Let's make this an annual tradition! The bigger and brighter the next one, the better. Stay tuned for updates!

In the meantime, keep an eye out for more NHS Grade Nite fundraising events this year. Your continued support means the world to us

 #NHSGradeNite #ColorRun #StPatricksDay #ThankYou #FundraiserFun #SeeYouNextYear

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Upcoming Events

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Student Volunteer Information:

**Calling all Class of 2024! **


Want to make Grad Nite even more epic? We're looking for enthusiastic student volunteers to help make our events unforgettable!

Here's the deal:

• Donate at least 5 hours of your time volunteering at Grad Nite events.

• Get an extra raffle ticket for a chance to win awesome prizes at Grad Nite!

Volunteering is a great way to:

• Give back to your classmates and make memories.

• Develop leadership skills and teamwork.

• Look good on college applications!

Interested?

DM us or email us at Naugatuckhighschoolgradnite@gmail.com for details and to sign up! Spots are limited, so don't wait! ⏰

#NHSGradNite #VolunteersNeeded #MakeADifference #ExtraRaffleTicket #Classof2024

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Grad Nite Contacts:

Yesenia (Yessy) Villegas: (914) 557-5441

Octavia Plesnik: (203) 218-7798

naugatuckhighschoolgradnite@gmail.com

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