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Mrs. Michele Russell

Mathematics Department Head

"Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories."


The department mission is to provide an educational experience in mathematics that helps students prepare for successful roles in an ever changing society. This accomplished through our commitment to excellent leaching, a well-designed curriculum, tasks that make real world connections and a supportive environment for all our students. Students are challenged to embody the Vision of the Graduate by developing skills in analysis, reasoning, creativity and collaborative as they gain knowledge of mathematics.
 "About Mrs. Russell"
  • Born and raised in Naugatuck
  • attended Cross Street Elementary School, City Hill Middle School and graduated from Naugatuck High School.  
  • love what I do each and everyday. 
  • Besides teaching, I love to shop especially for handbags and shoes, cook, party plan and decorate for any and all occasions. I
  • have been married for 31 years, have two children and 2 dogs. 
  • 8 years at Kolbe Cathedral High School, Bridgeport, CT
  • 27 at NHS
 Educational Background:
  • 1979 Graduate of Naugatuck High School
  • 1983 Graduate of Regis College- BS in Mathematics and Elementary Education
  • 1990 Graduate of Sacred Heart University - Masters in Teaching and Learning
  • 2015 Graduate of Southern Connecticut State University - 6th Year in Educational Leadership
Fun Facts:
  • My Mom was the first woman mayor of Naugatuck
Classes I teach:
  • Algebra 2 Honors
  • Geometry Honors