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Nonnewaug freshman Morgan Willis opens ChatGPT on her Chromebook.
AI Has Its Place, Just Not For Cheating
Katie Savulak '26, Reporter • April 16, 2024
Nonnewaug senior Kylieann Craine disposes food in the school cafeteria trash can.
Assard: Nonnewaug Needs to Take on Food Waste
James Assard '25, Reporter • April 15, 2024
The sun sets during spring break in Scottsdale, Arizona on April 17, 2022.
Here or There? Some Travel, Some Stay for Spring Break
Katie Savulak '26, Reporter • April 12, 2024
Nonnewaug freshman baseball player Ashton Elsemore bats during an April 8 game against Shepaug. Elsemore and most baseball players do not travel for spring break because the team has games and practices that week. (Courtesy of Noreen Chung)
Some Play and Some Go During Spring Break
Ava Hirleman '27, Reporter • April 12, 2024
A puddle surrounds second base on Nonnewaugs baseball field earlier this month. Rainy weather has negatively impacted the start of the spring sports season. (Kyle Brennan)
Persistent Rain Puts Damper on Start of Spring Sports (VIDEO)
Izzy DiNunzio '24, Editor-in-Chief • April 12, 2024
Kelly Farrell, a junior tennis player at Nonnewaug, prepares before a match against Wamogo on April 1. (Courtesy of Noreen Chung)
Hirleman: Championship Past in Girls Tennis Produces Positive Pressure
Ava Hirleman '27, Reporter • April 12, 2024
Freshman Elliana Obolewicz runs during a track meet last week. (Courtesy of NHS Track and Field/Instagram)
Track Athletes Get Flexibility During April Break
Arabella Rosa '25, Reporter • April 12, 2024
NHS Greenhouse Plant Production, a UConn ECE course, taught by NHS faculty member Eric Birkenberger, has been busy cultivating an array of plantings in preparation for its public plant sale on May 11th.
NHS Greenhouse students Gathers the Goods for the May Plant Sale
Kylieann Craine '24, Reporter • April 12, 2024
From right to left; Kaylee Jackson, Arabella Rosa, Christopher Pelletier, Lana Manganello, and Karisa Cizauskas setting up their new saltwater aquariums and learning how to control their coral lighting.
NHS Aquaculture Sets Sail on Salt Water
Kylie Healey '24, Reporter • April 12, 2024
NHS Dramas production of Once Upon a Mattress runs April 11-13 in the NHS auditorium. (Conor Gereg)
NHS Drama Sets the Stage for 'Once Upon a Mattress'
Gianna Lodice '24 and Layla Coppola '24April 11, 2024

Playmakers Podcast: Scott Viveros (Episode 5)

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WOODBURY — Scott Viveros is the guest on the fifth episode of the Chief Advocate’s Playmakers Podcast. Viveros, a sophomore, is a three-sport athlete who plays football, swimming, and baseball. He broke his collarbone on Thanksgiving against Abbott Tech-Immaculate but has since returned to swimming. He next looks forward to returning to baseball, where he was a member of the 2023 Class M state championship squad.

The Playmakers Podcast is the Chief Advocate’s podcast centered on Nonnewaug’s top athletes. We regularly host new athletes who have performed over the top and deserves recognition. This podcast is hosted by interviewers Brian Mohl, Ben Roden, and R.J. Barksdale.

About the Contributors
R.J. Barksdale '25
R.J. Barksdale '25, Reporter
R.J. Barksdale is a junior at Nonnewaug. He likes sports and plays football and baseball. He also is part of the ag program. R.J. is from Beacon Falls and is interested in writing about sports.
Ben Roden '24
Ben Roden '24, Reporter
Ben Roden is a sports writer for the Chief Advocate. Ben lives in Woodbury and is a senior at Nonnewaug, He plays football and basketball for Nonnewaug. He enjoys writing about sports and school events.
Brian Mohl '24
Brian Mohl '24, Reporter
Brian Mohl is a senior writer at the NHS Chief Advocate. Brian lives in Woodbury and is a senior at Nonnewaug High School. He enjoys writing about sports, school events, and the Woodbury community. In his first year as a writer, he looks forward to making intriguing stories for everyone.
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