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Battle of the Bakers
Battle of the Bakers
Erin Yoon and Rachel Kim May 14, 2024

If you walked through C-hallway the morning Wednesday, April 24, you might have noticed a delicious aroma take over. Step inside C102 and you would find students rushing to get their freshly iced cupcakes...

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Teachers with their kids
Work Meets Play
Emily Ha, Lili Setrakian, and Dylan Woo May 14, 2024

NVOT was filled with cuteness (and chaos) as children ran rampant across the halls. On Thursday, April 25, faculty and staff participated in the first Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day at NVOT....

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The inside of the Bloodmobile
Gold Hearts, Blue Blood
Christine Kim and Lili Setrakian February 7, 2024

Every 2 seconds, someone in the US needs blood. However, only 3% of eligible individuals donate. The number of donors has reached an all-time low in the last 20 years, according to the American Red Cross,...

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Hallway Madness
Hallway Madness
Kai Ein and Ethan Hong April 9, 2024

Don’t you just hate walking in the hallways? People walk right in the middle, taking up the most space possible while moving as slowly as humanly possible. I mean come on. You have a class to get to but you can’t because of the literal wall of human flesh in front of you. And when you do stick as...

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The Lance’s Predictions for 2024
The Lance’s Predictions for 2024
Alex Cleary January 18, 2024

With the arrival of 2024 everyone is left to wonder what will happen during the course of the new year. However, there’s no point in wondering if you can make predictions that you’re overly confident about. Since you’re already reading this, I’ll let you know about some of the things that I know...

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NVOT’s Unstoppable Music Department
NVOT’s Unstoppable Music Department
Violet Oster and Jennifer Kelly May 23, 2024

Throughout the school year, the NVOT Music Department fulfilled many great achievements, and as the school year is coming to a close, they haven’t stopped.  On Wednesday, April 24 the orchestra went...

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Golden Arts 2024 Metros Nominations
Golden Arts 2024 Metros Nominations
Violet Oster, Staff Writer • May 16, 2024

The Metropolitan High School Theater Awards (The Metros) announced its nominations on May 14. NVOT earned a total of nine nominations.  Nominated senior, Roman Gatti, said, “I am excited for the...

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Hot Takes: Met Gala 2024
Hot Takes: Met Gala 2024
Olivia Connell and Gracie Gallucci May 14, 2024

Welcome back to everyone’s favorite part of The Lance: Hot Takes. Long time no see, we hope you have missed us as much as we have missed you!  It’s time to give you all our most unfiltered opinions...

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Artist Spotlight: Kimin Kang
Artist Spotlight: Kimin Kang
Christine Kim, Social Media Editor • April 9, 2024

From the humble beginnings of sketching in the margins of notebooks, making chalk art on driveways and sidewalks, even scribbling on bedroom walls, many people first experience art with the simple act of doodling. For most, these scribbles remain just that. However, for the few who decide to continue...

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Fashion Student of the Month: Erin Cho
Fashion Student of the Month: Erin Cho
Sam Cruz, Staff Writer • January 31, 2024

As we enter the new year, we're delighted to revive our Fashion Student series, a showcase of diverse and dynamic styles and individuality and creativity within our student community.  January's Fashion Student of the Month is a senior whose style has transformed significantly over her years here:...

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Tennis Continues Winning Streak, Boys Golf Competes in State Tournament, and Track and Field Competes at Bergen County Meet of Champions
Tennis Continues Winning Streak, Boys Golf Competes in State Tournament, and Track and Field Competes at Bergen County Meet of Champions
Yarden Drillich, Antonio Campagna, Justin Garber, and Samantha Tate May 22, 2024

Baseball: On Monday, the team picked up a 6-4 win over Mahwah. Senior Rocco Pierorazio and sophomore Mateo Skific each had two hits in the win. On Thursday, the team lost to Westwood 7-5, Friday they lost...

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The Omega Strikers Winning Photo
Golden Gaming
Elaina Bob May 20, 2024

On Monday, February 26, NVOT’s Omega Strikers division finished in the top four teams in New Jersey’s Esports ranking. Teams fought their way through a 3v3 soccer-like match, using special skills such...

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