The Lance

Vote! But first, Register!

Olivia Franceschini, AJ Falkenstern, and Ava Klein
October 10, 2019

The Student Council hosted a Voter Registration promotion on Monday, October 7 next to the main entrance....

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Students and Staff Cheer from the Auditorium Seats

Nia Watson, Eve Foote, Ava Klein, Olivia Franceschini, Maren Womble, Gianna Guercio, Blerta Gjevukaj, and Olivia Genco
September 10, 2019

The 2019 Pep Rally Moves Indoors

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2020 Vision

Olivia Genco, Managing Editor
September 6, 2019

NVOT seniors continued the tradition of coming in early to celebrate their first last day of school....

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NHS inducts new members

Ava Klein, Staff Writer
April 8, 2019

Each waiting to be called up to the stage, the students sat in rows. Their names were called as the Game...

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Why You Need to Watch These New Seasons on Netflix

Eve Foote, Staff Writer | October 2, 2019

13 Reasons Why Seasons 1 & 2 The show has touched on extremely important topics such as rape, suicide, and sexual assault since season one. However, many people disliked the way the show displayed some of these topics, in the past seasons. A majority of 13 Reasons Why’s audience agreed that...

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Met Gala 2019: The Rankings

Ava Klein, Staff Writer | May 21, 2019

I ranked the 2019 Met Gala looks so you don’t have to

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Setting up for Victory

Brooke Ackerman, Staff Writer
October 18, 2019

The NVOT volleyball team continues its 2019 season with a 14-1 record. Currently ranked second in all of Bergen County and has won two out of their three-weekend...

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Students and Staff Cheer from the Auditorium Seats

Nia Watson, Eve Foote, Ava Klein, Olivia Franceschini, Maren Womble, Gianna Guercio, Blerta Gjevukaj, and Olivia Genco
September 10, 2019

The 2019 Pep Rally Moves Indoors

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Old TapPENN takes on the Penn Relays

Matthias Choi, Staff Writer
May 17, 2019

On April 25-27, NVOT’s varsity track and field team participated at the Penn Relays, a prestigious annual track and field event, hosted by the University...

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Great job, Here’s a Pat on the Back

Grace Choi, Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2019

Towering at a height of 6 foot 2 inches and carrying a jug of water to calculus, he sat, ready to tackle a challenging packet of AP questions. After school,...

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Avengers: Endgame Movie Review

Nia Watson, Public Relations Editor | May 10, 2019

[Disclaimer: CONTAINS SPOILERS] Marvel released the much-anticipated Avengers: Endgame on April 24. The action-packed movie takes place over a huge time span on multiple planets and realms with the Avengers who survived Thanos’ snap: Steve Rogers (Captain America), Tony Stark (Iron Man), Natasha...

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The Real Reason to Join School Clubs

Danielle Mimeles, Editor-in-Chief | March 29, 2019

February 27 is an inconspicuous date if there ever was one. It meant nothing to me until it passed just a few days ago. On that day, I said good-bye to the extracurricular that made me into the person I am today and changed the course of my life for good. The extracurricular that changed me was not...

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Great job, Here’s a Pat on the Back

Grace Choi, Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2019

Towering at a height of 6 foot 2 inches and carrying a jug of water to calculus, he sat, ready to tackle a challenging packet of AP questions. After school, he ran out onto the football field, ready to tackle the opposing team. Junior Pat Passalacqua, who plays offensive and defensive line on our...

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Nothing But Net

Natasha Cahn, Staff Writer
May 8, 2019

Six seconds left on the clock. With a score of 33-34, the NVOT girls basketball team was just 2 points off from winning. Senior and team captain Noelle Gonzalez sprinted down the court and glanced at the clock once more to find herself with 3 seconds to spare. She didn’t hesitate. She lifted her arms...

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Jaeger on the Move

Matthias Choi, Staff Writer
May 3, 2019

He locked his opponent into a tight pin, watched the clock ticked down, and felt all eyes on him. As the seconds went by, WHAM--the sound of a hard slap the cushioned floor. It was over. Friends, family, and other spectators rose from the stands, cheering loudly. Freshman Declan Jaeger had won the wrestling...

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More than Just the Mask

Olivia Franceschini, Managing Editor
March 1, 2019

Junior Yejine Lee sat at the middle table at the center of the cafeteria, surrounded by the chaos of lunch. I struggled to hear her as she told me that despite her eclectic personality, she doesn’t like to be noticed and prefers to blend in. Lee isn’t anti-social or introverted; she just doesn’t...

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