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Recent Sports Scores
  • Tuesday, February 25

    Girls Basketball

    NVOT 56 - Ridgewood 43

  • Saturday, February 22

    Boys Basketball

    NVOT 68 - Ridgefield 37

  • Friday, February 21

    Boys Ice Hockey

    NVOT 2 - Northern Highlands 3

  • Thursday, February 20

    Boys Basketball

    NVOT 74 - Passaic Tech 68

  • Thursday, February 20

    Girls Basketball

    NVOT 57 - Passaic Tech 30

  • Wednesday, February 19

    Boys Ice Hockey

    NVOT 3 - Paramus 3

  • Thursday, February 6

    Girls Basketball

    NVOT 44 - Ramapo 42

  • Thursday, February 6

    Boys Basketball

    NVOT 45 - Ramapo 55

  • Wednesday, February 5

    Boys Bowling

    NVOT 7 - Teaneck 0

  • Wednesday, February 5

    Girls Bowling

    NVOT 0 - Teaneck 7

  • Wednesday, February 5

    Wrestling

    NVOT 36 - Passaic Tech 42

  • Wednesday, February 5

    Boys Ice Hockey

    NVOT 1 - Tenafly 4

OT’s Take on Going Virtual

Olivia Genco, Nia Watson, Olivia Franceschini, Siena Griffin, Graciana Casola, and Tala Areiqat
March 13, 2020

Due to growing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), on March 12, 2020 NVOT school...

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A Global Nightmare but a Student’s Dream

Ava Petrilli, Staff Writer
March 13, 2020

Although NVOT has not had a snow day this year, a new factor threatens the school day. As the coronavirus...

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Coronavirus Q&A

Jinsil Yearm and Olivia Klein
March 12, 2020

The coronavirus has taken over the world—literally. The virus is spreading at a rapid pace, placing...

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Celebrating Diversity

Eve Foote, Associate Editor
March 6, 2020

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School = Canceled… So it’s Netflix Time!

Nia Watson, Graciana Casola, Ava Klein, and Olivia Klein | March 31, 2020

Coronavirus is outside, school is online, and you are stuck inside. What do you do? Binge-watch Netflix, obviously. To save you hours of perusing through titles and genres, we have taken it upon ourselves to compile a list of shows that you should start binging so that being locked up with your family...

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Bachelor Season 24 Recap

Tala Areiqat, Staff Writer | March 27, 2020

Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor has finally ended. Without a doubt, Peter went down as one of the worst bachelors in history.  The love triangle between Peter’s two remaining women, Hannah Ann Sluss and Madison Prewett officially ended, but not easily. We even got to find out who Peter’s...

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NVOT Sports Rivalries

Olivia Franceschini, Editor in Chief
March 27, 2020

The Pascack Valley Smoke Signal is conducting research on Pascack Valley’s biggest sports rivalries. They asked The Lance to participate in their search...

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NVOT Reacts to Kobe

Evan Chrenko, Matthias Choi, Jake Cohen, and Kevin Pulickal
February 7, 2020

NBA Most Valuable Player in 2008. 5x NBA Champion. 18x all star. 9x All-defensive team. 2x Olympic gold medalist. Father of 4. Husband. Worldwide icon.  The...

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Super Bowl LIV Preview

Jonah Kim, Daniel Rivera, and Kevin Pulickal
January 31, 2020

The stage is set: the Kansas City Chiefs will take on the San Francisco 49ers in Miami for a chance to win the Super Bowl. Many expect this game to come...

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Swimming Season Recap

Jason Chung and Matthias Choi
January 30, 2020

The NVOT Swim Team built their overall records of 4-6 for the boys team and 2-8 for the girls team this season. Coached by Arman Fardanesh and Estee Dilli,...

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School = Canceled… So it’s Netflix Time!

Nia Watson, Graciana Casola, Ava Klein, and Olivia Klein | March 31, 2020

Coronavirus is outside, school is online, and you are stuck inside. What do you do? Binge-watch Netflix, obviously. To save you hours of perusing through titles and genres, we have taken it upon ourselves to compile a list of shows that you should start binging so that being locked up with your family...

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Overwhelmed With Your Workload? This Can Help.

Eve Foote, Associate Editor | March 20, 2020

FULL-TIME online learning is new to us all. We are all already stressed thinking that the world is going to end; why be overstressed with our workload too when there are easy ways to avoid just that? (Sorry in advance if I sound like your mom yelling at you! I promise I’m only trying to help.)   1....

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The Future of Freedom

Olivia Franceschini, Editor in Chief
February 25, 2020

Conscription, or the draft, is as old as the United States itself. But the men it has enlisted have been as young as 18. As history continues to unfold, where does America's next generation stand? Additional Editing by Tala Arequiat

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Sword Fighting his Way to the Top

Olivia Klein and Gianna Benasillo
February 12, 2020

During the school day, sophomore Vinni Yu wears the mask of an average NVOT student, but outside of school, his mask protects him from swords handled by some of the top-ranked fencers in the nation. Although his accomplishments (Yu is currently ranked 8th nationally in his age group) may seem impressive...

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Scoring Her Goal

Brooke Ackerman, Staff Writer
January 28, 2020

It was the second round of the state tournament, and the entire girls varsity soccer team was petrified as they boarded the bus to play national powerhouse, Northern Highlands. Current senior Samantha Derrico, just a five-foot-one freshman at the time, remembers the moment: “The seniors were especially...

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Crossing the Finish Line Together

Matthias Choi and Jonah Kim
December 17, 2019

BANG! In a flash, a frenzy of legs rush up next to each other, and bodies bump into one another. Some runners slip and fall on the wet grass, while others take the early lead. Senior Jin Woo Song was able to make a first-place finish at the Bergen Meet of Champs, becoming the first NVOT cross country...

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