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  • May 24Junior Mackenzie Ward and sophomores Layla and Maya Giordano break 20 year old Bergen County Record in the girls relay discus
  • May 23Sophomore Abigail Dennis wins the girls 100m high hurdles at Bergen County Meet of Champs
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Putting the Pep in OT Pride
Putting the Pep in OT Pride
The Lance Staff September 13, 2022

After a three-year hiatus, students and staff gathered in the auditorium to kick off the fall sports season with the Pep Rally on Friday, September 9. At the event, students participated in games between...

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The Beginning of the End for the Class of 2023
The Beginning of the End for the Class of 2023
Charlie Dippolito, Editor in Chief • September 7, 2022

On September 2, the Class of 2023 kicked off their final year of high school with the Senior Tailgate. At the annual tailgate, seniors take pictures with their friends and cars— decorated with Class...

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The graduation ceremony has been moved up.
Breaking News: Graduation ceremony time changed
Tala Areiqat, Editor in Chief • June 23, 2022

On June 23, Principal Bruce Sabatini announced in an email communication that the graduation ceremony has been moved up to 4:00 pm due to anticipated rain. Graduates should report to their respective...

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The Mid 3
The Mid 3
Drew Rosenblum, Associate Editor • September 23, 2022

When you think of a Big 3 in the NBA you think of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh going to the Finals four years in a row and racking up 12 all-star appearances. Then you have the Splash Brothers, Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, who teamed up with Kevin Durant to form an unstoppable team which...

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Amman, the capital of Jordan.
In the Name of Dishonor
Tala Areiqat, Editor in Chief • August 11, 2022

In typical Jordanian fashion, with a cigarette in one hand and a cup of tea in the other, Ahlam’s father sat nonchalantly beside his daughter. Except his hands were bloodied. And he was sitting by the remains of Ahlam’s smashed head. Casually waiting for the police that he had called on himself to...

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The Lance Playlist: Fall 2022
The Lance Playlist: Fall 2022
Charlie Dippolito, Editor in Chief • September 22, 2022

‘Tis the season to be “fall-y” (I’m so sorry for that)—especially if you’re a pumpkin spice aficionado, or you just hate sweating profusely after having a class in A-hallway—because fall...

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Alexx poses in a photoshoot.
Brooke Alexx-cellent
Audrey Hansen, Arts and Entertainment Editor • June 10, 2022

2013 NVOT alumna Brooke Greenberg, more commonly known by her stage name, Brooke Alexx, is on the road to musical stardom. The next stop on her road is White Eagle Hall, a live music venue in Jersey City,...

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The cast of Urinetown performing The Cop Song
Ur-ine for a Treat
Audrey Hansen, Arts and Entertainment Editor • June 6, 2022

The theater department came back from Bikini Bottom and arrived at Urinetown. In addition to the annual fall play and spring musical, the team produced a third show on Friday, June 3: a semi-staged, concert...

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Evan Brooks celebrating a Touchdown against Paramus (September 2, 2022)
EvHim Dominates in Football Team’s Win at Paramus
Antonio Campagna, Sports Editor • September 12, 2022

Evan Brooks was unstoppable in NVOT’s first game of the season. The junior had 8 receptions, 140 yards, and 2 touchdowns against a Paramus defense that could not handle him. For his efforts, Brooks was named Jersey Sports Zones player of the week. Brooks’ numbers contributed to a dominant performance...

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Organ donation is a cause close to the heart of some in the NVOT community.
Saying ‘Yes’ to Saving Lives
Lara Areiqat, Emma Mor, and Caroline Tharakan May 13, 2022

Getting a driver’s license is one of the top things high school students look forward to. When the time comes to go to the MVC and make it official, excitement brims as they fill their forms out, anticipating what they will do with their newly earned freedom. But there’s one question at the end that...

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Still Keeping It Real With Fantasy – Week 4
Still Keeping It Real With Fantasy – Week 4
Aidan Fruhling and Antonio Campagna September 30, 2022

Welcome back to week three of Keeping it Real With Fantasy. The first three weeks have been entertaining, and the fantasy season is finally settling in. Week 4 shouldn’t disappoint as many players have...

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The Mid 3
The Mid 3
Drew Rosenblum, Associate Editor • September 23, 2022

When you think of a Big 3 in the NBA you think of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh going to the Finals four years in a row and racking up 12 all-star appearances. Then you have the Splash Brothers,...

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Meeks finishes in first place at invitational meet.
Can’t Catch Kate
September 22, 2022