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Recent Sports Scores
  • 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

  • Tuesday, February 4

    Girls Basketball

    NVOT 56 - Northern Highlands 49

  • Thursday, January 30

    Girls Basketball

    NVOT 61 - Hackensack 50

  • Wednesday, January 29

    Wrestling

    NVOT 27 - River Dell 35

  • Wednesday, January 29

    Girls Bowling

    NVOT 0 - Northern Highlands 7

  • Wednesday, January 29

    Boys Bowling

    NVOT 5 - Northern Highlands 2

  • Tuesday, January 28

    Girls Basketball

    NVOT 49 - Indian Hills 36

The Pre-Winter Break Workload

Siena Griffin, Staff Writer
February 14, 2020

Monday: history quiz. Tuesday: lab report. Wednesday: Algebra unit test, plus an English essay on a book...

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A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Nia Watson, Managing Editor
February 11, 2020

In honor of Black History Month, NVOT celebrates the achievements of famous African American historical...

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It’s a Great Week To Be a Knight

Tala Areiqat, Staff Writer
February 6, 2020

As a parting celebration for a successful first semester, a Spirit Week accompanied the annual Golden...

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What it Means to be a Knight

Tala Areiqat, Staff Writer
February 5, 2020

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Is Joe Goldberg a Flawed Hero or a Humanized Villain?

Eve Foote and Cara Chong | February 11, 2020

Number of Episodes in a Season 10 Episodes; 44 min-50 min   Season 1:  Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley). Average name. Average guy. Right? He is just a simple guy in search of a simple life. He wants what most people want out of life: love, enough money to pay the bills, maybe a few kids down the line......

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The Lance Playlist: February

Graciana Casola, Staff Writer | February 3, 2020

Valentine’s day isn’t just a day to be celebrated with a significant other. It is a day to reflect on people who hold a place in our hearts, platonic or not. Although the holiday itself isn’t the most important it spreads the message of love and appreciation.

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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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2020 Signing Day

Matthias Choi, Staff Writer
January 8, 2020

So far 6 student-athletes have declared their commitment to their future colleges in the class of 2020. Click on the map and see where the future will...

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Spike Your Way Through the Day

Emily Gullestad, Staff Writer | February 13, 2020

Walking past the north gym, you hear classic rock music blasting, children screaming, and dreams crumbling. If you’re anything like most OT students, those sounds don’t scare you–they hype you up. You know that you’ll now have a platform to seek your revenge on those who wronged you. Whether...

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Mambacita

Ava Petrilli, Staff Writer | February 7, 2020

Every young girl wants to follow in her father’s footsteps. That dream was no different for Gianna Bryant. Her father, Kobe Bryant, former NBA MVP, was a legend in the world of basketball who wore a size 14 shoe—shoes that didn’t seem impossible for Gianna to fill.   The phrase “mamba mentality”...

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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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Brown for the Gold

Nia Watson, Managing Editor
December 12, 2019

It was July 4, 2019, at the annual TNT Softball Showcase. Since her normal club team, The Vipers, was not in attendance, senior Kristen Brown was guest playing for the Hurricanes. The coach representing Lafayette College was five feet away, behind the backstop, with her eyes glued on Brown.  Brown...

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