Parent Messages to the Class of 2020
  • Congrats Dan! You will love Oswego on beautiful Lake Ontario. We are so proud of you. Love Mom, Dad, Kris and Sammy
  • Angelina. Proud and grateful for you. All you accomplished so far is just the beginning. Aim high and shoot for the stars. We love you. Pop Pop, Uncle George, Carie, Chris, Jason, Michael, Robert
  • Congratulations Brendan and best of luck at RPI. We're so proud of you! Love Mom, Dad and Aidan
  • Congratulations Vil! You did it!!! We are all so proud of you! Best of luck on all of your future endeavors. We love you!!!
  • Way to go, Coosh! Your strength, resilience, and perseverance were on full display this year. We are so proud of you, Andrew. Get ‘em! Love Mom, Dad, and Matthew
  • Antonette, Congratulations!! We are so proud of you and we are excited for what comes next! Keep smiling and continue to shine bright. And just remember to always shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land on the stars. We love you SOOOO much! Love always, Mom, Dad, TJ, Sharlene, Garry and Dominic
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2020 Election

Why the U.S. Criminal Justice System Needs Reform

Why the U.S. Criminal Justice System Needs Reform

Nicole Sigismondi, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Taking office at a crucial time in American history, President Joe Biden’s administration faces urgent social, economic, political, and environmental issues. More than any other generation, Gen Z uses...

Gender Equality: A Human Fight, Not a Woman's Fight

Gender Equality: A Human Fight, Not a Woman’s Fight

Grace Sigismondi, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

Taking office at a crucial time in American history, President Joe Biden’s administration faces urgent social, economic, political, and environmental issues. More than any other generation, Gen Z uses...

Human trafficking happens closer than you think. Know how to avoid being trafficked so you do not become the next victim.

The Rapid Increase of Human Trafficking Cases is a Cry for Help

Nicole Sigismondi, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

Taking office at a crucial time in American history, President Joe Biden’s administration faces urgent social, economic, political, and environmental issues. More than any other generation, Gen Z uses...

The U.S. Profits From Child Labor—and Gen Z is Starting to Notice

The U.S. Profits From Child Labor—and Gen Z is Starting to Notice

Sophie Atalla and Jonah Kim January 31, 2021

Taking office at a crucial time in American history, President Joe Biden’s administration faces urgent social, economic, political, and environmental issues. More than any other generation, Gen Z uses...

Gen Z is “Sick” of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Gen Z is “Sick” of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Charlie Dippolito, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

Taking office at a crucial time in American history, President Joe Biden’s administration faces urgent social, economic, political, and environmental issues. More than any other generation, Gen Z uses...

The government needs to combat climate change immediately

What to Know About Climate Change

Luke Cammarata, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

Taking office at a crucial time in American history, President Joe Biden’s administration faces urgent social, economic, political, and environmental issues. More than any other generation, Gen Z uses...

Kamala Harris is the first woman of color to serve as Vice President of the United States.

A Victory for the History Books

Sophie Atalla, Nicole Sigismondi, and Ashley Silva December 21, 2020

From New York to Chicago. From Philadelphia to Los Angeles. From Miami to Washington D.C.. Many Americans took to the streets to celebrate the Biden-Harris victory in the 2020 election. They cheered, they...

It is time that the United States of America become united again.

Keeping the United States United

Ava Petrilli, Managing Editor December 1, 2020

Former President George Washington said, “However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning,...

Trump and Biden face off for the last time as the 2020 election presidential season is headed towards the end.

Last Presidential Debate Recap

Tala Areiqat and Ava Petrilli November 2, 2020

Thursday, October 22, marked the final presidential debate of the 2020 election season. For the final time, incumbent President Donald Trump (R) and democratic opponent Joe Biden (D) faced off in a debate...

This year's 2020 election sparks debate with the country's high schoolers.

Should the Voting Age Be Lowered to 16?

The Lance Staff October 26, 2020

As the 2020 election rapidly approaches, eligible voters are getting ready to cast their ballots. However, for the majority of students at NVOT, this is just another election where they can only watch...

Kamala Harris and Mike Pence take the stage to debate.

Vice Presidential Debate Recap

Tala Areiqat and Ava Petrilli October 22, 2020

On Wednesday, October 8, 2020, Senator Kamala Harris (D) and Vice President Mike Pence (R), took the stage at the University of Utah to face each other in the first, and only, Vice Presidential Debate....

2020 Voter Registration and How to Cast Your Vote

2020 Voter Registration and How to Cast Your Vote

Audrey Hansen, Staff Writer October 12, 2020

The 2020 Presidential Election will take place on November 3, 2020. There are several ways NVOT students can participate in this year’s election. Voter Registration A student who is at least 18...

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