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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...

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,...

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...

Seniors perform a medley of songs from the four musicals of their high school careers.

Setting Traditions and Saying Goodbye

Lara Areiqat, Staff Writer June 2, 2022

On Thursday May 19, the theater department organized their first annual Spring Showcase and Senior Ceremony. The event honored the seniors involved in theater and featured production programs showcasing...

The Lance Playlist: Summer 2022

The Lance Playlist: Summer 2022

Siena Griffin and Charlie Dippolito June 1, 2022

There’s 104 days of summer vacation—except not really, because there are actually only 74, so you better find a good way to spend it. Our suggestions for a worthy summer include building a rocket,...

The art show returns to the aux gym.

Fine Arts Festival Photo Gallery

Amelia Murphy, Staff Writer May 20, 2022

Gone are the days of virtual displays—after a two-year hiatus, NVOT’s in-person art show returned to the auxiliary gym. Students could visit the art show during school on Tuesday, May 16 and Wednesday,...

Our Favorite Fire Candles, and Ones that Created a Real S-candle

Our Favorite Fire Candles, and Ones that Created a Real S-candle

Holly Budinich and Kyra Baily May 19, 2022

The bees are buzzing, flowers are budding, and birds are chirping, and we're storing away our winter candles to make room for our spring favorites. It’s finally the season to open up the windows and...

The latest celebrity gossip, broken down by your PR editors.

The Lance’s Hot Takes 4

Welcome back to The Lance’s Hot Takes. We know you missed us. Your favorite PR editors (Livi and Gigi) are here today with special guests Sophie and Amelia to review the most memorable looks at this...

The Lance Playlist: AP Study Session

The Lance Playlist: AP Study Session

Siena Griffin and Charlie Dippolito May 2, 2022

Happy AP Exam season!  … said no one ever. It’s May, which means it’s many students’ least favorite time of year: AP Exam season. This year, AP Exams begin Monday, May 2 and continue through...

The NVOT Wind Ensemble is advancing to the Evening State Concert Band Gala on May 1.

Wind Ensemble Makes NVOT History

Emma Mor, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Football has the Super Bowl, baseball has the World Series, and soccer has the World Cup. For high school bands, it is the NJCBF. The NVOT Wind Ensemble brought home a gold rating, allowing them to move...

Rhees art will be on display at the New Jersey Department of Education building in Trenton.

Post-Pandemic Paintings

Olivia Connell, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

Freshman Ina Rhee has always expressed herself and her perspective of the world through her unique artwork. But when COVID-19 hit, it opened a new door of creativity for Rhee: hopeful art.  The New...

Keep up with the latest celebrity gossip.

The Lance’s Hot Takes 3

Gianna Benasillo, Olivia Klein, and Sophie Atalla April 13, 2022

What’s up OT? Livi and Gianna here, with special guest Sophie! We know you missed us. Lets recap awards season, shall we? Will Smith vs. Chris Rock  We are all in agreement here… Team Chris Rock...

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