• December 4The Golden Knights Football team defeats Delsea at the Group 3 State Championship
  • November 20The Golden Knights Football team wins against West Morris and advance to the State Finals
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The Lance

The Student News Site of Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan

The Lance

The Student News Site of Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan

The Lance


Shay McGee reaches 400 saves milestone.

McGee’s Spree

Maria Silva and Samantha Tate October 26, 2022

The ball travels the field, and the last line of defense is ready to save the shot. They work at once trying to turn the ball over, but the offense remains in control. At the last minute, the offense shoots,...

Donna Dolby stands in front of her finished mural.

Painting For Saturday’s Generation

Kara Long, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

With just a sharpened pencil in her hand and a blank wall in front of her, art teacher Donna Dolby begins to illustrate 150 years of history. After 20 hours of designing, sketching, and painting, Dolby...

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...

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...

Germano celebrates her 500th strikeout with her teammates post game

GermaNO Way You Get A Hit

Brooke Ackerman, Editor in Chief May 12, 2022

If you think gym softball can get intense, try getting a hit against Raegen Germano. On Wednesday, May 11, the senior threw her 500th strikeout, a milestone she accomplished in just a little over two years...

The 2022 spring sports season is coming to a close.

Good Knight: Virtual Spring Pep Rally 2022

The Lance Staff May 12, 2022

The Lance is back to celebrate one last season of sports teams.

Isabella Chugranis after making her 100th hit.


Brooke Ackerman and Jonah Kim May 12, 2022

Some students may excel in math class, others at a musical instrument, and some in art, but for senior Isabella Chugranis, her speciality is breaking pitchers' hearts and breaking records… at the same...

Cataldo poses with posters after earning her 100th hit.

100th Hit From Chicago Commit

Brooke Ackerman and Evan Chrenko April 29, 2022

When a batter steps up to the plate, the best-case scenario is a hit: making contact with the ball and running to get on base. For the average batter, they’re lucky to be getting on base at least once...

Opening New Doors

Opening New Doors

Tala Areiqat, Alicia Hamm, and Dan Ouk March 10, 2022

On March 11, 2022, The Lance published its second issue of the 2021-2022 school year. It featured the article, "Opening New Doors," an article discussing the conversation surrounding gender neutral bathrooms...

From left to right: Jonathan Meszaros, Alexa Farah, and Sophia Ashbahian.

NVOT Chorists Make It to the Top

Lara Areiqat, Staff Writer February 16, 2022

Freshman year, Alexa Farah quickly fell in love with the beauty of music and the many stories you can tell with it. Since then, she has been working towards fulfilling her musical goals, and All-National...

Mercado wrestling his opponent during his match against Teaneck.

Mercado Hits the Mat

Ava Petrilli, Special Projects Editor February 8, 2022

While most seniors dedicate their final year of high school to goodbyes, Robert Mercado celebrated a new beginning. On Wednesday, February 2, Head Coach Robert Ortiz called out the names of eight wrestlers...

Yan Landaus guzheng, a traditional Chinese instrument.

Staying in Tune With Her Roots

Lara Areiqat, Olivia Connell, and Caroline Tharakan February 4, 2022

When social studies teacher Jennifer Fernandez's World History class walked in on Thursday, January 13, senior Yan Landau stood at the center of the room with her instrument at her side. As the students...

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