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

The Lance

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Battle of the Bakers

Battle of the Bakers

Erin Yoon and Rachel Kim May 14, 2024

If you walked through C-hallway the morning Wednesday, April 24, you might have noticed a delicious aroma take over. Step inside C102 and you would find students rushing to get their freshly iced cupcakes...

Teachers with their kids

Work Meets Play

Emily Ha, Lili Setrakian, and Dylan Woo May 14, 2024

NVOT was filled with cuteness (and chaos) as children ran rampant across the halls. On Thursday, April 25, faculty and staff participated in the first Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day at NVOT....

The inside of the Bloodmobile

Gold Hearts, Blue Blood

Christine Kim and Lili Setrakian February 7, 2024

Every 2 seconds, someone in the US needs blood. However, only 3% of eligible individuals donate. The number of donors has reached an all-time low in the last 20 years, according to the American Red Cross,...

Baby, It’s Gold Inside

Baby, It’s Gold Inside

Christine Kim and Caroline Tharakan January 30, 2024

The air was cold outside, but blue and gold blazed across the building. On Monday, January 29, NVOT kicked off Golden Knights week with Golden Knights Day and the first ever winter pep rally. Seniors...

NVOT DECA members together before heading to Ramapo College.

DECA at Districts

Dylan Woo, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

On Thursday, January 11, 66 DECA members headed to Ramapo College to compete in the North East District Conference for a spot in the State Conference. Out of the NVOT students who competed, 26 qualified...

December 2023 Print Issue Update

December 2023 Print Issue Update

December 19, 2023

See the PDF below for the updated version of the December 2023 print issue of The Lance.   Editor's Note The Lance seeks to deliver accurate and comprehensive coverage of the NVOT school...

Courtesy of the NVOT Fall Newsletter

Student Council Reaches Donation Goal

Kevin Ju, Associate Editor December 18, 2023

On Tuesday, December 12, Student Council advisor Lindsay Steffner had her hair cut by Student Council Vice President Jiyoon Han to honor Steffner's pledge to donate hair after the Council reached its goal...

YMCA Annual Award Ceremony

YMCA Annual Award Ceremony

Nicoletta Cialdella December 13, 2023

On Tuesday November 21st, three former NVOT students, and one current teacher were nominated for awards at the Bergen County YMCA ceremony. The nominees included: Kate Meeks, Mackenzie Ward, Alex Kranzler,...

NVOT Gives Back

NVOT Gives Back

Alex Cleary, Staff writer November 20, 2023

As the holiday season quickly approaches, the NVOT community, like so many others, takes time to reflect on what they have and focus on what others need. Many NVOT clubs have already given to the community...

NVOT and Seisa High School students create origami together

From Japan to Jersey

Matthew Woo November 8, 2023

On Thursday, October 19, NVOT welcomed 50 students and 10 teachers from Seisa High School in Yokohama, Japan for a one-day cultural exchange event as part of the World Language Department's Japanese Cultural...

SAT Goes Digital

SAT Goes Digital

Kai Ein and Neel Tripathi November 1, 2023

As the College Board prepares to roll out its test-adaptive digital SAT  in the spring of 2024, The Lance shares its cheat sheet for the future of standardized testing. 

Color guard performing routine

Drumroll, Please…

Ina Rhee, News editor October 12, 2023

For the first time in NVOT history, the marching band won first place at the Ludwig Musser Classic competition at MetLife Stadium Saturday, October 8.  The band scored 81.9 points out of 100 and took...

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