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

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

The Lance

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NVOT DECA at States two years ago.

DECA Heads to States

Brooke Ackerman and Joshua Lim January 25, 2022

After COVID-19 forced NVOT’s DECA club to be virtual for district, state, and national competitions the past two school years, members will finally head back to Atlantic City to compete in the New Jersey...

The winning team posing for the camera.

Dance Dance Revolutionizing Gym Class

Audrey Hansen, Arts & Entertainment Editor January 21, 2022

After a one-year hiatus, the annual dance unit made a return to gym class. The dance unit has been a core part of the Physical Education curriculum, and this year, the Physical Education teachers decided...

The snow covers the football field at the school.

Breaking News: Delayed opening January 20

Charlie Dippolito, News Editor January 19, 2022

On Wednesday, January 19, Principal Bruce Sabatini announced via email that there will be a delayed opening on Thursday, January 20, due to the anticipated snowstorm.  Students and staff should report...

There will be a delayed opening Friday, January 7.

Breaking News: School closed January 7

Charlie Dippolito, News Editor January 7, 2022

On Thursday, January 6, Principal Bruce Sabatini announced via email that there will be a delayed opening on Friday, January 7, due to the anticipated snowstorm.  Students and staff should report to...

Senior Ella Weiss signs her name on the clipboard outside room F108.

Breaking News: Early Dis-mistletoe

Siena Griffin, Managing Editor December 21, 2021

On Tuesday, December 21, Superintendent James Santana announced via email that there will be a 12:00 p.m. dismissal on Thursday, December 23 for both Northern Valley Regional High Schools.  The news...

The guidance office is chillin as penguins this year.

Open the Door to Holiday Break

Siena Griffin, Amir Attal, Antonio Campagna, and Emma Mor December 20, 2021

Student Council is hosting its annual holiday door decorating contest to close out the week before holiday break. Teachers and students decorated their classroom doors to be judged on December 20 by Assistant...

Decals on classroom windows will help birds avoid flying into them.

Save the Birds

Emma Mor, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

When photography club advisor Jeffrey Train discovered two birds, one dead and one injured, that had flown into a classroom window, he knew immediately that he had to help.  Inspired by the two birds,...

Spirit for Wellness

Spirit for Wellness

Tala Areiqat, Editor in Chief November 20, 2021

The biennial Wellness Day fair was held on Friday, November 19, accompanied by a spirit week leading up to the event. From new creative themes like "Anything But a Backpack Day" to the traditional "Pajama...

Mrs. Doherty and her class embraced their inner Dracula.

Halloween Post-Quarantine

Tala Areiqat, Editor in Chief October 30, 2021

The halls are once again filled with teachers, students, and staff in costume, marking two years since the last Halloween to take place at school. Costumes ranged from the classics to celebrities and everything...

Returning to the building full-time brings new school policies.

New School Policies Shared at Wellness Day

Amelia Murphy, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

On September 12, during the annual Wellness Day, Assistant Principal Robert Hyman announced new school policies for the 2021-2022 school year. These include updates on the dress guidelines, as well as...

Seniors Daniel Zhao, Ace Kim, and Ethan Szeto with advisor Steve Maietta.

TSA Club Wins Big

Lara Areiqat, Olivia Connell, and Caroline Tharakan October 7, 2021

The Technology Student Association (TSA) garnered their most wins in club history after competing at the 2021 NJ State Conference in April and the 2021 National Conference in June. TSA, a club centered...

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