Parent Messages to the Class of 2021
  • Congratulations Luke and Madison! We are so proud of you!!! We love you, mom, dad and Christian xo
  • 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
The Student News Site of Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan

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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

News

The graduation ceremony has been moved up.

Breaking News: Graduation ceremony time changed

Tala Areiqat, Managing Editor June 21, 2021

On June 21, Principal Bruce Sabatini announced via email, text, and phone that the 2021 graduation ceremony will start at 4:00 p.m, not 4:30, as was originally planned. Graduates should report at 3:00...

Juniors Tala Areiqat, Ace Kim, and Ava Petrilli and seniors Tiffany Cowan, Daniel Kim, and Amy Tony with Dr. Bruce Sabatini, Ms. Katie Gallagher, and Senator Cory Booker.

Sitting Down with Senator Cory Booker

Siena Griffin, Managing Editor June 16, 2021

Senator Cory Booker returned virtually to his high school alma mater on Friday, June 11 for a question and answer session hosted by the Debate Team. Booker, who graduated from NVOT in 1987, was elected...

Annual Jazz Cafe Goes Virtual

Annual Jazz Cafe Goes Virtual

Charlie Dippolito, Staff Writer May 19, 2021

On Friday, April 23, the Tri-M Music Honors Society gathered over Zoom to collect donations for the American Cancer Society. The event included several different interactive games and jazz band performances...

Students and teachers prepare for the new schedule changes coming May 18.

OT Reacts: A Return to Full Days

The Lance Staff May 14, 2021

On Tuesday, May 4, Superintendent James Santana announced a return to full-length school days beginning on May 18. The return is days away, and The Lance is checking in on the students' and teachers'...

The graduation ceremony has been moved up.

A Return to Full Days

Tala Areiqat, Managing Editor May 14, 2021

On Tuesday, May 4, Superintendent James Santana announced via email that the school will be returning to a full day school schedule on May 18. Santana said that this decision was made “after hearing...

Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions

Time is up: Saturday, May 1 marked the annual College Decision Day, when high school seniors who plan to go to college or university in the fall must make their final decisions as to where they'll attend....

Safa meets with the club members across three different cultural clubs discussing anti-Asian hate.

Uniting to Raise Awareness

Alicia Hamm, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

Shortly after the last class of the day on April 7, close to 60 participants gathered in one Zoom room to address the issue of anti-Asian hate. As the last few attendees trickled in, the virtual space...

The schedule change will go into effect April 8.

Breaking News: Schedule changes

Sophie Atalla, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

After two weeks of remote learning, students and staff will return to in-person instruction on April 1, with more schedule changes to follow. Starting April 8, all in-person students will be expected...

The SAT, originally scheduled for March 24 but cancelled due to COVID, has been moved to April 27.

Breaking News: SAT rescheduled for April 27

Siena Griffin, Managing Editor March 20, 2021

The in-school administration of the SAT has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 27, announced the Guidance Department in an email on March 19. The deadline for students to register for the make-up test...

The schedule change will go into effect April 8.

Breaking News: New rules for in-person cohorts

Tala Areiqat, Managing Editor March 17, 2021

On March 11, Superintendent James Santana announced via email that students in Cohorts X and Y must be present the days they are expected to come in. If they attend school virtually three times without...

School will remain virtual through 4/1 due to multiple COVID-19 cases.

Breaking News: NVOT moves to all virtual classes until April 1

Tala Areiqat, Managing Editor March 17, 2021

On March 17, Superintendent James Santana announced via email that NVOT will switch to all virtual classes through April 1. This decision comes after NVOT had seven students test positive for COVID-19...

The Hidden Faces Behind the Pandemic

The Hidden Faces Behind the Pandemic

Brooke Ackerman, Managing Editor March 13, 2021

“How has the pandemic affected you” is a question that anybody, at any age, in any given country or community has an answer to. For some the answer is loss and heartbreak, for others it may be loneliness...

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