Parent Messages to the Class of 2020
  • 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
  • Antonette, Congratulations!! We are so proud of you and we are excited for what comes next! Keep smiling and continue to shine bright. And just remember to always shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land on the stars. We love you SOOOO much! Love always, Mom, Dad, TJ, Sharlene, Garry and Dominic
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Debates

The greatest ongoing debate of all time...

Dogs vs. Cats

Brooke Ackerman and Olivia Klein October 30, 2020

One of the greatest debates of all time is cats or dogs…which is the better pet? We will look to settle this argument once and for all.   Livi: I think we all know the answer to this question...  Brooke:...

This year's 2020 election sparks debate with the country's high schoolers.

Should the Voting Age Be Lowered to 16?

The Lance Staff October 26, 2020

As the 2020 election rapidly approaches, eligible voters are getting ready to cast their ballots. However, for the majority of students at NVOT, this is just another election where they can only watch...

Fall Back... Into Seasonal Depression?

Fall Back… Into Seasonal Depression?

Alex Chrenko and Emily Gullestad November 6, 2019

Alex: Daylight Savings Time ending is one of the most depressing times of the year. The sun sets earlier, it’s ALWAYS dark, and honestly, I never want to leave my bed. Oh and also, it’s the unofficial...

Word vs. Docs

Word vs. Docs

Josh Lee, Design Editor January 29, 2019

Whether it’s rushing an essay for class or writing a story for an audience, 21st-century technology has created hundreds of different ways for you to get your thoughts down on paper. However, the question...

Olivia vs. Olivia: Christmas

Olivia vs. Olivia: Christmas

Olivia Franceschini and Olivia Genco December 21, 2018

We have the same name, but different opinions, and we are on a mission to tackle some of mankind’s most pressing issues. Franceschini: I’m not here to tell anyone that their beloved family tradition...

Olivia vs. Olivia: Thanksgiving

Olivia vs. Olivia: Thanksgiving

Olivia Franceschini and Olivia Genco November 21, 2018

We have the same name, but different opinions, and we are on a mission to tackle some of mankind’s most pressing issues. Pro-Thanksgiving: Olivia Franceschini  As Spooky Season™ comes to...

Olivia vs. Olivia: Trick or Treating

Olivia vs. Olivia: Trick or Treating

Olivia Genco and Olivia Franceschini November 2, 2018

We have the same name, but different opinions, and we are on a mission to tackle some of mankind’s most pressing issues. Trunk-or-Treat: Olivia Genco Let me take you back to Halloween of 2005....

A Hot Dog IS a Sandwich

A Hot Dog IS a Sandwich

Craig Schulman, Editor-in-Chief April 23, 2018

If someone can present any form of a reasonable or analytical argument to refute the idea that a hot dog is a sandwich, I will gladly change my opinion. In order to maintain the journalistic integrity...

A Hot Dog Is NOT a Sandwich

A Hot Dog Is NOT a Sandwich

Alexandra George, Staff Writer April 20, 2018

If you think a hot dog is a sandwich, then you must think cereal is soup. Or that wine is juice. Or that a taco, or a burrito for that matter, is also a sandwich. And you would be wrong with any of those...

Computer Notes vs. Handwritten Notes

Computer Notes vs. Handwritten Notes

Craig Schulman and Danielle Mimeles February 16, 2018

Danielle: Notes on the computer are easier and faster Our generation would be completely lost without technology. No matter what the activity is, iPhones, MacBooks, and all the apps that come with them...

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