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Bae swings her golf club during a tournament.

The “Club” That Got Her into Duke

Matthias Choi, Managing Editor March 15, 2021

It was a typical day at Norwood Public School and 8th grader Sophia Bae was roaming the halls. While the day may have seemed typical, the student was not. She was about to receive a call that would forever...

College Board releases the latest about the new 2021 AP exams.

2021 AP Exams

Charlie Dippolito, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

On March 5, Principal Bruce Sabatini relayed the College Board’s AP Exam update that they announced earlier this year. These new exams will better cater to students’ needs during the pandemic and allow...

COVID-19 Tracker

COVID-19 Tracker

Tala Areiqat and Amir Attal February 25, 2021

The Lance brings you the latest cases of COVID-19 in NVOT and New Jersey. For more information on COVID-19 cases in Northern Valley visit the NVRHS Restart website. For more information regarding...

Five shows and movies to watch over the break.

Winter Break Watchlist

Siena Griffin, Managing Editor February 10, 2021

While holiday break is flooded with family and holiday traditions, and spring break is defined by warm weather and tropical island vacations, winter break is by comparison rather boring. February is gray...

The schedule change will go into effect April 8.

Breaking News: Junior Prom postponed

Siena Griffin, Managing Editor February 5, 2021

In an email sent on Friday, February 5, Principal Bruce Sabatini announced that the Junior Prom has been postponed “due to COVID-19 and in the interest of the safety and health of our students.” The...

The Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers square off this Sunday in their Superbowl matchup.

Super Bowl LV Preview

Kevin Pulickal, Daniel Rivera, and Jonah Kim February 5, 2021

Super Bowl LV is here! This Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa Bay for a chance to win the Super Bowl. 256 games in the NFL season and it all comes down to this!...

NBA Early Season Surprises

NBA Early Season Surprises

Evan Chrenko and Spencer Walsh February 2, 2021

With the return of a somewhat normal NBA season, the league has been filled with the unexpected—from trades, breakout stars, and the collapse of previous playoff locks. The Lance sports staff recaps...

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

Breaking News: Asynchronous learning on 2/1 due to inclement weather

Tala Areiqat, Managing Editor January 31, 2021

On Sunday, January 31, Principal Bruce Sabatini announced via email that Monday, February 1, will be an asynchronous day due to the anticipated snow storm. All live learning is cancelled, but students...

Most Anticipated Albums of 2021

Most Anticipated Albums of 2021

Drew Rosenblum, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

Certified Lover Boy - Drake Following his last hit studio album Scorpion (‘18), Drake fans have been anticipating his next studio release. In summer of 2020, soon after Drake released his experimental...

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

Breaking News: NVOT fully remote through 2/3

Tala Areiqat, Managing Editor January 20, 2021

On January 20, Superintendent James Santana communicated via email to the district that NVOT will hold all classes virtually through February 3 after three individuals tested positive for COVID-19. The...

Gon hugs his caretaker, Mito, goodbye as he sets off to take the Hunter Exam.

Five Spectacular Anime to Watch This New Year

Dan Ouk, Staff Writer January 15, 2021

Anime is often looked down upon because it is so different from Western animation—its niche style usually consists of characters with large eyes, minimal lip syncing animation, and choppy frame rate—but...

2020s Biggest Holiday Trends

2020’s Biggest Holiday Trends

Grace Sigismondi, Staff Writer December 24, 2020

The holidays are a time of family, presents, and celebrations. With the mania of the holiday season, it’s easy to disengage from the best trends everyone around you is doing. Between figuring out gifts...

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