Messages to the Class of 2022
  • Dear Alicia Acosta, we are so proud of all your accomplishments and achievements. Good luck on the next chapter in your life! We love you! Tio George, Titi Gina, Jay, Gigi & Joey.
  • Congratulations Charlie Amatrula! We are so proud of you. Love Mom and Dad. Go Cardinals!
  • Congratulations Daniel Rivera & Class of 2022! We are so PROUD of all your accomplishments over the last 4 years at NVOT. Keep shooting for the stars! We love you so much!❤️ Love, Mom, Dad & Sophia
  • Congratulations Daniel J! We are very proud of you! Love, Mom, Dad and Michael
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Christmas Day games start at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday and continue throughout the day.

Five Golden Ring-Worthy NBA Games

The NBA never fails to impress with its scheduling of Christmas Day games. Organizing a matchup of the two championship favorites to play in its marquee game on the 25th is a top move from the NBA, garnering...

Bryant Park Ice Rink in Midtown

My Annual Holiday Itinerary

Emma Mor, Staff Writer December 22, 2021

Although the 2020 holiday season did not live up to our expectations, this year’s is definitely more promising. Last year, video-calling my distant relatives was a let down compared to previous years...

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...

A classic SNL holiday episode is at the top of any fans wish list.

An SNL Fan’s Perfect Christmas Special

Charlie Dippolito, News Editor December 16, 2021

Turning the TV on during the holiday season is always a treat, but my favorite part of the holidays isn’t watching the same old Christmas movies or rewatching all of The Office’s holiday episodes....

This Season’s Coolest Winter Trends

This Season’s Coolest Winter Trends

Amelia Murphy, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

Get ready to hit up your local mall or thrift store—these winter trends are coming in hot… or, well, cold. Although it can be easy to start slacking with fashion as the days get colder and darker,...

Winter Movie Marathon

Winter Movie Marathon

Drew Rosenblum, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

Tired of watching the same old dull Hallmark Christmas movies? While most winter movie marathons revolve around a holiday theme, there are many non-Christmas movies that fit the bill as well. Here are...

Six sweeet holiday treats, recipes courtesy of the guidance department.

The Lance Tries: Guidance’s Favorite Holiday Desserts

Brooke Ackerman, Editor-in-Chief December 13, 2021

Here at The Lance, we love the holidays. There’s something magical about that first snow, Christmas lights, dreidels– you name it. But let’s be honest: some of that holiday magic is a product of...

Consider these 25 gift ideas this holiday season.

25 Holiday Gifts for Under $25

Lara Areiqat and Olivia Connell December 9, 2021

As broke teenagers, trying to find an affordable, last-minute stocking stuffer or holiday gift can be overwhelming. But the perfect present doesn’t have to come straight from the North Pole. From fuzzy...

Take our candle advice—we know what were talking about.

Winter Candles That Make Scents and Ones That Went Up in Flames

Kyra Baily and Holly Budinich December 8, 2021

Tis’ the season to stay inside on snowy days, snuggle up with a cup of hot cocoa in hand, and put a charming movie on the TV. The only thing that’s missing now is the holiday aroma to fill the room....

The Lance Playlist: Winter 2021

The Lance Playlist: Winter 2021

Nikki Ruggiero, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

It's December, so it’s time to add Christmas songs to your playlist (if you haven't already). Here are some recommendations that will surely help you head into December with all that holiday spirit....

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