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

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...

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...

Gen Z is “Sick” of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Gen Z is “Sick” of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Charlie Dippolito, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

Taking office at a crucial time in American history, President Joe Biden’s administration faces urgent social, economic, political, and environmental issues. More than any other generation, Gen Z uses...

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...

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

Breaking News: NVOT scheduled to return to in-person learning 12/14

Tala Areiqat, Managing Editor December 11, 2020

12/11/20 Update: Superintendent James Santana announced via twitter at 1:08 pm that NVOT is scheduled to return to in-person learning on 12/14. A follow up email has been sent out to the school community.                 12/5/20...

Having dinner outside is a great way to stay safe and still spend time with family.

Maintaining Gratitude During a COVID Thanksgiving

Emily Galiano, Staff Writer November 25, 2020

The holidays are usually times that we primarily spend around family. To most of us, Thanksgiving allows us to gather around a dinner table and hear hilarious stories from that one uncle we haven’t seen...

NVRHS COVID-19 Dashboard

COVID-19 Cases and Virtual Learning FAQ

Brooke Ackerman, Siena Griffin, and Olivia Klein November 17, 2020

Two hybrid learning students tested positive for COVID-19 as of November 10. Classes were held virtually on November 11 to allow for contact tracing, and the school announced its decision later that night...

NVOT Announces Virtual Learning Through 11/18

NVOT Announces Virtual Learning Through 11/18

Charlie Dippolito, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

In an email sent to the NVRHS community, Superintendent James Santana announced that NVOT will hold all classes virtually until November 18 after several students tested positive for COVID-19.  After...

Breaking News: NVOT to go all virtual 11/11

Breaking News: NVOT to go all virtual 11/11

Tala Areiqat, Managing Editor November 11, 2020

On November 10 Principal Bruce Sabatini announced on a telephone call to all families and staff that NVOT will hold all classes virtually on Wednesday, November 11. During this time, the high school will...

New Hybrid Schedule for Quarter 2

New Hybrid Schedule for Quarter 2

Charlie Dippolito, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

In an email sent to the NVOT community on October 24, principal Bruce Sabatini announced the new phase 2 hybrid schedule that will take effect on November 9.  This new hybrid schedule brings some changes...

2020 has brought massive change that must be handled with responsibility and kindness.

Freedom Needs Forgiveness

Olivia Franceschini, Editor in Chief June 19, 2020

At the beginning of this year, I was inspired to create a feature on the Vietnam War. I was disturbed by the reality that the draft presented to 18-year-olds and the sacrifices that they were asked to...

Messages to the Class of 2020, Family Edition

Messages to the Class of 2020, Family Edition

The 2020-2021 Editorial Board June 16, 2020

In celebration of the Class of 2020, friends and family were invited to submit photos, videos, and warm wishes to their graduating seniors.  

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