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New zodiac signs
Michelle Yu and Valentina Penagos Morales March 4, 2024

The unofficial addition of the Ophiuchus and Cetus constellations altered the dates of the other...

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NVD celebrates Norseman day 2024
Lilly Hamlin and Marta Gershanok January 30, 2024

Yesterday January 30th, the Norsemen and women came together to celebrate Norsemen Day. All periods were...

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Buses of Migrants Arrive in NJ to Evade NYC Executive Order
Michelle Yu, News/Photo/Design Co-Editor • January 25, 2024
NVD cuts subs for school year
NVD cuts subs for school year
Scarlett Gaard, Staff Writer • November 16, 2023
Leah Van de Van, Mrs. Glick, and Claire Song in the Girl Up classroom.
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Girl Up Club Returns to NVD
Syrena Sayid, Staff Writer • November 8, 2023
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Travel plans during this summer
Features
Make Summer Plans Now or Never
Anna Schwartz, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024

Everyone can feel spring in the air right now with 60-degree weather and t-shirts all around.  Right...

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Features
NVD Students Get AP Test Anxieties
Mia Harrison, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024

The end of the school year is approaching and many students are getting their summer plans in order....

Credit card form payment
NVD students open their wallets but for what?
Sujin Kim, Staff Writer • February 29, 2024
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Students hit the January-March Slump
Georgeena Gonedes, Staff Writer • February 27, 2024
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Boys’ Tennis rallies hope for upcoming season
Niki Feiner, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024

Tryouts for the NVD boys’ tennis team began on Monday, March 11, with returning players and incoming...

A 2nd season dawns for the boys’ volleyball team
Sujin Kim, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024

As the days get longer and the flowers bloom, spring approaches, and so does the school’s spring sports...

Athlete of the Issue: Kenny Miner
Lilly Hamlin, Sports Editor • February 16, 2024
49ers vs. Chiefs
49'ers vs. Chiefs
Everest Chu, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024
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Twenty One Pilots kick off their new era with single "Overcompensate"
Lia Levy, Staff writer • April 10, 2024

Since the conclusion of the Icy Tour in 2021, pop duo Twenty One Pilots have been silent with music content,...

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And the Oscar goes to...
Penelope Alevrontas, Associate Arts Editor • March 26, 2024

The 96th annual Oscars have ended and there were many twists and turns throughout the night. Jimmy Kimmel...

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"The Brothers Sun": New Netflix Series Review
Michelle Yu, News/Co-Photo/Design Editor • January 25, 2024
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NYC needs to retract their weed policy
Sophia Lee, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024

What comes to mind with the name “Manhattan?” Do visions of towering skyscrapers, trendy restaurants, and bougie stores come to mind? What...

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Opinion: Should high schools require a financial literacy class?
Michelle Yu, News/Photo/Design Co-Editor • April 10, 2024

In today’s complex and fast-paced world, I believe that high school students entering adulthood are faced with even greater challenges, one...

Fun or Academics?
Fun or Academics?
Lucy Brisman, Managing Editor/ Opinion • April 10, 2024

The college process is a pivotal moment in many young people's lives. During this time you meet friends and pick a major that will hopefully...

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Is Brandy Melville exclusive or offensive?
Marta Gershanok, Editor-in-Chief • October 16, 2023

Is Brandy Melville “uncancellable”? Are their “one size fits all” clothes morally wrong or is their brand just “exclusive” to a certain...

Farewell High School Sports: Staff Writer Jake Kauderer
Farewell High School Sports: Staff Writer Jake Kauderer
Jacob Kauderer, Staff Writer • May 17, 2023

I have been a part of the Northern Valley Demarest tennis program for the past three years. Being a part of this program has been an incredibly...

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Meet the Staff
Penelope Alevrontas
Penelope Alevrontas
Associate Arts Editor

Hi, my name is Penelope Alevrontas! I am a senior and the Associate Arts Editor for the Northern Star. I enjoy watching movies, acting, and filmmaking. I am excited and glad to be back working on the newspaper...

Sujin Kim
Sujin Kim
Staff Writer

Hi, I’m Sujin. I am currently a junior at NVD and am apart of the NVD golf team. I enjoy playing tennis, shopping, and baking in my free time. I’m super excited to be a part of the Northern Star this...

Valentina Penagos
Valentina Penagos
Staff Writer

Hi, I’m Valentina. I am a senior at NVD. I love to eat and shop, and my favorite season is summer. This is my first year as part of the journalism staff, and I’m excited to write for the Northern Star...

Everest Chu
Everest Chu
Staff Writer

Hi, I’m Everest. I am a senior attending NVD and this is my first year doing journalism. I am excited to be apart of the Northern Star and see how my journalism skills play out!

Scarlett Gaard
Scarlett Gaard
Staff Writer

Hi, I’m Scarlett. I am a Junior and this is my first year being a part of Journalism. I play varsity volleyball and I have an older sister who played volleyball as well. I am so excited to be a part...

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