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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

Busloads of migrants are strategically getting dropped off at New Jersey rail stations in an attempt...

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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NVD welcomes back Principal Dr. Sabatini
Michelle Yu, News/Co-Photo/Design Editor • October 13, 2023
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The stress of being bored
Face February break boredom
Syrena Sayid, Staff Writer • February 16, 2024

February break is coming up, and an entire week off of school always seems to be needed. That first weekend...

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NVD student “ins” and “outs” for 2024
Mia Harrison, Staff writer • February 16, 2024

The “Ins and Outs for 2024” Tik Tok trend is taking people’s “for you” pages by storm. The...

Norsemen football scoreboard
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How to spend your time at NVD
Everest Chu, Staff Writer • February 6, 2024
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Athlete of the Issue: Kenny Miner
Lilly Hamlin, Sports Editor • February 16, 2024

Kenny Miner, a junior on the bowling team, met his goals this year as he was honored as Athlete of the...

49ers vs. Chiefs
49'ers vs. Chiefs
Everest Chu, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024

The Superbowl, is a world-renowned event where the two best football teams of that year both beating...

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Softball steers back in the right direction
Lilly Hamlin, Sports Editor • January 25, 2024
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History was made during the 96th Oscars nominations and more…
Penelope Alevrontas, Associate Arts Editor • February 16, 2024

The 96th annual Oscars are coming up within the next month. This star-studded event will present awards...

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"The Brothers Sun": New Netflix Series Review
Michelle Yu, News/Co-Photo/Design Editor • January 25, 2024

Netflix presents its most recent series set in the sunny settings of California with "The Brothers Sun," a...

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Calling all altos: alto range audition songs
Lia Levy, Staff Writer • December 13, 2023
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Do modern Disney movies suck?
Sophia Lee, Staff Writer • February 16, 2024

Over the span of several generations, the Disney corporation has provided us with a plethora of memorable and quality entertainment, with many...

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Jo Koy on the red carpet before Golden Globe ceremony
Jo Koy: Sexist or Just Not Funny?
January 31, 2024

“Oppenheimer" is based on a 721-page Pulitzer Prize-winning book about the Manhattan Project. And "Barbie" is on a plastic doll with big boobies,”...

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To All Of the Boys Taylor’s Loved Before
Maya Gueguen, Arts Editor • October 30, 2023

Taylor Swift, the most famous singer in the music industry, has had an incredible career. Many of her songs are written about love and boyfriends...

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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
Dylan Steiner
Dylan Steiner
PR and Photo/Design Co-Editor

Hi! I am Dylan Steiner, and I am the PR and Phot/Design Co-editor for The Northern Star. I enjoy painting, drawing, soccer, and spending time with friends and family. I am a senior and cannot wait to write...

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...

Ashley Morrison
Ashley Morrison
Staff Writer

Hi, I’m Ashley. I’m a Junior at NVD and I’m so happy to be a new member of the journalism staff! I play varsity soccer, love reading, writing, and hanging out with my friends. I want to be an author...

Julia Reyes
Julia Reyes
Associate PR/Opinion Editor

Hi, my name is Julia Reyes and I am a junior at NVD. I am super excited to take Journalism and add more to the paper and create new stories.

Lilly Hamlin
Lilly Hamlin
Sports Editor

Hi! My name is Lilly Hamlin, I'm a senior, and the Sports Editor of The Northern Star. In my free time, I enjoy playing volleyball, basketball and softball, as well as spending time with my friends. A...

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