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Seniors attend WBL for end of May

Syrena Sayid, Staff Writer May 21, 2024

Expect the hallways to be much emptier now that a majority of the senior class will be attending WBL during the school day. Work Based Learning is a senior program for May and June. On May 17, seniors...

Refreshing Boba now available at NVD       
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New foods arrive at the cafeteria

Julia Reyes, Opinion Editor May 21, 2024

Exciting new changes are coming to the school cafeteria. From tasty new drinks like boba to refreshing acai bowls to start off a nice summer. The cafeteria team has curated all these new and exciting items...

The Shein Dilemma: Navigating Personal Ethical Decisions

The Shein Dilemma: Navigating Personal Ethical Decisions

Georgeena Gonedes, PR/Marketing Editor May 21, 2024

Summer is right around the corner, which means seasonal shopping sprees begin! Shein is a fashion company based in China that sells clothing and accessories mostly under $15. The bikinis they sell are...

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Travel plans during this summer

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 as spring starts there's always a fast track to the last few weeks of school so the question is:...

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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. For AP students, this is not the case. AP Test season is slowly approaching as many of the tests are...

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‘You can’t sit with us!’ at the new “Mean Girls” movie

Ashley Morrison, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

The new "Mean Girls" movie musical released on Jan. 12, 2024 has failed to meet its high expectations. The movie promised to follow the structure of the broadway musical while sticking to the plot of the...

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NVD students open their wallets but for what?

Sujin Kim, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

Money is great. It can be used to buy almost anything, and well, it’s necessary in order to live in this world. So it’s not surprising when high school students are asked, “What would you like?”...

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Students hit the January-March Slump

Georgeena Gonedes, Staff Writer February 27, 2024

Bergen County has many great things to offer, but the January through March season is not one of them.   At the start of the school year, there are so many different holidays to look forward to. All...

Juniors deal with stress

Scarlett Gaard and Leann Speranza, Staff Writers February 27, 2024

As NVD enters marking period three, the juniors have experienced the struggle that junior year holds.  Junior year not only has the most academic pressure out of the four years of high school, but...

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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 is pure bliss- you get to sleep in and do whatever you want, whenever you want. Even that Monday...

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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 trend is a modern twist on creating New Year's resolutions where creators list things that they want...

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Elective spotlight: taking Biomedical Technology in upcoming year

Niki Feiner, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

With NVD already halfway through the 2023-2024 school year, students are meeting with their guidance counselors to select classes for the upcoming year. More elective options open up the creativity of...

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