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They’re on their feet at the garden!

Ashley Morrison, Features Editors May 23, 2024

Madison Square Garden’s New York Rangers (NHL) and New York Knicks (NBA) have both made the second round of their respective playoffs. Fans are ecstatic, as this is the first time this has happened since...

Girls softball team makes history

Lilly Hamlin, Sports Editor May 20, 2024

For the first time since 2019, the girls softball team secured a win in their annual Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer game against Fort Lee. After a tight game, the Norsemen trailing behind, in the 7th inning...

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 freshmen preparing for the upcoming 2024 season. The boys have been working hard all year to prepare...

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 season. Serving as NVD’s second year featuring this school team, spring welcomes the commencement...

Girls basketball team has most wins in years

Anna Schwartz, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

NVD’s girls basketball team has won 17 of the 24 games they’ve played so far this season. The North Jersey newspaper even published an article highlighting the team as one of the top in Bergen County....

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 Week. Miner started bowling his freshman year of high school and started on the junior varsity team...

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 their playoff games make it to the Superbowl. Every Super Bowl happens in February. Millions of people...

NVD track team begins season with two consecutive victories over Old Tappan

Lia Levy, Staff Writer February 7, 2024

At the Bergen County Relays, NVD’s track team competed against many other schools, including Old Tappan, and won for the second consecutive time against OT this month--the first time being at the Big...

Beth Powell, Varsity Volleyball Coach, Announces Her Retirement After 35 Years

Beth Powell, Varsity Volleyball Coach, Announces Her Retirement After 35 Years

Syrena Sayid, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

After 35 years as Demarest volleyball’s head varsity coach, Powell announced she is stepping down and passing down her position to a new volleyball coach. Powell began her coaching career at Demarest...

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Softball steers back in the right direction

Lilly Hamlin, Sports Editor January 25, 2024

The girls softball team this year has been working hard and incorporating different practice plans during the off season. This year, many freshmen are eager to try out and get the softball team back on...

Marta Gershanok announces her Babson commitment with a commitment post.
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Senior Marta Gershanok commits to Babson College

Lola Brown, Features Editor January 5, 2024

Senior Marta Gershanok has been a varsity swimmer on NVD’s swim team since her freshman year. Last month, Gershanok chose to commit to swimming at Babson College in Massachusetts. She grew up in Closter...

Student Section Etiquite

Student Section Etiquite

Mia Harrison, Staff Writer November 13, 2023

Friday nights in fall are commonly accompanied by Varsity Football games. The Norsemen Nation are told to “Fill the Hill” and “Respect Their Elders.” Everyone has heard these terms but not everyone...

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