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The outside of Edgewood Collective located on the Newark Pompton Turnpike.
Vintage shopping and thrifting in North Jersey
Owen Fernstrom, Staff Reporter • December 1, 2023

Thrifting in the past has had a stigma attached to it. People called it “stingy” or gross. However, people are realizing many benefits to buying vintage or used clothing, which has become more popular, especially for younger generations.  For...

The Most Festive Drinks This Holiday Season
Peyton Triano, Staff Reporter • December 1, 2023

As the weather gets colder and 2023 comes to an end, it is now the holiday season. Food places across the world bring back traditional holiday drinks and add new ones. Here are the top seven holiday drinks of the 2023-2024 holiday season.  One of...

Fireworks to celebrate the fast-approaching New Years Eve
New Year New You
Alexandra Haines, Staff Reporter • November 30, 2023

As 2024 looms closer, so does the prospect of the clean slate that the new year brings. Given this clean slate, many look at their goals and aspirations, thinking a new year is a good opportunity to strive for them. These goals are often referred to as...

The students watch the auditions for the fall play in the auditorium.
Behind the Curtains
October 14, 2023
An on-the-field view for the New York Jets vs Kansas City Chiefs game at MetLife Stadium
Scott Sanczyk, Sports Editor • October 12, 2023

The NFL season is officially in full swing. There have been 76 games with 4,560 minutes of live action so far this season. The New York Jets sit at a 2-3 record, but this has not come without adversity.    The...

A survey was conducted in KHS classes asking on attendance of KHS soccer games.
Colts Keep Rolling On for an Impressive Season
Jake Piccola, Staff Reporter • October 5, 2023

By: Jake Piccola  Ryan Borud jukes one defender… makes a move to the right… AND IT'S IN! Another class goal for Ryan Borud and another win for Kinnelon Colts soccer. Winning has been nothing surprising...

Gauff gets ready to serve in her match. A serve is one of the most important parts of a tennis match.
Coco Gauff Wins US Open
Julia Haines, Staff Reporter • September 14, 2023

The U.S. Open, short for United States Open Championships, is an annual international tennis tournament that spans two weeks in late August and early September. It is the fourth in a series of tennis tournaments...

Superhero Coach
Superhero Coach
KHS Coach Laura Chegwidden Brings Home Distinguished Unsung Hero in Education Award
Riley Macmanus, School News Editor • December 1, 2023
Flyers advertising the blood drive were hung up all around Kinnelon High School. These made known that students were able to donate blood.
Varsity Athletes Give Back
How the Kinnelon High School Varsity Club is helping the community
Scott Sanzyck, Staff Reporter • November 30, 2023
FBLA members before their departure to PRM ready to help out with middle schoolers of TREP$
The World's Future Entrepreneurs
TREP$ and FBLA combine to teach entrepreneurship to middle school students
Jake Piccola, Staff Reporter • November 30, 2023
The audience of students and staff.
Lights, Camera, Spirit Spots!
For the first time, KHS premiers a live broadcast of Spirit Week’s Spirit Spot videos
Riley Macmanus, School News Editor • October 27, 2023
Fall 2023 Issue
Fall 2023 Issue
Colt Chronicle Staff October 27, 2023
For last year’s St. Baldrick’s fundraiser, KHS Seniors utilized Instagram to spread the word to the Kinnelon community.
What is Senior Service at KHS?
After AP exams at KHS, seniors are given the opportunity to spend nearly a month helping out the local community.
Alex Garcia, Local and World Editor • March 21, 2023
Superhero Coach
Superhero Coach
Riley Macmanus, School News Editor • December 1, 2023

In a heartwarming tribute to the often-overlooked heroes in New Jersey’s educational systems, the The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) recently hosted the first-ever “Unsung Superheroes in Education” awards...

Fenelon practices and curled blows out hair on a mannequin.
Life of a Cosmetologist in High School
Madison Bsales, Features Editor • November 30, 2023

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live out your dream while still in high school? Well, that is not a problem for Senior Hailey Fenelon! Fenelon is a current student at Kinnelon High School and a cosmetologist...

The 2023-2024 Student Council Executive Board at Color Day.
One Last Race to the Finish Line
Kristina Haviland, Editor-in-Chief • October 24, 2023

Each year spirit week concludes with one of the best events of the entire year: Color Day. After a scheduled day of shortened classes, students and staff gather together in the new gym to cheer each other on and support one...

The escalation of Jewish settlements in Palestine over the course of 54 years.
Hamas and Israel
Julia Driscoll, Staff Reporter • December 1, 2023

The Middle East is back in the headlines after two years, one month, and eight days after the U.S officially pulled out of the war on terrorism. The Palestinian terrorist organization, called Hamas, struck...

The gate stands tall and red this morning as it is left open for the oncoming flow of cars out of Smoke Rise.
Open The Gates!
Nicholas Maksimov, Local/World News Editor • November 2, 2023

Every day, and every night, countless Smoke Rise residents journey in and out of the problematic gates that separate their tight-knit community from the rest of the town of Kinnelon. However, passing through...

200-year-old historic landmark in Lahaina, the Waiola Church, is seen engulfed in flames.
Destruction Left in Wake of Maui Wildfires
Aarushi Kumar, Editor-in-Chief • August 15, 2023

As Hurricane Dora swept past the Hawaiian islands a week ago, wildfires erupted across Hawaii with the largest fires on the island of Maui. The blazing fire had torn through homes and storefronts, with...


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This picture shows Science National Honor Society students listening to a Chemist speak about his school and profession.
Honor Societies: Worth the Effort?
Shreyasi Sharma, Staff Reporter • October 20, 2023

As a high school student, finding opportunities to impress your dream college can be challenging. With limited spots, it's hard to distinguish yourself from others while applying to colleges. However,...

Cover image of the novel Party School by Jon Hart
Party School: Why You Should Read It
Nathan Shurts, Opinion Editor • October 20, 2023
 Freshmen focusing in class without phones
KHS Applies New Phone Rule
Olivia Bsales, Staff Reporter • October 12, 2023

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