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Poster created by fans that merge the characters and color schemes of the two movies. Image from @ThatTallGinger from Twitter.
What does Barbenheimer mean for Hollywood?
Aarushi Kumar, Editor-in-Chief • July 25, 2023

July 21 marked the opening night of 2023’s most anticipated movies, Greta Gerwig’s Barbie and Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer. Platforms like TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter have drummed up excitement for the films by creating content under the name...

Poster for Netflix original series Kaleidoscope created by Eric Garcia
A Look at the Netflix Original Series Kaleidoscope
Julia Haines, Staff Reporter • May 10, 2023

On January 1, 2023, Netflix released an original series: Kaleidoscope. This series focuses on a heist by following the planning and motivation that contributed to it, as well as the aftermath of its enactment. The series contains eight episodes, each...

Henry Styles during his 2023 Love On Tour Show
Harry Styles gets ready to end his two-year Love On Tour
Allison Warnica, Staff Reporter • May 10, 2023

After two long years, seven legs, and 169 shows, Harry Styles Love on Tour is finally coming to an end. Styles' tour is set to end on Jul. 22, at the RCF arena in Reggio Emilia, Italy. He has been touring since Sep. 4, 2021.  Styles has been a very...

Fireworks at the 2023 annual Governors Ball Music Festival. Photo courtesy of Governs Ball
Governors Ball 2023
May 10, 2023
Scott Sanczyk Practicing his swing for the state sectional Tournament.
Kinnelon Golf Superb 2023 Season
Lucas Marim, Staff Reporter • May 13, 2023

Scott Sanczyk is a junior at Kinnelon High School. Sanczyk has been playing golf for the past three years, due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.  He strived for greatness by taking multiple lessons a week with...

The Yankees’ home ballpark on a sunny day. Photo courtesy of Unsplash.
Hopes are High for the Yankees’ 2023 Season
Alex Garcia, Local and World Editor • May 1, 2023

Considering the Yankees failed to win it all last season, can a minimally altered lineup that is one year older succeed in the ultimate goal of bringing home the Yankees’ 28th World Series Championship? The...

A look at the game from the fan’s perspective inside the Prudential Center in game 5 of the NHL playoffs.
Madness at the Rock
Scott Sancyzk, Sports Editor • May 1, 2023

As tens of thousands of fans pour into the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, there is only one thing on their mind: survive and advance. The only thing in the Devils’ path is a scrappy team from New York,...

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
High school scheduling is an important part of a students future
High School Scheduling for Dummies
Behind the scenes on the process shaping a year of your life.
Nathan Shurts, Staff Reporter • March 19, 2023
Addalyn Lane holds up a photo of herself as a baby before her surgery by Operation Smile
Operation Smile Runs the First Teacher Talent Show
How an Upstart Club Spreads Smiles Around the World
Nathan Shurts, Staff Reporter • February 10, 2023
Freshman Paige Drazenovic ignores Teacher Nicholas 
Gebhardt while on her phone as he takes her through work.
A Whole Lifetime On A Screen
What do the students at Kinnelon High School think about using phones during school hours, beneficial or not?
Courtney Darlington, Staff Reporter • December 29, 2022
Nathan Shurts working on new Colts For Kids events. Photo by Sofia Villegas
A New Club Is On the Rise
This club is making a splash in the Kinnelon community.
Sofia Villegas, Staff Reporter • December 27, 2022
9th and 10th-grade students taking fitness tests in physical education
Physical Education: Should Students Be Allowed To Skip It?
Olivia Bsales, Staff Reporter • December 24, 2022
New superintendent David Mango has taken over and is tasked with overseeing the entire district while attempting to improve student experiences.
New Superintendent Hopeful to Improve District
Alanna Gallagher, Staff Reporter • March 27, 2023

New superintendent David Mango assumed his new role in the Kinnelon School District in October of this school year, replacing interim superintendent Anthony Riscica, who took over for Diane DiGiussepe when she resigned in...

Dumaresq playing ‘Dead or Alive’ on the guitar.
Music: The Universal Language
Sofia Villegas, Staff Reporter • February 12, 2023

When I’m let into Lauren Dumaresq’s room, I immediately notice all of her posters. Each one features a different band, including KISS, Queen, Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, and Guns and Roses. She’s wearing a KISS shirt, featuring...

Nathan Shurts (left) with Tomas Ospina (right).
Rising Star Tomas Ospina: Actor, Documentary Subject, and Musician
Owen Fernstrom, Staff Reporter • February 12, 2023

Listening as Tomas Ospina speaks, it's easy to see how widespread his interests are. In his interview he spoke on music, acting, writing, working minimum wage, and even law. After seeing his incredible comedic performance...

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...

Instability and Authoritarianism: What to Keep in Mind as Presidential Candidates Emerge
Instability and Authoritarianism: What to Keep in Mind as Presidential Candidates Emerge
May 1, 2023

Whenever the subject of history arises, be it in school or elsewhere, the value of its study is always explained in the same way: we look to history to understand past mistakes, to observe historical trends,...

A large crowd of people relax on the beach during spring break.
Increasing Travel Prices Bode Ill for Spring Break
Will Cappello, Opinion Editor • March 18, 2023

Almost four years ago, the US experienced a nationwide lockdown as the COVID-19 pandemic spread rapidly. Consequently, travel was prohibited in order to slow the spread of the virus. After those restrictions...


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Social media health and fitness culture seems to have an adverse impact on body perception.
Is Health and Fitness Culture Helping or Hurting?
Peyton Triano, Staff Writer • April 9, 2023

Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students...

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