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The Struggles of Being an Artist in High School

The Struggles of Being an Artist in High School

Ashley Bohmwald, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Balancing a seven-hour school day, innumerable hours of homework and studying, and maintaining a social life is an incredibly difficult task for the average high school student; however, freshman John Galascio must manage it all while still finding the time to pursue his passion for filmmaking. Galascio...

From Chile to Kinnelon: Ashley’s Story

From Chile to Kinnelon: Ashley’s Story

Daniel Yu, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


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Thump. The sounds of boxes scraping against a wooden floor. The quiet murmurs of people talking in the distance. The hurried, almost frantic energy as people move in a purposeful dance around you. The cool touch of a car’s window against your nose, as you stare back at the receding outline of your ol...

Diving in with Elyse Shouldis

Diving in with Elyse Shouldis

Michael Lally, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


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Splash! Elyse Shouldis dives into the water, her future, and her goals. A diligent student, Shouldis can balance the hours and hours of hard work in and out of the pool. As a junior in at Kinnelon High School, Shouldis is used to the strenuous work. Ever since the age of three, the pool has be...

From Germany to America: Fencing

From Germany to America: Fencing

Rachel Delaney, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2018


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Vivien Buchmann, a sophomore and a new student at KHS, has a special gift: she is an international fencer who has traveled around the world. “I went to Hungry, Poland, Costa Rica, America, Germany, France Austria...a bunch,” said Buchmann Buchmann moved to Kinnelon from Arizona this year, but...

Salvē from the Latin Department

Salvē from the Latin Department

Jacob Prescott, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


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Ray Danielson has been teaching here at Kinnelon High School for nine years. He plans to stay for many more, specifically teaching Latin. Latin will help people to understand languages better especially English seeing that “over 60 percent is Latin and Greek-derived,” according to Dictionary.com....

Teacher Feature: Meet Jake Mulé

Teacher Feature: Meet Jake Mulé

Shreyal Sharma, Hiba Shaikh, and Haripriya Kemisetti

November 30, 2018


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Jake Mulè’s class is full of enthusiasm and positivity; he knows the best way to grab his students’ attention. “ I like helping people, and teaching is a great way to be around people and make a positive difference in their lives.” Mulè’s outgoing spirit does not end in the classroom...

Caitlin Chein: MPAC’s October Music Student of the Month

Caitlin Chein: MPAC’s October Music Student of the Month

Juliana Martson, School News and Features Editor

November 29, 2018


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Kinnelon High School's very own Caitlin Chein, member of the KHS Chamber choir and co-director of the Contemporary Choir, was nominated by concert and chamber choir director Charles Linnell as one of the Mayo Performing Arts Center’s music students of the month for the month of October. The award...

Squared: The Twins of KHS

Squared: The Twins of KHS

Rachel Delaney, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2018


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According to BabyCenter.com, only three percent of all births in the United States result in twins. However, Kinnelon High School seems to be a special case, with a student body consisting of many sets of them. As a twin, I can say that twins wind up being together often, sometimes even in the same...

Teacher’s Guide for High School

Teacher’s Guide for High School

Heidi Scherer-Blake and Hiba Shaikh

October 22, 2018


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As intimidating as teachers may be, they were once students too. Recently, The Colt Chronicle interviewed several teachers for advice on high school and tips for surviving it. From study tips to what you should do if you are getting bullied, the staff has covered it all. “I had a good group of fri...

Eva Taking on Thailand

Eva Taking on Thailand

Raquel Ospina, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2018


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Who knew the students of Kinnelon High School walked in the same hallways as an international volunteer? Eva Breiterman, a sophomore, has embarked on long international journeys before, but this past summer, she decided to go to Thailand.     The devoted volunteer worked vigorously for many days...

The New Teacher on the Block: Peter Zablocki

The New Teacher on the Block: Peter Zablocki

Rachel Delaney, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018


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This school year, Kinnelon High School hired eight new teachers, including Peter Zablocki, a history teacher from Morris Knolls High School. He has been teaching for 14 years: four at Morristown and 10 at Morris Knolls. “I went to William Paterson for my undergrad, and I went to American [Universi...

A New Colt on Campus

A New Colt on Campus

Ethan Burt, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

The Kinnelon High School campus rarely sees significant change; well no more.   As many readers may already know, a brand new statue was revealed at the halftime of the varsity home football game against Mountain Lakes on Sunday. This statue and accompanying plaque are in honor of the late...

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