The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

A screenshot of a Boston College Class of 2028 page where students can meet others and find a roommate.

Who Will It Be?

Kristina Haviland, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2024

As seniors prepare to end their high school career and move into the next chapter of their lives, those who are attending college have been through a stressful application process. Between writing supplemental essays and maintaining...

KHS yearbooks over the years located in room 204.

2023-2024 Yearbook Updates

Julia Mieczkowski, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

To feel included, or not to be included; that is the question… As yearbooks are distributed in June, some students may wonder whether they were included past their standard yearbook photo.  Some might notice that the...

Instagram page where senior decisions are posted.

Keeping Up with the Seniors

Madison Bsales, Features Editor April 2, 2024

As college commitment day, May 1, approaches, our seniors find their future homes daily. With the help of a non-KHS affiliated instagram page @khs.seniors.2024 run by senior Sophia Martin, students can DM (direct message) the...

Jordan Doty, Sophia Martin, Julia Baker, Riley Darlington, and Julia Coyne pose after winning their girls meet against Boonton 75-60.

From Tumbling to Track

Jake Piccola, Staff Reporter March 27, 2024

Riley Darlington is a four-year track athlete and cheerleader who loves to stay active. Darlington decided to start running during the spring seasons of the track as she felt she needed something else to finish off her year after...

Senior leader Nick Canariato jumping rope with a Kiel student.

Healthy Hearts, Happy Minds

Kristina Haviland, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2024

February is American Heart Month, a time when people of all ages and genders are encouraged to focus on their cardiovascular health and learn the importance of preventing heart diseases. To spread awareness for young students,...

Anthony Colebella wrestling a college opponent.

How the Student Became The Teacher

Izza Raza, Staff Reporter February 2, 2024

As you enter the gym, the unmistakable scent of wrestling mats and the tang of sweat fills the air. The bleachers are packed with spirited students and supportive families, their cheers echoing off the gymnasium walls. The mats,...

Piccolo’s drum set at home.

Percussionists With A Passion

Kristina Haviland, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2024

As students make the transition from middle school to high school, they must decide whether to continue with certain electives such as choir or band, while juggling the balance of required academic courses.  For freshmen Luca...

Freshman Wrestler Polina Shardakova-Scorzafava competes in a wrestling match

Stepping Onto the Mat

Sabrina Lopez and Sam Galarosa January 28, 2024

Breathe in, breathe out. This is no time for excuses. She envisions the match, running through her best moves and combinations in her mind. The sound of her footsteps resounds against the floor as she makes her way to the center...

Students can be deeply affected by lower amounts of sun like depression and tiredness.

The Effects of Running off Nine Hours of Daylight

Peyton Triano, Staff Reporter January 27, 2024

The weather has gotten colder, meaning it is now winter. What sometimes feels like the three longest months of the year have arrived. This brings the sun rising around 7 a.m. and setting at around 4:30 p.m. This is only nine hours...

 Left to right: Ryan Geng, Zach Grande, Nick Canariato, Jace Marone, Dylan Charles, and Coach Dave Kessinger after Canariatos 1000th point game

A ‘Grand’ Moment

Riley Darlington, A & E Editor January 26, 2024

With a lot of hard work and dedication, senior Nick Canariato scored his 1000th point of his Kinnelon High School basketball career on Jan. 17 at Pequannock High School. Canariato joined the KHS “1k Club,” where he was cheered...

Mortimer and her family on signing day.

Samantha Mortimer takes on Wagner College

Aiyana Bula, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

Wearing a luau skirt and lei, the lax luau in fourth grade was Samantha Mortimer's first memory of playing lacrosse. She walked on the field knowing lacrosse would stick with her for the rest of her life. Mortimer was love-struck...

Kelly Donaldson playing alongside her older sister Kate Donaldson.

Legacy Continues: Daughter Steps into Mother’s Cleats

Jacki Lally, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

Inheriting her goalie skills from her mother, sophomore Kelly Donaldson is a living legacy. This young athlete keeps her family’s tradition alive on the soccer field, one save at a time. Since her freshman year in 2023, Donaldson...

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