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Riding With The Wind: Camille Balo

Riding With The Wind: Camille Balo

Daniel Yu, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019


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The horse’s hooves dash across the ground, beating hard upon the earth with a steady cadence. His rider, Camille Balo, almost grins in delight. It’s exhilarating — man and beast united as one, gliding over the worn grass. A gust of wind follows them, tearing dust clouds as they rush by. Up ahead, a ...

The Fitness Center: An Athlete’s Motivation

The Fitness Center: An Athlete’s Motivation

Rachel Delaney, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019


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The fitness center is an inexpensive and convenient way to get into shape during off seasons. Many athletes utilize the room to keep up their strength and endurance, but what motivates them to stay after school consistently? Sophomore Kelly Dunn said, “It’s fun and puts me in a good mood. It also...

Mental Health Means Physical Wealth

Mental Health Means Physical Wealth

Raquel Ospina, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


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High school. The homework and studying plus extracurricular activities plus time with friends and families can become very stressful for students. High school students need an outlet to de-stress daily, and thankfully Emma Macmanus gave this opportunity to all Kinnelon high school students. Macmanus,...

Roots of Rebellion to Maybe Bomb: The Music of John Penola

Roots of Rebellion to Maybe Bomb: The Music of John Penola

Owen Kruger, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


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John Penola, the winner of the 2017 Teacher of the Year award, is a lot more than just a KHS English teacher. Penola has been performing and publishing his own original music starting as early as his junior year here at KHS. He joined his first band, a hard rock band called Roots of Rebellion,...

Gaming Club: A New Sport?

Gaming Club: A New Sport?

Zainab Kabir, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019


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Here in Kinnelon, students play the usual sports ranging from golf to football along with various clubs. However, there are other activities the students enjoy that typically are not offered as school sports or clubs, such as gaming. As such a popular activity, with many interested in it, Kinnelon is...

After Twenty-Four Years Where Will He Go?

After Twenty-Four Years Where Will He Go?

Heidi Scherer-Blake, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2019


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At first, he wanted to become a fireman but after a couple of years, he changed his mind and wanted to become a police officer. Jimmy MacIntosh, a lieutenant at the Riverdale Police Department, has been working in Riverdale for 24 years. “When I was a kid my best friend’s dad was chief at a police...

Adapting to a Foreign Place

Adapting to a Foreign Place

Michael Klevtsov, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019


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Less than two years ago, sophomore Abeeha Zaidi had packed up her belongings in Dubai, said farewell to her relatives, and boarded one of her most harrowing plane flights yet: an emigration to the United States. "I had no choice to come here; it was for a good reason to come here for my dad's job,...

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


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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....

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