The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

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The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

Klevtsov planning his trip to Kalahari for Thanksgiving weekend.

Kinnelon Students’ Thanksgiving Festivities

Lucas Marin, Staff Reporter November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving is the time of year where families gather and cherish their moments together. Kinnelon students are preparing for a week filled with joyful activities including traveling. According to USA Today, “Nearly 25 million...

An assortment of crowns owned by the British.

Jewels Tinged in Blood

Aarushi Kumar, Staff Reporter November 21, 2022

  The Tower of London is one of the oldest monuments in the U.K. Built during the 1070s, it’s a historical example of the European style of gothic architecture of the High and Late middle ages. The lush green lawns, staggering...

Kinnelon’s municipal building is one of the polling locations in the area.

Kinnelon Students Meet the Midterms

Alex Garcia, Local and World Editor November 7, 2022

On Nov. 8, the 2022 midterm elections will take place. They will determine which party holds control of Congress for the second half of President Biden’s tenure. In New Jersey’s 11th district, where Kinnelon is situated, many...

The World Cup in Qatar

The World Cup in Qatar

October 28, 2022

Senior Marco Leitao studiously works on his Chromebook in Journalism 3.

The Student Body Speaks Out on Chromebooks

Alex Garcia, Local and World Editor September 30, 2022

During the first week of the 2022 school year, many students were surprised to learn that Chromebooks were the mandated device that must be utilized in classrooms. Despite becoming a one-to-one district in 2020, students have...

Students took the NJGPA on school-provided Chromebook laptops.

Should State Testing be Required for Graduation?

Lucas Marin, Staff Reporter April 10, 2022

Many students and parents are disappointed about a new state test required to graduate high school. Students will be denied graduation diplomas if they do not pass the New Jersey Proficiency Assessment.     New Jersey...

A graph displaying the COVID-19 cases per week by country from January 2021 to February 2022.

NJ Covid Update

Sophie Kemp and Sara Garg, Staff Reporters March 27, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic was like no other. It changed the lives of everyone. The world experienced numerous spikes and variants, with millions of people contracting the virus. Throughout the past two years, the world experienced...

A digital rendering of the Omicron Variant

Omicron – The Newest Covid Variant

Lucas Marin, Staff Reporter January 23, 2022

On December 1, 2021, the first case of Omicron was confirmed in the United States. It has been found that the Omicron variant multiples 70 times quicker than the Delta variant, making it more contagious. Michael Cahn Chi-wai,...

Pollution threatens to destroy our planet as we know it

The Climate Change Situation

Sara Garg and Sophie Kempe, Staff Reporters January 23, 2022

As years pass by and businesses require more and more fossil fuels, the environment is deteriorating. Not only is the temperature rising but air pollution, acid rain, water pollution, global warming and many other consequences...

New signs were recently put up on almost every door to enter the gym or the building to help reinforce mask rules at KHS.

Covid Rules and Regulations Increasing After Winter Break Across New Jersey

Marco Leitao, Contributing Writer January 23, 2022

The new variant of Covid-19 has taken the world by storm. With some of the highest numbers since the beginning of the pandemic. New Jersey has had 37,285 new cases in one day on Jan. 5. Rules are changing, schools are getting...

Number of rape or sexual assault victims in the United States per year from 2000 to 2019, by gender

The Conversation of Sexual Harrassment Over the Years

Alanna Gallagher, Staff Reporter/Writer and Managing Editor January 23, 2022

On Jan. 1 more than 100 prominent female Muslim figures, such as Hiba Bég, a former journalist with an active presence online, found themselves with a profile on a fake auction app called “Bulli Bai.” The app was taken down...

The logo for Kinnelons 100th Anniversary Committee

Kinnelon’s 100th Anniversary Planning Underway

Michael Koutsokoumnis, Staff Reporter January 14, 2022

With Kinnelon turning 100 years old in 2022, the 100th Anniversary Committee has been busy planning celebratory events for the residents of Kinnelon.  The events will start this spring and conclude in the fall. Melanie Shuckers,...

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