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5 Things You Need Know This Week

5 Things You Need Know This Week

Etahn Burt, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Local/World News, Showcase

World News After years under an oppressive authoritarian regime, citizens of Venezuela have risen up in protest against their president, Nicolás Maduro. In recent years, the nation of 32 million inhabitants has seen three million Venezuelans emigrate, fleeing starvation and government corruption. Public...

Creator of “Spongebob” Dies, Students Reflect

Creator of “Spongebob” Dies, Students Reflect

Ricky Daniele, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2019


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On Nov. 26, Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of the hit show “Spongebob Squarepants” passed away due to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Hillenburg was originally diagnosed with ALS in March of 2017. His body was later cremated the day after his death, and his ashes were spread about 500 yards...

2018 Midterm Elections: One for the Books

2018 Midterm Elections: One for the Books

Sarah Dougherty, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2018


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Voters across New Jersey went to the polls on Nov. 1 to elect their congressional representatives in the 2018 Midterm Elections. In this election, voters not only elected seats in the US Senate and House of Representatives, but also weighed in on their local mayors, council members, and Board of Education...

Creatures in the Kinnelon Library

Creatures in the Kinnelon Library

Raqual Ospina, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2018


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A local library that radiates positivity and creativity to all the children by showcasing a variety of animals. A library that offers a section to all children with books at their reading level and showcases many other artistic projects. Although the downstairs of the Kinnelon Public Library is a ...

Five Things to Know this Week

Five Things to Know this Week

Ethan Burt, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Local/World News, Showcase

World news: Fleeing from gang violence, poverty, and an increasingly severe drought, thousands of Hondurans joined together in a caravan to leave their country in search of a land of safety and the opportunity to rise from their current low status. This highly publicized exodus has caused much misinformation...

The Kinnelon Castle

The Kinnelon Castle

Michael Koutsokoumnis, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


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Most residents of Kinnelon are familiar with historical landmarks in town such as L’Ecole Museum and St. Hubert’s Chapel, but how many actually know about Untermeyer Mansion, aka the Kinnelon Castle? It was built in 1920 by millionaire stockbroker, Milton Untermeyer. He built it to resemble a ...

Florence, Italy: A Traveller’s Exposé

Florence, Italy: A Traveller’s Exposé

Miray Celikkol, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2018


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Long beautiful skylines, vineyards, mountains, and the Tuscan sierra; the epitome of all effortless beauty lies within the capital of this region, Florence. Firenze, as the Italian locals call it, is home to some of the most mesmerizing architecture and art known to mankind. One staple of this histor...

World Teacher’s Day at KHS

World Teacher’s Day at KHS

Gabriella Avagyan, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


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World Teachers' Day, also known as International Teachers Day, is held once a year on Oct. 5th. It was originally established in 1994 to pay tribute to the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation which changed the status and situations of teachers across the globe. World Teachers' Day’s main focus is to devote a day to specifically appreciate...

Raising Awareness One Mind at a Time

Raising Awareness One Mind at a Time

Camille Balo, Editor of STEM, Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2018


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World Mental Health Day World Mental Health Day, observed every year on Oct. 10, is a day dedicated to increasing the awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).   This day is mea...

Smoke Rise Farms to Relocate to West Milford Equestrian Center

Smoke Rise Farms to Relocate to West Milford Equestrian Center

Camille Balo, Editor of STEM, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018


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On Sep. 18, riders of the Smoke Rise Farms were informed of the barn’s closing; however, a relocation of the barn’s equine inhabitants will be taking place. The new home set to be for these four-legged creatures will be West Milford Equestrian Center, a beautiful multi-acre facility with four outdoor...

Juul Isn’t Cuul

Juul Isn’t Cuul

Taylor Wittig, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018


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Juuling is a teen epidemic that has grown considerably throughout the last decade. JUUL is an e-cigarette company that has created a product that teens find easy to hide or disguise as USB drives. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declared on Sept. 12 that they will be cracking down on Juul usage ...

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