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The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

Image from Madison Bsales. Samantha Mortimer signing a petition for culinary class at KHS.

Why Don’t Students Learn Life-Long Lessons in School?

Madison Bsales May 1, 2022

According to The Influence of Home and School Success, the many hours students spend in school between the ages of five and 18 amount to around 105,120 waking hours. Thus, “13.36 percent of waking hours...

We’ve Got Spirit (Again)

Riley Darlington, Staff Reporter April 30, 2022

Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students...

Photo of Adi Mittler in front of the 451 mural holding the book Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone and the movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone. The photo was taken Friday, April 1st by Julia Driscoll.

Certain Books Should be Left as Books

Julia Driscoll, Staff Reporter April 29, 2022

Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students...

 Credit: Coca-Cola by twm1340 from Creative Commons. This photo features a well known figure Santa and a pair of children advertising Coca Cola.

Dangers of Commercial Advertising on Children

Aarushi Kumar, Staff Reporter April 28, 2022

Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students...

Students, on a Thursday, put in work in the Kinnelon High School fitness center. While some pictured are on stationary bikes, others are using the squat racks. In the back, some are doing pull ups right by the big mirror.

The School Fitness Center: Safe Haven For Gym Enthusiasts

Nicholas Maksimov, Staff Reporter April 10, 2022

Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students...

Should the NJ Department of Education allow virtual snow days?

Should the NJ Department of Education allow virtual snow days?

Tomas Ospina, Staff Reporter March 27, 2022

Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students...

Photo from Pexels. Student feeling stressed due to school work.

Are Grades Detrimental to Students’ Health?

Julia Haines, Staff Reporter March 27, 2022

Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students...

Photo by: Julia Haines. Image of a claw clip.

Top Fashion Trends

Julia Haines, Staff Writer January 13, 2022

High Top Sneakers These shoes are perfect for casual wear, and are really comfortable. They are great for everyday activities and there are many brands that make these types of shoes with high quality...

Photo taken by: Tomas Ospina. Snowboarders on the slopes of Mountain Creek.

Which park is better at Mountain Creek?

Tomas Ospina, Staff Writer January 13, 2022

Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students...

A typical phone screen cluttered with countless social media apps.

Social Media’s Effect on Females’ Perceptions of Themselves

Kristina Haviland, Staff Reporter July 11, 2021

The media and its social platforms play a big role in our society today. The constant need to show off our beauty, success, and personal lives have resulted in people going to great lengths for perfection...

The Science Behind KHS COVID Restrictions

Alex Garcia, Staff Reporter May 8, 2021

  Plastic tri-folds, medical masks, six feet of distance, and the disinfection of surfaces have been staples of the 2020-2021 school year.  As school returns and restrictions are being dropped...

An alarm clock set to go off

Students Need Sleep

Alex Garcia, Local/World News Editor April 16, 2021

Nearly three-quarters of high school students do not regularly get the recommended amount of sleep. This damages a student’s performance and mood but is allowed to continue in nearly every school district...

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