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The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

Roe v Wade Overturned, Political Polarization on the Rise

Nathan Shurts, Staff Writer October 6, 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 and staff members. On...

Image from NBC sports. Cristiano Ronaldo (left) and Lionel Messi (right) in their international uniforms.

Qatar 2022: The Last Chance?

Will Cappello, Opinion Editor September 30, 2022

Winning 12 of the last 13 Ballon d’Or awards, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been, without a doubt, the greatest soccer players of the current generation. In fact, their dominance swiftly prompted the emergence of cult-like...

Caitlin Ward receiving a plant from the staff in Kinnelon High School.

Trees Don’t Stop Climate Change

Shreyasi Sharma, Staff Reporter August 29, 2022

 You were just given a plant by one of your colleagues as a gift on Earth Day, they gave one to everyone. Growing trees is easy, but keeping them alive is difficult; it is tedious and challenging, and you don't have time for...

KHS students playing volleyball at the Smoke Rise Beach.

Five Ways To Stay Productive This Summer

Kristina Haviland, Editor-in-Chief August 13, 2022

  Summertime calls for relaxation and fun activities, though it is necessary to stay productive and manage your time over these months. The warm weather is tempting to step into and the majority of people spend most of...

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 are spent in school by...

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 and staff members. After...

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 and staff members. SPOILER...

 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 and staff members. Once...

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 and staff members.   The...

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 and staff members. During...

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 and staff members.  After...

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 materials to ensure durability.    Crochet...

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