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Senior Matt Kispert spots senior Dylan Charles as he benches.

Exploring Gym Culture at KHS

The Colt Chronicle Editorial Team February 8, 2024

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.    When...

KHS students in AP Research dressed in comfy sweatpants and sweatshirts.

Students Brave the Cold Season in Pajamas and Shorts

Nathan Shurts, Opinion Editor December 7, 2023

Dressing to Impress Leather jackets, vintage shirts, ripped jeans, colorful patches… and pajama pants? All around the student body, some interesting clothing trends have been enjoying a moment in the sun and providing the...

This picture shows Science National Honor Society students listening to a Chemist speak about his school and profession.

Honor Societies: Worth the Effort?

Shreyasi Sharma, Staff Reporter October 20, 2023

As a high school student, finding opportunities to impress your dream college can be challenging. With limited spots, it's hard to distinguish yourself from others while applying to colleges. However, one way to stand out is by...

Cover image of the novel Party School by Jon Hart

Party School: Why You Should Read It

Nathan Shurts, Opinion Editor October 20, 2023

What are you going to do with your life? More specifically, what are you going to do in the next four years that will get you there? You have 3 months and 650 words to answer. Good luck, you’ll need it.  At this time in...

 Freshmen focusing in class without phones

KHS Applies New Phone Rule

Olivia Bsales, Staff Reporter October 12, 2023

Imagine not using a cell phone for hours throughout the day. Not knowing what is going on social media, not being able to text friends, and not being able to play games. Cell phones have become too much of a distraction for students,...

English teacher Jason DelPiano and senior Nick Maksimov correctly wearing their lanyards.

Ch-Ch-Changes At Kinnelon High School

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.  As...

Social media health and fitness culture seems to have an adverse impact on body perception.

Is Health and Fitness Culture Helping or Hurting?

Peyton Triano, Staff Writer April 9, 2023

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. When...

KHS Freshman Sophia Covello does schoolwork in Spanish class.

The Academic Pressures Of School Are Worsening Teenagers’ Mental Health

Sofia Villegas, Staff Writer April 8, 2023

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. Teen...

The willow project’s pipelines cutting across Alaska’s picturesque landscape. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Extracting More Oil from Alaska Imperils the Environment

Shreyasi Sharma, Staff Reporter April 8, 2023

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. Earth...

Artists on the platform Artstation stage a mass protest against AI-generated artwork. By filling the site’s trending page with the same image, AI has no data to use for its program.

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: Does AI Take Responsibility?

Aarushi Kumar, Staff Reporter April 7, 2023

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. ‘Turn...

Sophomore Miriam Mesbeh, exhausted and unfocused, attends math lab to seek ways to raise her grade.

Mental Health Unnoticed

Julia Mieczkowski, Staff Writer April 6, 2023

While academic achievement is vital for students, it is also essential for them to prioritize their mental health. Neglecting mental health can lead to burnout, anxiety, and depression, which can negatively impact academic performance...

 A woman views her colorful Instagram feed of edited and filtered photos. Photo from Unsplash.

Social Media Has Destroyed Women’s Perceptions of Beauty Standards

Liyana Aslani, Staff Writer April 6, 2023

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. Over...

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