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OnCourse vs. PowerSchool

OnCourse vs. PowerSchool

Raquel Ospina, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2019

This year, The Kinnelon Board of Education brought major changes to Kinnelon teachers and students with regard to their grading and attendance systems by replacing the old system, Powerschool, with a new one, OnCourse. Onboard with OnCourse Principal Gary Suda explained the reason for the change...

Is Geography Still Relevant?

Is Geography Still Relevant?

Heidi Scherer-Blake,, Staff Editor

November 1, 2019

Many states do not require geography as a part of their educational curriculum anymore. In New Jersey, districts like Kinnelon, Butler, and Pompton Lakes do not teach geography as a curriculum requirement. While some teachers struggle to keep this important knowledge alive, most of the students do not see...

Seniors Leaving KHS

Seniors Leaving KHS

Rebecca Guetzov, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2019

Leaves change color, then fall. The temperature drops. School gets serious. For many, October is a month of returns to normalcy; for many seniors, however, October is the month of college applications. Many seniors are in the process of writing and editing their college essays, getting teacher recom...

KHS Spirit Week Dance 2019

KHS Spirit Week Dance 2019

Hiba Shaikh, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

Squeaking boots and chants erupt from the crowd as fluorescent lights shine in the gym. This is the one time in the year where everyone's lungs sting with yells and hoorays: the KHS spirit week Dance Competition. Students share the details for this year’s competition and the issues that come with i...

Unity at KHS

Unity at KHS

Haripriya Kemisetti, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

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Spirit Week Summary 2019-2020

Spirit Week Summary 2019-2020

By Michael Koutsokoumnis, Michael Koutsokoumnis

October 18, 2019

Spirit Week at KHS proved to be another fun-filled week packed with events and competitions that the entire student body could enjoy. Festivities ran the week of Oct. 14  and concluded with the homecoming game against Pequannock High School. This year's theme deviated from last year’s theme of “Decade...

Project Semicolon

Project Semicolon

Raquel Ospina, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Kinnelon High School allowed all students to be apart of an active activity involving tattoos, suicide prevention, and semicolons.    The Give Back Club gave out free temporary tattoos of semicolons to all students during unit lunch from September 25-27 to give students a deeper understandin...

Remembering the Good and the Bad: Kinnelon High Schools Annual 9/11 Ceremony

Remembering the Good and the Bad: Kinnelon High Schools Annual 9/11 Ceremony

Juliana Marston, Editor

September 12, 2019

On September 11, 2001, the entire nation held its breath as the news of terrorist attacks swept through every household, panic following each newscast. American citizens remember this day, those who were lost, and the uniting efforts made by the U.S. government and citizens alike in light of the country...

Factors to Consider When Making the College Decision

Factors to Consider When Making the College Decision

Grace Goldberg, Staff Reporter

June 6, 2019

Choosing a college to attend is an exciting but stressful experience for many high school students. Although most students are eager to begin this new and exciting stage in their lives, it is often difficult to make the final college decision. There are numerous factors to consider when selecting a college,...

Studying 101: Finals Season

Studying 101: Finals Season

Raquel Ospina, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2019

The school year is coming to an end, but it is still important to keep your study game sharp for finals. These exams creep up on students each year and can seem overwhelming. Thankfully, KHS students who have already experienced finals are willing to give their top tips for studying. The last thin...

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