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Steve Papendick Returns to KHS With Hopes of Continuing to Inspire

Steve Papendick Returns to KHS With Hopes of Continuing to Inspire

Shreyal Sharma and Haripriya Kemisetti

January 14, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase

All the way back from the middle school comes a familiar face. Ready to make a difference, math teacher Steve Papendick has come back to the high school from Pearl R. Miller middle school to inspire students. “I love working with kids and I love math; I wanted to work on a subject that I could...

Baby Fever: Seniors Take Part in the Baby Project

Baby Fever: Seniors Take Part in the Baby Project

Sarah Dougherty, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

The seniors have a case of baby fever, or for certain individuals, a lack thereof, as they participate in the baby project throughout the second marking period. In this project, seniors care for a fake baby for one week and complete numerous research assignments to learn about reproductive health,...

From Germany to America: Fencing

From Germany to America: Fencing

Rachel Delaney, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2018


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Vivien Buchmann, a sophomore and a new student at KHS, has a special gift: she is an international fencer who has traveled around the world. “I went to Hungry, Poland, Costa Rica, America, Germany, France Austria...a bunch,” said Buchmann Buchmann moved to Kinnelon from Arizona this year, but...

Math Honors Society Hosts Engineer

Math Honors Society Hosts Engineer

Ethan Burt, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase, STEM/Technology

For many high school students, the idea of having to choose what career they wish to pursue as an adult is a daunting task that they would rather not even consider. For students at KHS who have considered this question and came to the realization that they are interested in a STEM (Science, Technology,...

It’s a Wonderful Life at KHS

It’s a Wonderful Life at KHS

Sarah Dougherty, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

KHS students took part in the opening night of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play on Dec. 1. The show featured nine of the school’s best actors and actresses in the familiar holiday story with a slight twist; instead of presenting the plot with scene changes and different characters, KHS ma...

Giving Back in the Giving Season

Giving Back in the Giving Season

Ethan Burt, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

As the holiday season approaches, many people’s minds go to hopes for presents, good food, and holiday fun. Unfortunately, there are still many people who are just concerned about where their next meal is coming from, and how they will be able to escape the cold winter weather. A disproportionately...

Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen Struggles

Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen Struggles

Rebecca Guetzov, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Transitioning into anything new can be difficult, confusing, and overwhelming. This is especially true when it comes to school. Many of the current freshmen have found the start of school to be a little hard; the students are worried about homework, tests, studying, and handling sports each day. Some...

Students Strike a Pose at the Fashion Show

Students Strike a Pose at the Fashion Show

Raquel Ospina, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Stop! Strike a pose! Kinnelon High School students strut down the runway promoting the local Kinnelon clothing store, AnneOlogy on Nov. 14. All the teenagers had an opportunity to model in front of friends, and families. “When we were all getting ready, I was scared at first because it...

A Real Winner: A Teacher Feature on Kristen Winner

A Real Winner: A Teacher Feature on Kristen Winner

Rachel Delaney, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

“Her class is a positive environment and she makes the material clear, yet pushes us to do our best work.” A teacher like that, as described by student Karolyna Link, sounds like a winner. Kristen Winner is one of the new staff members of Kinnelon High School and currently teaches the AP and...

Teacher’s Guide for High School

Teacher’s Guide for High School

Heidi Scherer-Blake and Hiba Shaikh

October 22, 2018


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

As intimidating as teachers may be, they were once students too. Recently, The Colt Chronicle interviewed several teachers for advice on high school and tips for surviving it. From study tips to what you should do if you are getting bullied, the staff has covered it all. “I had a good group of fri...

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