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What school will look like as students return this fall?

The outside of Kinnelon High School during the Covid-19 pandemic,

Heidi Scherer-Blake, Staff Writer

July 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of society throughout these past months, specifically, schools across the globe have undergone dramatic changes with virtual learning. With the new school year approaching, many parents and students alike are wondering what school will be like this fall....

Graduation 2020 Issue

Graduation 2020 Issue

June 16, 2020

COVID-19 “Print” Issue


May 28, 2020

Is the Stress On or Off Students Preparing for College?

Junior Renee Ritacco pursuing her study skills on future online tests.

Raquel Ospina

April 10, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the SATs for March through May have been cancelled for students at Kinnelon High School as well as several others across the country. Many students worry that they will not be able to take the test in time for college applications because of this cancellation. Others se...

And The Show Goes On

Junior Owen Kruger (left), senior Angelina Moore and freshman Caroline Nieto in action during the play.

Raquel Ospina, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2020

Even with the COVID-19 spreading across New Jersey, the Kinnelon Musical Theatre cast still came together to perform “Into The Woods” on March 13. Due to the virus, the two performances on March 14 were canceled but the March 13 show went as planned.    Senior cast member Noreen Abedrabbo faced an...

The Elements of Our History 

The Periodic Table created by Adam Smith and Vincent Passariello for Black History Month.

Juliana Marston , Staff Editor

March 12, 2020

To raise awareness for National Black History Month, Adam Smith and Vincent Passariello, two science teachers at Kinnelon High School, created a “Periodic Table” featuring notable African American figures in society.    This project has been implemented in many schools and public cen...



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Homecoming Hero

The Kapr family reunites at Kinnelon High School.

Zainab Kabir, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2019

It can be very hard for military families to celebrate the holidays without their loved ones near. They can often spend many days without communication, and the feeling of them not being there around the holidays can take a toll on both soldiers and their families alike. At Kinnelon High School, a...

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?

Poster in classroom 204 emphasizing the importance of geography.

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

The pictures of last year's seniors are displayed on the wall next to their college or career choices

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...

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