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June 23, 2021

ADVISER'S NOTE: The following correction is being made to the Colt Chronicle Graduation Issue. The adviser takes full responsibility for this oversight and apologizes to all affected parties.    Juliana...

During the frosty rivalry between the United States and the USSR during the cold war, the successful launch of Sputnik was taken as a sign to reform the American school system with a greater emphasis on STEM. Photo taken by NASA on Unsplash.

How the United State’s rivalry with the USSR affected STEM education across the World

Daniel Yu, Web Editor June 21, 2021

While many students today take their education for granted, it remains important to understand why and how the curricula they follow are the way they are, and what connections schools have with our country...

Take a Breath

Kinnelon athletes may finally be able to drop the mask and begin to focus on returning to what they know as normalcy.
Mike Lally, Staff Reporter May 9, 2021

For more than a year, athletes across the country have endured what some believe to be the worst year of sports in history. Nearly a six-month stint of a sports-less country left many feeling hopeless,...

The Science Behind KHS COVID Restrictions

With a return to normal imminent, which restrictions at Kinnelon High School should be the first to go, and what is the science behind them.
Alex Garcia, Staff Reporter May 8, 2021

  Plastic tri-folds, medical masks, six feet of distance, and the disinfection of surfaces have been staples of the 2020-2021 school year.  As school returns and restrictions are being dropped...

NEHS “New Beginnings” Poetry Contest Update

A look into the results of the NEHS 2021 Poetry Contest
Juliana Marston, Staff Editor March 7, 2021

Over the last few weeks, the National English Honors Society hosted a school-wide poetry contest. The theme was “New Beginnings”, a broad topic allowing students to use their own interpretation of...

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Learning about Minorities in the Classroom

How do students at KHS learn about different groups and cultures inside the classroom?
Juliana Marston, Staff Editor February 24, 2021

The world is filled with different cultures and people. In their education, students often start to learn about the diversity of the world, but to what extent? In light of Black History month, it is important...

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Looking Back At The Gay-Straight Alliance Club

The importance of LGBTQ+ inclusivity at KHS.
Shreyal Sharma, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

The Gay-Straight Alliance Club is a student-led organization that focuses on providing leadership opportunities and a safe platform for all LGBTQ+ students and allies. However, the club has a fluctuating...

New Beginnings NEHS and NAHS competition flyer.

Starting From Scratch Through Creativity

The National Art and English Honors Societies have come together to organize an art and poetry contest, inspiring students to embrace “New Beginnings” on the horizon in 2021.
Shreyal Sharma, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

After the challenges of 2020, many students are excited for the new year; to showcase 2021 and the hope many have for it, the National Art and English Honors Societies have partnered together to organize...

Bringing in the New Year with sparklers.

What will the New Year bring?

What KHS students are looking forward to in 2021.
Juliana Marston, Staff Editor January 20, 2021

2020 has been an interesting start to the decade for students at KHS and around the world. As a new year approaches, many are excited to see the changes and advancements it may bring.  “I’m looking...

Ready for the PSAT?

Ready for the PSAT?

Kinnelon High School SAT teachers talk about the test and tips for taking it.
Jackie Roberts January 15, 2021

Kinnelon High School SAT teachers talk about the test and tips for taking it.

Junior Katie Nieto celebrated with her immediate family last Easter during quarantine. She hopes to do the same this holiday season.

A Balance of Social Distancing and Celebration

How students at KHS and their families are spending the holidays this season.
Juliana Marston, Staff Editor December 13, 2020

Despite the ongoing pandemic, the holidays are not on hold. Students and their families at KHS are devising various ways to celebrate with the people that they care about this season while also paying...

The holidays are a time to give thanks; students at KHS express what they are thankful for this year.


What Teens at KHS are Thankful for This Year.
Daniel Yu, Staff Editor December 13, 2020

This is the time for reflection, a moment to look back and ponder. Although 2020 has been one of our worst years yet, there still have been glimmers of hope in the darkness of adversity. As the new year...

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