The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

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The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

Superhero Coach

Superhero Coach

Riley Macmanus, School News Editor December 1, 2023

In a heartwarming tribute to the often-overlooked heroes in New Jersey’s educational systems, the The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) recently hosted the first-ever “Unsung Superheroes in Education” awards ceremony...

Flyers advertising the blood drive were hung up all around Kinnelon High School. These made known that students were able to donate blood.

Varsity Athletes Give Back

Scott Sanzyck, Staff Reporter November 30, 2023
“Nearly 5,000 units of platelets and 6.500 units of plasma are needed daily in the U.S.”- Red Cross Blood
FBLA members before their departure to PRM ready to help out with middle schoolers of TREP$

The World’s Future Entrepreneurs

Jake Piccola, Staff Reporter November 30, 2023

Dec. 6th is a big day for all TREP$ members. The marketplace is open at 6 a.m. and the middle schoolers are ready to sell out! TREP$ is a middle school entrepreneurial club, the antecedent for the high school club Future Business...

The audience of students and staff.

Lights, Camera, Spirit Spots!

Riley Macmanus, School News Editor October 27, 2023

In a show-stopping display of school spirit and cinematic creativity, Kinnelon High School held the first-ever in-school premiere of the annual Spirit Spots that are made every year during Spirit Week.  The premiere, held...

Fall 2023 Issue

Fall 2023 Issue

Colt Chronicle Staff October 27, 2023


For last year’s St. Baldrick’s fundraiser, KHS Seniors utilized Instagram to spread the word to the Kinnelon community.

What is Senior Service at KHS?

Alex Garcia, Local and World Editor March 21, 2023

When the late-spring heat enters the halls of KHS — and the work ethic of seniors is long gone — students who meet certain requirements are given the opportunity to leave school for nearly a month to embark on their own approved...

High school scheduling is an important part of a students future

High School Scheduling for Dummies

Nathan Shurts, Staff Reporter March 19, 2023

As the second semester kicks off and the longest, most difficult marking period begins, students’ attention is once again shifted to the future, this time to their next year in high school. Everywhere you go, you can hear the...

Addalyn Lane holds up a photo of herself as a baby before her surgery by Operation Smile

Operation Smile Runs the First Teacher Talent Show

Nathan Shurts, Staff Reporter February 10, 2023

Out of every 1,600 babies born in the US alone, at least 1 will have a cleft palate and cleft lip. This rare condition arises from genetic disorders and causes a rip in the lip and mouth of a child, causing difficulty speaking...

Freshman Paige Drazenovic ignores Teacher Nicholas 
Gebhardt while on her phone as he takes her through work.

A Whole Lifetime On A Screen

Courtney Darlington, Staff Reporter December 29, 2022

As a student finishes her work with nothing to do she pulls out her phone to text her mom asking about a ride home. Her teacher immediately takes the phone away and she never gets a chance to tell her mom she needs a ride.   Phones...

Nathan Shurts working on new Colts For Kids events. Photo by Sofia Villegas

A New Club Is On the Rise

Sofia Villegas, Staff Reporter December 27, 2022

  Freshman year Nathan Shurts came up with the idea for a new club: an entirely student run organization dedicated to organizing events for the kids in the community. Three years later, Colts for Kids has successfully...

9th and 10th-grade students taking fitness tests in physical education

Physical Education: Should Students Be Allowed To Skip It?

Olivia Bsales, Staff Reporter December 24, 2022

Students and teachers at KHS’ gave their opinions about letting kids replace their gym class with another class if they participate in after-school sports.   Students who do after-school sports are not given the option...

The minimalistic BeReal logo.

Let’s Just BeReal…

Amelie Swiatek, Staff Writer December 21, 2022

You're lying in bed doing nothing. Suddenly, your phone lights up. “2 min left to capture a BeReal and see what your friends are up to!” You quickly grab your phone and launch the app. You can't be late on posting, so you...

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