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Yankees’ war with umpires

Yankees’ war with umpires

Ricky Daniele, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2019

Three ejections were issued to the New York Yankees in a game against the Cleveland Indians on Aug. 17. The Yankees' skipper, which is baseball’s version of a head coach, Aaron Boone received the first of these penalties after arguing a strikeout by outfielder Cameron Maybin with the umpire. ...

Penscratch: On the Creative Writing Class

Penscratch: On the Creative Writing Class

Daniel Yu, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

“My favorite part about teaching is watching a class made up of students from all grade levels, from different cultures, really form a family.

Joker (2019) Review

Joker (2019) Review

Rocco Damiano, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

Joker tells the story of Arthur Fleck, a Gotham City resident who slowly goes insane. This movie does an incredible job depicting a mentally ill man in an unjust world. Todd Phillips’ breathtaking direction perfectly complements the dark tone of the film.  It’s clear throughout that this is a movie ...

Trump Impending Impeachment Initiated

Trump Impending Impeachment Initiated

Eva Breiterman, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

On Oct. 4, the Democratic Party did what they had been rumored to be considering since the 2016 election of Donald Trump; they subpoenaed the White House and a few significant political figures and have implemented an upcoming impeachment trial of the president. House Democrats formally requested al...

Falling back into fall sports

Falling back into fall sports

Michael Lally, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

    The colorful leaves slowly falling from the trees, the cold bitter air bringing sweatshirts back into season.  Fall has arrived, bringing all of the jam-packed football games, night-time soccer matches, and weekly volleyball games. Football, boys and girls soccer, cross country, and volley...

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...

Does “Unwind” Predict a Possible Future?

Does “Unwind” Predict a Possible Future?

Ellis Nunez, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

If you picked option A, you are most likely a tithe. If you picked option B, you are most likely a regular child who does not want to have their organs harvested.  Unwind by Neal Shusterman is a novel set in a future United States about a society in which children are regularly taken out of the custo...

The Social Media Wars Continue…

The Social Media Wars Continue…

Haripriya Kemisetti, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2019

Snap. Click. Send. The world has taken another huge step toward the social media apocalypse. Wars have been waged, alliances have been made. Two of the biggest social media corporations have declared war, even though according to most students, there is already a divide based on what each pla...

K-Fest 2019

K-Fest 2019

Juliana Marston, Editor

October 6, 2019

Kinnelon held its annual Kinnelon Fall Festival, K-Fest, outside Kinnelon High School Saturday, Sept. 28. As always, a variety of booths were set up, ranging from food kiosks to jewelry stands. However, this year, there were many changes made to the festival and what it offered. Though the usual Emp...

Thirty Meters Into the Hawaiian Sky

Thirty Meters Into the Hawaiian Sky

Megan King, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2019

Orange, pink, and purple paint a velvet sky. Orange rays spray across red dirt, reflecting off an endless sea of clouds. They float just beneath the mountain's peak, hiding the glistening blue ocean from its watchful eye. Warm Hawaiian landscapes give way to the harsh cities of man; red dirt that la...

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...

Boone Ejected in Yankees Win

Boone Ejected in Yankees Win

Ricky Daniele, Staff Reporter

August 3, 2019

New York Yankees manager, Aaron Boone, was recently ejected from the baseball game on July 18 against the Tampa Bay Rays. Brennan Miller, the home-plate umpire, ejected Boone for arguing balls and strikes. Miller, who was just promoted to the big leagues, took an ample amount of heat from the Yankees on...

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