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World In Progress

There have been many social movements so far in 2020.

Abeeha Zaidi, Managing Editor & Layout

September 2, 2020

Adviser’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students and staff members. 2020 is the year for both destruction and success. It has shown the true color...

The New College Experience

Morgan Festa (middle) and Carley Hall (right), along with their floor, celebrate Festa’s 18th birthday with a chocolate cupcake while wearing the required masks.

Camille Balo, Editor-in-Chief, Editor of STEM

September 1, 2020

From a shortened senior year, missing prom, senior trips, and more to being unable to fully enjoy freshman year in college, the Class of 2020 has had it rough. While the ongoing pandemic has affected many students across the nation, the Class of 2020 seems to be unable to get a break from the changes...

Kinnelon School District’s Hybrid Plan

The Kinnelon school district has chosen to implement a hybrid plan with the option for students to go fully virtual.

Camille Balo, Editor-in-Chief, Editor of STEM

August 31, 2020

“Uncertainty” just might be the word that many would use to describe the feelings about this upcoming 2020-2021 school year. However, the Kinnelon school district is working diligently to provide new information as it comes in, all the while trying to be as transparent as possible with the problems t...

Is Going Back to School Safe?

Since some families believe schools are not safe during this time, many have opted to attend school virtually rather than the hybrid plan many schools have adopted.

Zenobia Ahsanuddin, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2020

As the leaves are starting to change color, and more stores are having sales, it can only mean one thing: school is starting soon. In the past, school starting again was frightening for students and a celebration for parents. Yet, the upcoming school year of 2020-2021 is sending out a different kind...

The Problem With Saying “All Lives Matter”

A comparison of the reported fear of interacting with a police officer of members of different races

Mikayla Smith, Staff Reporter

August 16, 2020

Editor’s Note: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this opinion article belong solely to the author and do not reflect the view of The Colt Chronicle Staff, Kinnelon High School, or its students and staff members.  Black Lives Matter, a revolutionary movement and phrase that has captivated ...

Hagia Sophia : The Longing Prayer

Hagia Sophia Mosque standing upright in between the land of Istanbul, Turkey with 4 minarets, 2 on each side. Photo by Adli Wahid on Unsplash.

Abeeha Zaidi, Managing Editor

August 9, 2020

After 86 years of operation as a museum, Hagia Sophia once again welcomed Muslims longing for a connection with their god on July 24. As they said their prayers under the direction of the Imam, the leader of prayer in a mosque, they were accompanied by Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Thous...

Artist Spotlight: King Princess

King Princess via them.

Alanna Gallagher, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2020

King Princess is one of the biggest names in alternative and indie pop. Some of the songs she is well known for are Talia, 1950, Ain’t Together, and Holy. Her music is known for its unique sound and her experiences as a genderqueer and gay person.    Since a lot of her songs have to...

Little Red Riding Hood Retold

Movie poster for the movie Red Riding Hood provided by Flickr.

Haripriya Kemisetti, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2020

Red velvet cloaks concealing delicious secrets. Gruesome werewolves terrorizing civilians as the clock strikes twelve. The story of Little Red Riding Hood remains a fairytale favorite as it is told to children all over the world. On July 8, Netflix has released its newest spinoff of the story, "Red Ridi...

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....

COVID-19 Testing in Pro Sports

Packed stadiums is a sight that is far from being seen as the increase of cases slows the process for many major sports leagues.

Brian Lane, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2020

As a result of COVID-19, the active pandemic that has done its fair share of damage to people around the world, professional sports organizations are faced with the extremely difficult task of properly testing all of their players before resuming play.  Fans across the world are eager to once agai...

Why Does Everyone Look Like a Robber?

Above, Julia Hackney demonstrates how to properly wear a mask, and exemplifies a fun at-home craft.

Zenobia Ahsanuddin, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2020

Have you ever been out, and suddenly ran into a colleague or fellow student? You were probably able to easily recognize them by their familiar face and voice. Yet, these days, no one can recognize another person by their face because of the cloth mask in the way. This is because of the current virus...

Graduation 2020 Issue

Graduation 2020 Issue

June 16, 2020

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