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The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

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The Student News Site of Kinnelon High School

Colt Chronicle

A view of Kinnelon High School and its parking lot.

Off-Campus Senior Lunch and the Benefits of Student Freedoms

The Colt Chronicle Editorial Staff January 19, 2023

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. Starting...

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...

Lorde was one of the earliest signs of the Monogenre’s growth

The Monogenre and its Effects on Pop

Owen Fernstrom, Staff Writer December 21, 2022

Music, especially pop, has and will always be engulfed in cliche. The I-V-vi-IV chord progression, vocal fry, and even something as simple as a song about a song is steeped in the history of music. But more and more as time goes...

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...

An example of a Hot Cocoa bar.

Fun Memories to Make When Stuck at Home During the Winter

Peyton Triano, Staff Writer December 21, 2022

With the leaves falling, the sun setting early, and the weather getting colder, winter has officially begun. It gets boring being stuck inside, but what if it doesn’t have to be? Here are some fun activities to do in the winter. A...

Movie poster for Dont Worry Darling

Don’t Worry Darling: Movie Review

Sofia Villegas, Staff Writer December 21, 2022

Putting the ‘style’ in Harry Styles (and others in the cast) Besides Harry Styles, the movie featured some other notable people. Florence Pugh, the main character, was heavily appraised for her performance. Some of her...

A holiday film being streamed on a laptop in bed during the winter.

Best Movies to Binge on This Holiday Season

Sophia Angermund, Staff Writer December 17, 2022

Once every year that time comes where every comes together and spends time together. It’s a time to rejoice and reflect on making it through another year. Now, what better way to spend it than watching holiday movies with...

A count of Mariah Careys continually growing fanbase on YouTube.

Mariah Carey & the Christmas Season

Alanna Gallagher, Staff Writer December 15, 2022

Early in the month Mariah Carey, famous singer and 5-time grammy winner, took to social media where she was seen wearing a Halloween costume and as the date changed from October 31st to November 1st she was seen wearing a Christmas...

Trust club members making plans for the upcoming Winter Wonderland at their annual meeting on Wednesday, Nov 3

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Riley Darlington, Arts and Entertainment Editor December 14, 2022

“A beautiful sight. We're happy tonight…” For the first time, the Trust Club is bringing its own Winter Wonderland to Kinnelon School District. The Trust Club has chosen to host an event in the winter in response to their...

Photo by Stephanie Warnica. Madelyn Kowalsky playing soccer at her last game of the season.

Madelyn Kowalsky Commits to University of Texas at Dallas

Allison Warnica, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Fourteen years ago, Madelyn Kowalsky stepped into her first soccer practice. She was very nervous but excited to play. Her mother got her into soccer and never expected that it would be such a big part of her life. Her family...

Photo by Shreyasi Sharma. This photo shows the Kinnelon High School track and field course. It also shows the soccer
team in the photo.

Soccer, Basketball, Archery… What’s Your Favorite Gym Unit?

Shreyasi Sharma, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

You are a senior in high school, and today was the worst day of your week. You had three tests in a row, a pop quiz, and have a tremendous amount of homework due tomorrow. This dreary week drags on as you walk to your gym class....

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