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Minority in the STEM field.

Groundbreaking Minorities

All Throughout History, Minorities have Broken Stereotypes to Break Down Doors in the STEM Fields.
Zenobia Ahsanuddin, Staff writer February 24, 2021

In the past, people of color have been underrepresented, especially in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. However, the following individuals have broken down the barriers...

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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...

Joann Montague (right) and her sister (left) in a sunflower field.

Born To Be A Florist

Joann Montague always knew she wanted to be a florist and is now living that dream
Lindsey Millis, Contributing Reporter February 24, 2021

At age 14-year-old, Joann Montague already knew what she wanted to do with her life.  Montague was and still is strong-willed and hard working. Her business, Blooming Brides ,has a 5-star review on Google...

Sophomore Catrina Serocke hopes to pursue a career in dentistry

A Step Closer to the Future for Catrina Serocke

Catrina Serocke wins the Dental Science category in this year’s HOSA Conference.
Kristina Haviland, Contributing Reporter February 22, 2021

It was 7:15 p.m. on Jan.22 when sophomore Catrina Serocke saw her results in this year’s HOSA (formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America) Northern Regional Conference. She felt a rush...

Beth Malone gets ready to serve the ball to at a volleyball game last season.

Beth Malone: Class of ‘22 Role Model

Junior Beth Malone discusses her role as class president, three sport athlete, and helpful friend.
Sidhani Jaggi, Contributing Reporter February 21, 2021

A young girl around the age of 13 walked into Kinnelon High School for the first time, feeling nervous and shy and prepared for the worst. Having little idea what her high school career would look like...

The consequences of online communities can be far-reaching— and potentially devastating. Photo by dole777 on Unsplash.

How are virtual communities affecting our society and those around us?

From the economy to politics, social media platforms have enabled widespread mobilization— for better and worse.
Daniel Yu, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

Just weeks after ex-President Trump rallied an insurrection against Congress through Twitter, a community of Reddit users have taken the fight against authority to Wall Street— using the stock market...

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Gamestop stock is short squeezed by organized group of Redditors

Members of r/WallStreetBets coordinate a short squeeze on Gamestop stock.
Will Cappello, Opinion Editor February 8, 2021

In five days, Gamestop’s stock increased from approximately 40 dollars to 350, sending news networks as well as experienced investors into a frenzy. Organized by members of the r/WallStreetBets subreddit,...

A white Tesla sedan parked on the road.

Tesla Revamps Old Models

Tesla announced two new models of their popular Model X and S cars. They now come with newer technology and a slightly updated design.
Alex Garcia, Local/World News Editor February 8, 2021

On January 27, Tesla announced that it would be revamping its Model S and Model X cars. These two vehicles will make up half of the Tesla model lineup, as well as the new technology and greater speed and...

Picture of the film covers taken by Haripriya Kemisetti as screenshots from Netflix

Three Unique Films Find Netflix

A review on the three unique short animated films that came onto Netflix recently.
Haripriya Kemisetti, staff reporter February 6, 2021

Short and powerful. With words or without. As a new way to tell a story with emotion-loaded scenes and colorful graphics, these animated short films express society’s pain and problems. This new media...

How do we Stop Racism?

Plenty of people talk about the issue itself, but nobody talks about how to fix it.
Andrew Noel, Staff Reporter February 5, 2021

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...

An exclusive KHS survey was conducted to reveal how students feel about the NBA season.

Guidelines and Procedures for the 2021 NBA Season

How NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is handling COVID-19 in a year like no other.
Scott Sanczyk, Staff reporter February 5, 2021

  The NBA season is officially underway. Despite COVID-19 scares, the NBA season started on its scheduled date of Dec. 22. For this season, Commissioner Adam Silver has stated that he will ensure...

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