The Lightning Strike

The masterminds behind the Mile High Pegasus Club

Noah Yecutieli, News Editor March 3, 2023

Soaring past the painted walls of the Krop hallways, two tech-savvy students ride their ambitions on a flying pegasus. They follow a digital dream that binds the boys to one devoted mission: change the...

Exotic animals; students’ unique pets

Alexandra Serenko, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

While we think of pets as ordinary animals like dogs or cats, a few students would beg to differ. Exotic animals are infrequent, unusual and are generally considered wild as opposed to domesticated. A...

Senior nominees make a difference in our communities

Talia Robbins, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

The Silver Knight Award is a scholarship program recognizing students who exhibit exemplary academic success and contribute significant service to their schools and communities. High school seniors in...

New principal Krueger bring change

Casey Critz, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2023

As scared underclassmen and ego-boosted upperclassmen walked into Krop on Aug. 17, Principal Lee Krueger waited to make his first impression. With a schedule as rigorous as the students he supports, Krueger...

Getting to know the crew behind the counter

Gabriel Orozco, Spread Editor February 27, 2023

Before a student’s alarm is close to ringing, before many bus drivers begin their route, cafeteria workers are starting their day when they begin preparing breakfast for the incoming mass of students...

Follett takes charge

Casey Critz, Editor-In-Chief February 27, 2023

Now in his fourth year as the NJROTC Lightning Battalion Senior Naval Science Instructor (SNSI), Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Follett’s contributions to the unit’s achievements are as impressive as his prolific...

Entrepreneurs of our generation

Jahyie Petit-Pointe, Staff Writer January 31, 2022

An Alaska Business study found that out of 500 adult entrepreneurs, 13 percent started their first business at 18 or younger. Krop’s students have proven to be a part of this percentage, with many of...

From Krop student to teacher, Mr. Rosenthal wins RTOTY

Gabriel Orozco, Spread Editor January 31, 2022

Krop alumnus Ben Rosenthal, our new Communications Technology teacher and Technical Education Department Chairperson, has been awarded Rookie Teacher of the Year.      Before coming to Krop in...

Mr. Reich, from TV extra to TOTY

Josh Katz, Managing Editor January 31, 2022

Language Arts teacher Andrew Reich’s resume may come as a surprise. From author to free-lance journalist to actor, Reich has pursued many career paths. Returning for his 21st school year, Reich was nominated...

The Yearbook staff is bringing us closer in a year of distance

The Yearbook staff is bringing us closer in a year of distance

Casey Critz, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

Due to the pandemic, most in-person events have been canceled and the majority of our student body is learning from home. This has made the process of making the yearbook harder, with Krop’s 19-student...

Tucker Breier: Jewish, transgender and proud

Tucker Breier: Jewish, transgender and proud

Cecilia Edelberg, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2021

“A piece of string walks into a bar and the bartender says, ‘We don’t serve pieces of string around here, get out.’ So the piece of string leaves, messes up its edges, walks back in and sits down....

Val Share is building his empire

Val Share is building his empire

Elizabeth Froimzon, Sports Editor May 12, 2021

“Who wants to be a millionaire?” might seem like a television concept to most, but for senior Val Share it is a life motto. Born and raised in Miami, Share explains that the businessman blood has always...

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