Dear Teachers

Even though Teacher Appreciation Week has passed, their hard work and dedication in guiding us to success should be appreciated all school year. Every student has a specific teacher or two that has been by their side throughout high school and to whom they owe so much to. Key West High School is full of amazing support staff and in honor of the departing seniors … Continue reading Dear Teachers

Perception of politics

The social contract is an agreement between the people living in the nation and the government. In this deal, the country’s citizens give up certain rights or liberties in exchange for protection from the government. This arrangement has been the basis of democratic ideals worldwide, including the United States of America (USA). However, a dangerous threat of miscommunication and polarization could lead to the downfall … Continue reading Perception of politics

Which Game Company is the Most Successful?

By: Thomas Horvath Video games are some of the most common items in the modern day, with 65 percent of adult Americans playing them. Many people play video games on consoles, with some of the most popular being the Xbox, Playstation, and Nintendo Switch. With Xbox and Playstation, they both dropped new consoles relatively recently, so there is no console that almost everyone is playing … Continue reading Which Game Company is the Most Successful?

Geologically Rich Land Found by NASA’s Perseverance Rover

On the red planet, Mars, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Perseverance rover finds land to potentially be geologically rich. Which means Mars has potential valuable minerals. This also means that there is a chance that Mars can support life.  Launching in 2020, on July 30, the Perseverance rover landed on Mars on February 18, 2021. It additionally had a smaller landing target due … Continue reading Geologically Rich Land Found by NASA’s Perseverance Rover

College Tips

Going to college is scary, regardless of where you’re going or where you’re from.   After scouring the internet, and a multitude of interviews, the biggest tip is to go to class.  Skipping class could lead to falling behind, and falling behind has many consequences.   Another common tip is to study.  Setting aside time to study is beneficial, but witing until the last minute could … Continue reading College Tips

College applications affecting the sanity of seniors

Applying for college is no joke. A single application can determine your life: where you’re going, what you’re doing, etc. So the anxiety amongst high school seniors is extremely high. “I base my entire happiness and self-worth on whether I get into this college of my dreams, and that just brings a lot of pressure on me,” stated Emma Scepkova, a current senior at Key … Continue reading College applications affecting the sanity of seniors

Donald Trump and his Children sued by New York Attorney General

Donald J Trump and three of his children have recently been sued by the New York State Attorney-General, Letitia James, over accusations of tax fraud and overvaluing their assets, with it rumored that they had overvalued their assets by billions of dollars, which breaks New York state and potentially federal law. This comes after his Mar-A-Lago resort was raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation … Continue reading Donald Trump and his Children sued by New York Attorney General

Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a virus that comes in the form of pox, but it is not a form of chickenpox. The first case of Monkeypox was recorded in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Most Monkeypox cases in 2022 are in central and western African countries. In July of 2022, there were 5,189 cases of Monkeypox in the US, according to the Centers for Diseases … Continue reading Monkeypox

The Amazing Axolotl

Axolotls, also known as the Mexican walking fish, have cylindrical bodies, relatively long tails, short legs, and feathery textured external gills. The axolotl has five toes on its back feet, four on its front feet, as well as moveable eyelids. The body of an Axolotl is super unique because it can be all sorts of different colors. Each axolotl has bright colors and super cool patterns, … Continue reading The Amazing Axolotl

The Comebacks of NFL Week 3

          In a wild week two full of exciting moments, some of the most exciting were from the multiple comebacks that transpired on Sunday.    Dolphins vs. Ravens-The craziest comeback of the day arguably came from this game right here. The wild game would start with a crazy 103-yard kickoff return to start the game by receiver Devin Duvernay, giving the Ravens a 7-0 lead. No other … Continue reading The Comebacks of NFL Week 3

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to be investigated for sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

(Featured Image provided by Luis Santana/AP) Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is being investigated for his connections to an incident that happened last Wednesday, September 14, 2022, involving 50 migrants from Venezuela. These migrants were initially staying at a shelter in San Antonio, Texas, when they were approached by a woman they called “Perla” who persuaded them to board a flight to Boston where they could … Continue reading Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to be investigated for sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard