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Capitol Hill Raid: KWHS Students’ Perspectives

***DISCLAIMER : THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT PORTRAY THE VIEWS OF THE AUTHOR OR ANY MEMBERS OF THE SNAPPER. On January 6th, chaos struck at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. from many Trump Supporters rallying outside, refusing to believe that the “Trump era” is over. Many people believe that this was  incited by our 45th president of the United States, Donald J. Trump.  Over Snapchat (a … Continue reading Capitol Hill Raid: KWHS Students’ Perspectives

Students’ Perspectives on taking the EOCs 8 Months Later

Through December 1st to December 9th, student’s who took an End Of Course (EOC) exam based class last year had to take the exam this year due to COVID-19. These exams took place 8 months after the test was supposed to have been completed, creating a negative reaction for the students taking the test. Madison Fernandez, a sophomore at Key West High School (KWHS), provided … Continue reading Students’ Perspectives on taking the EOCs 8 Months Later

Marie Willy: The New Reigning Queen

On November 6th at the Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium, the wait was finally over to announce the 2020 Homecoming Queen, Marie Willy, President of the Class of 2021 Executive Board, Secretary of Student Council, and the Captain of the Girls Varsity Soccer team. Escorting her for this special event was Nicolas Concepcion, also a senior at Key West High School (KWHS).  Adding on to her … Continue reading Marie Willy: The New Reigning Queen

COVID-19 Can’t Affect Conch Pride

On October 16th, the Key West Conchs had their first football home game against Dade Christian at the Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. This was considered one of the biggest high school events in South Florida during COVID-19. The Friday night was just like a regular high school football game, but incorporating the social distancing factor. Even though it was the Conch’s first home game, we … Continue reading COVID-19 Can’t Affect Conch Pride

Shawn Mendes: Wonder Review

The Lost In Japan artist, Shawn Mendes, has released his first single, Wonder, on October 2nd, to set off the hype for his fourth album, also named Wonder, coming out on December 9th. Prior to the single, he released an intro song, indicating that he’s focusing his mind in his own space, “the world of wonder.”  Before the song was released, he posted a TikTok … Continue reading Shawn Mendes: Wonder Review

2016 Clowns Making a Come Back

On top of all the catastrophes happening in 2020, the 2016 Clowns, people dressed as clowns to terrorize and potentially hurt people, have made a comeback. Starting September 2nd, the first reappearance was in St. Louis, Missouri.  Following after, there were also sightings on September 3rd in Dallas, Texas and September 6th in Atlanta, Georgia. Continuing, there was a video on September 11th of one … Continue reading 2016 Clowns Making a Come Back

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Teri Johnston Wins 2020 Election

After a tough couple of months of campaigning, Teri Johnston has come out of this mayoral election with her second win, making her the first woman in Key West re-elected for a second term as mayor. Under the events of COVID-19, her campaigning was unsurprisingly different this time around, but still extremely effective.   “We successfully implemented a fully-online yard sign program that let our team … Continue reading Teri Johnston Wins 2020 Election

The Virtual 2020 VMAs

On August 30th in New York City, the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) brightened the lives of many in America. Prior to the event, Nessa Diab and Jamila Mustafa hosted the pre-show at 6:30pm ET featuring performances from Lewis Capaldi, Chloe X Halle, Jack Harlow, Machine Gun Kelly, and Tate McRae.  Once 8pm struck, Keke Palmer took over the reins to host the VMAs. … Continue reading The Virtual 2020 VMAs