KWHS 2021 Senior Superlative Winners

Every year, Key West High School (KWHS) seniors prepare to move on to the next step of their lives with many activities. One of the most traditional of these activities is the Senior Superlatives. The class of 2021 voted for who they believed deserved the most recognition. “Best All Around”  By Emily Bracher One of the biggest achievements in high school is to receive the … Continue reading KWHS 2021 Senior Superlative Winners

2021 Conchette Capers Review

On May 1st, the Conchettes, a dance group at Key West High School (KWHS) led by Stacy Saunders, hosted their annual show “Conchette Capers.” The event showcased sub-dance groups that individuals in the Conchettes have formed, choreographing their own routines to this year’s theme: early 2000s. Walking through the Glynn Archer auditorium doors, the entryway to the seating area was nicely decorated, as well as … Continue reading 2021 Conchette Capers Review

KWHS Backyard Grand Opening

On April 27th, the conclusion of the infamous Key West High School (KWHS) backyard, an array of sports facilities in the back of the school, was finally recognized for its monumental upgrade from the original facility made in 2004. Christina McPherson, the principal of KWHS, hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new backyard along with Nicolas Gonzalez, the KWHS Student Council president.  Although the … Continue reading KWHS Backyard Grand Opening

2021 Junior/Senior Luau

On April 16th, Key West High School (KWHS) hosted their annual event, the Junior/Senior Luau at the Coffee Butler Amphitheater. However, this year the event came with a twist, COVID-19 style. Teachers and parents were present to supervise and ensure that the students were socially distant and keeping their masks on. Those limitations made it difficult to reach the fun of past years’ luaus. Still, … Continue reading 2021 Junior/Senior Luau

Fearless (Taylor’s Version) Review

Back in 2008, Taylor Swift, an ever-changing artist, released her Grammy winning album Fearless. Fearless represents what it’s like to be young and in love, but contrasting on how being innocent in a relationship can just lead to heartbreak. Her top hits, “You Belong With Me” and “Love Story”, were featured on this album, which also skyrocketed her career to the world.  Fearless is like … Continue reading Fearless (Taylor’s Version) Review

Full Time Schedule Affecting KWHS Students

After Spring Break, the Monroe County School Board decided to allow students to come back full time, fearing that Florida’s governor would cut off their school budget. As well as the teachers, students have been heavily affected by the joining of A and B days in both positive and negative ways.  Daniella Barroso, the Key West High School (KWHS) Class President of 2024, expressed her … Continue reading Full Time Schedule Affecting KWHS Students

KWHS Students’ Perspectives: Body Image Stories

Body image: insecurity relating to how you portray your body that is widespread among individuals of all genders. It is challenging to love your body image when you continuously compare what the “ideal” body looks like, whether it is through social media, such as following Instagram models or comparing yourself to your peers. “Seeing all the Instagram models online affects me and how I see … Continue reading KWHS Students’ Perspectives: Body Image Stories

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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