Florida Teen Reads (FTR)

Florida Teen Reads (FTR) is a student-choice reading award program. Student’s across the state of Florida vote for their favorite book to win teen-favorite of Florida. This program is put in place to encourage teens to read more. “I love being chair of the FTR committee because I think it’s so important to help teenagers find the best new Young Adult books. FTR highlights books … Continue reading Florida Teen Reads (FTR)

Key West High School 2020 Homecoming Court By: Jessica Nitti

Homecoming is a tradition at Key West High School that celebrates and honors five outstanding senior girls, chosen by their peers, who exemplify Conch Pride. This year’s 2020 Homecoming Court is no exception. The five ladies nominated are Blondine Conserve, Ryan Star Gage, Julia Niles, Heaven Rodriguez, and Marie Willy. Blondine Conserve It is an honor to be chosen as a Homecoming candidate and there … Continue reading Key West High School 2020 Homecoming Court By: Jessica Nitti

Key West High School Welcomes New Principal by: Jessica Nitti

Key West High School welcomed Christina McPherson as their newest principal for the 2020-2021 school year. McPherson is entering her twenty seventh year in the Monroe County School District, where she has worked as a teacher, activities director, and principal.  McPherson started her career as a teacher at Key West High School. She was then promoted to principal at Poinciana Elementary School where she stayed … Continue reading Key West High School Welcomes New Principal by: Jessica Nitti

KWHS Class of 2020 Senior Superlatives

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 2020 voted for who they believe deserved the most recognition.  Best All Around One superlative definitely stands out among the rest: “Best All Around.” The students who earn … Continue reading KWHS Class of 2020 Senior Superlatives

Key West High School Teacher of the Year

Being a teacher can be a very rewarding job; but, with all the day-to-day challenges, it can also be a stressful career-choice. It takes a highly dedicated, skilled, and caring person to become a teacher who can consistently make a positive impact on their students. This year, Key West High School (KWHS) Science teacher, Donna Tedesco was recognized by her peers as a teacher who … Continue reading Key West High School Teacher of the Year