Where are they now?: Divya Nivani

From Key West High School’s (KWHS) Class of 2020, Divya Nivani has branched herself out from the little rock and into the big waters of Cambridge, Massachusetts. “…I try to come back to Key West as often as I can,” explained Nivani. “There’s no place like it, [so] I do miss [the town] a lot.”   Currently attending one of the top universities in the nation, … Continue reading Where are they now?: Divya Nivani

Comparing Causes Harm

From fruit snacks to apples to chips, elementary school lunchtime shenanigans often have kids comparing what they have to eat that day. This idea of comparing each other stays with these children as they grow. Far too many high school students compare their grades to other students, which is detrimental to their self-esteem and confidence.  Mia Cavwey, a junior at Key West High School (KWHS), … Continue reading Comparing Causes Harm

A time to tell others thank you

November, the month Thanksgiving takes place in America, is widely considered a time to take a step back and show gratitude. Many take the people in their lives for granted; however, this month allows the students of Key West High School (KWHS) to take the time to truly appreciate those in their lives.  Ella Baxter, a sophomore at KWHS, voiced her gratitude for her family. … Continue reading A time to tell others thank you

Rosa Nafrere takes the crown

On November 5th at the Key West High School (KWHS) Backyard, the wait was finally over to announce KWHS’s 2021 Homecoming Queen: Rosa Nafrere. The crowd was cheering louder for the crown on her head than the football game itself. “I was overwhelmed with so many kinds of emotions,” said Nafrere. “I was both shocked and excited when I heard Dr. Schmiegel, [the principal at … Continue reading Rosa Nafrere takes the crown

KWHS Students helping out the athletic department

The Key West High School (KWHS) Athletic Department has a shortage of professional athletic trainers, but that doesn’t stop the students from providing the athletes with what they need. Consisting of Alexandra Mucci, Isabella Montejano, Katie Graft, and Grace Opalsky, these students have stepped up and taken on the role of student athletic trainers.  For not having a professional degree, each of the student trainers … Continue reading KWHS Students helping out the athletic department

Transforming What Everyday Life Looks Like

In this age of technological advancements, people from all generations can be seen with a phone glued to their hands. However, growing up in the age of technology, the younger generations have absolutely no clue what life looks like without technology in their lives.  Annie Scepkova, a sophomore at Key West High School (KWHS), explained how much time she spends each day on her phone. … Continue reading Transforming What Everyday Life Looks Like

Shang-Chi Destroying Stereotypes

In September 2021, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) released its first movie about an Asian American superhero who was played by a Canadian actor who was born in Asia. When people think of Marvel movies, they think of Iron Man, Spiderman, Captain America, Black Widow, Thor, etc. However, the movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings cast was mostly Asian, including the director. … Continue reading Shang-Chi Destroying Stereotypes

Strip Stress from Applications

Stress can consume people’s lives like a ravenous wolf gobbles up its prey; however, it can be handled. As early decision application deadlines are approaching, students must manage their time well to reduce the amount of stress in their lives. Jaiden Troilo, a senior at Key West High School (KWHS), shares his personal experience with the application process. “For me, applying to colleges has been … Continue reading Strip Stress from Applications