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

Florida Keys has a sudden increase in COVID-19 cases

By: Alan Domagala                        (Photo provided by Health News Florida) It’s that time of year again… tourist season. The Florida Keys have been experiencing a sudden increase in COVID-19 cases. Monroe County had 27 new cases over the weekend, and 31 new cases just on Monday. No new deaths have been reported, as of yet. The Keys have a combined 75,000 in population, and so far … Continue reading Florida Keys has a sudden increase in COVID-19 cases

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

The Hidden Risk in Feeding Key West’s Chickens

If you’ve been around Key West you probably know how the local chickens can basically be found everywhere. They’ve been here since the 1800’s when they were first brought over for food and for cock fighting. Chances are that you’ve also seen signs to not feed the chickens. Sure, giving them free food seems innocent at first with no hidden risk to it whatsoever. Well, … Continue reading The Hidden Risk in Feeding Key West’s Chickens

Mosquitoes invade Louisiana after hurricane

                                              As you may already know, Laura (a category 4 hurricane) made landfall in Louisiana on August 27th. Laura caused a lot of rain to pour down which may not seem that bad at first, but what happened after was something no one expected. All of that rain caused swarms of mosquitoes to invade Louisiana, killing hundreds of livestock. Everything from deer to bulls weren’t safe … Continue reading Mosquitoes invade Louisiana after hurricane

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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The Loss of Chadwick Boseman

By: Emily Bracher Chadwick Boseman, the actor famous for his roles as Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get on Up, and many more passed away August 28th at the age of 43. Boseman had been battling stage 3 colon cancer since 2016, keeping it a secret from most of the world as he starred in multiple … Continue reading The Loss of Chadwick Boseman

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The Downside of Fast Fashion

By: Emily Bracher Brands such as Shein and Romwe have recently become very popular due to their low prices for clothing, makeup, and accessories. These are all a part of the fast fashion industry, which is inexpensive clothing produced at rapid rates to keep up with latest trends.  However with these benefits comes a lot of consequences that make it an unethical industry prone to … Continue reading The Downside of Fast Fashion