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

Kobe’s Legacy

By: Emily Bracher The world received devastating news Sunday morning as reports that former NBA star, Kobe Bryant’s helicopter crashed on a hillside in Calabasas, California. Bryant was not the only person aboard, eight other passengers were with him on what was supposed to be just a ride to a basketball tournament. The wreckage left behind no survivors.  Kobe Bryant has been considered one of … Continue reading Kobe’s Legacy

Styrofoam and Plastic Bags are No More by Sabian Keller and Lola Fettis

In recent months, and even years, Key West has put into motion many bans in order to keep the local environment healthy. On February 5th, 2019, Key West City Commissioners voted to ban any sunscreen that contained oxybenzone and/or octinoxate, as there was evidence to believe these chemicals are killing off coral. Lately there has been talk about banning plastic bags and straws as well. … Continue reading Styrofoam and Plastic Bags are No More by Sabian Keller and Lola Fettis

Australia Fires

In recent news, fires have been ripping through southeast coast of Australia. The affected areas include New South Wales (NSW), Queensland, Tasmania, and South Australia. Along with that, smoke has spread to many of the surrounding cities and towns. Sydney, one of Australia’s highly populated urban areas, has air quality that was measured 11 times the “hazardous’’level. These events can be credited to dry lightning … Continue reading Australia Fires

Literary Opportunities of Key West

By: Lola Fettis In Key West the artistic culture is abundant, which helps provide opportunities to young people. There have been an abundance of famous writers that have both come to and have come out of Key West. Although most of the well known people come from before our time, such as Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams, there are still many authors living here, and … Continue reading Literary Opportunities of Key West

Presidential Impeachment

By: Emily Bracher In recent news, an impeachment inquiry has been launched by the House of Representatives against Donald Trump. Impeachment inquiry occurs once Congress finds that the president has committed “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.” Impeachment does not mean that the president will be removed from office, but it can lead to that. Inquiry is only the first step to charging … Continue reading Presidential Impeachment