NFL Draft Round One Recap

The National Football League (NFL) draft is one of the most beloved events by sports fans all around the world. With hundreds of players’ dreams being fulfilled each year during the 3 days of drafting, fans end up either very happy or extremely disappointed from the selection made by their favorite team.           Round 1 of the draft is the most watched and anticipated day as … Continue reading NFL Draft Round One Recap

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

Bright Futures Scholarship to be Altered

By Sadie Dodds On May 8, Florida Senate Bill, SB-86, was passed through the Senate and into the House. The Bill includes changes to the Florida scholarship program, Bright Futures. Among other things, the passing of this bill will require several educational boards to approve a list of acceptable majors for students using the scholarship. The basic requirement of acceptable majors will be whether or … Continue reading Bright Futures Scholarship to be Altered

Slime Language 2 Review

After Young Thug’s very successful album “So Much Fun” which came out in the summer of 2019, Thug released Slime Language 2 which has a stacked lineup of artists across the whole album.           The twenty three song album started out with the track “Slatty” and is a solid intro to the album. With features from Yak Gotti and Lil Duke and a fun hook the … Continue reading Slime Language 2 Review

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

Biden Releases Information on His American Jobs Plan

On March 31, President Joe Biden released a government fact sheet regarding his American Jobs Plan. This plan is one of a two-part bill presented by Biden and his office that hopes to restore the United States’ economy and overall citizen well-being after the devastation of COVID-19. The American Jobs Plan is supposed to expand on the first part of this plan, the American Rescue … Continue reading Biden Releases Information on His American Jobs Plan

First Hotel in Space by 2027

Whether they are kids wishing to be astronauts or adults aspiring to check something off their bucket list, people always talk about wanting to go to space. With this exciting news, these dreams just became a whole lot more realistic. The construction company Orbital Assembly made a huge announcement at the beginning of last month. The Orbital Assembly stated that construction will begin in 2025 … Continue reading First Hotel in Space by 2027

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

Japan to dump treated wastewater into the Pacific Ocean

(Featured image provided by sciencemag.org) It all started in 2011, when the Fukushima nuclear power plant was crippled by the Great East Japan Earthquake. The result was over a million tons of radioactive wastewater, and no place to put it. Not only that, but the process to cool the other reactors damaged in the earthquake also generates 150 extra tons of radioactive water per day. … Continue reading Japan to dump treated wastewater into the Pacific Ocean

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