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Dear Teachers

Even though Teacher Appreciation Week has passed, their hard work and dedication in guiding us to success should be appreciated all school year. Every student has a specific teacher or two that has been by their side throughout high school and to whom they owe so much to. Key West … Continue reading Dear Teachers

Macron Reelected in 2022 French Elections- brings fears of Far-Right surge

Recently, France held their annual 5-year presidential elections. The victor in the elections was Emmanuel Macron, the Incumbent French President, who defeated his far-right opponent of the Republique Nationale party, Marine Le Pen. Le Pen had run three times before this election for president, and had slowly increased in popularity … Continue reading Macron Reelected in 2022 French Elections- brings fears of Far-Right surge

Take a chance: Travel!

Adventures have inspired many incredible things like the unification of the world through the Silk Road or the wonderful works of Hemingway or Kerouac. Exploring new languages, foods, and cultures can be extremely exciting. Everyone, especially teenagers, can benefit from venturing into exhilarating places.  Siarah Singh, a sophomore  at Key … Continue reading Take a chance: Travel!

Stay Focused!

A dangerous plague has been steadily infecting the upperclassmen of Key West High School (KWHS) for years now. Its symptoms may include procrastination, skipping school, and overall laziness. The diagnosis? Senioritis.  Senioritis is a decline in motivation in academics that usually strikes students in their last year of high school. … Continue reading Stay Focused!

Otto and Lewicki place in the FHSAA state wrestling tournament

From March 3rd to March 5th at Osceola Heritage Park, two members of the Key West High School (KWHS) wrestling team competed in the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) 1A state championships: Christopher ‘Andre’ Otto, a junior at KWHS, and Zachary Lewicki, a senior at KWHS. Both Otto and … Continue reading Otto and Lewicki place in the FHSAA state wrestling tournament

Super Bowl LVI

By: Gus Wilson On Sunday, February 13th, 2022, Super Bowl LVI (56) was set to take place in Los Angeles, California, at the newly built SoFi stadium. The biggest game of the year in the National Football League (NFL) was between the NFC Champion Los Angeles Rams and the winner … Continue reading Super Bowl LVI

Goins places in the FHSAA girls weightlifting state competition

On February 11th, Marina Goins, a senior at Key West High School (KWHS), made history for the KWHS girls weightlifting team by placing third in the 169-pound weight class for snatch; an Olympic weightlifting move, at the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) girls weightlifting state competition. Although the switch … Continue reading Goins places in the FHSAA girls weightlifting state competition

Members of the United Nations Security Council, with visiting German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, convene a meeting on the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

UN Security Council holds meeting over Russian Tensions

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) recently held a meeting over the developing situation in Eastern Europe between North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allied countries there and the Russian Federation. One of the many meetings in the council’s history, this one was preceded by harsh Kremlin rhetoric about Western Media … Continue reading UN Security Council holds meeting over Russian Tensions

(Photo by Handout / NASA/NOAA / AFP)

Tonga Devastated by Undersea Tsunami

The island nation of Tonga was recently devastated by an undersea volcanic eruption and an undersea tsunami which was caused by said eruption. Patchy communications and sparse satellite images show that the island is covered in ash and waterlogged houses and debris. The underwater eruption also slightly affected other countries … Continue reading Tonga Devastated by Undersea Tsunami

Riot police block protesters in the center of Almaty, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Vladimir Tretyakov)

Kazakhstan Fuel Protests

The Kazakh central government recently increased the price of liquid-based fuels due to both high demand and price-fixing. Protests over the price began in the oil-producing center Zhanaozen, but the protests quickly spread across the country (notably to the nation’s largest city, Almaty) due to large amounts of dissatisfaction with … Continue reading Kazakhstan Fuel Protests

2022 Astronomy Events

Ever since 1958, when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established, the space industry took off. Now that we have more technology and research, we can predict events months and years ahead. From meteor showers and satellite launches, to a space shuttle sending people to the moon. As … Continue reading 2022 Astronomy Events

Shipping Delays

In 2020, we had to resort to buying many products online and in a blink of an eye, they would show up on our doorsteps. Although it did have its advantages, there were a few issues as well, most, however, are not directly from shipping or online shops. The word … Continue reading Shipping Delays

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 … Continue reading Comparing Causes Harm

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