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Nigerian Students Missing

By: Emily Bracher On Friday, December 12th, a group of bandits raided the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Nigeria. Now, hundreds of students are missing, the president reporting that the military is currently in “gunfights” with the bandits as they search for the students. In a statement made by Gambo Isah, a Katsina State police spokesman, the group entered with “AK-47 rifles” and the … Continue reading Nigerian Students Missing

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If Anything Happens I Love You

By: Emily Bracher On November 20th, Netflix released the heart wrenching short-film, If Anything Happens I Love You. Directed by Michael Govier and William McCormack, the 12 minute animated story follows two grieving parents after they cope with the loss of their young daughter, who was killed in a school shooting.  From the beginning of the film, the audience can see the separation built in … Continue reading If Anything Happens I Love You

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Capitol Hill Raid: KWHS Students’ Perspectives

***DISCLAIMER : THIS ARTICLE DOES NOT PORTRAY THE VIEWS OF THE AUTHOR OR ANY MEMBERS OF THE SNAPPER. On January 6th, chaos struck at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. from many Trump Supporters rallying outside, refusing to believe that the “Trump era” is over. Many people believe that this was  incited by our 45th president of the United States, Donald J. Trump.  Over Snapchat (a … Continue reading Capitol Hill Raid: KWHS Students’ Perspectives

Students’ Perspectives on taking the EOCs 8 Months Later

Through December 1st to December 9th, student’s who took an End Of Course (EOC) exam based class last year had to take the exam this year due to COVID-19. These exams took place 8 months after the test was supposed to have been completed, creating a negative reaction for the students taking the test. Madison Fernandez, a sophomore at Key West High School (KWHS), provided … Continue reading Students’ Perspectives on taking the EOCs 8 Months Later

Mysterious Monolith that disappeared in Utah reappears in Romania

By: Alan Domagala A mysterious monolith has just appeared in Romania as of this week. It’s a shiny triangular pillar measuring about 13 feet high, and was found in the city of Piatra Neamt on Batca Doamnei Hill. It was only a few metres away from the famous landmark known as the Petrodava Dacian Fortress.  Nobody has a clue who put it there or how … Continue reading Mysterious Monolith that disappeared in Utah reappears in Romania

Florida Teen Reads (FTR)

Florida Teen Reads (FTR) is a student-choice reading award program. Student’s across the state of Florida vote for their favorite book to win teen-favorite of Florida. This program is put in place to encourage teens to read more. “I love being chair of the FTR committee because I think it’s so important to help teenagers find the best new Young Adult books. FTR highlights books … Continue reading Florida Teen Reads (FTR)

Marie Willy: The New Reigning Queen

On November 6th at the Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium, the wait was finally over to announce the 2020 Homecoming Queen, Marie Willy, President of the Class of 2021 Executive Board, Secretary of Student Council, and the Captain of the Girls Varsity Soccer team. Escorting her for this special event was Nicolas Concepcion, also a senior at Key West High School (KWHS).  Adding on to her … Continue reading Marie Willy: The New Reigning Queen

Brand New Organ found in the throat

Medicine has been around for hundreds of years, everything to be known about the human body should already be discovered. However, is that really true? Could there possibly be some tissue or organ that we’ve haven’t yet uncovered? Some Dutch Scientists think they might have found a brand new organ that had been previously overlooked. Before this discovery, these scientists weren’t purposely looking for new … Continue reading Brand New Organ found in the throat

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

COVID-19 Can’t Affect Conch Pride

On October 16th, the Key West Conchs had their first football home game against Dade Christian at the Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. This was considered one of the biggest high school events in South Florida during COVID-19. The Friday night was just like a regular high school football game, but incorporating the social distancing factor. Even though it was the Conch’s first home game, we … Continue reading COVID-19 Can’t Affect Conch Pride