Harper going to high school track & field nationals

On May 12th at the University of Florida (UF), Jenkavia Harper, a senior at Key West High School (KWHS), achieved third in the 2A Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) track & field championships for girls javelin, an event where female participants run and throw an eight-foot spear as far as they can.  “I was grateful because I knew it was all gods doing,” explained … Continue reading Harper going to high school track & field nationals

2022 KWHS Senior Superlatives

Best All-Around: Robert Malcom and Rosa Nafrere By Emily Bracher  As one of the highest honors Key West High School (KWHS) can bestow, the Best All-Around superlative calls for the best of the best. This year, for the 2022 school year, the well-deserved recipients were Rosa Nafrere and Robert Malcom. Throughout her high school career, Rosa Nafrere has been more than involved in multiple extracurricular … Continue reading 2022 KWHS Senior Superlatives

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 West High School (KWHS), divulged all the fun she had while in Italy, earlier this … Continue reading Take a chance: Travel!

Academic Challenge places fifth in the state

From March 30th through April 2nd at the Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, the Key West High School (KWHS) Academic Challenge team, a student-run educational trivia team, proved their intellectual abilities by placing fifth place in their state competition.  Although there is no monetary prize like Jeopardy, a game show based on your knowledge of various topics, Academic Challenge gives the students … Continue reading Academic Challenge places fifth in the state

Florida’s Upcoming Summer

By:Summer Livengood Florida is a very touristy area. Key West gets over 550 tourists a week. You would never guess how many we get during summer break. Over 3 million people just during the summer.  `Now for the small Florida keys, that’s a lot of people. It also hurts our oceans and other communities. Bars stay open longer, beaches get more pollution. The summer comes … Continue reading Florida’s Upcoming Summer

Live, Laugh, Love: Lacrosse

 Since the start of the season, Key West High School’s (KWHS) Girls Lacrosse team has dominated the field through their diligence, teamwork, and skill. Their hard work is reflected in their incredible ten-to-two win-loss record this season.  Climbing their way up the ranks to the top, the girls lacrosse team is ready to win the district championship. Naomi Grabus, Juliette Hamilton,  Isabella Marchiano, and Katie … Continue reading Live, Laugh, Love: Lacrosse

Gun violence

By:Summer Livengood Gun violence has affected over 1 million people in just the United States. Whenever you read or watch the news most of the time you will always see a shooting or killing by deadly weapon such as a gun. Today in this age there have been serious injuries from guns also having major deaths. Guns are associated with drive-by shootings, school shootings and … Continue reading Gun violence