Pep in your step!

Spirit practically oozed out into the halls of Key West High School (KWHS) this past week. KWHS’s Student Council created various events to generate excitement for the homecoming football game and dance. It seems that the students are extremely hyped this year.  This Spirit Week added some new themed days to the traditions the students have gotten used to. The classic Toga day had the … Continue reading Pep in your step!

Understanding the impossible

A black void speckled with sparkling balls of fire and a tiny blue and green rock floating among them. This rock is filled with billions of creatures called humans. These humans use their senses to comprehend the other living things around them and the environment they have been placed in. They look up to the skies and try to explain the unexplainable.  Space has fascinated … Continue reading Understanding the impossible

Marvel’s Next Generation

After Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame, there are many spots to fill from the lost characters.  The Avengers will have a whole new crew, even though some of the original members remain.  With the loss of the first Avengers, I present the next generation of Marvel’s Avengers.  Many of these characters have completely different personas, powers, and names. Introduced as Kate Bishop, Hailee Steinfeld will be taking … Continue reading Marvel’s Next Generation

Using exercise to ease educational stress

As a senior in high school, I can tell you that high school is a lot to handle. You have your normal school work, tests, final exams, etc. for all four years, but once you hit your senior year you also have to worry about college applications (if you’re going to college). I’ve felt the stress these past few weeks from applying to 12 different … Continue reading Using exercise to ease educational stress

True Conch Pride

When the students of Key West High School (KWHS) think of stress, anxiety, and overbooked schedules, most of the time, they think of their own  lives filled with homework, after school activities, and sports. What they do not consider is the teachers who run around and attempt to do everything all at once. Students tend to not always appreciate the teachers that do so much … Continue reading True Conch Pride

Halloween History

October is officially upon us, and with it comes the title of “spooky season.”  Halloween hosts many ghouls, witches, monsters, and creatures, spooking children and adults alike.  The myths, legends, and wives’ tales of Halloween range from what could be true, to funny stories for a laugh.  But how exactly did Halloween start? Carving creepy faces on a pumpkin is a fun tradition, but it … Continue reading Halloween History

What it’s like being on the 2022 Homecoming Court from someone who looks homeless

To be honest, I don’t know how or why I got chosen, but I did! I, Ella Hall, am on the 2022 Key West High School (KWHS) Homecoming Court, and that’s a complete shocker.  Being on the KWHS Homecoming Court is like running for Miss America. If you make a mistake in public, your chances of getting crowned the queen decrease. Being proper and representing … Continue reading What it’s like being on the 2022 Homecoming Court from someone who looks homeless

Unpacking an Angry Suitcase

“Where words fail, music speaks.” (Hans Christian Anderson).  Music is not only an art, but a tool, allowing the artists a way to express themselves.  Everyone knows at least one musician, but small artists get left out more often than not.  In this article, a highlight will be put on small musician Dakota and the Angry Suitcase. Smalltown musician Dakota is a local artist from … Continue reading Unpacking an Angry Suitcase