By: Vivienne Wellet Hurricane Sam formed on September 24, 2021 as a category 2 storm on Friday night. A couple nights later Sam formed into a stronger storm, a category 4 storm with 150 mph in northeast of the Atlantic Ocean. The storm is around 745 miles southwest of the Leeward Islands and the Windward Islands,moving nearly 8 miles per hour. Sam is one of … Continue reading Where Is Hurricane Sam Heading?
Stress can consume people’s lives like a ravenous wolf gobbles up its prey; however, it can be handled. As early decision application deadlines are approaching, students must manage their time well to reduce the amount of stress in their lives. Jaiden Troilo, a senior at Key West High School (KWHS), shares his personal experience with the application process. “For me, applying to colleges has been … Continue reading Strip Stress from Applications
A decades-old Key West High School (KWHS) tradition is approaching: homecoming. A week of school spirit to celebrate Conch Pride and to crown a queen. Six women have been selected for court by the Senior class. The candidates, Charlotte Berube-Gray, Rosa Nafere, Natasha Galo, Mercedes Petro, Kaila Kirkpatick and Mary Parks share the excitement and honor of what being elected onto homecoming court means to … Continue reading Homecoming Court: A Conch Pride Tradition
By: Vivienne Wellet On September 19, 2021,a volcano erupted on the islands of La Palma Spain. As lava was running down the mountain,authorities started to evacuate locals who lived there. About 5,000 locals have been evacuated,yet there are still so many left. The population is approximately 85,000 according to scientists. Officials say that if you can’t evacuate, it is safest to stay inside because of … Continue reading Volcano Eruption in Spain
By: Summer Livengood The recent TikTok trend Devious Lick is taking over schools all around the globe. Devious Licks are when students take school property and bring home things like soap dispensers, electric pencil sharpeners, toilet seats, and even stall doors and mirrors. The TikToker that started this trend stole a box of masks and said “ A month into school and already have this … Continue reading Devious Lick Gone To Far
Image Above: Jacob Hickin, a freshman at KWHS, is expressing his unique style. Photo Provided by Ella Hall Bringing a little bit of the south to Key West, Jacob Hickin, a freshman at Key West High School (KWHS), has been infamous around campus with his new title, “Country Boy.” Hickin’s appearance to most people seems like a stage performance, but in reality, it’s his everyday … Continue reading “Country Boy” makes an impact on KWHS
By : Vivienne Wellet Recently Tropical Storm Nicholas has been forming as a major rainfall flooding around Texas and parts of Louisiana. The winds of the storm will be 25-70 mph. It is expected to start Monday night and clear up around Thursday evening. Of how much power the tropical storm is, it might pop out as a hurricane later in the storm. If it … Continue reading Is Tropical Storm Nicholas Forming Into A Hurricane?
The exemplary students of Key West High School (KWHS) are invited to join the National Honor Society (NHS), which honors the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. This year, numerous students were invited to attend the introductory meeting held on September 13th and filled the entire cafeteria. There were more attendees at this meeting than in previous years. The current President of NHS, Siddharth … Continue reading Bettering the Community: One Project at a Time
By: Summer Livengood In Big Pine Key, there resides a subspecies of the White-tailed deer known as Key Deer.The first key deers to be discovered were in 1575 by a Spanish explorer who shipwrecked on the Florida keys. Key deer are part of the white tailed deer. People assume that they migrated here from the mainland.Key deer are endangered from hunting, harassing, and hitting deers … Continue reading Key Deer
The All American High School Film Festival (AAHSFF), the world’s largest high school film festival hosted in New York City (NYC), has been struck by Conch Pride from Key West High School’s (KWHS) Conch 5 Studios program. On July 22nd, Tom Oliva, the co-founder and executive director of AAHSFF, announced the official selections for this year’s festival on Instagram live. AAHSFF will feature the winning … Continue reading KWHS Film Students headed to NYC