Key West High School Bocce Team Wins Gold At States

This past weekend the Key West High School Unified Bocce Team traveled to Orlando, Florida to participate at the Special Olympics state competition. Project Unify brings together high school students with special olympians. As a team, Derrick Medina and Camren Watson earned gold medals. Medina also won a gold medal in the individual competition. Watson says he got involved with Project Unify because “I had … Continue reading Key West High School Bocce Team Wins Gold At States

Most Talented: Meghan Barter and Aaron Newton

Key West High has many talented students, whether they play an instrument, sing, or play a sport. The senior class voted two students with tremendous musical talent as “Most Talented”: Meghan Barter and Aaron Newton. Meghan Barter was surprised to get chosen for the “Most Talented” superlative because of how many talented people there are in her grade. She is very honored though that her … Continue reading Most Talented: Meghan Barter and Aaron Newton

Most Likely to Succeed: Blake Wilson & Mako Geide

Being voted “Most Likely to Succeed” by your senior class is an honor. Students who are “Most Likely to Succeed” are ambitious, intelligent, and hardworking. Blake Wilson and Mako Geide certainly exhibit those traits. Blake Wilson was very shocked and honored to be chosen for the “Most Likely to Succeed” superlative. Wilson believes she was chosen for this superlative because she always works very hard … Continue reading Most Likely to Succeed: Blake Wilson & Mako Geide

Best Looking: Sophia Robino & Dale Michaud

The students who receive the “Best Looking” superlative have inward and outward beauty. These two Conchs are Sophia Robino and Dale Michaud. Robino was not expecting to receive a superlative at all, especially Best Looking. “There are a lot of beautiful girls in my grade so I was very surprised and honored that my class thought of me so highly”, said Robino. Robino hopes that … Continue reading Best Looking: Sophia Robino & Dale Michaud

Mrs. Wood awarded Teacher of the Year

This article was written by guest writer Elisabeth Welsh with the help of staff writer Jessica Nitti. Being a teacher can be a stressful and unappreciated job at times. As a result, good, dedicated teachers are in high demand. The students at Key West High School are fortunate to have a wonderful biology teacher, and the county has recognized this. This year, the Monroe County … Continue reading Mrs. Wood awarded Teacher of the Year

Student Spotlight: Jefflyne Desilme

Key West High School is very fortunate to have senior, Jefflyne Desilme. Not only is she involved with activities and academics, but she is also an encouraging helping hand to everyone she meets. Desilme is an active member in Zonta, Mu Alpha Theta, and Beta Club. She represented KWHS at Girls State. Desilme also serves as a school mentor for incoming freshman. She helps out … Continue reading Student Spotlight: Jefflyne Desilme

Automotive class returns to KWHS

There is a shortage of trained technicians in the automotive industry and there are an estimated 15,000 job openings in Florida for automotive technicians right now, making it a very lucrative field. For the first since the 1990’s Key West High School will be offering an automotive class. Students will learn about automobiles from bumper to bumper, and learn useful skills such as changing oils … Continue reading Automotive class returns to KWHS