KWHS wins literacy video contest

From January 28th through February 1st, 2019, Key West High School (KWHS) celebrated its annual literacy week. The goal of this annual event was to promote literacy and good reading habits in Florida’s children. The theme of this year’s literacy week was “Spreading Literacy, One View At A Time.”  Many schools in Florida were encouraged to compete in a YouTube video contest, and KWHS was … Continue reading KWHS wins literacy video contest

Schools in the Keys host their annual health fairs

Many new and unique issues are facing teens today. Wellness Fairs hosted at many schools in Monroe County were successful in helping students find solutions to these issues and understand them better. The Key West High School Wellness Fair will took place on March 5th and entry was free to all KWHS students. These wellness fairs were created by a collaborative community partnership that includes … Continue reading Schools in the Keys host their annual health fairs

Is competition beneficial to students?

Yes, competition helps students succeed By: Kelci Grooms Many people have argued whether or not competition in schools helps or harms students. Some argue that competition is harmful because it causes students to become more stressed or be less engaged in the material. However, competition is good for schools because it gives students motivation to put in their best effort. Competition keeps students from becoming … Continue reading Is competition beneficial to students?

How to make the most of your school day

Many students dread waking up every day to go to school. Some students complain that school is too boring or too stressful for them. However, there are many ways to make your time in high school much more enjoyable for those who feel this way. School is more enjoyable if you have classes you enjoy. Select classes that interest you. This will make your time … Continue reading How to make the most of your school day