Athlete spotlight: Internationally ranked pickleball champion, William Sobek

William Sobek first discovered pickleball when he was just four and a half years old. A beach day with his parents, introduced him to the sport and now at 14 years old, Sobek has traveled around the world to compete in numerous pickleball tournaments. Pickleball is a paddle sport that contains elements of badminton, tennis, and ping-pong. Two to four players use paddles to hit … Continue reading Athlete spotlight: Internationally ranked pickleball champion, William Sobek

Rowan Ricardo Phillips talks poetry and the importance of knowing your roots

On Friday, January 11th, Key West High School (KWHS) English classes were lucky enough to hear from an esteemed poet,  Rowan Ricardo Phillips. Phillips took time away from the Key West Literary Seminar to speak to over 100 students. All week students had read and familiarized themselves with his works and were excited to finally meet the man behind the poetry. Phillips took the stage … Continue reading Rowan Ricardo Phillips talks poetry and the importance of knowing your roots

Athlete spotlight: Cruse Sweeney

Key West High School (KWHS) has no shortage of outstanding athletes, all of whom work hard and bring pride to the Conchs. Cruse Sweeney’s name has been everywhere this swim season and his achievements are widely recognized throughout the school. Sweeney is a senior this year and is in his 15th year of swimming. When he was younger his parents pushed him to swim and … Continue reading Athlete spotlight: Cruse Sweeney