Explore writing in Key West with the Young Writer’s Studio

After the success of last year’s program, Key West Literary Seminar (KWLS) is bringing back The Young Writer’s Studio this summer during the week of June 24-28th. This workshop is for high school students who are looking to develop their voice as a writer, better their writing skills, and learn about Key West literary history. Over the course of five days the group of young … Continue reading Explore writing in Key West with the Young Writer’s Studio

National Honor Society presents: “Grease is the Word!”

On Saturday April 20th, The National Honor Society is hosting a 1950s themed carnival and a “Grease” movie night at the Key West High School Backyard. The event benefits the Cancer Foundation of the Florida Keys, an organization that helps local cancer patients and their families. The carnival is from 5 to 7 pm. There will be games and activities for all ages from an … Continue reading National Honor Society presents: “Grease is the Word!”

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

KWHS Project Unified Bocce team successfully makes its debut

Starting January of 2019, the first ever in the history of Key West High School, Project Unified Bocce team was launched. It was arranged by Ruth Holland, Unified Champion Schools Director, and David Erhard the head of the English department, who also happens to be the coach for the team. For someone who is not familiar with “bocce”, it is a game that dates back … Continue reading KWHS Project Unified Bocce team successfully makes its debut

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