Key West High School 2019 Homecoming Court by: Jessica Nitti

Homecoming is a tradition at Key West High School that celebrates and honors six outstanding seniors that display Conch Pride. This year’s 2019 Homecoming Court is no exception. The six ladies nominated are Ludmila Barrios, Georquis Batista, Erica Gaertner, Micah Hayden, Samantha Lopez, and Gracie Wood. Ludmila Barrios It is a huge honor to be chosen as a Homecoming candidate and there is no doubt … Continue reading Key West High School 2019 Homecoming Court by: Jessica Nitti

Cameron Boyce’s Legacy

The death of a young actor Cameron Boyce, 20. This year we’ve lost many souls one of them being 20 year old Cameron Boyce. His death has affected many people and mostly kids our own age. Kids have grown up watching Disney Channel, one of the biggest hit shows jessie, co stared Boyce. Descendents actor died from a seizure due to his ongoing epilepsy. Epilepsy … Continue reading Cameron Boyce’s Legacy

New Teachers at Key West High

By: The Snapper Staff As we enter another year or start a new chapter of our lives, it’s not just all freshmen or new students who are newcomers but many educators as well. For this article, different reporters from the Snapper went around to interview either new/returning teachers to Monroe county, or new to teaching in general with two years or less of experience. Richard … Continue reading New Teachers at Key West High

Experiment In International Living and KWHS

By: Emily Bracher Founded in 1932, the Experiment in International Living (EIL) is an immersive learning program for students around the globe. For up to a month, young individuals get to explore a foreign country where they focus on different ideas, and learn about about the area surrounding them.With topics like cultural discovery in Spain, or ecology in Ecuador, new knowledge gained through experience relating … Continue reading Experiment In International Living and KWHS

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KWHS Seniors Celebrate the Beginning of the End by: Jessica Nitti

From nervous freshman to a big senior family, the Key West High School Class of 2020 kicked off their last first day with a grand entrance. The energy, blasting music, balloons, and streamers made the courtyard feel like a party.  The theme of their entrance was “Most Wanted” where each student had a poster with what they were known for by their peers. Brendan Roney … Continue reading KWHS Seniors Celebrate the Beginning of the End by: Jessica Nitti

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

The Top 10 Students of the Class of 2019

The following list is in alphabetical order to not reveal the valedictorian and the salutatorian. Francesca Carbone Francesca Carbone excels in her academics, earning her a spot in the Top 10. While being both the swim and band captains she balanced her time nicely. Carbone said she was able to manage her heavy course load by filling her time with activities, “I was involved in … Continue reading The Top 10 Students of the Class of 2019

Most Changed Since Freshman Year: Isabella Braswell & TJ Kane

A lot of change can happen over four years of high school. Isabella Braswell and TJ Kane are no strangers to this, as they were chosen for the superlative, “Most Changed Since Freshman  Year”. Braswell was suprised to find that her peers had recognized her for a superlative but was excited to share it with one of her best friends. “Freshman year I was really … Continue reading Most Changed Since Freshman Year: Isabella Braswell & TJ Kane

Most Athletic: Jesse Garcia & Nicole Matysik

Key West High School is home to many outstanding athletes, however the senior class agreed that Jesse Garcia and Nicole Matysik should be recognized for their achievements. Garcia and Matysik have been chosen for the “Most Athletic” superlative for their impressive records and athletic abilities. Garcia has been involved in  multiple sports with Key West High School since freshman year. He played with the football, … Continue reading Most Athletic: Jesse Garcia & Nicole Matysik

Most Courteous: Candace Matthews & Joseph Barroso

Merriam-Webster define “courteous” as marked by respect for and consideration of others. Someone who is courteous is friendly, warm, and kind to all people they meet. It’s no surprise that Candace Matthews and Joseph Barroso were voted “Most Courteous” as they’re kind action are seen throughout campus. During her four years at KWHS, Candace Matthews has always been a friendly face on campus earning her … Continue reading Most Courteous: Candace Matthews & Joseph Barroso