Hardest Worker: Becca Maun & Jean Nafrere

A hard worker is someone who dedicates their time across all areas of school: athletics, academics, and clubs. A hard worker also strives to better themselves and community through the work they do. Becca Maun and Jean Nafrere are the two students who the senior class voted for the “Hardest Worker” superlative. From her hard work on the soccer and lacrosse fields to the classroom, … Continue reading Hardest Worker: Becca Maun & Jean Nafrere

Most Intellectual: Melody Morales Rojas & Daniel Walsh

Achieving the status of “most intellectual” is no easy feat, especially in a senior class of so many bright students. However, it is no surprise that the superlative was given to Daniel Walsh and Melody Morales Rojas. Both have spent their years in high school excelling in academics as well as extracurriculars. Daniel Walsh is well known around campus for his brain and confident personality. … Continue reading Most Intellectual: Melody Morales Rojas & Daniel Walsh

Best All Around: Francesca Carbone & Ryan Keane

The Superlative “Best All Around” is one of the highest honors a Key West High School student can receive. A student who is “Best All Around” excels in sports, clubs, and academics. This year these well-rounded students are Francesca Carbone and Ryan Keane. Swim captain, band captain, and Homecoming Queen Francesca Carbone embodies the superlative “Best All Around”. Carbone said, “I was extremely surprised and … Continue reading Best All Around: Francesca Carbone & Ryan Keane

Most School Spirit: Jade Castillo & Tommy Morales

“Most School Spirit” fits two students who demonstrate Conch Pride wherever they go. Those two students are Jade Castillo and Tommy Morales. Castillo and Morales are two faces seen at every sports game, throughout campus clubs, and the loudest at every pep rally. Jade Castillo was voted Most School Spirit by her class. Castillo was not expecting to receive such an honor, but she was … Continue reading Most School Spirit: Jade Castillo & Tommy Morales

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!”

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