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Youth Leadership Key West
               The program will include 1.5 hour sessions, once per week for 6-8 weeks at City Hall in Key West.  Seven high school participants will be selected by an application process. The program can be offered twice a year if initial offering is successful. Discussion with president of FKCC indicate that college credit in some form will likely be available.
 
Background
 
               The City of Key West offers an ambassador program for adults. This program will be similar in offering an introduction to city functions and departments throughout classroom type interactions. The purpose of this program is the following: to educate young people about city functions; to build leadership skills among youth in our community; and to build relationships between members of our community.
 
Program Structure
 
               The program will draw from city staff and others in our community as speakers including but not limited to the following: city manager, city attorney, KWHA director, planning director, parking director, Engineering, community services, police chief, fire chief, Mayor, Building dept. Code enforcement, Port Director, finance. The students will select the main subject for the course in the first session. The topic should be a major issue that crosses a broad spectrum in the community. The students will address the topic throughout the program and develop a presentation to be made to the city commission at the conclusion of the program. 

The application is available in the front office. 
Sunshine State Scholar
Brian Coward was recognized as our Sunshine State Scholar at Universal Studios on May 19 & 20. Students were allowed to bring one teacher who significantly impacted them and Brian asked Mr. Dennis Whaley (Pre-Calc and AP Calculus) to attend this prestigious recognition.
Final exam schedule for 2015-16
Seniors:
Exams will take place during regular class time (normal bell schedule).
May 26 periods 1-4
May 27 periods 2-5
May 31 periods 3-6
June  1  period 7 
June 2 make-up day
 
Grades 9-11:
See the Exam Bell Schedule Below
June 6 – full school day, Exam 7th period
June 7 – Early release, Exams 5th and 6th periods
June 8 – Early release, Exams 3rd and 4th periods
June 9- Early release, Exams 1st and 2nd periods  - Last day of school

 
Exam Bell Schedule      
       
Starting Bell 7:30    
       
Exam 7:35   9:15
       
Lunch 9:15   9:45
       
Exam 9:50   11:30
 
7th Period Only Exam      
       
STARTING BELL 7:30    
       
1st Period 7:35 to 8:15
       
2nd Period 8:19 to 8:59
       
3rd Period 9:03 to 9:43
       
       
       
4th Period 9:47 to 10:27
       
LUNCH 10:27 to 11:18
       
5th Period 11:22 to 12:02
       
6th Period 12:06 to 12:46
       
7th Period Exam 12:50 to 2:30
Senior photos for the class of 2017
Senior photos for the class of 2017 will be taken in the auditorium on Wednesday June 8th from 12-4 and Thursday June 9th from 12-4. Make an appointment online at www.hjmiamiphoto.com or call 305.436.1163. 
Project Unify
This is the inaugural year for Key West High School to have a Project Unified Track Team. The team had its first meet last week and did a fantastic job. The girls came in 1st place in the 4x400 relay and 2nd in the 4x100. The boys placed 4th in both relay events. The team is coached by KWHS teacher, Tami Dannacker. Their next meet is April 16th at Naples High School. We would like to thank the FHSAA and Special Olympics for partnering together to make all of this possible! 
Class of 2016 Gift
The Class of 2016 presented their Senior Gift to the school recently.  It is beautiful artwork, a conch shell made by local artist Sparky Carbonell.  The gift is a symbol of Conch Pride and will welcome all visitors as well as members of our Conch Community as they enter the office.  Key West High School is proud to receive this gracious gift.  Pictured are Class sponsor Mrs. Marjorie Rodriguez, senior parent Robin Beede, Class President Chase Rodriguez, Jason Beede, Jack Behmke, Andrea Boggs,   Taylor Perez, and Tori Perez.   Thank you, Class of 2016!
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Testing Calendar
Please see the complete testing calendar through the end of the year including AP and Final exams:
Click Here for the End of the Year Testing Calendar
Yearbooks for Sale

Are you a Key West High School alumni?  Did you lose your yearbook to a storm or in travels?  If so, we may have that special memory book!  The Conch, our school yearbook, has several extra additions dating back to the early 1940's.  They are on sale for $50.00 plus shipping.  If you would like to see if your graduation year is available, please email Fleasher.Hall@keysschools.com or call 305-293-1549.  If it is in our archives, we can get one out to you right away so you can relive your fabulous days of Conch Pride!
AHEC CLINICS OFFER NO COST CARE
This is just a reminder that the Monroe County School District and Keys AHEC have partnered this year to provide its students no cost primary care medical services.
As cold and flu season is just around the corner children may soon start feeling ill.  If your child is in need of a physical, has an ear ache, a sore throat or has other medical needs we encourage you to take of advantage of this free service.
The Keys AHEC Physician Assistant will be able to see you right away and provide the treatment your child needs.
Medical Services are available at the following sites:
 
HOB School Monday thru Thursday a half hour before school to a half hour after school. 
Key West High School on Friday 7:30am - 3:00pm.  305-293-1549 ext. 54357

No appointments are necessary to access the clinic so just walk in.  If you need more information, please call Keys AHEC 305-743-7111 ext. 206.

Click here for the AHEC Paperwork Packet

Click here for the AHEC Paperwork Packet En Español

 
Click here for our Daily Morning Announcements
Welcome to Key West High School, a school of diverse opportunities with high expectations where we strive for students to be the best they can be personally, academically, athletically and socially.
 
MISSION STATEMENT
To empower all students to maximize their potential and prepare them with the skills and experiences necessary to be college or career ready and to develop those character traits that will enable them to be productive members of society.
                                              
SCHOOL BELIEFS
We focus on R2D2: Respect, Responsibility, Dedication, Determination
·        Students are our priority and their learning opportunities are the central focus.
·        All students have the right to a safe and drug-free learning environment.
·        Parents, community members, agencies and the school work collaboratively to provide the support needed for each child to experience success.
·        Relationships are strengthened and perspectives are broadened thorough diversity and equity.
·        Teachers and administrators are leaders and innovators whose primary responsibility is to engage students in high quality learning experiences that result in student achievement.
 
     CONCH PRIDE - Perseverance Respect Integrity Dedication Excellence
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