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Upcoming Events
 
Self-Defense Class
PAL is sponsoring a self-defense class for students on Friday, October 7th from 2:30-6:30 in the gym.  Students should sign up with Mrs. Palay in room 1-204.
Several special events are scheduled for parents this week.
Wed., the 28th, we will have Parent Power Hour - our version of Dads to School.  Parents are invited to come for lunch and visit classrooms from 11:05-11:50.  A baked chicken lunch is available for $3.75 in the cafeteria and then parents can visit classrooms or the library to see what is going on in classes.
Sophomore parents are urged to attend a Parent Night geared toward info for 10th graders on Thurs., Sept. 29 at 6:00.  There will be a Freshmen Parent Night next Thurs., Oct. 6 at 6:00.  
Propeller Club Port of Key West Donation
The Propeller Club Port of Key West donated $500 to the Key West High School Band to help with their new uniform fund-raising efforts.  The band uniforms are 16 years old and badly in need of replacement.  The uniforms are older than most of the students wearing them!  Receiving the check on behalf of the band are pictured from left Brian Maguire, Sergio Gonzalez, Blake Shillinger, and Andrew Maguire.
Key West High School Fire Academy Bon Fire
KWHS students hosted a Bon Fire Pep Rally Thursday evening Sept 22nd in preparation for Friday Sept 23rd game against Coral Springs Charter at 7pm.

The Key West High School Fire Academy oversees the controlled burn and extinguishes it at the end of the event.
Listed below are the Key West High School Fire Academy Students/Cadets who participated in the event: Neil Kennedy, Lily Bailey, Alex Christiansen, Deon Bacon, Cody Tickle, Billy Jo Carter.
Instructors:Capt. Jason Barroso KWFD, Capt. David Zarate KWFD, Capt. Greg Barroso KWFD
 
Truck: E-9 KWFD

Athlete of the Week
Sophomore, Owen Allen was chosen for athlete of the week for his stellar performance at the St. Thomas University Invitational. He led the Cross Country Team to 1st place, finishing 3rd overall out of 103 finishers. He completed the race in the time of 17:35 and this was his best time of the season.  
Homecoming Court
Congratulations to all of the Homecoming nominees and those selected for the 2016 Court- Charleslyn Martin, Rikki Shea Gage, Bianca Bernhard, Principal Amber Acevedo, Anoom Yasmin, Samantha Golden, Mackenzie Cohen. The Homecoming game will be November 4. 
FOCUS Student Portal
FOCUS Student Portal is now available!  Students can sign onto FOCUS through the link on the district and school websites under Students – FOCUS Student Login, using the same credentials that they use to sign onto networked computers.  Firstinitiallastname with 44LUNCHNUMBER0 (that’s 44, the 5-digit lunch number, and a zero) as the password.  So a student named Ann Jones with lunch number 99999 would sign on as ajones as the login name and 44999990 as the password.  Some students may have a 1 or other number at the end of their name.  Students can now access their grades to keep up with assignments, homework and progress.  The Parent Portal is due to open mid-September.
 
PLEASE NOTE:  the FOCUS login name is NOT the same as the Google account login.  The Google account uses the @keysstudents.net.  Their FOCUS login is just the first initial and last name (no @....).
FOCUS Student Portal is now available!  Students can sign onto FOCUS through the link on the district and school websites under Students – FOCUS Student Login, using the same credentials that they use to sign onto networked computers.  Firstinitiallastname with 44LUNCHNUMBER0 (that’s 44, the 5-digit lunch number, and a zero) as the password.  So a student named Ann Jones with lunch number 99999 would sign on as ajones as the login name and 44999990 as the password.  Some students may have a 1 or other number at the end of their name.  Students can now access their grades to keep up with assignments, homework and progress.  The Parent Portal is due to open mid-September.
 
PLEASE NOTE:  the FOCUS login name is NOT the same as the Google account login.  The Google account uses the @keysstudents.net.  Their FOCUS login is just the first initial and last name (no @....).
Check out our Conch Spirit at the first pep rally!
Special Olympics Florida SUP/Triathalon
Bjourn Ferdinand had quite an accomplishment recently at the Special Olympics Florida SUP/Triathalon.  He came in first over all, out of 30 competitors of various ages and genders, and was awarded first place in his division. 

He completed an 800 yard Stand Up Paddleboard leg, a three mile bike leg and a one mile running leg for a SUP Triathlon, the first of its kind in Special Olympics Florida. The attached photo is of BJ and his coach, Kathy Gilmour after his awards. 
AHEC
This is just a reminder that the Monroe County School District and Keys AHEC have partnered again 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 (please see flyer below).
The Keys AHEC Physician Assistant will be able to see you right away and provide the treatment your child needs.
 
At Key West High School, service is offered on Fridays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. located in room 1-102.  At Horace O’Bryant School, service is offered on Monday – Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m located in room 1-100. If you have not already filled out a registration form, you may do so at the time of the appointment, or download the one before ahead of time (see form below).
 
Please call (305) 293-1549 x54357 for more information or (305) 743-7111, Ext. 210 for an appointment.

AHEC FLYER         

Registration Form in English

Registration Form in Spanish
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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!
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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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