BTT fisheries talk at Keys History & Discovery Center Wed. Jan 22

Dr. Ross Boucek is the Florida Keys Initiative Manager at Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT). He will present at the Keys History & Discovery Center next week...

Sheriff’s office donates $100,000 to college

Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay presented College of the Florida Keys President Jonathan Gueverra with a check for $100,000 last week. The donation will help fund the...
Dive instructor prepares youths for success with scuba - T-shirt

Dive instructor prepares youths for success with scuba

Daniel Blezio uses scuba diving to give local youths a path forward. Through a scholarship by Neptune Scuba Ventures, Blezio’s Key Largo-based company, the master scuba diver...
Learn about how to travel to Cuba at Marathon Library talk - A red car parked on the side of a road - Vintage car

Learn about how to travel to Cuba at Marathon Library talk

We all know that Cuba is just a hop, skip, and 90 miles off the Southernmost Point in Key West. But, what most of us don’t know...
Susan Bazin has enjoyed her job at Key Largo School and its students for two decades. HOLLY HOUSER/Keys Weekly

Bazin banding students together

Music brings people together. That’s what local musician and Key Largo School (KLS) band director Susan Bazin believes. It’s the reason she has spent most of her life in the industry.  From a young...
Corey Malcom discusses underwater archeology of the slave trade - A man standing next to a glass display case - Tourist attraction

Corey Malcom discusses underwater archeology of the slave trade

Corey Malcom, director of archeology at the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, spoke to a packed house at the History of Diving Museum’s December “Immerse...
Keys schools get new fields and facilities - A couple of lawn chairs sitting on top of a grass covered field - Playground

Keys schools get new fields and facilities

The halls of learning in the Florida Keys got some much-needed improvements in 2019, which saw the opening of two brand new campuses at both ends of...
Principal Lisa Taylor and students

New building, exciting programs at PKS

Students, teachers and administrators at Plantation Key School entered through the doors to a new state-of-the-art facility at MM 90, bayside, in Tavernier last January. With it...
During her summer in Mongolia with the Experiment in International Living, Key West High School student Maryama Akhmetkaliyeva rode a camel in the Gobi Desert and did a home stay in a traditional yurt, or tent-like structure. Contributed photo

Keys kids conquer 16 countries

In the summer of 2019, three dozen students from the Florida Keys participated in the Experiment in International Living — international cross-cultural programs that spanned 16 different countries...
About a dozen students from Marathon High School start their mornings at the Marathon Fire Station. The new program seeks to recruit more locals (long-term) employees for the department. SARA MATTHIS/Keys Weekly

Fire school seeks to keep locals

Monday through Friday, about a dozen Marathon High School students are at their desks at Fire Station No. 14 by 7:30 a.m. On some days, it’s classroom...