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KEYS SCHOOLS SHOW POSITIVE TESTING TRENDS

The Monroe County School District cited a consistent upward trend in the performance of its students as evidenced by the Florida state testing results.  Superintendent Theresa Axford attributes...
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KEY WEST HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL LEAVING; PERKINS APPOINTED IN INTERIM

Larry Schmiegel, principal of Key West High School for the past few years, is leaving at the end of the month to take a superintendent job in...

Emergency rule: Students exposed to COVID no longer required to quarantine

The Florida Department of Health has issued a new emergency rule declaring that parents now have a choice whether to quarantine a child who has been exposed...

WHILE WE WERE DEBATING MASKING, A 1/4 BILLION DOLLAR SCHOOL BUDGET QUIETLY PASSED

The last school board meeting on Sept. 7 was almost four hours long, with three hours of it taken up with debating the finer points of whether...

New Upper Keys Center brings educational opportunities for students and community

Roughly 100 community leaders stood on the second floor of the College of the Florida Keys new center in Key Largo on Thursday afternoon. With a glass...

BREAKING NEWS: KEY WEST & POLICE PREVAIL IN LAWSUIT OVER CHILD’S ARREST

A federal judge this week ruled in favor of the city of Key West and three of its police officers in a lawsuit involving the arrest and...

LOCAL COMPANY PROTESTS SCHOOL DISTRICT’S STADIUM CONTRACT

A local construction company is asking how the school district can award seven consecutive construction contracts to the same company when a state law requires them to...

BREAKING NEWS: SCHOOL BOARD GRANTS 7th STRAIGHT CONTRACT TO SAME COMPANY; QUESTIONS REMAIN

And the stadium makes seven. Monroe County school board members on June 8 awarded Ajax Building Co. a seventh consecutive contract — this one at $15 million for...
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TOWN RALLIES WITH $1 MILLION IN AWARDS FOR MHS GRADS

It’s a long ceremony, but worth it. On May 25, Marathon High School seniors received $1,000,163 in scholarships and awards. The bulk of it is awarded via...

TAKE STOCK IN CHILDREN AWARDS 57 SCHOLARSHIPS TO KEYS STUDENTS

It was 1998 when a man the community would come to know well spoke at a Key West luncheon at the Casa Marina Resort.  John Padget introduced a...

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