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The Big Decision: Undecided

The Big Decision: Undecided

Morgan Felt, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under In Depth, Profiles

As National Decision Day, May 1, approaches many high school seniors are solidifying their future plans. With the admissions process over, mostly all schools have released their final admission lists. For these next few weeks we will be featuring students the have chosen various paths including joining...

Teachers are people too

Teachers are people too

Morgan Felt, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Teacher Feature

You're casually strolling through Publix, pushing the shopping cart with your mom reading out the list to you, when suddenly, out of the corner of your eye you see your fifth period history teacher. Instantaneously you shove the cart to the right, and dart into the chip aisle for cover, hoping to avoid...

Lorenzo Migliara (’19) explores both lacrosse and poetry

Lorenzo Migliara (’19) explores both lacrosse and poetry

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under In Depth, Profiles

During the semi-final game at a lacrosse tournament hosted in Atlanta, GA., Lorenzo Migliara ('19) witnessed the outbreak of a fight. A player from the opposing team jumped on the back of one of Migliara's teammates and attempted to strangle him with a lacrosse stick. "The scoreboard was in our favor...

Gasparilla runs in the family for the Hicks twins

Gasparilla runs in the family for the Hicks twins

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Showcase

Getting dressed up as pirates, wandering around for a few hours and screaming for plastic beads would usually seem odd to outsiders, but in Tampa it is an annual tradition. Early on, the krewe learns a few golden rules: don't share your beads, save your beads for the crowds, and cover your ears when...

New Year, New Resolutions

New Year, New Resolutions

Morgan Felt, Staff Writer
January 13, 2017
Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Showcase

With the start of a new year come many new resolutions, from getting fit to procrastinating less, many people are pledging to start off the new year with a bang, but will these resolutions last? We interviewed five Robinson staff and students share their hope to make life altering changes this year,...

First female at Robinson accepted into Embry-Riddle

First female at Robinson accepted into Embry-Riddle

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer
January 3, 2017
Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Showcase

As Megan Binette ('17) sat on the bed checking her emails, she opened one in particular from her counselor. The contents of said email would determine the course of her future. Opening it, she scanned the contents and then started screaming and crying. Her dad came rushing in, slipping on the wood floors...

Scientist turned teacher Sarah Sanford receives Lockeed Martin award

Scientist turned teacher Sarah Sanford receives Lockeed Martin award

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under Around the School, In Depth, Profiles, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Sarah Sanford wasn't a teacher until she was. She was an environmental scientist in the private sector until the SMART Program hosted by Bill and Melinda Gates came around and completely changed her life. No longer was she only a scientist, she was taking classes and trying to find her way into a classroom...

Four higher level classes are no issue for CJ Baab

Four higher level classes are no issue for CJ Baab

Morgan Felt, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Showcase

"CJ Baab, oh yeah, you can take him," said IB chemistry teacher James Atkins, as if to imply Baab mastery of the class' content. For Baab, mastering challenging work is nothing new. While Hillsborough County IB students traditionally take three higher level, or HL, classes and three standard level,...

The unordinary love story of a boy and his shoes

The unordinary love story of a boy and his shoes

Minh Lam, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Showcase

Matthew Montoya (’19) is crazy for shoes. In restoring old and used shoes, Montoya finds an outlet for his love of them. “I just have a passion for shoes,” Montoya said. “I’ve always liked shoes, ever since I got my first pair of Hyperdunks in 6th grade.” Montoya’s shoe obsession, however, is only side h...

Student Art Spotlight: Maleesa Tran (’18)

Student Art Spotlight: Maleesa Tran (’18)

Michelle Aros, Staff Writer
September 30, 2016
Filed under Around the School, In Depth, Profiles

Every month, RHStoday will feature a student artist. Maleesa Tran ('18) is featured in this month's Q&A spotlight. Q: When did you first start drawing/painting? A: “I started first drawing in 4th grade but then I took it seriously in 7th grade. I started learning how to use different medi...

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