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Latin places eighth at state forum

Latin places eighth at state forum

Sarah Jennewein, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under News

This past weekend, the Latin Club attended the Florida Junior Classical League State Latin Forum in Orlando, placing eighth overall. During the Forum, students took academic tests, submitted creative projects, played “ludi” games,and participated in “olympica” athletic competitions. This is...

Junior College Night

Junior College Night

Sarah Jennewein, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Around the School, Breaking News, News

This Wednesday, April 5, the school will be holding a college interview panel to help teach juniors about the college process and introduce them to some potential college options. The CUBE, a Robinson High School college advisory organization consisting of parent volunteers, will host the event. “Senior...

Support Best Buddies at their Chipotle fundraiser

Support Best Buddies at their Chipotle fundraiser

Sarah Jennewein, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under News

Going out for dinner tonight? This Friday, March 24, support the Robinson Best Buddies club and head to the Chipotle on Dale Mabry. The club will receive 50% of all proceeds from your meal when you mention Robinson Best Buddies at the register. “The money raised goes to our team for the Best Buddies...

Students scramble as third nine weeks comes to a close

Students scramble as third nine weeks comes to a close

Minh-Khanh Lam, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

As the third quarter ends on Friday, March 10, students are trying to turn in last-minute work in hopes to raise their grade. "I'm super stressed because my grades aren't where I want them to be and I won't going to be at school on Friday because I'm starting spring break early," Bryce Hoover ('18)...

Gasparilla Music Festival March 11 and 12

Gasparilla Music Festival March 11 and 12

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under A&E, In the Community, News, Showcase

Started in 2011 by small business owners and music lovers as a 501(c)-3 non-profit corporation, the Gasparilla Music Festival is an annual festival in Downtown Tampa to promote international and local artists, local vendors, and a shared passion for music. Previous headliners have included Dr. Dog,...

Wind ensemble earns straight superiors at MPA

Wind ensemble earns straight superiors at MPA

Sarah Jennewein, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Thursday, March 2, the wind ensemble earned a straight superior rating at the Music Performance Assessment, or MPA, competition. A panel of three judges at the USF School of Music awarded their 23-minute performance the highest possible rating. This is the fifth year in a row that the wind ensemble...

New overflow parking lot sparks dissapproval from students

New overflow parking lot sparks dissapproval from students

Macy McClintock, staff writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News, Showcase

Since January, the parking situation at Robinson has undergone multiple changes and has sparked disappointment from students. With a growing population, the school is now at 1,670 students. But with only 157  spots available in the fenced-in parking lot, the administration has switched to a large...

Sadie Hawkins dance cancelled due to lack of interest

Sadie Hawkins dance cancelled due to lack of interest

Morgan Felt, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The Spring Fling/Sadie Hawkins dance has been canceled because the number of ticket sales did not reach the required amount. All of the proceeds for the dance were supposed to go to The Spring, a local women's shelter, but due to the dances' cancelation this will not occur. Student Government President Lil...

Five Robinson students named National Merit Finalists

Five Robinson students named National Merit Finalists

Athena Crews, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News, Showcase

Principal Robert Bhoolai announced Robinson's National Merit Finalists over the intercom Friday morning, Feb. 24. All five of Robinson's National Merit Semifinalists were named National Merit Finalists. They are: Nell-Curry Boushall Jacob Freedman Isabel Hanewicz Sarah Jennewein Laura Thom...

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