• Knight Writers celebrates its 61st Anniversary throughout October
  • Students get out for Fall Break November 20
  • Now 1500 people allowed at Football games, only 400 at Volleyball
  • RHS COVID-19 Count: 7
  • Yearbooks are $75 until October 31

An update from the district on outsourcing custodians

An update from the district on outsourcing custodians

The staff of rhstoday.com

April 29, 2019

The Robinson journalism staff published an article in the most recent edition of Knight Writers discussing Hillsborough County Public Schools' proposal to outsource custodians. While we waited for our issue to print, Chris Farkas, the district's Deputy Superintendent for Operations sent a letter to...

Review: Social Cues is underwhelming

Social Cues, Cage the Elephant's fifth album.

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2019

In an era in which hip-hop and rap have surpassed rock and roll's influence and popularity, Cage the Elephant is part of small set of bands whose music hearkens back to classic rock and roll. Unfortunately, Cage the Elephant's fifth album "Social Cues," is disjointed and underwhelming, with just a few...

The price of graduation

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2019

For many RHS seniors, graduation represents the culmination of four years of hard work. However, students pay to graduate in more ways than just the effort expended earning the necessary grade requirements. There is also a monetary cost. Each year, students are required to purchase graduation robes...

Review: Captain Marvel pushes superhero movies higher, further, faster

Review: Captain Marvel pushes superhero movies higher, further, faster

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2019

After 10 years and 20 movies, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has finally delivered its first female led movie, Captain Marvel, just in time for International Women's Day. While it may be long overdue, Captain Marvel is a blast from start to finish, subverting many superhero tropes to create a movie...

Knights to play in Buccaneer’s flag tournament

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

This weekend, the Robinson flag football team will compete against states from around the state of Florida in the Tampa Bay Buccaneer's Preseason Classic tournament at One Buc Place. "There's really nice practice fields and facilities that high athletes usually don't have access to," team captain...

Students will be ticketed for parking on Mango

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

Yesterday afternoon, it was announced that students who park their cars on the grass and sidewalk area of West Mango Avenue will now be ticketed. The area belongs to the city of Tampa, not Robinson, and is directly across from a branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay. "The Boys and Girls...

2019 Election brings big changes to Tampa

Mayoral candidate Jane Castor speaks to voters at a meet and greet event.

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2019

Come March 5, Tampa will experience a serious shakeup in its government. Not only will the city elect a new mayor in the upcoming municipal election, it will also elect four new City Council members and approve or reject 18 amendments to the city charter. The mayoral race is such a crowded field that,...

Recapping the 2018-19 cheer season

The varsity cheerleaders perform a stunt in the pep rally.

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2019

In 2012, the Robinson cheer team won the FHSAA 1A State Finals, and it has been their goal every year since to repeat that success. Last season, the team fell short of qualifying for state finals by just 7/10ths of a point. Missing out on their chance at states by such a slim margin only made this...

Fall in love with these Valentine’s Day reads

Fall in love with these Valentine's Day reads

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019

Celebrate this Valentine's Day with a list of romantic reads that should appeal to cynics and hopeless romantics alike. Leah On the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli Albertalli's Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda blew up last year after it was adapted into the movie Love, Simon, but did you know that s...

Media Center to host book swap

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2019

Thursday, January 24 and Friday, January 25, the Robinson Media Center will host its annual book swap in the Robinson courtyard during all three lunch periods. Media specialist Lee Gibbons warns that the swap may have to be canceled on Thursday. "It's a hundred-percent chance of rain tomorrow... so...

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