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  • 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

Kurup goes international

Milin Kurup ('18) stands in front of his display of his science fair experiment.

Ashlea Daniels, Features Editor

February 26, 2018

Milin Kurup ('18) didn't expect to go as far as he did in the science fair. But then he was called for first place in the Biomedical Division, giving him the opportunity to advance to the sate level representing Hillsborough County. But it doesn't stop there. Kurup was listed in the top 26 in the...

Breaking up and making up


 Nicholas Ferrer ('18) and his girlfriend of eight months, Sierah Ginnity, who lives in Virginia, pose for a picture after meeting for the first time on his birthday.

Ashlea Daniels, Features Editor

December 15, 2017

It all started with a "Hey" on Instagram. After eight months of a long-distance relationship, Nicholas Ferrer ('18) never thought that he and his girlfriend would break up, and a week before his birthday at that. He had never even met her in person before. The breakup wasn't without regrets, and his ...

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

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...

First female at Robinson accepted into Embry-Riddle

Megan Binette ('17) is the first female in Robinson history to be accepted to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer

January 3, 2017

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...

Exam week schedule for Dec. 12 to Dec. 16

Exam week schedule for Dec. 12 to Dec. 16

Minh Lam, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

The semester is finally coming to an end with exams just around the corner. Exams will be administered starting Dec. 12 and ending on Dec. 16. Monday is regular dismissal, and students are dismissed at 11:43 a.m. Tuesday to Thursday and dismissed at 9:33 a.m. on Friday. For traditional and IB...

Students rally together for teacher diagnosed with cancer

Timothy Chang ('18) holds a bag full of paper notes that students have written to DiFederico.

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

Update 8:47 a.m., Dec. 6 : For information about how donate to DiFederico, please click here. On Monday, Nov. 28, there was a sea of pink to be seen at Robinson High School. Junior IB English teacher Susan DiFederico received a breast cancer diagnosis during the Thanksgiving break. While student...

Scientist turned teacher Sarah Sanford receives Lockeed Martin award

This pre-COVID picture displays Sanford standing proudly in her classroom.

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

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...

School canceled due to inclement weather

Students run for cover away from the midday storms.

Ashlea Daniels and Athena Crews

October 6, 2016

On Friday, Oct. 7 school will be canceled due to the approaching hurricane Matthew. Tampa is expecting to get winds gusts between 40-50 mph. Activities for Thursday night and Friday evening are currently set to continue as planned. However, Friday afternoon's Western Conference swim meet is cancelled. "I...

KNN morning show launches YouTube channel

KNN editor Justin Kalil ('17) runs the computer for anchor Kobe Branch ('19) for the Oct. 4 show.

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

Walking through the hall, Grant Federoll ('17) spots a wild animal- one of the cats of Robinson that has ventured out into student territory. In the court yard there's a student, the wild TV Production member in their habitat. Role play like this would usually be considered creepy, but for the KNN...

Mascot auditions to be held Sept. 20

The old Knights mascot slays the Plant Panther at the 2015 Plant pep rally. In addition to a new person, the 2016 mascot will also have a new costume.

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

Tomorrow, Sept. 20, mascot auditions will be held in the cafeteria at 3:10 p.m. Assistant Principals Amanda Batista and Wade Martin, along with teachers Sarah Sanford and Constance Whitman, will make up the panel of judges. A guest from the Tampa Bay Lightning will also be in attendance to help select...

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