• 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

A Slice of Life: Hungry for Awareness

Maleena Tran ('18) and Elijah Melendez ('16) listen attentively to Dr. Wright's speech.

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

April 11, 2017

Coming up on April 13, the Robinson cafeteria will host the third annual Hunger Banquet, an event sponsored by Be UNICEF club in partnership with Oxfam America to advocate for an end to world hunger. During the event, participants are given character cards and split up into lower, middle and upper inc...

Gasparilla Music Festival March 11 and 12

Following the conclusion of last year's festival, fans look forward to the 2017 festivities.

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

March 9, 2017

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,...

Lorenzo Migliara (’19) explores both lacrosse and poetry

Lorenzo Migliara ('19) adjusts the dress shirt he wore for lacrosse.

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

February 8, 2017

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...

IB history seniors thaw Cold War tensions in dramatic recreations

Sean Tran ('17, right) and Alexis Petterson ('17, left) perform a skit about the Guatemalan Revolution.

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

February 6, 2017

As a creative way to cover the middle years of the Cold War, history teacher Matthew Ketchum assigned a group Cold War theater project in which groups of 3-4 students composed short scenes depicting one of five events: the Hungarian Revolution, the U-2 spy plane incident, the building of the Berlin...

Robinson FBLA students take home armfuls of accolades

Club members Dongwoo Kim ('19), Hayle Short ('19), and  Mekhi Cusseaux ('19) pose with their trophies.

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

January 19, 2017

Last Thursday, students involved in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club traveled to Durant High School to compete in events showcasing their prowess in commerce and presentation skills. "I think I've learned how to communicate with different types of people," said Hayle Short ('19),...

Students, teachers adjust in DiFederico’s absence

Ally Weisman ('18) presents her topic on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter.

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

December 9, 2016

Internal Oral Presentations, or IOPs, are a requirement for the IB diploma program in which students give a 12 to 15 min in-depth analysis of a given topic from a literary work read during the students' junior year. The preparation needed to succeed in the IOP combined with its importance to IB grading...

“What If?” question comes to Theory of Knowledge classroom

Justin Marquez ('17) makes a point about Obamacare.

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

November 14, 2016

In Larry Hollis' Theory of Knowledge class, students are learning about history as an area of knowledge. To aid in this curriculum, Hollis turned to a very relevant discussion of history in the making: this year's Presidential Election. I had the unique opportunity of speaking to two first time voters the...

Zombie Containment Unit 15

Zombie Containment Unit 15

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

October 31, 2016

I'd be lying if I said my heartbeat didn't speed up a little bit as we got closer to the front of the line. The lights were completely out and the only thing we could see or hear was screams of terror coming from inside the hallowed walls of the Zombie Containment Unit 15 house. My friends and I had...

If not Howl-O-Scream, then…

The eerie experience of Busch Gardens' Howl-O-Scream is not for everyone.

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

October 12, 2016

Though the park hosted other spooky events in previous years, Busch Garden featured its annual "Howl-O-Scream" for the first time in 2000. Ever since its debut, the event has gained increasing popularity and Floridians and tourists of all ages have enjoyed the haunted houses and spook-tacular shows....

Overcrowding, rise in parking pass price slow student-drivers

Robinson hang tags cost $20 and are required of all students who park their cars at school. Seniors receive a green

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

August 22, 2016

Driving to school usually offers freedoms. Yet this school year, student-drivers face $20 hang tags and an overcrowded parking lot that make driving seem like more of a bother than a benefit. Overcrowding in Robinson's parking lot has always been an issue. Unlike other schools in the district,...

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