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A New Direction for One Direction

The band will, like their album, have only four members after Malik leaves.

Samantha Verdisco, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015

This week is pure chaos. It’s the end of the third quarter, teachers are giving last-minute tests, and grades are not yet finalized. But let’s focus on the real tragedy here (no, it is not my grade in physics or the huge AP Euro three-chapter test I still need to study for): Zayn Malik left One Direction. I DO NOT NEED THIS RIGHT N...

Local Teenager Finds Success on American Idol

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Samantha Verdisco, Staff Writer

July 17, 2014

Read the exclusive RHS Today interview with the local Tampa Bay American Idol contestant, Sam Woolf.

All of the Stars

All of the Stars

Samantha Verdisco, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

Read about The Fault in Our Stars before the blockbuster hits the big screen. Movie pictures included.

Teacher Feature| Maureen Pelamati

Teacher Feature| Maureen Pelamati

Samantha Verdisco, Staff Writer

May 28, 2014

Maureen Pelamati, the the multi-talented Language Arts teacher, originally grew up in Akron, Ohio. Pelamati graduated from Coventry High School and attended Wright State University. Later, she transferred to Kent State University and earned a theater degree. When it comes to her schedule outside of the classroom, Pelama...

Teacher Feature| Stephanie Elea

Teacher Feature| Stephanie Elea

Samantha Verdisco, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014

Stephanie Elea, a self proclaimed "cat lover" and IB sophomore AP European History teacher, graduated from Newsome High School in Lithia, Florida. Afterwards, she attended the University of South Florida and majored in history and secondary social science education. "I am a crazy kitty lady,"  said...

The Ultimate Question

The Ultimate Question

Samantha Verdisco, Staff Writer

May 21, 2014

What motivates students? This frequently asked question has puzzled almost everyone working in the education field. For years, teachers have struggled to prompt future generations to care about college and careers, which has sparked controversy, but also many hopeful solutions. Ever since I was in...

Service Hours Help Students Give Back

Service Hours Help Students Give Back

Samantha Verdisco, Staff Writer

May 19, 2014

As school ends, students' scramble to find community service hours for their requirements. Read about staffer Samantha Verdisco's experience here.

Senior Feature | Madison Land

Senior Feature | Madison Land

Sam Verdisco, Staff Writer

May 16, 2014

After attending Robinson for four years, traditional senior Madison Land reflects on past memories as a student while preparing to attend Florida Gulf Coast University. At FGCU, Land plans to study chemistry and wants to become a pharmacist. "I was a part of NHS [National Honor Society], and I li...

Teacher Feature| Ann Petersen

Teacher Feature| Ann Petersen

Sam Verdisco, Staff Writer

May 15, 2014

Traveling as far as Canada to Florida, language teacher Ann Petersen has found her home in more than one place, let alone country. As a student, she was enrolled in the arts program at Mayfield Secondary School located in Ontario, Canada. Petersen later attended Wilfred Laurie University in Water...

Teacher Feature| James Buchanan

Latin teacher James Buchanan.

Samantha Verdisco, Staff Writer

May 13, 2014

Being the new face around town is not new for teacher James Buchanan. Buchanan, who has taught for 10 years, traveled from place to place  since he was a child. "When I was five, I moved to California, and at age fourteen I moved back to Michigan," he said. From there, Buchanan graduated from Ce...

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