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Tiffany Oliver goes above and beyond

Tiffany Oliver goes above and beyond

Morgan Brazier, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Around the School, News

Earlier this year, IB biology teacher Tiffany Oliver applied for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST), and after a long selection process, she was nominated as one of four finalists in the state of Florida for the award. After learning of Oliver’s nomination,...

Spirit store comes to Robinson

Spirit store comes to Robinson

Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Around the School, News

Many schools around Hillsborough County have spirit stores, a shop within the school where students that might not have the most gear in their closet can load up with school pride. Robinson is the next to capitalize on this idea. Robinson will open their new spirit store tomorrow, Feb. 21, that will...

Robinson announces 2018 prom theme

Robinson announces 2018 prom theme

Kenzie Hatton, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Around the School, News

With just over a month before Robinson's prom, the senior class officers have chosen a theme, with the approval of the administrators, for this year-- Masquerade. Prom will be March 24 from 7-11 p.m. at Brian Glazier Family J.C.C. (522 N Howard Ave., 33606). Tickets will be on sale soon starting...

Sarah Sanford saves the day

Sarah Sanford saves the day

Amelia Foster, Staff Writer

February 17, 2018


Filed under Around the School, News

From test tubes to textbooks, Sarah Sanford's career has come a long way. Once a biologist who traveled the world to study, she has been at Robinson for the past four years as an AP environmental and earth space science teacher. However, she recently transferred to the freshman IB Biology classroom...

NOPE presentation comes to Robinson

NOPE presentation comes to Robinson

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Around the School, News

As juniors filed into the auditorium on Wednesday, Feb. 13, they were handed a pamphlet that read, "Only one time could kill you" in big letters. A picture of high school boys carrying a coffin was plastered right beneath the words. The inside of the pamphlet was filled with stories of teenagers who...

The race to the top

The race to the top

Anna Thomas, Editor-In-Chief

February 15, 2018


Filed under Around the School, News, Showcase

The competition for the top academic spots was intense for this year's graduating class. On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the school board announced the National Merit Finalists, valedictorians and salutatorians of the senior class. Robinson had nine National Merit Finalists this year: Anna Weber, Hana Yankowitz,...

Working double duty: can students be successful while holding a part-time job?

Nathalie Monroy, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Perspectives

For many teens, balancing school and work can be quite stressful. However, some Robinson students have found ways to make it more manageable, and they have some tips on how to make it easier for others. For Stephanie Mondeja (’19), who works at Home Depot, work is simply more enjoyable than school. “It’s less demanding an...

A 3-0 ending to a long season and beloved coach

A 3-0 ending to a long season and beloved coach

Nicole Perdigon, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Soccer, Sports

Tuesday, Feb. 6, was a day for lasts for the girls soccer team (7-12-1). As they fell 3-0 to Osceola (18-4-1) in the regional quarterfinal matchup, they ended their season, and with that, their head coach, Billy Helms, coached his final game as a Knight. His last day at Robinson will be tomorrow, Feb....

Catch you later, Helms

Catch you later, Helms

Lillian Martin, News Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Breaking News, News, Showcase

“It’s always catch you later, never goodbye.” This phrase has been heard multiple times coming from Billy Helms, a beloved social studies teacher and girls soccer coach at Robinson, who recently took a social studies position at Gaither High School. His last day at Robinson will be this Thursday,...

Robinson NHS raises entrance standards

Robinson NHS raises entrance standards

Morgan Brazier, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Around the School, News

Robinson's National Honor Society (NHS) has changed their standards for getting into the club this year. In the beginning of the school year, guidance counselors and administrators agreed that Robinson's NHS should increase its requirements. In previous years, students had to have a 3.5 GPA, no...

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