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Junior College Night

Junior College Night

Sarah Jennewein, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Breaking News, News

This Wednesday, April 5, the school will be holding a college interview panel to help teach juniors about the college process and introduce them to some potential college options. The CUBE, a Robinson High School college advisory organization consisting of parent volunteers, will host the event. “Senior...

New district policy means less testing for certain AP, IB, reading students

New district policy means less testing for certain AP, IB, reading students

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Finals will be reduced starting this spring for students taking high stakes classes, thanks to a new district initiative to reduce testing on students. Starting with the Spring 2017 exams, students enrolled in year-long AP classes, IB senior-level classes or full-year reading classes will not have to...

SGA sponsors Ugly Sweater day this Friday

Athena Crews, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Around the School, Breaking News

Friday is the last day before exam week and the holidays and in order to celebrate, student government has decided to spread the word to wear ugly sweaters. "It’s something really simple to get everyone in the festive mood," McKenna Tyson ('17), senior class president, said. Student government...

Want to help Susan DiFederico? Here’s how.

Want to help Susan DiFederico? Here’s how.

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2016


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

Over Thanksgiving break, IB English teacher Susan DiFederico was diagnosed with breast cancer. For students or families looking to support the DiFedericos, Robinson IB Link (RIBLI) will be coordinating the effort. The DiFedericos would like to continue cooking their own meals, but they might need to pick...

School canceled due to inclement weather

School canceled due to inclement weather

Ashlea Daniels and Athena Crews

October 6, 2016


Filed under Breaking News

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...

Homecoming update: spirit days announced, court voting open

Homecoming update: spirit days announced, court voting open

Athena Crews, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Around the School, Breaking News, News

Voting for the 2016 Homecoming Court opens today, Oct.6 and will be open until Friday, Oct 7 on Edsby. Students will be able to vote for the candidates in their grade as well as those for king and queen. Additionally, spirit days have been announced for homecoming week, which runs from Oct....

Vice-Presidential debate sets stage for defense of views, presidential candidates

Vice-Presidential debate sets stage for defense of views, presidential candidates

Paul Jennewein, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Across the Globe, Breaking News, News, Showcase

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, Senator Tim Kaine and Governor Mike Pence will square off in the first and only Vice-Presidential debate of the 2016 campaign. With a little over a month left until election day, the two campaigns will try to prove that the candidate on their ticket eclipses those of their opponent. Mike...

18? Here’s how to register to vote in the upcoming election

18? Here’s how to register to vote in the upcoming election

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2016


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

Sept. 27 is National Voter Registration Day, and with November's heavily-publicized election around the corner, now is a great time to register to vote. Students who turn 18 by Nov. 8 are eligible to vote in this year's election. First-time voters like students must register to vote by Oct. 11 in order...

Spanish students bring Hispanic Heritage month to Robinson

Spanish students bring Hispanic Heritage month to Robinson

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


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

Hispanic Heritage month is back again, lasting through Oct. 15. During this time, Robinson's Spanish classes will be celebrating the Hispanic culture both in and out of the classroom. Activities will be included in lunches and after school until Oct. 15, and all students are invited to take part...

Robinson band to host Rehearse-A-Thon to fundraise for upcoming season

Robinson band to host Rehearse-A-Thon to fundraise for upcoming season

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2016


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

Band camps, football games and Saturday competitions do not come cheap for Robinson's marching band and Starlets. To help offset the costs, the program will host its annual Rehearse-A-Thon Saturday, Sept. 24. Each student is expected to raise a minimum of $50 for the event, and there will also be...

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