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Robinson offers support for students affected by tragedy in Puerto Rico

Robinson offers support for students affected by tragedy in Puerto Rico

Anna Thomas, Editor-In-Chief

November 28, 2017


Filed under Around the School, News, Profiles, Showcase

Since Hurricane Maria hit land on September 20, Puerto Ricans have been fighting to return to a regular, everyday life. But such a horrific event can be challenging to recover from, forcing many residents to create a new beginning and a new type of "everyday life". Goelys Velacquec ('18), a Puerto...

Not so traditional Thanksgiving traditions

Not so traditional Thanksgiving traditions

Jules Whitaker, Staff Writer

November 25, 2017


Filed under In Depth

With the start of the holiday season this Thanksgiving comes the busiest time of the year. Along with all the family bonding and home decorating comes the rush of presents and yearly traditions. We've heard about the largely recognized Thanksgiving traditions- like elementary schools having a lay with...

Putting family first, Taylor resigns as head football coach

Putting family first, Taylor resigns as head football coach

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Football, In Depth, News, Profiles, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Former head football coach Shawn Taylor's current social studies classroom sits just two doors down and across the hallway from his former Algebra II class, where he met his girlfriend in 1998. Fast forward 19 years, and those two mathletes are celebrating their 10-year wedding anniversary in January,...

Super Sophomore, Ethan Geiger

Andrew McMillan, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, In Depth, Profiles, Sophomores

As a freshman Ethan Geiger ('20) was blowing some people away, literally and metaphorically. Geiger is ranked 34th in the state of Florida (all grades and classifications) and 3rd for sophomores in the State of Florida. He ran an astonishing time of 16:37.46 5k PR (personal record) in his freshman...

New family found through Irma

New family found through Irma

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Around the School, News, Profiles, Showcase

Downed power lines and uprooted trees scattered the Tampa area after Hurricane Irma struck last week, but those weren't the only things dispersed by the storm. Many owners left their pets behind when they evacuated, leaving the animals stranded and without a home. But Kaitlyn Patterson ('20) and...

Unique style of teaching puts Oliver ahead of the pack

Unique style of teaching puts Oliver ahead of the pack

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Around the School, In the Community, News, Teacher Feature

Amidst the frenzy of hurricane threats, Principal Robert Bhoolai and Assistant Principal Brian Hoover took a few minutes out of their days to deliver some positive news. Yesterday, during fifth period, they stormed into the classroom of biology teacher Tiffany Oliver and announced that she had won the...

New volleyball coach scores an ace with players

New volleyball coach scores an ace with players

Tahj Phillips, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Fall Sports, Teacher Feature, Volleyball

The Robinson Lady Knights volleyball team had a shaky start to the season with the coaching position vacant. Ashley "AJ" Johnson and Cristina Matos filled the position not too long into the school year and are making quick progress despite the temporary setback. On July 23, a volleyball parent sent...

Student loses bet, doggone excited for first day

Student loses bet, doggone excited for first day

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

August 10, 2017


Filed under Around the School, News, Profiles

On the first day of school, most students enter the campus sporting the newest fashion trends, makeup and haircuts. But for junior Lauren Johnson, her idea of “hottest fashion trends” was taken a bit literally. After losing a bet to her friend, Johnson wore a giant hot dog costume to the first...

Sparks fly in 1959, still remain today

Sparks fly in 1959, still remain today

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

August 9, 2017


Filed under Around the School, In the Community, Profiles, Showcase

  The concrete bench that sits across from the student affairs office has been apart of Robinson since the school’s opening in 1959. But for married couple Bonnie and Kenneth Fuqua, the bench is much more than just a seat. “This is the spot, this bench,” Bonnie said. “This is where...

The Big Decision: Undecided

The Big Decision: Undecided

Morgan Felt, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under In Depth, Profiles

As National Decision Day, May 1, approaches many high school seniors are solidifying their future plans. With the admissions process over, mostly all schools have released their final admission lists. For these next few weeks we will be featuring students the have chosen various paths including joining...

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