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New in town, Ms. Brown

New in town, Ms. Brown

Hanna Malone, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Melissa Brown, one of the new English 2 Honors and Reading 2C teachers here at Robinson, is already proving to be a strong addition to the faculty. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Brown graduated from Missouri State, majoring in Secondary English Education. At first, she had planned on majoring...

Kevin Nash steps into his first teaching position

Kevin Nash steps into his first teaching position

Nicole Perdigon, Print Managing Editor

September 18, 2019

Along with 18 other teachers this school year Kevin Nash is one of the new teachers on Robinson's team. For Nash this isn't just any other year, this is his first year teaching. Nash is teaching liberal arts math and geometry this year. He took over in place of  Bill Gonedridge who retired in late...

Welcome Ms. Thompson!

Welcome Ms. Thompson!

Meena Vasquez, Senior Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Over the summer, school counselor Erika George took her maternity leave and left a position open for the IB counselor at Robinson. Tara Thompson took this position, and both students and staff are pleased to have her as a new addition to the Robinson team. Tampa was a location Thompson was interested...

A Q&A with Luis Suarez, the new AP for Administration

A Q&A with Luis Suarez, the new AP for Administration

Amelia Foster, A&E Editor, Multimedia Editor

September 6, 2019

Luis Suarez is Robinson's new Assistant Principal for Administration, replacing Niki Lockett. RHSToday sat down with him to learn more. Q: What was your previous job? A: I was at Chamberlain High School for three years and I was the Assistant Principal for Student Affairs. Q: When did you learn...

Meet Chef Mitch

Meet Chef Mitch

Ella Wertz, News Editor

September 5, 2019

Among Robinson's 19 new teachers for the new year, the school will also be welcoming a new chef to the staff. Chef Mitchell "Mitch" Smithey has never taught before and is taking a hands-on approach to his new position to cultivate Robinson's culinary program into an creative outlet for students. Chef...

Robinson’s First Teacher Talent Developer, Ms Powell

Robinson’s First Teacher Talent Developer, Ms Powell

Meena Vasquez, Senior Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

With the new Spanish building added to the campus, the once Spanish hallway is now the new math hallway and is full of new math teachers, one of which is Kara Powell who resides in room 113. Powell teaches Math Analysis, Trigonometry, and Algebra 1A. She's also Robinson's first Teacher Talent Developer,...

Welcome, Ms. Sirois!

Welcome, Ms. Sirois!

Hanna Malone, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

Before becoming a teacher, Kristin Sirois was an accountant. The pay was good, but sitting in a cubicle working with numbers all day is not the route Sirois wanted to take. She decided that she would much rather work with people in a place where she could have an influence on society, so she decided...

Excited for English class

Excited for English class

Mariah Hernandez, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Lindsay Rubenstein has had aspirations of becoming a teacher since she was 16. Once she graduated from Florida State University, she began to teach and has been with seven schools so far, Robinson being her eighth. Despite this long history of teaching, she is treating Robinson with the same passion...

Pin curls and tardy slips

Pin curls and tardy slips

Jules Whitaker, Features and Opinion Editor

August 27, 2019

You wouldn't expect to be greeted by a friendly face when coming to school tardy, nor would you expect that friendly face to be styled in classic '40s attire. But Mia Dues, the newest student affairs secretary, does both. Every day, Dues is dressed in a fashionably '40s outfit, with accessories and...

Hello, Herrera!

Hello, Herrera!

Jennifer Le, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Diego Herrera is one of the 19 new teachers at Robinson High School but for Herrera, this will be his first year teaching. Herrera teaches biology, as well as anatomy and physiology. "I've always wanted to be a teacher," Herrera said. "But when I got out of college I didn't really have any money and...

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