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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...

A Slice of Life: Hungry for Awareness

A Slice of Life: Hungry for Awareness

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under Around the School, In Depth, Showcase

Coming up on April 13, the Robinson cafeteria will host the third annual Hunger Banquet, an event sponsored by Be UNICEF club in partnership with Oxfam America to advocate for an end to world hunger. During the event, participants are given character cards and split up into lower, middle and upper inc...

Teachers are people too

Teachers are people too

Morgan Felt, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Teacher Feature

You're casually strolling through Publix, pushing the shopping cart with your mom reading out the list to you, when suddenly, out of the corner of your eye you see your fifth period history teacher. Instantaneously you shove the cart to the right, and dart into the chip aisle for cover, hoping to avoid...

Lorenzo Migliara (’19) explores both lacrosse and poetry

Lorenzo Migliara (’19) explores both lacrosse and poetry

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under In Depth, Profiles

During the semi-final game at a lacrosse tournament hosted in Atlanta, GA., Lorenzo Migliara ('19) witnessed the outbreak of a fight. A player from the opposing team jumped on the back of one of Migliara's teammates and attempted to strangle him with a lacrosse stick. "The scoreboard was in our favor...

Gasparilla runs in the family for the Hicks twins

Gasparilla runs in the family for the Hicks twins

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Showcase

Getting dressed up as pirates, wandering around for a few hours and screaming for plastic beads would usually seem odd to outsiders, but in Tampa it is an annual tradition. Early on, the krewe learns a few golden rules: don't share your beads, save your beads for the crowds, and cover your ears when...

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