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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...

From art teacher to guidance counselor

From art teacher to guidance counselor

Via Godinez, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

Hailing from Patapsco High School in Baltimore, Md. Katie VanBuskirk has been a guidance counselor for six years, but she didn't always know what her future career would entail. "Everyone in high school has this idea of 'oh my god I need to know exactly what I want to do with my life'," VanBuskirk...

From news room to classroom

From news room to classroom

Nicole Perdigon, Print Managing Editor

August 26, 2019

As a kid most people are asked "what do you want to be when you grow up" and most the time it is ingrained in children that you only get one career choice in you life. But for Nancy Jergins, new English 2 and social media teacher, the opposite is true. In the past Jergins has worked on Capital Hill...

Meet the New Math Department Head

Meet the New Math Department Head

Lindsey Chadwick, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

Steven Beaudoin is one of Robinson's 19 new teachers for the upcoming school year. In addition to being a new math teacher he is also the new math department head for Robinson. "We've been fortunate, we've had very good math department heads, so he'll continue to do a great job like the rest of them,"...

Got Experience?

Got Experience?

Ava Hogan, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

For Teaonne Franks, education is all about learning and growing from your experiences. Franks is excited to learn from her own experiences as she goes into her seventh year of teaching. "To me [experience] is education... education is through your experience." These are the words on Teaonne Franks'...

Economics to education

Economics to education

Morgan Brazier, Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2019

"I'm not an education major". This isn't a sentence you would expect to hear from a high school teacher, but for Robinson's new Algebra II teacher, Charles Johnson, having an education degree wasn't part of the plan. Johnson didn't major in education during his college years but instead chose to focus...

New biology teacher looks to make a splash

New biology teacher looks to make a splash

August 25, 2019

With a stream of new teachers at Robinson, the science department has seen an influx of new biology instructors. One of these new teachers is Dana Scherer, who is looking to make a splash with her students. Scherer has loved science for most of her life, and her experience in college led her to teaching...

¡Bienvenido Sra. Espejo!

¡Bienvenido Sra. Espejo!

Kenzie Krcelic, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

This school year, Robinson has welcomed 19 new staff members to the faculty, one being traditional Spanish teacher, Siara Espejo. Espejo graduated from Robinson in 2012 and soon after started assisting with choreography for our school color guard, the Starlets. "I realized that I enjoyed helping students...

From Traditional to IB

From Traditional to IB

Jaylen Stasio, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

Buffy Vassey has taught English at Robinson for 19 years, but it's her first year transitioning to teach ninth grade Pre-IB english one. Not only have the students recognized the diligence that she puts into her work, but the teachers also admire her work ethic. It's not easy to keep the attention...

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