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Students, teachers voice off about the 2016 election

Students, teachers voice off about the 2016 election

Athena Crews, Minh Lam, and Ashlea Daniels

November 8, 2016


Filed under In Depth

As the votes roll in on Election Day 2016, we interviewed Robinson students and teachers on who they voted for and their opinion on the importance of voting in the election. Sarah Sanford, science teacher Q: Who did you vote for and why? A: "Hilary. I think she has a lot of well-rounded experi...

Howl-O-Scream 2016 delivers scares, surprises

Howl-O-Scream 2016 delivers scares, surprises

October 31, 2016


Filed under In Depth, In the Community, Showcase

Did you attend Busch Garden's Howl-O-Scream? Read house recaps from our staffers Morgan Felt and Kaitlyn Corwin below.

If not Howl-O-Scream, then…

If not Howl-O-Scream, then…

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, In Depth, In the Community

Though the park hosted other spooky events in previous years, Busch Garden featured its annual "Howl-O-Scream" for the first time in 2000. Ever since its debut, the event has gained increasing popularity and Floridians and tourists of all ages have enjoyed the haunted houses and spook-tacular shows....

The unordinary love story of a boy and his shoes

The unordinary love story of a boy and his shoes

Minh Lam, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Showcase

Matthew Montoya (’19) is crazy for shoes. In restoring old and used shoes, Montoya finds an outlet for his love of them. “I just have a passion for shoes,” Montoya said. “I’ve always liked shoes, ever since I got my first pair of Hyperdunks in 6th grade.” Montoya’s shoe obsession, however, is only side h...

Student Art Spotlight: Maleesa Tran (’18)

Student Art Spotlight: Maleesa Tran (’18)

Michelle Aros, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Around the School, In Depth, Profiles

Every month, RHStoday will feature a student artist. Maleesa Tran ('18) is featured in this month's Q&A spotlight. Q: When did you first start drawing/painting? A: “I started first drawing in 4th grade but then I took it seriously in 7th grade. I started learning how to use different medi...

Epilepsy: a blessing in disguise

Epilepsy: a blessing in disguise

Morgan Felt, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Showcase

The sounds of unsteady breathing, the beeping of the heart monitor, and the scent of latex gloves filled the air as Eden Fernandez ('17) laid in a hospital room. "Everyone just kept telling me I was going to be okay," she said. But after having just been diagnosed with epilepsy and experiencing...

2016 Presidential Debate Preview

2016 Presidential Debate Preview

Isabel Giovannetti, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2016


Filed under Across the Globe, In Depth

Ever since the Kennedy-Nixon election in 1960, debates have been a critical part of presidential campaigns. They give the American public a chance to see the candidates face off and defend their policy ideas. Consequently, they also play an important role in deciding the outcome of the election. Many historians argue that the first televised debate won Kennedy the Oval Offic...

Motherhood adds perspective for Robinson faculty

Motherhood adds perspective for Robinson faculty

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under In Depth, Showcase

A year and a half ago: It's 4:00 and finally time for IB Biology teacher Tiffany Oliver to leave the school, but rather than go home, she will drive to USF and spend the better part of her night working on her research. She is a marine biologist that focuses on echinoderms- her brittle stars are her ...

Brought It On: Five Minutes with a Sophomore Theater Student

Brought It On: Five Minutes with a Sophomore Theater Student

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

April 12, 2016


Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Showcase

Earlier in the year, in the Robinson High School auditorium during the Night of One Acts, Gabriella Wallace ('18) stepped up on the stage to sing her solo song "Kiss Me Kate." As she looked out at the audience, she felt confident and relaxed; so relaxed, in fact, that as the music began, instead of ...

Day In The Life: American Pride

Day In The Life: American Pride

Ashlea Daniels, Profiles Assistant Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under In Depth, Profiles

Getting the mail, Deborah Gonçalves ('18) notices a business-like envelope addressed to her. The sender is Envision Experience, a company that provides high school students opportunities to explore future career paths in camp-like programs. Gonçalves' training will be with the National Security Agenc...

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