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First female at Robinson accepted into Embry-Riddle

First female at Robinson accepted into Embry-Riddle

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer

January 3, 2017

As Megan Binette ('17) sat on the bed checking her emails, she opened one in particular from her counselor. The contents of said email would determine the course of her future. Opening it, she scanned the contents and then started screaming and crying. Her dad came rushing in, slipping on the wood floors...

Q&A: Working part-time jobs as a teen

Q&A: Working part-time jobs as a teen

Katherine Weck and Morgan Felt

December 7, 2016

High school is a busy time; between sports school and friends, most high schoolers hardly have time to get enough sleep, let alone get a job. But for some teens, part-time employment is a part of their busy schedules. We interviewed four members of the Robinson community and found out their person...

Scientist turned teacher Sarah Sanford receives Lockeed Martin award

Scientist turned teacher Sarah Sanford receives Lockeed Martin award

Ashlea Daniels, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Sarah Sanford wasn't a teacher until she was. She was an environmental scientist in the private sector until the SMART Program hosted by Bill and Melinda Gates came around and completely changed her life. No longer was she only a scientist, she was taking classes and trying to find her way into a classroom...

Four higher level classes are no issue for CJ Baab

Four higher level classes are no issue for CJ Baab

Morgan Felt, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

"CJ Baab, oh yeah, you can take him," said IB chemistry teacher James Atkins, as if to imply Baab mastery of the class' content. For Baab, mastering challenging work is nothing new. While Hillsborough County IB students traditionally take three higher level, or HL, classes and three standard level,...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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