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2016 Presidential Debate Preview

2016 Presidential Debate Preview

Isabel Giovannetti, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2016

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

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

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

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...

From the Catastrophe to the Contentedness

From the Catastrophe to the Contentedness

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

March 28, 2016

Disaster struck the small island nation of Haiti in early 2010. A magnitude 7.0 earthquake, followed by aftershocks and tsunamis, devastated the entire population. Less than a minute of trembling destroyed years worth of infrastructure and technological advancements. People were displaced from their ...

A Day In The Life: Family is Key

A Day In The Life: Family is Key

Ashlea Daniels, Profiles Assistant Editor

March 22, 2016

Arriving at the bowling alley, Kristal Hill ('18) is sure she's about to beat her family in this game. "Let your little brother win, Kristal," her parents tell her. "No, I want to win," she replies. As the game progresses, Hill can tell that despite her best efforts, she is going to lose to...

Voice Off: Students on Spring Break Plans

Voice Off: Students on Spring Break Plans

Mia McKell, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

Spring break is this upcoming week, March 14-18. As students take a week of rest before finishing out the rest of the school year, staffer Mia McKell interviewed students about how they plan to spend their time. For seniors like Tanner Harden (’16), spring break isn't much of a break from the...

As Students Discover Art, They Discover Themselves

As Students Discover Art, They Discover Themselves

Mia McKell, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

Walk into an arts class at room 107, and the students painting, drawing, sculpting or crafting in one way or another don't all fit the same stereotype. For those who choose to take one of Robinson's visual art class, taught by teacher Mary Wilson, decision to choose this path can be due to a genuine...

A Slice of Life: The Real Humans of RHS

A Slice of Life: The Real Humans of RHS

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

February 14, 2016

Editor's Note: "A Slice of Life" is a new series started by In Depth Editor Kaitlyn Corwin. In a movie script style, RHStoday takes a glimpse into the life of the "humans" of Robinson High School. All script lines of the students are quotes taken from an interview with them. Have an idea for A Sli...

Flying High in Robinson’s Aerospace Program

Flying High in Robinson’s Aerospace Program

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

February 10, 2016

Sitting in Aerospace teacher Jeff Kaloostian's class learning about some of the basic principles of aerospace, student Megan Binette ('17) is a little bit bored, but not for long. Since her first day in the class, Binette has felt an instant connection with aerospace. "Coming into Mr. K's class sophomore...

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