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Robinson offers support for students affected by tragedy in Puerto Rico

Robinson offers support for students affected by tragedy in Puerto Rico

Anna Thomas, Editor-In-Chief

November 28, 2017


Filed under Around the School, News, Profiles, Showcase

Since Hurricane Maria hit land on September 20, Puerto Ricans have been fighting to return to a regular, everyday life. But such a horrific event can be challenging to recover from, forcing many residents to create a new beginning and a new type of "everyday life". Goelys Velacquec ('18), a Puerto...

Putting family first, Taylor resigns as head football coach

Putting family first, Taylor resigns as head football coach

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Football, In Depth, News, Profiles, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Former head football coach Shawn Taylor's current social studies classroom sits just two doors down and across the hallway from his former Algebra II class, where he met his girlfriend in 1998. Fast forward 19 years, and those two mathletes are celebrating their 10-year wedding anniversary in January,...

Super Sophomore, Ethan Geiger

Andrew McMillan, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, In Depth, Profiles, Sophomores

As a freshman Ethan Geiger ('20) was blowing some people away, literally and metaphorically. Geiger is ranked 34th in the state of Florida (all grades and classifications) and 3rd for sophomores in the State of Florida. He ran an astonishing time of 16:37.46 5k PR (personal record) in his freshman...

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...

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...

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 7, 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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