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Recapping the 2019 mayoral election

Recapping the 2019 mayoral election

Anna Woodward, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under In the Community, News

This Tuesday, March, 5 was election day in Tampa. However, the election is not over quite yet.  Mayoral Candidate Jane Castor had the highest number of votes at 48%, with David Straz second with 15%. Because neither candidate recieved 50% of the vote, on April 23rd, a runoff election will take place...

2019 Election brings big changes to Tampa

2019 Election brings big changes to Tampa

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2019


Filed under In the Community, News

Come March 5, Tampa will experience a serious shakeup in its government. Not only will the city elect a new mayor in the upcoming municipal election, it will also elect four new City Council members and approve or reject 18 amendments to the city charter. The mayoral race is such a crowded field that,...

Photogallery: having a ball at the snowball dance

Photogallery: having a ball at the snowball dance

Nicole Perdigon, News Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Around the School, In the Community, News, Photos, Showcase

Students and Teachers get together for a night of fun and dancing at the snowball dance, the first dance to be held at Robinson in over two decades.

What does Christmas mean to RHS students?

Natalia McCalla, Opinion Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Around the School, In the Community, Multimedia, Opinion, Perspectives

Christmas season has different effects on everyone and means something different to everyone. Here are the responses of several students and teachers about why they enjoy Christmas.  

Midterms Update: Recounts in the Governor’s and Senate Races

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2018


Filed under In the Community, News

After several close races throughout the state of Florida that left voters in limbo for the past week, it has now been announced that votes from the races for Governor, US Senator, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, and two state representatives will be recounted. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum...

Breaking down the Florida midterm results

Breaking down the Florida midterm results

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under In the Community, News

The 2018 Florida Midterm elections were full of close, combative races, some of which are still too close to call. Voters also decided on a record-number of constitutional amendments. To find out more about what it all means, read our break-down of the results below. Governor: Ron DeSantis (R)  ...

Voters will decide on HCPS’ sales tax referendum this fall

Voters will decide on HCPS’ sales tax referendum this fall

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2018


Filed under In the Community, News, Showcase

Many students hear the word referendum and draw a blank, or if they remember it at all, it is as a footnote from civics class: legislation that citizens can directly vote on in an election. However, there is a new referendum on the ballot this November that could have a direct impact on Robinson students. Residents...

Preview: March For Our Lives Tampa to host free Bands and Ballots concert

Preview: March For Our Lives Tampa to host free Bands and Ballots concert

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2018


Filed under In the Community, News

Last March, over 15,000 people gathered at Kiley Square Garden in downtown Tampa for March For Our Lives, a protest calling for an end to gun violence in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Now, the organizers of March For Our Lives Tampa hope to...

President Trump visits Hillsborough County school to promote career training

President Trump visits Hillsborough County school to promote career training

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under In the Community, News, Showcase

In Hillsborough County last year, 60,000 students enrolled in at least one career-training course. Add that to Tampa Bay Technical High School’s 98 percent graduation rate and 627 industry certifications in the 2017-18 school year, and it makes sense that President Donald Trump stopped at the Hil...

#ThunderNation-themed food around Tampa

#ThunderNation-themed food around Tampa

Nathalie Monroy, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under A&E, In the Community

As the 2018 Stanley Cup continues and the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team continues to perform well, team spirit is spreading throughout Tampa Bay. There is so much hype and anticipation surrounding the Lightning's performance that even local businesses are getting in on the excitement. Certain loc...

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