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Halloween Events in Tampa

Halloween Events in Tampa

Alanna Felton, A&E Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, In the Community, News

October has just begun, and while the weather in Tampa may not yet resemble anything vaguely autumnal, Halloween is just around the corner. There are lots of fun, Halloween-related events in Tampa for Robinson students to take advantage of, some of which are free. Howl-O-Scream Howl-O-Scream is Busch Garden'...

Robinson celebrates hispanic heritage month

Emily Bowlin, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Across the Globe, Around the School, In the Community, News

Hispanic Heritage month is in full effect at Robinson as Spanish Honor Society brings awareness to the hispanic culture through fun activities, games and music. At all lunches last week, the student body had the opportunity to witness some of the Spanish culture. On Monday, there was a dance performa...

MLB playoffs: Who do you have?

MLB playoffs: Who do you have?

Paul Jennewein, Staff Writer

October 7, 2017


Filed under Across the Globe, In the Community, Pro Sports, Sports

After one of the wildest major league baseball regular seasons in recent history, the 2017 playoffs are finally here. For a grueling 162 game stretch, the best baseball teams in the world have competed for an opportunity for the World Title. With only eight teams left, the questions we've asked all season...

The environment’s last straw

The environment’s last straw

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under In the Community, Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase

According to the National Park Service, 500 million straws are used in America every day. That’s enough straws to circle the earth two and a half times. And the worst part? They can’t be recycled because they contain BPA. Sure, straws are entertaining for the 20 minutes that it takes to slurp down...

Unique style of teaching puts Oliver ahead of the pack

Unique style of teaching puts Oliver ahead of the pack

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Around the School, In the Community, News, Teacher Feature

Amidst the frenzy of hurricane threats, Principal Robert Bhoolai and Assistant Principal Brian Hoover took a few minutes out of their days to deliver some positive news. Yesterday, during fifth period, they stormed into the classroom of biology teacher Tiffany Oliver and announced that she had won the...

Inkwood Books Changing Locations

Alanna Felton, A&E editor

August 24, 2017


Filed under A&E, In the Community

  After 26 years at their Armenia Avenue store, Inkwood Books is moving locations. "The landlords decided to sell the property so Inkwood needed to look for a new home," owner Stefani Beddingfield said. The aforementioned new home is in Tampa Heights, an up-and-coming neighborhood located...

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...

Gasparilla Music Festival March 11 and 12

Gasparilla Music Festival March 11 and 12

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under A&E, In the Community, News, Showcase

Started in 2011 by small business owners and music lovers as a 501(c)-3 non-profit corporation, the Gasparilla Music Festival is an annual festival in Downtown Tampa to promote international and local artists, local vendors, and a shared passion for music. Previous headliners have included Dr. Dog,...

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....

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