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Don’t let spirit week become obsolete

Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Around the School, News

Spirit week is meant for students to go above and beyond with their wacky and creative costumes in anticipation of Homecoming. However, it appears as though many students have forgotten its true value. In favor of not looking “dumb”, these students ignore the festive spirit and come to school as...

America, it’s time to talk

Andrew McMillan, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, Perspectives

With the most recent addition to the growing list of mass shootings, I am very certain that my view on gun control has changed. Even with events such as Sandy Hook and the Orlando Night Club shootings, I still stood behind the façade that it was the person that committed the crime. Not the gun. But...

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'...

The Future of Outdoor Concerts

The Future of Outdoor Concerts

Jules Whitaker, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under A&E, Across the Globe, News, Perspectives, Showcase

Similar to how 9/11 forced America to improve airport security, the Vegas Shooting has forced future outdoor concerts to make changes to their security plans in order to protect concert-goers. On October 1, 2017, the largest U.S. mass shooting in modern history took place at a concert in Las ...

Theater students prepare for Broadway Knights

Theater students prepare for Broadway Knights

Macey Hatton, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Around the School, News

Broadway Knights, the showcase put on by the Robinson theater troupe, will be held in the schools auditorium on October 19, at 7:00 p.m. It is the RHS Thespian Troupe #2660 first performance of the new year . "It's a mix of acting, singing, and a little dancing too," Orlea Mattson ('18) said. Mattson...

Adios Senora Oliveros

Nathalie Monroy, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Around the School, News

Barbara Oliveros, one of the Robinson's  IB Spanish teachers, recently quit, leaving staff and students affected and confused. "I think it's unfortunate...because she was highly qualified for the position but she had family things to take care of," Assistant Principal Brian Hoover said. "I wish she...

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...

Knights fall 13-10 to Jesuit in last minute loss

Knights fall 13-10 to Jesuit in last minute loss

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, News

The final minutes and a few culminating plays defined the outcome of the district matchup against Jesuit on Friday, October 13. The Knights led the Tigers throughout the game, but gave up the lead with three minutes left in the fourth quarter and lost 13-10. Prior to the game at Jesuit, signs filled...

Flu shots administered today to eligible students

Flu shots administered today to eligible students

Athena Crews, Staff writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Around the School, News

Today, October 13, students who returned a form signed by their parents will be eligible to get a flu shot administered in the clinic from 10:45 a.m., until they're done. “Getting a flu shot does not mean that you will not get the flu, but decreases your chances of getting the flu and you will m...

First quarter comes to a close

Morgan Brazier, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Around the School, News

The first quarter of the school year is coming to a close today and many students are concerned. Some students feel like the grading period shouldn’t have ended this early because of the seven school days that were lost to Hurricane Irma in September. The lost time has caused some concern for students...

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