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  • Knight Writers celebrates its 61st Anniversary throughout October
  • Students get out for Fall Break November 20
  • Now 1500 people allowed at Football games, only 400 at Volleyball
  • RHS COVID-19 Count: 7
  • Yearbooks are $75 until October 31

Photo Gallery: Robinson’s 4-win streak ends at Jesuit

Kayden Reney ('24) pushes past a Jesuit linebacker.

Jennifer Le, Online Managing Editor

October 18, 2020

After a 4-0 season record, Robinson Varsity Knights leave defeated after the Jesuit game Friday, Oct. 16. Jesuit Tigers outscored the Knights 55-7 by the end of the game. This puts Robinson at 4-1 going into their next game against the Bayshore Bruins on October 23.  

Robinson’s former teachers: where are they now?

Robinson's former teachers: where are they now?

Meena Vasquez, A&E Editor

October 15, 2020

After the summer of 2020, a lot of Robinson's teachers have left. Whether it was to retire or to search for new opportunities, they've finally flew the RHS nest.  Even the ones, who have stuck with us for the longest, such as Mr. Simmons and Mr. Kaloostian, have finally departed our school. So where...

The Confederate flag has no place in today’s society

The Confederate flag has no room to be flown in today's society.

Zoe Thaxton, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

Living in a state that is technically considered part of the south or just driving through some southern states, I've seen plenty of Confederate flags waving in the air or passing by someone wearing it. Here in Tampa, you used to be able to see a large version of it flying in the air just off of I-75....

Teachers adapt to virtual

Teachers have been adapting to new classroom procedures in the 2020-2021 school year.

Sarai Cochran, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

School has changed dramatically ever since COVID-19 put the world on pause. In order for teachers and students to stay safe, everybody must keep a six foot distance, wear masks and keep their hands clean. Teachers have more responsibility than ever before, including an ongoing cycle of making sure students...

Photo Gallery: community advocates for the arts following potential HCPS budget cuts

A HCPS student holds a simple yet bold sign at the Sept. 22 school board meeting.

Anna Woodward, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2020

Last week, the school board announced that Hillsborough County Public Schools would be experiencing budget cuts in an already unprecedented school year. This announcement raised concern for parents, students and staff who benefit from magnet and arts programs, which were the two areas rumored to be cut...

An introduction to lowercase music

Steve Roden: Forms of Paper

Samuel Elliott, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

Steve Roden, a Californian sound artist begrudgingly considered the "father" of lowercase music, is quoted as saying that the genre “bears a certain sense of quiet and humility; it doesn’t demand attention, it must be discovered... It’s the opposite of capital letters— loud things which draw...

COVID-19 brings in two new football coaches

Frankie Williams coaches the football team at practice after school.

Hanna Malone, Sports Editor

September 14, 2020

With the cancellation of the Canadian Football League season due to COVID-19, Frankie Williams and Greg Ellingson have returned to their alma mater to give back to their community and coach the Robinson High School football team this year as a part of the official coaching staff. "When our season...

Keeping Robinson safe from COVID-19

Assistant Principal Ms. Morman discusses the physical changes to the 2020-2021 school year.

Ethan Adair, Senior Multimedia Staff

September 9, 2020

Senior Multimedia Staff Ethan Adair interviews Ms. Brown, Mr. Smithers and Ms. Morman about what they're trying to do to keep the school safe.

Q&A with Robert Bhoolai on back to school amidst COVID-19

One of the signs around Robinson  mitigating hallway traffic.

Jennifer Le, Online Managing Editor

August 27, 2020

The 2020-2021 school year began Aug. 24 and started with what Hillsborough County refers to as Smart Start Week. Following many new changes and safety measures set in place, RHSToday sat down with Principal Robert Bhoolai to ask some questions on what's to be expected as students return to school. Q: Wi...

Educator, father, Superintendent: getting to know Addison Davis

Superintendent Addison Davis with the Hillsborough County School Board in January.

Anna Woodward, Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2020

As a young adult fresh out of college, Addison Davis was prepared to begin working for his mother's roofing and construction company. However, his "roadmap" changed thanks to a teacher his freshman year of college. This teacher held him accountable, helped him become organized, and overall, "helped...

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