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The price of graduation

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2019


Filed under Around the School, News

For many RHS seniors, graduation represents the culmination of four years of hard work. However, students pay to graduate in more ways than just the effort expended earning the necessary grade requirements. There is also a monetary cost. Each year, students are required to purchase graduation robes...

Are honor societies worth the cost?

Are honor societies worth the cost?

Morgan Brazier, Managing Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Around the School, News, Showcase

The fee for an honor society at Robinson tends to be about $20, a cost that isn't a problem for most high school students. It is common for students to join honor societies and other clubs to improve their college resume and counselors and college admissions offices stress the importance of being involved...

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...

Robinson increases security measures

Robinson increases security measures

Morgan Brazier, Managing Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Around the School, News, Showcase

As of Feb. 19 Robinson High School's student parking lot entrance has become the sole point of entry for all non-bus rider students coming to school in the mornings. (Students who ride the bus enter through the gate by the cafeteria). Up until then, students could also enter through a gate at the...

Robinson is (talent) showing off

Ella Wertz, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Around the School, News

Every year Robinson highlights their star students and faculty in an annual talent show hosted by Tri-M Music Honor Society. This year's talent show is will be Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30pm. If students have a special talent, or any talent at all, and are interested in trying out the auditions will be...

Share the glam with your friends

Share the glam with your friends

Jack Kirk, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Around the School, News

Prom is approaching fast, and there is an opportunity for Robinson students to get some formal attire for the event right here on campus. The Robinson PTSA is holding the Knights in Need Prom Dress and Suit Selection Event for those students who might not be able to purchase anything formal to wear for...

Students will be ticketed for parking on Mango

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019


Filed under Around the School, News

Yesterday afternoon, it was announced that students who park their cars on the grass and sidewalk area of West Mango Avenue will now be ticketed. The area belongs to the city of Tampa, not Robinson, and is directly across from a branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay. "The Boys and Girls...

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,...

Reaching for the stars

Reaching for the stars

Jasmine Vidovich, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


Filed under Around the School, News

Robinson's Starlets hope to stay shining bright this Saturday night at Durant High school. The Starlets will be heading to Durant for a competition, with each show lasting about 5 minutes. Even so, the Starlets put a great amount of effort into rehearsal, practicing three times a week in preparation...

Snowball dance will be a flurry of fun

Snowball dance will be a flurry of fun

Nicole Perdigon, News Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Around the School, News, Showcase

Picture this, a night with you and all your friends hanging out, with dancing, food and raffles. Its a night of wonder and fun, and the best part, it only costs 10 dollars. This Feb. 15, Robinson will be holding a winter themed Snowball Dance, held in the gym from 7-10 p.m. Junior and Main Committee...

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