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New to School: Emma Fee

New to School: Emma Fee

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-In-Chief

August 20, 2014


Filed under In Depth, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Who: Emma Fee What: New English One and Semantics and Logic teacher Education: USF Prior Experience: Two years of teaching senior and freshman English at Tampa Bay Tech High School. Hobbies: Running, she is girls' track coach at RHS. Favorite Things to Teach:  Writing and Film Why ...

Teacher Feature| Chef Clarke

Teacher Feature|  Chef Clarke

Renee Matamba and AnnaBeth Graves

May 29, 2014


Filed under In Depth, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Q&A with culinary teacher Russell Clarke. What inspired you to cook? Clarke: "I don't know... Actually one of my teacher in high school I would say [inspired me to cook]." What is your favorite dish? Clarke: "I don't really have one, but my favorite cuisine would be Mediterranean cuisine, and also...

Teacher Feature| Maureen Pelamati

Teacher Feature| Maureen Pelamati

Samantha Verdisco, Staff Writer

May 28, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Teacher Feature

Maureen Pelamati, the the multi-talented Language Arts teacher, originally grew up in Akron, Ohio. Pelamati graduated from Coventry High School and attended Wright State University. Later, she transferred to Kent State University and earned a theater degree. When it comes to her schedule outside of the classroom, Pelama...

Teacher Feature| Sarah Taylor Fritch

Teacher Feature| Sarah Taylor Fritch

Emily Draper and Natalia Ayoub

May 27, 2014


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Sarah Taylor Fritch grew up in Shelton, Connecticut, where she lived for seven years before moving to Tampa. Graduating from Sickles High School and the University of South Florida, Taylor majored in Music Education. Growing up, she expressed an interest in education. "I have always loved being in...

Teacher Feature| Karen Vallerschamp

Teacher Feature| Karen Vallerschamp

Claire Chen and Gabriela O'Brion

May 23, 2014


Filed under In Depth, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Karen Vallerschamp has been educating students for the last ten years, three of which were at Robinson. She teaches AP Human Geography, Ap Government, and US History. However, if she wasn't a teacher, she would be working with horses. "I've always loved horses, ever since I was a little girl," said...

Teacher Feature| Stephanie Elea

Teacher Feature| Stephanie Elea

Samantha Verdisco, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014


Filed under In Depth, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Stephanie Elea, a self proclaimed "cat lover" and IB sophomore AP European History teacher, graduated from Newsome High School in Lithia, Florida. Afterwards, she attended the University of South Florida and majored in history and secondary social science education. "I am a crazy kitty lady,"  said...

Teacher Feature| Charles Ward

Teacher Feature| Charles Ward

Emily Draper and Natalia Ayoub

May 20, 2014


Filed under In Depth, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Charles Ward was born in Texas and grew up in West Virginia, Georgia, and Florida. Ward graduated from Pineview High School in Sarasota, Fla. After high school, he attended Florida State University, where he majored in Business and French. "I kind of always knew I was going to be a teacher," said...

Teacher Feature| Manuel Montero

Teacher Feature| Manuel Montero

Emily Draper and Natalia Ayoub

May 16, 2014


Filed under In Depth, Teacher Feature

Born and raised in Tampa, Fla, Manuel Montero has been involved at Robinson for 12 years. Montero graduated from Robinson High and later returned to fulfill a teaching position. He has been teaching for eight years, and currently teaches Inquiry Skills, Pre-IB Physics I, Higher Level [HL] Physics and...

Teacher Feature| Ann Petersen

Teacher Feature| Ann Petersen

Sam Verdisco, Staff Writer

May 15, 2014


Filed under In Depth, Showcase, Teacher Feature

Traveling as far as Canada to Florida, language teacher Ann Petersen has found her home in more than one place, let alone country. As a student, she was enrolled in the arts program at Mayfield Secondary School located in Ontario, Canada. Petersen later attended Wilfred Laurie University in Water...

Teacher Feature| Sharon Lee

Teacher Feature| Sharon Lee

Emily Draper and Natalia Ayoub

May 14, 2014


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English teacher Sharon Lee has a passion for reading and music.

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