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The student news site of Robinson High School

Knight Writers

The student news site of Robinson High School

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How to Sustainably Purchase and Recycle Books

How to Sustainably Purchase and Recycle Books

Grace Shafer, Staff Writer March 8, 2023

Books look cute sitting on our shelves, but if we're not reading them are we really doing them justice? As students, we annotate and forget about many books that just sit in heaps around our room. It's...

Trysten Higgins (23) pops the hood of his blue Honda Accord.

Cars of the R: Trysten Higgins’s 2006 Honda Accord

Ingalls Witte, Multimedia Editor March 7, 2023

In the parking lot of Robinson High School, a Royal Blue Pearl 2006 Honda Accord is heard. Emerging through a cloud of kicked-up dust and a thunderous engine fit for a Florida storm, senior Trysten Higgins...

Payton Heckman (23) in blue light with his guitar, decorated in signatures.

ISSUE 3: Heckman Reaches for the Stars

Cecilia Cheng, A&E Editor March 3, 2023

Music is a big part of everyone's lives, but to Payton Heckman ('23), it holds a special place in his heart. A lifelong music enthusiast, he did not hesitate when he came across an opportunity where he...

Jaleah Williams (25) sits at her desk in Smitherss classroom and skims through her annotated copy of Their Eyes Were Watching God. Of all the books shes read so far sophomore year, Williams has found particular interest in the novel. I really enjoy the book and I can relate to it. Its really well written and the messages are delivered wonderfully, Williams said.

ISSUE 3: Black Literature in Classrooms Teach Empathy and Encourage Representation

Juno Le, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2023

In Portable 29, Jaleah Williams (‘25) and her classmates are discussing the recent novel they are learning in the sophomore English class: “Their Eyes Were Watching God.” The novel was assigned to...

A family happily eating dinner together on Lunar New Year night.

Hopping into Lunar New Year at Robinson

Cecilia Cheng, A&E Editor January 24, 2023

For many Southeastern Asian American families, the start of the new year is often not on Jan. 1; alongside billions of people worldwide, these individuals also celebrate Lunar New Year, a holiday all about...

Ingalls Witte’s (‘23) art spread at the exposition.

Artists at The R Display their Handiwork

Payton Heckman, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Robinson High School has been a long-time hotbed for creativity in all forms, offering programs for outlets of all kinds. One particularly important program to students at the R is the art program - and...

Q&A with New Assistant Principal: Chris Jaksec

Q&A with New Assistant Principal: Chris Jaksec

Whittaley Bowden, Senior Staff Writer December 1, 2022

After the recent departure of Daniel Cribb the former assistant principal of student affairs, RHS was in need of a new assistant principal.  The search is over and Robinson found their replacement in...

Grace Barrett (23) plays her horn in the stands during football games.

Barrett Blasts to All-States

Cecilia Cheng, A&E Editor November 18, 2022

Being selected to play in All-State is every band and orchestra kid's goal. But being selected for it for all four years of your high school experience is something no one has ever imagined happening....

(From left to right) Luka Gudelj (22), Miles Griggs (23) and Naomi Sullins (23) performing Kyoto by Phoebe Bridgers.

‘Mark H’ Makes Their Mark

Cecilia Cheng, A&E Editor November 7, 2022

We all have wanted to learn to play the drums and start a band at one point in life. Having been involved in music ever since she was little, Naomi Sullins (’23) made her dreams come true when her friends...

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You Took The PSAT…Now What?

Faith Rowland, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

That daunting test is over. Juniors have completed their PSATs. On Oct. 12, students in grades 9 through 11 came to school to take the PSAT. Whether it be your first or third time taking it, the process...

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