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Grace Barrett (23) posing with her French Horn while rehearsing for her performance with the All-State Symphonic Orchestra.

Two RHS Seniors Serenade the State at All-State

Vikram Sambasivan, News & Features Editor January 26, 2023

It takes a talented and hardworking musician to make it into the All-State band/orchestra, and on Saturday, Jan. 14, two Robinson band members, Nicholas "Nico" DeLise (’23) and Grace Barrett (’23),...

Vivian Gagnier (23)hold her bass before beginning her performance.

INSTAGRAM: Winter Concert

Ingalls Witte, Multimedia Editor December 10, 2022

This week in the auditorium, students in the orchestra, choir and band made merry music for their Winter Concerts. On Dec. 7, the Robinson Orchestra’s Winter Concert was kicked off with a guest performance...

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....

Joe Caramato (25) throws his head back in agony before he begins marching.

The Mad World Sweeps Straight Superiors

Juno Le and Ingalls Witte November 8, 2022

Bandtober is filled with weekends spent on the field for marching band. The Music Performance Assessments (MPA) was their final boss battle of the month. Previously, the band had placed second in the...

(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...

Sean Griglio (23) and Sierra Hatton (24) swaying back and forth as part of the visual aspect in the marching show.

Starlets Make the Most of Third Place

Aarna Saklaan and Yesenia Rosario October 27, 2022

With the fall season coming to a close, the marching band marches their last few steps of the 2022 show, the Starlets following in suit now with the "Best Color Guard" Award in hand. Robinson Starlets...

Sophia Damore (24) and Madyson Carson (24) smiles and claps in their construction gear at the 2022 Homecoming Pep Rally.

ISSUE 1: Robinson Gets in Spirit to Break Down Brandon

Cecilia Cheng, A&E Editor September 26, 2022

Robinson students gathered in the gym this Friday, Sept. 23 to finish the school week strong with a pep rally in preparation for the 2022 homecoming dance at Zoo Tampa. To start out, the Spirit Boys...

Back to School Issue: Marching Madness

Juno Le, Editor-in-Chief August 5, 2022

Sound the horns. Gather the entourage. Football season is back, and so is the marching band. Back in May, members of the Robinson High School Marching Band were surprised by the announcement of a more...

Madisen Waters (23)(left) and Mila Fultz (23) play the vibraphone at concert band performance in Dec. of 2020.

Robinson Band Ranks “Superior” Yet Again

Charlotte Stone, Features Editor March 10, 2022

After months of preparing for their Music Performance Assessment (MPA), Robinson's band ranked "overall superior" with one "excellent" in their MPA competition, hosted by Blake High School on Thursday,...

(Left to right) Celeste Lara (23), Jake Abell (24), Grace Barrett (23) and Caroline Brindise (23) sit in the stands at Bloomingdale during MPA as they await their performances. For the juniors, it was their second time performing at MPA. I was extremely nervous because I really wanted us to do well, but it was 50 degrees when were supposed to perform, which is really detrimental to our instruments, so I was really scared if our show would be ruined, Lara said.

The Marching Knights receive straight superiors

Cecilia Cheng and Jadyn Grayes November 12, 2021

The marching band competition season is finally coming to an end this year, as they come home adorned with many superiors and awards. Although they lost a year due to COVID-19, band has for sure been...

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