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Science Olympiad starts season off with success

Mary McGrath, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014

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The Science Olympiad team is off to an enormous success with their past tournament held at Fairfax High School on Saturday, Jan 11. The team did extremely well with two teams of 15 students from the school placing 7th and 8th...

Speech and Debate team continues solid season

Mary McGrath, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014

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21 students competed in the Public-forum and Lincoln-Douglas events at the past Speech and Debate tournament held on Saturday, Jan. 11. This tournament was only a debate competition because there was not enough room in the host...

Rowing treasurer caught in the middle of scandal

Betsy Berenback-Gold, Production Manager

December 6, 2013

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Sandy Run Regional Park, located on the Occoquan reservoir, is a second home to all the high school rowers in the local area. It houses expensive equipment and takes a high amount of maintenance to keep the reservoir pristine...

Homeless man walks into modulars during class

Mary McGrath, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

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A homeless man wandered into an IB Math Studies trailer holding a sleeping bag on Tuesday, November 6. Students explained that the man looked out of place and no one knew exactly who he was. “At first everyone was really...

Annual Marketplace opens soon to benefit the school and community

Mary McGrath, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

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On Saturday, Nov. 9th, over 80 unique venders will gather at the Robinson Marketplace from 10a.m to 4p.m. The event is organized by the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) and is the largest PTSA fundraiser of the year. ...

Gun incident update

Hiba Ahmed, Business manager

June 14, 2013

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On Wednesday, Dec. 5 three students were involved in bringing a handgun onto school property. The weapon was found in one of the students’ locker. At the time it was not clear what the students would be charged with. However...

State Assessment Proves Successful for Orchestra Department

Mina Hamblet, News Editor

April 10, 2013

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Over the weekend of March 16 and 17, the Orchestra department competed in their State Assessments and did extremely well, orchestra director Anne Rupert said. The middle school string ensemble, middle school concert orchestra and...

Republican Women of Clifton speak out about Hijabs

Mina Hamblet, News Editor

March 4, 2013

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On Wednesday, February 20 at 7, the Republican Women of Clifton (RWC) met at Fairview Elementary for their monthly meeting. According to their website, the group is "the fastest growing Republican Women’s club in Northern Vi...

New stat club to be formed in March

Ian Criman, Editorials Editor

March 4, 2013

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In late March, there will be a new club meeting for the purpose of collecting statistics. Probability and Statistics teacher Marvin Sim said the goal of the club is to have an environment similar to the Elias Sports Bureau, so ...

Annual school singing event showcases student talent

Anagha Srikanth, Editor-In-Chief

February 1, 2013

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On January 18 and 19, Robinson Chorus students came together, some for the first time and some for the last, to stage their annual Cabaret Night in the Gold Cafeteria. For Seniors Renee Colligan and Neema Laheri, this was their...

RoProCo Sponsors Theater Sports

Thomas Friestad, Online Editor

February 1, 2013

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While dozens of drama students excel onstage during regular productions, smaller groups of ‘actletes’ enter the spotlight during Theater Sports tournaments. The Drama Department sponsored the latest of these county-wide competitions...

SGA establishes new Ice Fest pep rally

Jason Focarino, Business Manager

February 1, 2013

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This year the winter spirit week Ice Fest was held the second week of January with a pep rally the Friday before. The winter spirit week had been held in previous years, but the Ice Fest Pep rally was a new event. It was also...

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