Valor Dictus

To Appoint, Or Not To Appoint

Amelia Gulding, Online Editor

April 18, 2016

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   With the sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, there has been debate on whether President Obama’s appointment has the chance of being subject to vote in Senate. Republicans want to wait for the next president to make the decision, hoping th...

First Snow Day This Year for FCPS Schools

Louie Lewandowski, Features Editor

January 21, 2016

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An inch of snow piled onto roads and sidewalks Wednesday, January 20th creating multiple accidents and a dangerous evening commute. Students took to social media, primarily Twitter, to use the infamous hashtag #closeFCPS that h...

FanQuest to Rock Robinson Saturday

January 15, 2016

Media Has Strong Influence Over Students’ Political Views

Anna Albert, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016

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Information on the 2016 presidential candidates is everywhere. Hillary Clinton is dealing with the Benghazi incident, Donald Trump has been protesting debates, and Ted Cruz has been branded as crazy. However, with Election Day...

French Students Put On Holiday Concert

Emily Boland, Staff Writer

December 15, 2015

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The annual French Club Holiday Concert is scheduled for Dec. 16 at 3:15 p.m. in the Recital Hall. Entry is free and all Robinson students are welcome. This concert is a collection of holiday songs performed in French by a ...

Students Make a Connection with Sierra Leone

Cathleen Ridder, Focus Editor

December 8, 2015

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Freshmen students have begun to write letters to students in Sierra Leone, a country on the west-coast of Africa. A few years ago, this country was strife with civil war, which freshman students read about in the memoir A Long...

Can the Early Bird Save the Budget?

Emily Boland, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

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One proposed solution to fix the projected FCPS budget deficit of $72 million for the next school year is to revert back to last year’s start time. The county spent almost $5 million this year to institute the earlier start ...

Symphonic Band to Present ‘Tiny Tots’ Show

Matthew Lichtblau and Aidan O’Meara, Staff Writers

December 3, 2015

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Members of the Robinson Symphonic Band will perform popular holiday tunes for children in the 20th annual Tiny Tots concert this Thursday and Friday in Russell Theater. Tiny Tots is performed by band members along with volunteers who...

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