About Us

About the Robinson High School Foundation
The Robinson High School Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

RHS Foundation History
The Robinson High School Foundation (RHSF) was established in 2010 to provide volunteer and financial support to our school community. Through the generosity of community partners, alumni, parents, faculty and administrators, the Foundation has raised more than $340,000 to help improve the school community.

RHS Foundation funding has provided or assisted with projects such as:

  • Our award-winning college and career center, The Cube
  • Naviance Student software for all RHS students to assist with post-secondary education or career planning, applications, and scholarships
  • A solar shade and outdoor seating in the courtyard to for lunchtime overflow and other events
  • Auditorium audiovisual upgrades and sound enhancement technology
  • Hudl athletic filming software and other support for athletic teams
  • Two electronic marquees and protective covers
  • Upgraded classroom technology
  • Campus irrigation and landscaping
  • Journalism program equipment
  • Gymnasium PA system
  • Assistance for student clubs, band, orchestra, and JROTC
  • Athletic facility improvements
  • Audiovisual equipment

Why does RHS need a foundation?
A foundation sets goals and raises funds for improvements that may not be in the school district budget. Teacher/staff grants allow RHS faculty members to pursue classroom improvements, equipment needs, teaching aids and training that may not otherwise be available to them—ultimately benefitting the students. Without assistance from the RHS Foundation, many of these needs may go unmet or come out of the pockets of the teachers.

How can you help?
Support the RHS Foundation by becoming a Community or Family Partner. Attend the Foundation’s annual fundraising event. Volunteer to support the Foundation’s activities. Get involved and help a school that is rising to a higher level of excellence as the best high school in the county.

 

About Robinson High School
Robinson High School, home of the Knights, is a gem in the School District of Hillsborough County. Rising to a prominent position among the top U.S. high schools, Robinson has received A grades from the state of Florida and consistently appears among U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools in Florida and Best Magnet Schools in America.

Founded in 1959, Robinson currently serves more than 1,600 students who strive daily to fulfill the Knights motto, “Pride through Excellence.” Each year our outstanding students earn recognitions in the county, state and nation for their success in academics, athletics and the arts.

Robinson High School’s IB Class of 2015 achieved an unprecedented 100 percent IB Diploma rate, one of only 36 IB programs nationwide and the only one in Florida to achieve this honor.

Foundation Mailing Address
P.O. Box 13928
Tampa, FL 33681

Robinson High School
6311 S Lois Avenue
Tampa, FL  33616
(813) 272-3006

2018–2019 RHS Foundation Board

President: Clarke Hobby
Past President: Jen Carlstedt
Vice President/Projects: Rick McClintock
Vice President/Partnerships: Mary Margaret Braddock
Treasurer: Carrie Werdine
Assistant Treasurer: Deborah Barnes
Recording Secretary: Ingrid Lang
Corresponding Secretary: Maria Kim

Members-at-Large:
Emily Strickland - Fundraising Chair
Sarah Alvarez - Recognition
Shin-Yi Henderson - Partnerships
Danielle Kemp - Legal
Teresa Weachter - Booster
Ann Hutmacher - Military Liaison
 

RHS Principal: Robert Bhoolai
PTSA President: Selena Arad
RIBLI President: Jen Carlstedt
Faculty Representative: Jack Miles