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Rockin’ Rhythms

Rockin’ Rhythms

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under A & E

On Saturday April 22, 2017, Midlothian High School Orchestra ventured to Clover Hill High School for the annual CCPS Fine Arts Festival.  Mr. Justin Williams, Clover Hill High School's Orchestra teacher, asked the Trojan Orchestra to perform at the annual festival.  Students attending the CCPS Fine Ar...

Singing at States

Singing at States

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff
April 28, 2017
Filed under A & E

Congratulations to Andrea Taylor and John El-Jor, who both were selected and attended All-State Chorus at the Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech from April 27th-29th.  Stay tuned for a spotlight on their experience upon their return.

Singing Through the Summer

Singing Through the Summer

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

Junior John El-Jor, well known for his superb vocals and energetic personality, has emerged as one of Midlo’s shining stars in the Chorus Department over the past three years. From June 25th until July 22nd, he will attend Radford University’s Governor's School for the Performing Arts and learn ev...

One Day More

One Day More

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

Midlothian's Theater Department presents Les Miserables on May 11th, 12th, and 13th. Shows start at 7:30 pm, and tickets will be sold at the door for $10. This powerful musical will leave you breathless!  Don't miss it!

Uke ‘n Roll

Uke ‘n Roll

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

What is made of wood, has four strings, and an endless supply of fun? The ukulele, a simple island instrument, has swept across pop culture in the past few years, leaving a lasting impact on the music industry.  A few years ago, island music was a restricted genre. Now, a uke song or two on a rock alb...

The Undead Underground

The Undead Underground

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

New York hip hop trio, Flatbush Zombies, lead the progressive, contemporary music movement in the Brooklyn Borough of the Big Apple. The psychedelic, trippy band of misfits consists of: Meechy Darko, Zombie Juice, and Erick Arc Elliott at the helm of production for the group. The group began gaining tract...

Exuding Creativity

Exuding Creativity

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Visual Arts

In honor of Youth Art Month, on March 15, 2017,  Midlothian High School  faculty and students participated in a Creative Dress Day, sponsored by NAHS. The fun-filled Creative Dress Day was chock-full of experimental outfits that reflected Midlo's true creativity. The outfits ranged from abstract pai...

The Keys to Success

The Keys to Success

Mrs. Marie O'Kleasky
April 3, 2017
Filed under Visual Arts

Several Midlo Art students received National Scholastic keys on Saturday, March 25. Many earned silver and gold keys on the regional level, but some exceptional artists achieved keys on the National level. Liza Wimbish (11) - Photography, National Gold Michael South (12) - Computer Graphics, National Gold ...

Tale as Old as Time

Tale as Old as Time

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under A & E

A Disney classic reappeared on theater screens on March 17, 2017.  Beauty and the Beast comes to life this time as a live-action film instead of the original animated version. Beauty and the Beast stars Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as Prince Adam/the Beast. Creators of the film remained tru...

Show Choirs Soar in Hampton Roads

Show Choirs Soar in Hampton Roads

Emily Peachee
March 27, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

Midlo’s show choirs ended their competition season with a bang. Congratulations to City Lights and Just For Show for dominating at the Hampton Roads Show Choir Invitational on Saturday, March 25th. City Lights earned 2nd place in the large group Women’s Division. Just For Show swept the field and w...

Show Choir Shines

Show Choir Shines

Mrs. Michelle Graham
March 23, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

From March 16-18, 2017, Midlothian Show Choir traveled to Hanover High School to compete in the Lee-Davis Hanover Festival of Chorus. City Lights and Just For Show competed and performed extraordinarily well, racking up even more titles for the Midlothian Chorus department. Congratulations, Midlothian Sho...

Midlothian Music Department Offers Superior Performances

Midlothian Music Department Offers Superior Performances

Mr. Gordon Rawls and Jake Petrillo
March 15, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Congratulations to the members of the Trojan Band.  With their Superior Rating on the Saturday, March 11, State Concert Band Assessment, combined with the Superior Rating received by the Trojan Marching Band in October,  they have completed their 19th total and 3rd consecutive VBODA Commonwealth of Virginia ...

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