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Four Lovely Songs for Valentine’s Day

Four Lovely Songs for Valentine’s Day

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under A & E

"Dream a Little Dream of Me" -Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong An absolutely beautiful song, “Dream a Little Dream of Me” by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald screams affection. It opens with a blaring horn, easily associated with this elegant song and is later accompanied by Fitzgerald...

Making Beautiful Music

Making Beautiful Music

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Congratulations to Andrea Taylor and John El-Jor, who auditioned and were selected to attend All-State Chorus.  Gabe Fenyes was also selected as a first alternate.   According to the three, the audition process was moderately lengthy. To begin, they entered a room that had two judges, both hidden b...

The Future of Goth Music

The Future of Goth Music

Sam Stenner, Writer
February 13
Filed under A & E

On June 15, 1979, Goth band, Joy Division, released its debut album, Unknown Pleasures. Since then, this album tore every listener’s heart out, either leaving them sad or causing them to identify with the tortured croons of despair and darkness.  The rush of emotionally charged cries for help have bec...

Midlo Theatre Presents: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Midlo Theatre Presents: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Michael DeMatteo
February 6
Filed under Performing Arts

Come see The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance: February 9-11, Midlo Theatre!

Touring “One School At a Time”

Touring “One School At a Time”

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
February 6
Filed under Performing Arts

Based on a true story, the student-organized play, 21 Chump Street, made its touring debut at Midlothian High School and Tomahawk Creek Middle School on January 26th and 27th. On the night of the 27th, the cast performed the play during Midlothian High School’s annual Theatre Night. During the school d...

On The Road to Districts

On The Road to Districts

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
February 6
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Saturday, January 14th, L.C. Byrd High School hosted auditions for the 2017 VBODA District 3 All-District Band. Twelve Midlothian High School band students auditioned, and nine were selected for this year's All-District Bands.  FIVE of those were selected to the top Band, and THREE of those placed...

Fast and Fire’d

Fast and Fire’d

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under A & E

Known for its trademarked fast-fire’d artisonal pizza, Blaze Pizza, located in the new Stone Village shopping center, offers fast, thin crust pies made with creative toppings and delicious sauces. From salads, signature pizzas, or their all-famous build your own, to s’more pies, sea salt cookies, and a...

On The Road To Musical Success

On The Road To Musical Success

Anna Chen and Mr. Gordon Rawls
January 27
Filed under Performing Arts

Congratulations to the six Midlo students chosen to participate in the 2017 Chesterfield All-County Symphonic Band. The students had the honor of working with guest conductor, Daren Kirsh, the Director of Bands at Grafton High School. 2017 Chesterfield All-County Symphonic Band Ketki Morabkar  M...

Best Albums of 2016

Best Albums of 2016

Sam Stenner and Jake Pretrillo
January 25
Filed under A & E

2016 proved a strong year for music. In no particular order, here are some of the best: Coloring Book Chance the Rapper follows up his previous mixtapes with his first mainstream release, Coloring Book, making a politically and socially charged album, while also creating immense waves in the music...

13th Annual Night of Stars

13th Annual Night of Stars

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
January 19
Filed under A & E

Serenading Senior Citizens

Serenading Senior Citizens

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer
December 13
Filed under Performing Arts

On Saturday, December 9, 2016, Tri M Music Honor Society visited two area senior adult facilities, Chesterfield Heights and Spring Arbor and sang Christmas carols. The students enjoyed interacting with the residents and spreading holiday joy. The residents appreciated the entertainment, and some even sang along. ...

Singing for the Spiders

Singing for the Spiders

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
December 13
Filed under Performing Arts

On Saturday, December 10, 2016, the Midlothian High School Just for Show students traveled to University of Richmond with the goal to deliver an unforgettable performance to all those attending the basketball game. The students took center court to sing a beautiful rendition of the national a...

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