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The Grand Old Man

The Grand Old Man

Taylor Coy
April 13
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

¨Dedicated to my grandfather, John McDonald.¨ His soul made of silver, His heart made of gold, His mind still sharp, Reciting the days of old. Despite having entered the years of his twilight, His attitude's still charming, his jokes, quite the delight. For you see, he is the grandfather, ...

Paul Covert Selected for All-County Jazz Band

Paul Covert Selected for All-County Jazz Band

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
April 11
Filed under A & E

1) What inspired you to join Jazz Band? I really like music, and it has always been my passion. I decided to join Jazz Band to expand my music library and immerse myself in the world of jazz music.  Joining Jazz Band was by far one of the best decisions I have made in my life. 2) What kind of...

Bartholomew, The Cherry Tomato Plant

Bartholomew, The Cherry Tomato Plant

Julia DiMartino
April 8
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

It’s 9:48 pm; I can feel the liquid life aching through my micro-tubes encompassing my body. I set a pen on my lap and see it twitch with every beat that my drum stretched too tight dares to muster. It’s 9:54 pm, the telescopes through which show life, planted above my mountainous cheeks,...

National Scholastic Competition Winners

National Scholastic Competition Winners

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer
April 7
Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

National Scholastic Competition Gold: Kendall Bernard Lauren Burns Bailey Carpenter Gabriela Johnson Nick Johnson Sarah Kuennen Mukti Patel Margaret Weinhold Addie White Silver: Marlena Ashby Emily Ashman Kelly Bernard Lauren Burns Kylie Call Madeline Dutton Azareese Ghattas ...

Today I Have a Dream

Today I Have a Dream

April 4
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner

Today I Have a Dream… Azareese Ghattas I have a dream that bullies will understand that what they are doing is wrong. I hope that bullies today realize that they shouldn’t bully people just because they’re bigger than others. I have a dream that kids won’t be bullied based on their race...

Choral Boosters Newsletter

Choral Boosters Newsletter

March 23
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Please check out everything happening in the world of chorus by reading the Chorus Booster Newsletter at: April Chorus Newsletter  

The Unsung Heroes

The Unsung Heroes

Eddie Thomas, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Some of Midlo’s finest spend most of their time covered in sawdust and paint, while they run around in the shadows behind the curtain of the stage. Currently headed by Theater Productions teacher Ryan Gallagher, who dedicates his time daily to teach and guide Midlothian students in the strenuous set bu...

Superior Sounds

Superior Sounds

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Every year, both the orchestra and band groups from Midlothian High School venture to their graded performance assessment to perform the music each group has practiced for the past semester. Each group is graded and judged during its performance. After the performance, they travel inside a sight-read...

Deadpool: A History

Deadpool: A History

Dominique Spencer, Page Editor
March 7
Filed under A & E

Deadpool,  directed by Tim Miller, and based on Fabian Nicieza’s comic of the same name, hit Midlothian theaters February 12. Deadpool explores Wade Winston Wilson’s (Ryan Reynolds) story, as a former Special Services operative turned anti-hero, who searches for the man who destroyed his life. Mi...

Choral Students Shine Brightly

Choral Students Shine Brightly

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
February 21
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Friday, February 19, 2016, Midlothian Chorus hosted its annual Night of Stars Scholarship Fundraiser. Midlothian choral groups, City Lights, Pitch Perfect, and Just For Show premiered their competition performances with a night filled with  cheer and delight. The performances were supported by the Show C...

Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month

Dominique Spencer
February 19
Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

Artists garner much from their work. Sculpture artists gain new ways to see the world by creating designs from what they enjoy, and painters gain a better understanding of their idea of beauty and wonder through painting. While talking to senior Cara Boim, the Midlo Scoop learned about an artist's life f...

A Twist on the Classic

A Twist on the Classic

Sydney Van Horn and Emily Peachee
February 13
Filed under A & E

Instead of sticking to the well-known classic The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain, Midlo theater teacher Mr. Ryan Gallagher chose a different path, composing his own adaptation. The play kicked off on Thursday, February 11, the first of a three night performance. As an unexpected ...

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