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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...

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 ...

Midlo Show Choir Serves Up Success

Midlo Show Choir Serves Up Success

March 7, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

March 3-March 4, 2017,  Midlo Show Choir and Show Choir Band packed up their talent and competed in the Manchester Koste Classic at Manchester High School.  Both City Lights and Just For Show performed exceptionally well in their groups. Congratulations, Midlo Show Choir!   Friday, March 3rd Cit...

Musically Inclined

Musically Inclined

Jake Petrillo and Mr. Gordon Rawls
February 27, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

Congratulations to bassoonist Matthew Tignor, trombonist Paul Covert, and clarinetist Ketki Morabkar for outstanding showings at the All-Virginia Band and Orchestra auditions on Saturday.  The chance to try out is an accomplishment in itself. All three scored very well, and Tignor, selected to the...

Midlo Chorus Grabs Victory in Georgia

Midlo Chorus Grabs Victory in Georgia

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Saturday, February 25, in Augusta, Georgia, Lakeside High School hosted the Georgia Vocal Invitational show choir competition. Just for Show and City Lights both traveled to Georgia on Friday afternoon to arrive early enough for a full night's sleep. The competition started early on Saturday morning ...

Will You Hear the People Sing?

Will You Hear the People Sing?

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

Congratulations to the new cast of Midlothian's spring prodcution of Les Miserables! Principal Characters: Jean Valjean……………………………………………………………………….……Garrett Redden Gavroche………………………………………………………………....………………Emily Peachee Cosette…………………………………………...

A Journey to the Wild West

A Journey to the Wild West

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

On February 9, 2017,  Midlothian’s Theater Department put on the winter production of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, co-directed by Mrs. Katherine Baugher and Emily Peachee. This production tells the story of tenderfoot Ransome Foster, powerfully portrayed by Sean Dudley, beaten and left for dead b...

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