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Crayons, Chalkboards, and Children

Crayons, Chalkboards, and Children

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

Every even day at Midlo during their Service Learning class period,  juniors and seniors, carefully selected by Mrs. Tully, travel to J.B. Watkins Elementary School to experience being teachers. This program, also known as Teachers for Tomorrow, provides an opportunity for high schoolers to work ...

Not Your Average Joes

Not Your Average Joes

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

On October 25th & 26th, sixty-nine students from across Chesterfield County Public Schools shadowed members of local government. These students were elected from committees of teachers and faculty in every high school in the county based on their ability to exhibit interest in public service, performence...

L’échange à Midlo

L’échange à Midlo

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

At around 12:00 am on Monday, October 24th, thirty French students from Epernay, France, arrived at Midlothian High School, ten of whom will attend school at James River High School, due to a partnership between Midlo and James River. The students radiated with excitement and nervousness as they searche...

Lovers of All Things French

Lovers of All Things French

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

Félicitations aux nouveaux membres de La Société Honoraire de Français. Translation: Congratulations to the new members of the National French Honor Society. On Thursday, October 20th, the SHF broke tradition inducting 11 new members in a fall induction ceremony. In past years, the SHF had conduct...

Mall Marketing Makeover

Mall Marketing Makeover

Sydney Van Horn, Merrill Livingston, and Mrs. Carolyn Manheim
October 21, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

On October 13th and 14th, Karen Smith, mother of sophomore Logan Smith and Marketing Director of the Stony Point Fashion Park Mall, visited Mrs. Carolyn Manheim's IB Business Management classes.  Mrs. Manheim taught Logan last year, and once she found out about his mother's job, she immediately invite...

Deutsch Kultur bei Midlo

Deutsch Kultur bei Midlo

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

National German Week (October 3-9) commemmorates the anniversary of Unification Day, when East Berlin rejoined West Berlin in 1990. Midlo celebrated the week by asking a series of trivia questions over the announcements. Winners received gummy bear treats from their German teachers. Unification D...

Deutschessenspassfesttag

Deutschessenspassfesttag

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
October 13, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

On September 30, the Honors German 4 students excitedly entered class ready to kick off the first of many German food days. In commeration of the 27th anniversary (November 9) of the fall of the Berlin Wall, students brought in authentic German cuisine items popular during the time when the Soviet Union ...

Introducing the New IB Coordinator

Introducing the New IB Coordinator

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
October 5, 2016
Filed under IB, News from the Classroom

Mr. Mark Spewak has recently accepted the opportunity to serve as the International Baccalaureate (IB) coordinator at Midlothian High School, replacing Mrs. Elizabeth Baber, Midlo's new Dean of Students. Initially, he plans to "develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring students" and is “pleased ...

Morning of Books and Fun

Morning of Books and Fun

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

Over the summer, Midlo students entered into the Summer Reading Celebration by completing different activities with their summer books, including taking a selfie. Those students who met the summer reading requirements and submitted those activities attended the Summer Reading Celebration during Midl...

Rewarding a Job Well Done

Rewarding a Job Well Done

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom, Performing Arts

Every month, a member selected for the Teachers Recognizing Teachers award passes the award to another deserving teacher at Midlothian High School. Exceptional Education teacher Mrs. Debi Green awarded the honor to Mrs. Katherine Baugher based on her dedication to working with her Exceptional Education ...

Congratulations, September Employee of the Month!

Congratulations, September Employee of the Month!

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

For her selflessness, compassion, and teaching, Mrs. Molly Palenski was chosen as the September Employee of the Month. Thank you for positively affecting Midlothian High School and allowing students to be themselves. What/ who inspired you to become a teacher? My mother has always inspired me with teaching. I always knew I...

Round 2: Chromebooks Revisit a Midlothian Student Near You!

Round 2: Chromebooks Revisit a Midlothian Student Near You!

Michael DeMatteo, Staff Editor
September 15, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

On September 14th, Midlothian students of all grade levels flooded into the library to pick up their beloved Chromebooks. In seven waves, the technology-seeking students, similar to a stampede of buffalo, poured into the library to the Chromebook distribution desk. The love and admiration towards these...

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