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Congratulations, Midlo Students of the Year!

Congratulations, Midlo Students of the Year!

Principal Shawn Abel
March 23
Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

Bailey Blair, Class of 2017  Our senior recipient, Bailey Blair,  is an exemplary leader in the building.  Sometimes she leads through her leadership title, but more often than not, she leads by example.  She maintains a grade point average that places her in the top 5% of her senior class ran...

April is Autism Awareness Month, But Should It Be Autism Acceptance Month?

April is Autism Awareness Month, But Should It Be Autism Acceptance Month?

Story Flinn, Reed Wolfgang, and Mrs. Beth Beckman
March 20
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every year on April 2nd, the world celebrates World Autism Awareness Day.  In 2008, spearheaded by the state of Qatar, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day “to highlight the need to help improve the quality of life of those with autism so they can lead full...

Celebrate at the IB International Festival

Celebrate at the IB International Festival

Mariha Junaid
March 16
Filed under IB, Showcase

We would like to invite you to this year's International Festival on March 23rd at 6:30 PM. Tickets are $5 at the door. Join us for food, performances, and fashion. This year, the proceeds will benefit both the International Baccalaureate Program and the Syrian American Medical Association Foundation. This...

Helping Prevent Cancer One Strike at a Time

Helping Prevent Cancer One Strike at a Time

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
March 13
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It is no secret. Cancer is serious, entailing a group of diseases that involve abnormal cell growth that take an estimated 8.2 million lives worldwide every year. In the United States, colon cancer is the third leading type of cancer in males and the fourth in females. Hit Cancer Below the Belt (H...

One Fish, Two Fish, READ Fish, Blue Fish

One Fish, Two Fish, READ Fish, Blue Fish

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
March 3
Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

The National Education Association's Read Across America Day is the nation's largest reading event, occurring each year on or near Dr. Seuss' birthday. Midlothian High School is pleased to act as a contributing partner in NEA's reading initiative. On March 2, 2017, Midlo continued its tradition of par...

Celebrating a Love of Dr. Seuss

Celebrating a Love of Dr. Seuss

Emily Peachee and Ellen Tucker
March 3
Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

One of Midlo’s parents, Mrs. Diane Klotz, made a beautiful Dr. Seuss quilt, donated it to Midlo High to commemorate Dr. Seuss Day, and asked that it be put to good use. With Mrs. Klotz's blessing, Teachers for Tomorrow Service Learning teacher, Mrs. Jackie Tully, decided to raffle it off to one of the ...

Shell’s Soccer Career Shines

Shell’s Soccer Career Shines

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
March 3
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, sophomore Taylor Shell verbally committed to play Division 1 soccer at the University of Miami following her high school graduation. Shell began playing soccer at the age of three years old and has always dreamed of playing college soccer. This childhood dream is being ...

Racing to the End

Racing to the End

Patterson Levitch, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Showcase, Winter Sports

The VHSL State Indoor Championships, held on February 24th- 25th at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, closed out the 2016-2017 Indoor track season out.  A total 30 boys teams and 33 girls teams competed in the 4A competition.  Although sickness struck the Trojans, they still performed well, placing...

Leaving It All on the Court

Leaving It All on the Court

Sydney Van Horn and Patterson Levitch
February 27
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Midlothian Medford Basketball team closed out its first season ever on February 23rd with a game against Matoaca High School. Midlothian High School students and faculty alike came from their lunches to cheer on and support both teams in this final game. Returning players came back to show off t...

A Night of Stunning Stars

A Night of Stunning Stars

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under A & E, Showcase

On the evening of Friday, February 17, 2017, Midlo's choral groups took the stage for the annual Night of Stars. City Lights, Rhythmic Drive, Pitch Perfect, and Just For Show, accompanied by Show Choir Band, showcased their competition performances. The auditorium, filled with ecstatic students and ...

Dueling Guitars

Dueling Guitars

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On February 11th, James River High School hosted a Battle of the Bands to raise money for its music program. Friends, family, and curious members of the community came to the JRHS auditorium to watch bands compete. Performers were split by amateur and professional. Each band in the professional cate...

Two Is Better Than One

Two Is Better Than One

Lucas Via and Patterson Levitch
February 21
Filed under Showcase, Winter Sports

Track & Field coaches Stan Morgan and Dan Ward dedicate an enormous amount of time to the success of the Midlothian Track program. This dedication consistently builds arguably one of the best track teams in the state. On February 16th, Midlothian’s track athletes traveled to Hampton, Virginia, t...

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