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German Club Gives Back

German Club Gives Back

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On Wednesday March, 1, 2017, German Club members traveled to the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Richmond to participate in the C.A.R.I.T.A.S. community service event. C.A.R.T.A.S. is a rotating service between churches around Richmond that supports the homeless. The churches give room and board t...

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...

Before I Fall Soars

Before I Fall Soars

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
March 19
Filed under Student Life

Before I Fall is an intriguing mystery/drama released on March 3, 2017. Samantha, or Sam, played by Zoey Deutch, is a popular teen in a group of three other senior girls: Lindsey, Elody, and Ally, played by Halston Sage, Medalion Rahimi, and Cynthy Wu. They drive to school each day together and go to cl...

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...

Rewarding Excellence in Journalism

Rewarding  Excellence in Journalism

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under Clubs and Activities

During Midlo Morning on Tuesday March 14th, 2017, students from Midlo Scoop, Trojan Live Network, and Yearbook, were inducted into Quill and Scroll, the International Honorary Society for High School Journalists.  The Quill and Scroll Honor Society encourages excellence in scholastic journalism....

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...

The Best & The Brightest

The Best & The Brightest

Sydney Van Horn and Ellen Tucker
March 13
Filed under Student Life

On the evening of Wednesday, March, 8th, the Midlothian High School auditorium flooded with students, parents, and teachers alike to celebrate the induction of over 100 academically stellar students, the biggest induction in the school’s history. This year, National Honor Society inducted 157 juni...

The Original “Green” Day

The Original “Green” Day

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
March 13
Filed under Student Life

Many mysteries linger about the day of the Irish. St. Patrick's Day is celebrated world wide, but does everyone really understand the celebration? Facts about March 17th vary from intriguing to informational. Who was St. Patrick, and what did he do? Why is the shamrock a symbol of the day? People don...

Luck o’ Midlothian

Luck o’ Midlothian

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under Student Life

People carry good luck charms because they believe in the power of these items to bring about fortunate events. Although these objects may be insignificant to others, each individual charm means something much more to its personal owner. Midlothian students share their good luck charms and why they hold...

Success at DECA SLC

Success at DECA SLC

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Clubs and Activities

 On March 3 - March 5, 2017, qualifying DECA members traveled to Virginia Beach to compete in the DECA State Leadership Conference (SLC). Participating students include: Andrew Stanfield, Katherine Wroblewski, Tyler Schrimpsher, Devin McCombs, Jason Li, Bethany Crisp, Jack Stid, Jay Gonzalez, Ven...

Someone’s Life May Depend on You

Someone’s Life May Depend on You

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Student Life

Redcrossblood.org indicates that a single car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood. If this is the case, Midlothian High School may very well have just saved a life. On Wednesday, March 1st, Midlo hosted its second blood drive of the year. Students filtered through the auxil...

The SHF Bingo Initiative Continues

The SHF Bingo Initiative Continues

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
March 3
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On February 17, 2017, the Midlothian's French Honor Society (SHF) visited The Laurels at University Park Nursing Home, located in the West End to provide a fun, interactive, and rewarding experience for the residents, bringing numerous prizes, including various hand creams, chocolate, and other assorted...

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