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A Break from the Mundane

A Break from the Mundane

Sydney Van Horn, Staff Writer
April 13, 2016
Filed under Student Life

After an extremely lengthy and cold winter with no leave from school, students at Midlothian High School eagerly awaited Spring Break. While some students remained in Midlothian and spent their week off from school catching up on sleep and relaxing with their friends, others traveled all across the ...

April Male Student of the Month

April Male Student of the Month

Shawn Abel, Emily Peachee
April 13, 2016
Filed under Spotlights, Student Life

The April Male Student of the Month is a rising star in multiple Midlo athletic programs, starting at the varsity level in two of those sports as a freshman! It's important that we mention he takes care of business in the classroom as well, consistently earning excellent grades and positive remarks...

Awarding Excellence

Awarding Excellence

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer
April 11, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On Monday, April 4, National Honor Society celebrated the academic achievement of its new inductees. The induction began with Principal Shawn Abel welcoming the inductees and their family members. After National Honor Society President Matthew Cousins gave a brief introduction, the remaining officer...

FBLA Conquers States

FBLA Conquers States

Yvonne Mullins, FBLA Sponsor
April 11, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On April 8-9th, twenty-eight students from Midlothian travelled to Reston, Virginia, for the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) State Leadership Conference. Thirteen of these students came home with top five finishes in 10 different events! Please congratulate the following students as you...

Pancakes For a Cause

Pancakes For a Cause

Dominique Spencer, Page Editor
April 7, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

From February 22nd to the 26th, Latin Club sponsored the Richmond Animal League (RAL) by gathering canned pet supplies from students to donate to the rescue group. The effort began as a suggestion from the Virginia Junior Classical League (VJCL).   Junior Mariha Junaid, as the Vice President of the...

A Lesson to Remember

A Lesson to Remember

Daniel Wines, Staff Writer
April 5, 2016
Filed under Student Life

On February 29th, Chris Skinner came to Midlothian to deliver a motivational speech to the entire student body. The students filed into the auditorium not knowing what the presentation was going to be about. Upon entering, they were shocked to see a young man in a wheelchair on the stage. Puzzled, the stude...

Forensicators and Debaters Take on Regionals

Forensicators and Debaters Take on Regionals

David Wilson and Daniel Cheatham, Forensic Speech and Debate Coaches
April 3, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

Our forensic speech and debate team had a busy Spring Break, competing in two VHSL tournaments: On March 26, 2016, the Debate squad competed in the VHSL Region 4A East tournament at Louisa County High School, and the following students placed in their events and now advance to the State tournament...

A Night Around the World

A Night Around the World

Neha Kulkarni, Editor-in-Chief
April 1, 2016
Filed under Student Life

On Thursday, March 24, Midlothian High School’s International Baccalaureate Program hosted the 2016 International Festival. Led by seniors Virginia Boulos, Bethany Burtch, and Katheryn Osmond, the IF’s purpose is to celebrate the various cultures that Midlo students come from through means of art...

FBLA Dominates Regionals

FBLA Dominates Regionals

Mrs. Yvonne Mullins, FBLA Sponsor
March 25, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

Midlothian High School FBLA completely dominated the VSU Regional Testing Competition.  Students were entered into 31 events and came home winning 1st or 2nd in 27 of those events (with 18 first places).  Most of the students took objective knowledge-based tests in their subject area on the computer.  Some...

Putting Smiles on Little Faces

Putting Smiles on Little Faces

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer
March 25, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On Wednesday, March 23, Homework Helpers celebrated Easter by having its annual Easter Egg Hunt. The tutors excitedly greeted their kids and prepared them for the fun celebration they were about to experience. Immediately after the kids arrived, all students and tutors participated in the highly anti...

PROMably?

PROMably?

Sydney Van Horn, Staff Writer
March 25, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Every year, students at Midlothian High School come up with some of the most creative ways to ask someone to prom. Nobody simply asks someone to go with them anymore, they come up with the most elaborate way to get their question across. Some people make huge signs that read, ¨PROM?¨ while others come...

Summer Behind the Wheel

Summer Behind the Wheel

March 23, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom, Student Life

In order to sign up for Summer Behind the Wheel, you may need the following information: Summer Behind the Wheel Newsletter In-Car Driver Education Form Form for 180 Day Temporary Driver's License ...

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