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The Search Begins

The Search Begins

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Student Life

As young students enter high school, the call to figure out future college and career choice can seem tricky and a bit intense. Each college offers a variety of different classes and majors, which makes it hard to choose one that stands out. As underclassmen prepare for the future, colleges welcome hi...

Standing Side by Side

Standing Side by Side

Mrs. Jackie Tully, Midlo Scoop Sponsor and English Teacher
April 4, 2017
Filed under Student Life

On Friday, March 31, 2017, many Midlo teachers attended a presentation to learn more about Side by Side (formerly known as ROSMY), a Richmond program in its 25th year that lends support to LGBTQ+ youth and their families. As teachers gathered in the library, we approached the session as an opportuni...

Who’s Going Where?

Who’s Going Where?

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Student Life

In February and March, many colleges and universities released their final round of admission notices for the Class of 2017. On February 20, 2017, Virginia Tech released the first round of regular decision admissions decisions. Rachel Trebour, Dana Fowler, and Lilly Cox look forward to spending the next four ye...

PROMise You Will Go to Prom With Me?

PROMise You Will Go to Prom With Me?

Sydney Van Horn, Copy Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Student Life

With the season of sunny skies and blooming flowers comes the arrival of elaborate prom dresses and fancy boutonnieres. It's the time juniors and seniors wait for all year: the annual promenade, more informally known as prom. Prom provides time a memorable night for students to dress up, gather wi...

Future Business Leaders

Future Business Leaders

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, the Midlothian chapter of the National Business Honor Society welcomed new inductees during Midlo Morning. In total, 24 inductees joined the prestigious group. In order to join, the student must have taken at least three business classes, have a 3.5 GPA in those classes, a...

An Exhibition of Artistic Expression

An Exhibition of Artistic Expression

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under IB

Within the halls of Midlo, a number of brush strokes through paintings, along with shadows through photographs, circulate and flow throughout the school, all of which are created by Midlo’s very own art students. Midlo art students tell their own stories through each tirelessly constructed mas...

Trojans Win Battle Against Titans

Trojans Win Battle Against Titans

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop staff
March 30, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the Midlothian Trojans and the Cosby Titans met for a battle of wits to compete in Battle of the Brains. With stellar performances by: Nadia Hassan, Hayden Calhoun, Matthew Tignor, and Jared Wilson, the Trojans were victorious with a score of 310 to 160. Congrats, Midlo Battle...

A Celebration of Culture

A Celebration of Culture

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under IB

Each of the 195 countries in the world boasts a diverse set of people with rich cultures that have different cuisines, fashion trends, and art forms that tie the world together one at a time. On Thursday, March 23, 2017, Midlo’s International Festival exhibited many of these cultures of the world and exemplified th...

Farm Meets City

Farm Meets City

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Founded in 2010 with the goal of bringing the farm to cities and suburbs, Urban Farmhouse provides locals with the delicious and healthy, wholesome taste of the warm and rustic environment of the countryside. Urban offers a variety of options, from fair trade teas and freshly roasted coffee, to the fr...

German Club Gives Back

German Club Gives Back

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
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, 2017
Filed under 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, 2017
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...

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