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A Battle of the Minds

A Battle of the Minds

Mr. Ben Java, Math Teacher
December 13, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Congratulations to the Scholastic Bowl team as they finished 7th place out of 22 teams at VCU on Saturday, December 3rd. Hayden Calhoun led the tournament with a career high 540 points. Also contributing were Nadia Hassan, Avnee Raje, and Monika Knecht. The team continues to prepare for the their Confe...

A Jolly Party Before Winter Break

A Jolly Party Before Winter Break

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Homework Helpers celebrated the holiday season with its annual Christmas party. As the kids came bounding off the bus anxious to see what the party had in store for them, the sweet smell of Christmas candy and an abundance of holiday crafts greeted them. The students and...

Spreading Minty Cheer

Spreading Minty Cheer

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

'Tis the season to be jolly, which is exactly what the Trojans for Tomorrow Club’s December service project creates. The Kindness Kanes they produce aim to spread joy and a little word of encouragement to students as they enter the building the Friday before exam week. Club members greeted stude...

A Peek Inside the White House

A Peek Inside the White House

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Student Life

During Christmas season,  I got to experience the opportunity of a lifetime when my mother and I toured the East Wing of the White House. On that Friday, my mother and I traveled to Washington D.C. early in the morning to catch our tour at nine. I was so ecstatic to see where President Barack Obam...

Decking the Doorways

Decking the Doorways

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On December 6, 2016, Interact Club traveled to The Doorways, a hospitality house, with the goal to shower families with Christmas spirit. The Doorways offers a place for families to stay if their relative currently stays at the MCV hospital. Last quarter, Interact Club members assisted the Rotary Cl...

Wrapping Up Holiday Spirit

Wrapping Up Holiday Spirit

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Tuesday, December 6th, Spirit Club hosted its annual Holiday Wrapping Party. Members of Spirit Club are known for their school spirit, but they also enjoy bringing holiday joy to families within the community. Any teacher could adopt a child from a number of selected families. Their students brought...

Have a Merry, Merry, Merry Holiday Season

Have a Merry, Merry, Merry Holiday Season

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Student Life

As a new holiday season is in full swing, merriment, genuine care, and pure happiness fill the air, especially in Midlothian High School. Students and teachers are ready to take on the new holiday season with joy and excitement. From traditions to entertainment, students anticipate what this season ha...

What Will 2017 Bring?

What Will 2017 Bring?

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
December 8, 2016
Filed under Student Life

A New Year’s resolution typically consists of a traditional commitment in which people, mostly in the Western Hemisphere, make promises of self-improvement. Many students at Midlothian High School already have an idea of what their resolutions might be.  Many students have goals of improving their work ...

25 Days of Ivan

25 Days of Ivan

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer
December 8, 2016
Filed under Student Life

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and students are trying to contain their excitement for the holidays. Ivan Jackson, in particular, takes his Christmas spirit to another level. Since the seventh grade, Ivan has invested in Christmas sweaters to wear every day in December. “I love the ho...

Spreading Holiday Joy With Song

Spreading Holiday Joy With Song

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Carols originated thousands of years ago in Europe, sung during Winter Solstice celebrations, which often took place on December 22nd. Before caroling groups were made popular, official singing groups called waits entertained the masses. Local leaders led bands of people to sing in towns and villages. To this d...

My Favorite Holiday Tradition is ….

My Favorite Holiday Tradition is ….

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under Student Life

During the holiday season, many students have something they especially look forward to each year. From sitting by the fire to a White Elephant gift exchange with family, Midlo students took the time to share some of their favorite family holiday traditions. My Favorite Holiday Tradition Is.... “...

@romeothepug

@romeothepug

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Who doesn't love a sweet dog in a costume? Midlo students Luke and Ashley Manheim and their marketing teacher mom, Mrs. Carolyn Manheim, love to dress their pug named Little Romeo Manheim in festive costumes, including: a hotdog, a grandma, a clown, and a criminal, making the pug an Instagram sensati...

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