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Weekend in Rome

Weekend in Rome

Mrs. Amy Petersen and Jake Petrillo
December 2, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

They came, they saw, and they seized the day at the Virginia Junior Classical League (VJCL) Convention, also known as Latin Con. Latin students from all around the state of  Virginia descended upon the Greater Richmond Convention Center for the annual Latin Con on November 20th and 21st. Students pa...

La Cultura y Arte de Española en Distrito de Columbia

La Cultura y Arte de Española en Distrito de Columbia

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under IB, Student Life

Connecting with artists and their lives through artwork is an essential factor to enhance imagination, creativity, and inspiration. In order to attain a new perspective of the art from Spain, Spanish teacher Sra. Travis Jimenez and International Baccalaureate (IB) Spanish IV, V, and VI students connected wi...

Senior Class Feeds the Hungry

Senior Class Feeds the Hungry

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

To help benefit the community, the Midlo Senior Class Council hosted a school-wide food drive. During their October meeting, the members decorated collection boxes with pictures of foods needed for donation to capture the attention of students. They placed the boxes in the front office, the closed commons,...

Lending a Helping Hand

Lending a Helping Hand

Ms. Brooke Rekito, Midlo English Teacher
November 21, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Monday, November 14, 2016, from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm, Midlo's World Religion and Tolerance Society volunteered at Pilgrim Journey Baptist Church with an organization called CARITAS. The mission of CARITAS is to "provide effective, permanent solutions to individuals and families dealing with the cris...

A Community of Excellence

A Community of Excellence

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Midlo’s Community of Excellence wordle means much more to the students and staff members than just a bunch of words on a piece of paper. It puts the school’s purpose and substance into words and represents its sense of community and family. Academics, athletics, and the arts all create the b...

For What Are You Thankful?

For What Are You Thankful?

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Originating in 1621, Thanksgiving in America began as a feast at Plymouth in Massachusetts to celebrate the plentiful harvest. However, America is not the only country to celebrate Thanksgiving. Canada began its celebrations in 1578, when a fellow named Martin Frobisher safely found a northern passage...

Interacting in the Community

Interacting in the Community

Lucas Via, Sports Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

More commonly known as a branch of Rotary International, the Interact Club affiliates itself with over 33,000 other clubs worldwide. A total of 340,000 thousand individuals from ages 12 to 18 in over 200 countries participate in the club. The mission of the Interact Club at Midlothian involves giving ...

Fostering Interfaith Awareness and Appreciation

Fostering Interfaith Awareness and Appreciation

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

An enlightened multi-cultural society should always strive to understand and appreciate a variety of customs, religions, and cultures.  To increase awareness and understanding of Islam and the Muslim faith at Midlo, senior Mariha Junaid and her sponsor, Latin teacher Ms. Megan Rebman, created the Muslim St...

Skating Into the Holiday Season

Skating Into the Holiday Season

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
November 17, 2016
Filed under Student Life

On Saturday November 12, 2016, the James River Ice Theatre team kicked off the holiday season by performing their holiday show at the Stony Point Mall ice rink. Midlothian High School senior Emily Palmer and freshman Mollie Jones participated in James River Ice Theatre’s Christmas show to open the ice rink ...

Ready to Glow

Ready to Glow

Sydney Van Horn and Ellen Tucker
November 17, 2016
Filed under Student Life

On Wednesday, November 16th, students, parents, and faculty alike came together for a night of neon and racing at Midlothian High School. In years past during the fall, the Midlothian PTSO has organized a 5 K race involving flying colors called Color Me Midlo. However, in hopes of intriguing a new array of runn...

The Gift of Life

The Gift of Life

Midlo Scoop Staff
November 17, 2016
Filed under IB

Are you interested in giving to our community and to our school?  By participating in Midlothian's Blood Drive, you can help save a life and help Midlo earn scholarship money.  On Monday, December 5, the IB Program, along with Virginia Blood Services, will sponsor a blood drive in Midlothian's auxi...

The Gift of Warmth

The Gift of Warmth

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
November 17, 2016
Filed under Student Life

During the month of November, please donate gently used  or new coats to the Puritan Cleaners Coats for Kids drive. In room 116, Mrs. Tully is collecting coats of all sizes. Puritan Cleaners dry cleans, mends, and donates the coats to local residents in need. Clean out your closets and keep someone...

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