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Words, Unity, and the Pursuit of Trial and Error

Words, Unity, and the Pursuit of Trial and Error

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Saturday November 5, 2016, the Midlothian High School Forensic Speech and Debate team hosted teams from across Virginia, for the first competition of the season, the VHSL Midlothian Speech and Debate Invitational.  Coaches David Wilson, Daniel Cheatham, Adam Schwab, and Madeleine Smith preppe...

Spin, Spin, Spin to Win!

Spin, Spin, Spin to Win!

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under Clubs and Activities

Come one! Come all to Chick-fil-a for Midlo Scoop Spirit Night! On November 1st, the Scoop staff manned Westchester Commons Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night to raise money for the newspaper. Around 5 pm, business at the prize wheel started slowly, with faculty members comprising the only customers. Thinking...

All Around the World

All Around the World

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

In the classrooms of Midlothian High School, world religions serve as an academic and cultural topic that is constantly taught and discussed. To further acknowledge the religious affiliations at Midlo, junior Bethany Crisp and her sponsor, English teacher Ms. Brooke Rekito, created the World Religio...

A Pumpkin-Picking Frenzy

A Pumpkin-Picking Frenzy

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
November 2
Filed under Student Life

The Swift Creek Berry Farm & Greenhouse, once a small family vegetable garden, has now transformed into an expansive, fun-filled farm open to the public. Selling blueberries, pumpkins, pansies, and more, this destination draws crowds this time of year. At 15, the Berry Farm provides an exciting ...

Pets Rock Halloween

Pets Rock Halloween

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
November 2
Filed under Student Life

Fall is a season full of parties, candy, and lots of fun, but how do pets feel about Halloween? Obviously, they enjoy the occasional piece of Halloween candy, and they love the houses that give out bones and cookies when their owners trick-or-treat. During Halloween, lots dog-loving pet owners enjoy...

Bonding Over Breakfast

Bonding Over Breakfast

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On October 26, 2016, during Midlo Morning, the aromatic, mouthwatering scents of muffins, donuts, and other delicious breakfast treats wafted through the Midlothian High School closed commons, as many new Midlo students and Trojans for Tomorrow members filed into the room.The new students lined up to pile t...

Deutsch Club’s Kleine Oktoberfest

Deutsch Club’s Kleine Oktoberfest

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Wednesday, October 19th, students piled into Frau Böer’s room ready for a fun-filled Oktoberfest-themed club meeting. As students arrived, the fresh scent of pretzels and sweet root beer greeted everyone at the entrance. Finally, the long awaited Oktoberfest meeting had begun! Michael Velle,...

Halloween’s Haunted History

Halloween’s Haunted History

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Student Life

Halloween, otherwise known as All Hallows’ Eve, is the season that youngsters anticipate all year long, the time when every little boy and girl gets to go door to door and exclaim the oh-so-famous saying, “Trick-or- Treat!”, and the day of the year when children can dress up as anyone they hav...

Wagging Tails and Wet Noses

Wagging Tails and Wet Noses

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Student Life

On Saturday October 22nd, community members of all ages joined Canine Companions for Independence for their annual Dog Fest. Canine Companions is a non-profit organization that trains and provides service dogs free of charge to people in need. These highly trained dogs are specifically bred at CCI´s h...

A Window into IB

A Window into IB

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
October 25
Filed under IB

Many driven students explore challenging specialty programs to conquer the educational paths to success. Students and parents interested in finding out more about the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Midlothian High School took the time to come to the IB Open House on Tuesday, October 18, 2...

You Were Made For This™

You Were Made For This™

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
October 24
Filed under Student Life

Each Monday night, local students gather at the Grove Clubhouse for Young Life club. Young Life is a national, non-denominational Christian organization that allows teens to connect with each other in positive ways. After waiting outside for few minutes, students from all grade levels streamed through...

A Homecoming Surprise

A Homecoming Surprise

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer
October 19
Filed under Student Life

On Saturday October 8th, freshman Danae’ Massenburg went to her very first high school dance with a mixture of sadness and excitement. The sadness stemmed from her dad not being unable to see her all dressed up. Danae’s father, Master Sgt. Patrick Massenburg, had been deployed in Baghdad, Iraq, f...

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