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First-Year Teacher Spotlight

First-Year Teacher Spotlight

Sydney Van Horn and Merrill Livingston
February 21, 2016
Filed under Spotlights

Knowing that teaching is a difficult career, Midlo Scoop wanted to see what it is like for a brand new teacher.  Ms. Brooke Rekito joined the English Department at Midlothian High School this year and is already well-liked by both students and faculty. When you aren’t teaching, what is your favorite activity...

Dance It Off

Dance It Off

Emily Junkmann and Sydney Van Horn
February 21, 2016
Filed under Spirit, Student Life

On Friday, January 15th, the four grade levels went head to head in the winter pep rally like never before. The freshmen showed their spirit in pink, the sophomores in black, the juniors in white, and the seniors in raging red. The highlights of the pep rally consisted of: dodge ball, the class dance-...

Choral Students Shine Brightly

Choral Students Shine Brightly

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
February 21, 2016
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Friday, February 19, 2016, Midlothian Chorus hosted its annual Night of Stars Scholarship Fundraiser. Midlothian choral groups, City Lights, Pitch Perfect, and Just For Show premiered their competition performances with a night filled with  cheer and delight. The performances were supported by the Show C...

A Season Comes to an End

A Season Comes to an End

Lucas Via, Staff Writer
February 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Midlothian Boys Basketball went through many struggles throughout their season, but even though they had some early setbacks, they still managed to beat rivals James River and Powhatan, while also upsetting Clover Hill late in the season. Midlo had their Senior Night against Manchester on February...

Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month

Dominique Spencer
February 19, 2016
Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

Artists garner much from their work. Sculpture artists gain new ways to see the world by creating designs from what they enjoy, and painters gain a better understanding of their idea of beauty and wonder through painting. While talking to senior Cara Boim, the Midlo Scoop learned about an artist's life f...

Bowling for a Cause

Bowling for a Cause

Molly Graves and Michael DeMatteo
February 19, 2016
Filed under Spotlights

In the United States, colon cancer is the third leading type of cancer in males and the fourth in females. HCB2 (Hit Cancer Below the Belt), started by Melinda (Mindy) Conklin, is an organization that helps to raise funds through events, activities, and donations to provide the general public with earl...

Taking It to the Hoop

Taking It to the Hoop

Daniel Wines, Staff Writer
February 15, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

With a better than expected regular season, the girls basketball team entered the playoffs with an 11-11 record, establishing themselves as the number three seed. The girls finished their season with an impressive win on Tuesday, February 9th against the George Wythe girls team of 60-29. Even after l...

A Twist on the Classic

A Twist on the Classic

Sydney Van Horn and Emily Peachee
February 13, 2016
Filed under A & E

Instead of sticking to the well-known classic The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, written by Mark Twain, Midlo theater teacher Mr. Ryan Gallagher chose a different path, composing his own adaptation. The play kicked off on Thursday, February 11, the first of a three night performance. As an unexpected ...

Breaking News!

February 7, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

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Breaking News!

February 7, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

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Breaking News!

February 7, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

Paint the Nation Red

Paint the Nation Red

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Spirit, Student Life

 On February 5, 2016, people all across the nation wore red in support of Go Red for Women and to raise awareness for heart health. One common misconception about heart disease is that it affects men more than women. However, one in three deaths among women are caused by heart disease and stroke each yea...

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