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The Front Office Mystery

The Front Office Mystery

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016
Filed under Spotlights

Mrs. Cheryl Reynolds, Midlo's office manager, and Mrs. Deborah Roberts, Midlo's front office secretary, always work hard, but what really happens behind their computers has remained a mystery to most students- until now. “Every day is different for us,” says Mrs. Roberts, Midlo's school secretary....

L’échange à Midlo

L’échange à Midlo

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

At around 12:00 am on Monday, October 24th, thirty French students from Epernay, France, arrived at Midlothian High School, ten of whom will attend school at James River High School, due to a partnership between Midlo and James River. The students radiated with excitement and nervousness as they searche...

Alexa Battle

Alexa Battle

October 31, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

Alexa Battle, Class of 2017

Matthew Tignor: Band Extraordinaire

Matthew Tignor: Band Extraordinaire

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

The Trojan Marching Band remains as one of Midlothian High School’s most traditional institutions. To date, it has achieved the title of honor band eighteen times and works harder every week toward a nineteenth. As part of the music department, the band contributed largely in the seven-time recognition o...

Bonding Over Breakfast

Bonding Over Breakfast

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
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...

More Than Just Strings and Bows

More Than Just Strings and Bows

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On October 21 and 22, 2016, Midlothian orchestra students, including: Sujeet Alwin, Liza Hopper, Jinwoo Kim, Daniel Choe, Jacob Cantor, Clay Webb, Olivia Eggleston, Merrill Livingston, and Sydney Vannostrand, ventured to Cosby High School to participate in All County Orchestra. At this event, orchestra st...

Deutsch Club’s Kleine Oktoberfest

Deutsch Club’s Kleine Oktoberfest

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

Lovers of All Things French

Lovers of All Things French

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

Félicitations aux nouveaux membres de La Société Honoraire de Français. Translation: Congratulations to the new members of the National French Honor Society. On Thursday, October 20th, the SHF broke tradition inducting 11 new members in a fall induction ceremony. In past years, the SHF had conduct...

A Window into IB

A Window into IB

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016
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...

Smiling Through the Tears

Smiling Through the Tears

Sydney Van Horn, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On Wednesday October 19th, the Midlothian Varsity Field Hockey Team took the field against the Clover Hill Cavaliers, one of the team's biggest threats of the season. The ladies had beaten the Cavs one week prior to the major matchup; however, they knew that Clover Hill would come out stronger than be...

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