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S-E-N-I-O-R-S

S-E-N-I-O-R-S

Sydney Van Horn and Lara Ann Douglas
October 12, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Thursday October 6th, Midlo seniors and juniors battled it out in an intense matchup for the annual Powder Puff game. The juniors and seniors met on the football field to warm up before starting the game. As students rushed in to fill the bleachers, the senior class decided to intimidate their opp...

Pumpin’ Up the Pep

Pumpin’ Up the Pep

Ashley Manheim and Emily Junkmann
October 12, 2016
Filed under Spirit

On October 7, 2016, students gathered in the football stands for the first outdoor pep rally of the year. A strange sort of calm settled over the students, as they mentally prepared to go absolutely bananas. After raiding every single family member’s closet and making whomever owns Party City a very...

Floating Into Space

Floating Into Space

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Spirit

On Friday October 7, 2016, Midlo clubs, organizations, and sports teams showed off their school spirit in the annual Homecoming parade. Since the theme this year revolved around Space, the floats were each specially decorated to reflect the organization, as well as aspects from the solar system or space-...

Loco Hoco!

Loco Hoco!

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
Filed under Spirit

Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors could not have prepared for the level of excitement that was the Midlothian High School 2016 Homecoming Dance. The gym looked spectacular with its space theme and tons of balloons. Students also loved the big USA balloon creation at the entrance. On October 8t...

Trojans Ignite the Field

Trojans Ignite the Field

Sydney Van Horn and Lara Ann Douglas
October 11, 2016
Filed under Sports

With Homecoming festivities dwindling down, Hurricane Matthew was on the rise, but the storm held off long enough for the Trojans to play their Homecoming football game against the Manchester Lancers on October 9th. Once the Homecoming parade commenced and the elaborate floats made their way off the t...

Marching to the Beat

Marching to the Beat

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

The Midlothian High School Band program currently has an enrollment of about 145 members, the largest group since 2008. Each year, more and more freshman pour into the music program, and it takes a special occasion to open the flood gates. Middle School Band is that perfect occasion to make middle ...

Spirit Friday: Get Hype!

Spirit Friday: Get Hype!

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Spirit

To top off the end of Spirit Week and get ready for the pep rally, students dressed in their assigned colors or attire. Seniors kept up with the tradition and wore togas and crowns. Many had trouble tying and creating their togas, so they enlisted the help of friends and teachers. Senior class officers...

Putting Smiles on Little Faces

Putting Smiles on Little Faces

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
October 7, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On September 28, Homework Helpers tutors excitedly arrived, ready to begin the 2016-2017 tutoring year. Tutors, new and old, anxiously waited for the bus to drop off the children. The elementary school students came bounding off the bus toward their tutors with big smiles ready to begin. The students...

Thrift Shop Thursday: Poppin’ Tags

Thrift Shop Thursday: Poppin’ Tags

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under Spirit

To top off the end of Spirit Week, Midlo students hit Goodwill and Salvation Army to dress from head to toe in thrifted attire. Many students did not know what to wear, so they simply wore mismatched clothing. Others wore fur coats and wild patterns. Senior Eddie Thomas looked as if he had just set ...

Introducing the New IB Coordinator

Introducing the New IB Coordinator

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
October 5, 2016
Filed under IB, News from the Classroom

Mr. Mark Spewak has recently accepted the opportunity to serve as the International Baccalaureate (IB) coordinator at Midlothian High School, replacing Mrs. Elizabeth Baber, Midlo's new Dean of Students. Initially, he plans to "develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring students" and is “pleased ...

Hitting It Hard

Hitting It Hard

Lucas Via, Sports Editor
October 5, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports

Nearly every year for a half a decade, Midlothian High School’s girls volleyball team has sent athletes to the collegiate level. From Kelsey Goodman at Roanoke to Morgan Seal at Randolph Macon, Midlothian continues a familiar trend. This year's collegiate prospects consist of seniors Lauryn Basl a...

Workout Wednesday: Let’s Get Physical!

Workout Wednesday: Let’s Get Physical!

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
October 5, 2016
Filed under Spirit

Olivia Newton John's classic song, "Let's Get Physical" streamed through the Midlo halls, as students dressed in workout gear on the third day of Spirit Week: Workout Wednesday. Most students decided to just keep it casual with sweatpants, running shorts, and a t-shirt; however, a few brought the 80's...

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