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The New Black Friday

The New Black Friday

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under A & E

Long lines, frenzied crowds, and incredible deals occurring the midnight after Thanksgiving Day may just be a thing of the past.  No, I do not mean that the frenzy of Black Friday festivities has ended. It rather has changed and developed into a much earlier staging of events. I have always been...

Learning Life Skills and Giving Thanks

Learning Life Skills and Giving Thanks

Mrs. Kim Underwood, ID teacher
November 22, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

For the ID program's PBL project, the students planned a Thanksgiving lunch to make for their families. Members of the class planned the menu,  and each student decided what dish they planned to make for the luncheon. They then researched recipes for their dishes and figured out the necessary ingr...

CBS 6 Recognizes 45 years of Baugher

CBS 6 Recognizes 45 years of Baugher

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

Mrs. Katherine Baugher,  Midlothian High School Theatre teacher and director, has taught at the school for 45 years.  CBS 6 discovered the accomplishment and visited Midlo to recognize Mrs. Baugher in a story of their own. In addition to interviewing Mrs. Baugher, they also spoke to her student...

Midlothian Basketball Looks to Start Anew

Midlothian Basketball Looks to Start Anew

Lucas Via, Sports Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under Winter Sports

The Midlothian High School Varsity Boys Basketball team have struggled in recent years; however, with a plethora of experience returning for the Trojans, they look to turn the page towards a new chapter of Midlothian Basketball. The boys return all five starters from the previous year, including seniors: Rico ...

Working to Serve the Military and Their Families

Working to Serve the Military and Their Families

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under Spotlights

On Friday, November 18th, Class of 2001 Midlothian graduate, Mrs. Rory Brosius, spoke to senior government students about her life and how it led to her current position as an adviser to First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. Mrs. Brosius began by telling the students about her undergraduate ...

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...

November Students of the Month

November Students of the Month

Ellen Tucker and Shawn Abel
November 21, 2016
Filed under Spotlights

Congratulations, November Students of the Month! Our male student of the month for November is only a freshman, but he is mature beyond his years.  The excellent grades he earns on a regular basis only represent a small fraction of what makes him special. Our male recipient consistently demonstr...

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 ...

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