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Language and Laughter in the Library

Language and Laughter in the Library

Madame Lindsay Garrison and Jake Petrillo
November 11, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

On Saturday, October 29, 2016, French students taught children, ages K-5, basic French vocabulary through a variety of activities at the Midlothian Public Library .  BJ Beckwith and Evelyn Reece taught body parts using songs.  Claire O'Brien taught colors with stuffed animals and colored candy.  Ka...

Congratulations, Mr. Spewak!

Congratulations, Mr. Spewak!

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

Congratulations to Mr. Mark Spewak, Midlo's IB Coordinator, on earning his National Board Certification in English. National Board Certification is the most respected certification teachers can earn. This certification was developed to recognize teachers across the country who go the extra mile to hel...

Women’s Volleyball Conference Champs!

Women’s Volleyball Conference Champs!

Lucas Via, Sports Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On November 3rd, 2016, Midlothian HIgh School’s women's volleyball team completed an impressive feat, winning  the 4A Conference 20 Championship. A win over the Powhatan Lady Indians marked the first championship achieved by any of the players on the current team. Senior outside hitter Taylor A...

Ready. Set. Sign.

Ready. Set. Sign.

Sydney Van Horn, Copy Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On Wednesday, November 9th, members of the Midlothian field Hockey, lacrosse, and basketball teams met in the closed commons, along with family and friends, to celebrate a very exciting day, National Letter of Intent (NLI) Day. Three young female athletes from different sports signed their letters of ...

@gallaghersfatcat

@gallaghersfatcat

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Spotlights

Mr. Ryan Gallagher, a Theatre Productions teacher at Midlothian High School, has two precious cats, Basil and Emma. Basil stars on a popular Instagram site, @gallaghersfatcat. With 148 posts and almost 600 followers, he enjoys quite a bit of popularity in the Midlothian community. Other pets also f...

Culinary Creations

Culinary Creations

Dreya Fernandes and Mrs. Lindsay Garrison
November 11, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

On Wednesday, November 2nd, twenty-one French 1 students traveled to the CTC @ Hull (Chesterfield Technical Center) to learn how to bake baguettes from scratch. The field trip served as an introduction to a unit that comes later in the year, giving them a reason to write down the recipe down. Students ...

Les Professeurs D’Université Impressionnants

Les Professeurs D’Université Impressionnants

Ellen Tucker and Madame Lindsay Garrison
November 9, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

On Monday, October 24th, French 4 students in Madame Garrison's class traveled to Randolph-Macon College, where they took a tour of the campus, heard about Study Abroad opportunities in French speaking countries, and participated in a French cinema class. Throughout the field trip, students under...

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, 2016
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...

Dedicated to Serving Others

Dedicated to Serving Others

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Spotlights

Thank you to those on the Midlothian High School faculty and staff who have served our country in one of our military branches. Thank you for your service to this nation. Mr. Scott Jenkins U.S. Army Social Studies Department Ms. Alexia Denton U.S. Army World Languages Department ...

Thank you for your service.

Thank you for your service.

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Spotlights

Dear Veterans and Active-Duty Servicemen and Servicewomen, On this day every year, Americans around the country extend their gratitude for the sacrifices you and your family have made. Thank you for spending extended time away from family and friends and risking your lives for ours. We greatly a...

Spacemere: Straight From Scratch

Spacemere: Straight From Scratch

Sam Stenner and Jake Petrillo
November 9, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

Spacemere is an Alternative, Midlothian-based band founded by guitarist, Gabe Thelen in June of 2015.  Thelen said in the beginning they worked at “filling in the space”. For them, it was just a group of kids trying to start something from scratch and avoid the typical pitfalls of a developing b...

Spin, Spin, Spin to Win!

Spin, Spin, Spin to Win!

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
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...

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