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Musically Inclined

Musically Inclined

Jake Petrillo and Mr. Gordon Rawls
February 27, 2017
Filed under Performing Arts

Congratulations to bassoonist Matthew Tignor, trombonist Paul Covert, and clarinetist Ketki Morabkar for outstanding showings at the All-Virginia Band and Orchestra auditions on Saturday.  The chance to try out is an accomplishment in itself. All three scored very well, and Tignor, selected to the...

Leaving It All on the Court

Leaving It All on the Court

Sydney Van Horn and Patterson Levitch
February 27, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Midlothian Medford Basketball team closed out its first season ever on February 23rd with a game against Matoaca High School. Midlothian High School students and faculty alike came from their lunches to cheer on and support both teams in this final game. Returning players came back to show off t...

Striking Out School Stress

Striking Out School Stress

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Student Life

One topic that has reached a total consensus at Midlo High is that school creates undue stress. With the combination of homework, studying, sports, clubs, as well as many more activities, students barely have a second to spare during the school year. Hours spent on homework can range anywhere from 10 minu...

Midlothian Returns Its Best Boys Soccer Team in Years

Midlothian Returns Its Best Boys Soccer Team in Years

Lucas Via, Sports Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Over the course of the past few years, Midlothian’s soccer team often consisted of a youthful group of athletes. These young athletes, however, have matured, and now the Midlothian Boys Soccer team boasts the best squad in years. Experienced seniors includeL Hunter Lemon, Peti Koppanyi, Michael Sout...

To Buzz or Not to Buzz? That is the Question.

To Buzz or Not to Buzz? That is the Question.

Hannah Walker and Mr. Ben Java
February 27, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On Saturday, February 25th, Hayden Calhoun, Nadia Hassan, Jinwoo Kim, and Dillon Powell participated in the Scholastic Bowl States competition. These students valiantly fought at William and Mary against the best teams in Virginia. Despite all of their efforts, Midlo's team lost to Loudoun Cou...

Pixelated Learning

Pixelated Learning

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under News from the Classroom

On Thursday, February 23, 2017, the Midlo Math Department participated in Digital Learning Day, a day to explore how to deepen students’ understanding of mathematics at their home schools. Students and teachers across the county joined the professional development event through DESMOS. The event bo...

Warriors of Wit

Warriors of Wit

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities

The Midlothian High School Varsity Forensics Speech team, in a well-fought linguistic battle, placed third at the VHSL Region 4A East Forensics Tournament, held on Saturday 25, 2017. Midlothian High School hosted the regional tournament and drew competition from high schools all over the state of V...

Midlo Chorus Grabs Victory in Georgia

Midlo Chorus Grabs Victory in Georgia

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Saturday, February 25, in Augusta, Georgia, Lakeside High School hosted the Georgia Vocal Invitational show choir competition. Just for Show and City Lights both traveled to Georgia on Friday afternoon to arrive early enough for a full night's sleep. The competition started early on Saturday morning ...

A Scientific Expedition

A Scientific Expedition

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under News from the Classroom

On Tuesday February 21, 2017, Midlothian High School hosted an open house Science Fair for parents and students. Honors biology and physics students gathered in the open commons to show off their tri-fold presentations and speak about their experiments. At 4:30 pm, the open commons was packed with...

Who Will Be Named King of the Pins?

Who Will Be Named King of the Pins?

Mr. Shawn Abel, Principal
February 24, 2017
Filed under Student Life

It’s that time of year again, when Midlo takes on another high school in a friendly competition to STRIKE OUT CANCER!  The event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 7th, from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.  Please click here to learn how you can get involved.  Students and faculty can form teams, and everyone can dona...

Lacing Up the Cleats

Lacing Up the Cleats

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Spring Sports

The infield is dragged, the grass is cut, and the Lady Trojans are ready to begin another season under the direction of Coach Rich Johann. Despite an unfavorable record during the last few seasons, the team stands confident  and ready to change the momentum this year. After last year’s loss of seniors E...

Innovation in Education

Innovation in Education

Midlo Scoop Staff
February 24, 2017
Filed under News from the Classroom

Each day, Midlo teachers work diligently to give their students the best possible educational learning opportunities. With the addition of Chromebooks, technology has become a useful instructional tool. Tasked with sharing their innovative lessons, many Midlo teachers videotaped highlights of their...

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