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Exuding Creativity

Exuding Creativity

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Visual Arts

In honor of Youth Art Month, on March 15, 2017,  Midlothian High School  faculty and students participated in a Creative Dress Day, sponsored by NAHS. The fun-filled Creative Dress Day was chock-full of experimental outfits that reflected Midlo's true creativity. The outfits ranged from abstract pai...

An Exhibition of Artistic Expression

An Exhibition of Artistic Expression

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under IB

Within the halls of Midlo, a number of brush strokes through paintings, along with shadows through photographs, circulate and flow throughout the school, all of which are created by Midlo’s very own art students. Midlo art students tell their own stories through each tirelessly constructed mas...

Keys to Fine Art

Keys to Fine Art

Ellen Tucker and Sam Stenner
February 21, 2017
Filed under Visual Arts

Congratulations to the following students who received Fine Arts Scholastic Key Awards. A number of students will have their work up for the Chesterfield County Public Schools ceremony at the Hull Street Technical Center on March 25th. The students who received Gold Key recognition will move on to compe...

Achievement in the Arts

Achievement in the Arts

Nabiha Rais and Merrill Livingston
January 25, 2017
Filed under News from the Classroom

Every year, Midlothian High School honors students who have made incredible advancements in the development of their art at Midlothian. On Wednesday, January 18, students who have demonstrated exemplary artistic efforts in and out of the classroom were inducted into the National Art Honor Society (...

Parking on Personal Masterpieces

Parking on Personal Masterpieces

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Student Life

During a hot week in August, just days before school started, Senior Class Officers gathered gallons of paint and an endless number of brushes to create their parkingspot masterpieces. One of the privileges of being an officer is the ability for each to create his or her own unique parking spot that ref...

A True Masterpiece of a Night

A True Masterpiece of a Night

Neha Kulkarni, Editor-in-Chief
May 16, 2016
Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

On Tuesday evening, May 10, 2016, AP art students showcased their art to the Midlothian community in the Open Commons. With various styles and types, including mixed media, 3D design, photo, and graphics. Many parents, former students, and siblings came to admire the work that the art students, both jun...

Artistic Talent on Display

Artistic Talent on Display

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

On April 16th and 17th, teachers from throughout Chesterfield County displayed the best works of art made by their students. This year the Fine Arts Festival was held at Thomas Dale High School. Mrs. Myer, the 3D-design teacher, said, “My favorite part of the festival is setting the display up and watch...

Batman, Incorporated

Batman, Incorporated

Taylor Coy
April 13, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

  Taylor Coy drew piece, titled Batman: Incorporated. He say, "The inspiration that helped me draw this first in pencil then in Pen drew from Frank Miller's classic graphic novel, The Dark Knight Returns."  

Inception

Inception

Nola Thomas
April 13, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

Daisy once told me the rocks are stars. The sun is infinite emptiness eroding time and space, and we are but travelers finding our destination, our place, in a dying universe. And it was the wind that constructed the sky- an abysmal blue and billowing surface, veiling the black, au...

Run to Stand Still

Run to Stand Still

Marion Cline
April 13, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

Even as I hold my pen, I quiver. There’s an earthquake, a deep tremor, coursing through these dark blue veins. Frankly, I prefer thinking over writing, but when I’m too tired to think, when I feel the capillaries in my mind ready to burst, that is when I write. Writing has proven to be a physiological...

Masked

Masked

April 13, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

Do you know him? That boy in the back of your class The one who is too scared to talk to anyone, For fear of being laughed at? Do you know her? That girl who hides her tears behind her smile The one who never stops laughing, For fear she'll remember everything? Did you know he's tormented b...

The Grand Old Man

The Grand Old Man

Taylor Coy
April 13, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

¨Dedicated to my grandfather, John McDonald.¨ His soul made of silver, His heart made of gold, His mind still sharp, Reciting the days of old. Despite having entered the years of his twilight, His attitude's still charming, his jokes, quite the delight. For you see, he is the grandfather, ...

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