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Unifié par la Langue: La Marveilleuse Convention Française

Unifié par la Langue: La Marveilleuse Convention Française

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
March 17
Filed under News from the Classroom

On March 11, 2017, Midlothian High School students joined 375 other students hailing from local middle and high schools to attend the 19th annual French Convention, referred to as Le Congrès Français, held at The Chesterfield Technical Center (CTC) at Hull. Midlo French teacher Mrs. Catherine Mazzola di...

Spreading a Love of Language

Spreading a Love of Language

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
February 21
Filed under News from the Classroom

On February 11, 2017, students from Midlothian High School traveled to the Midlothian public library to teach elementary school students all about French. The Midlo students taught French songs, clothing, and Valentine's Day traditions to the excited kids. Students had 15-20 minutes with groups...

Lotto: French Phrases and Community Service

Lotto: French Phrases and Community Service

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
February 13
Filed under News from the Classroom

On Friday, February 3, 2017, the Midlothian High School Chapter of the Societe Honoraire de Francais (French Honor Society) visited Lexington Court Nursing Home. Following the chapter's service initiative, to perform acts of service to the Midlothian and Richmond community at large while sharing the...

Q & A: Tim and Margaux, French Exchange Students

Q & A: Tim and Margaux, French Exchange Students

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
November 15
Filed under News from the Classroom

It goes without saying that France and the United States have distinctive cultural differences. Recently, a very accomplished group of teenage linguists ventured from Epernay, France, to Midlothian, Virginia, to immerse themselves in American culture. Even though they all held prior knowledge of the English...

Language and Laughter in the Library

Language and Laughter in the Library

Madame Lindsay Garrison and Jake Petrillo
November 11
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...

Les Professeurs D’Université Impressionnants

Les Professeurs D’Université Impressionnants

Ellen Tucker and Madame Lindsay Garrison
November 9
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...

Lovers of All Things French

Lovers of All Things French

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under News from the Classroom

Félicitations aux nouveaux membres de La Société Honoraire de Français. Translation: Congratulations to the new members of the National French Honor Society. On Thursday, October 20th, the SHF broke tradition inducting 11 new members in a fall induction ceremony. In past years, the SHF had conduct...

Société Honoraire de Français

Société Honoraire de Français

Michael DeMatteo, Staff Writer
April 27
Filed under News from the Classroom

On Tuesday, April 26, Société Honoraire de Français (SHF) held its annual induction ceremony recognizing the many achievements of various Midlothian High School students enrolled in the French program. A formal ceremony followed by a desert-reception was held in the MHS library and included stude...

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