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An Epic Battle Awaits

An Epic Battle Awaits

Mr. Ben Java
May 12, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities

Midlo's Battle of the Brains team will compete Saturday, May 13, at 10 am on WTVR CBS - 6 against Clover Hill High School! Participating in this round will be: Dillon Powell, Aaron Hou, Hayden Calhoun, and Matthew Tignor.  If Midlo wins, the team will make the semifinals and play the winner of...

Trojans Win Battle Against Titans

Trojans Win Battle Against Titans

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop staff
March 30, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the Midlothian Trojans and the Cosby Titans met for a battle of wits to compete in Battle of the Brains. With stellar performances by: Nadia Hassan, Hayden Calhoun, Matthew Tignor, and Jared Wilson, the Trojans were victorious with a score of 310 to 160. Congrats, Midlo Battle...

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...

On The Road to Districts

On The Road to Districts

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Saturday, January 14th, L.C. Byrd High School hosted auditions for the 2017 VBODA District 3 All-District Band. Twelve Midlothian High School band students auditioned, and nine were selected for this year's All-District Bands.  FIVE of those were selected to the top Band, and THREE of those placed...

Scholastic Bowl Victory

Scholastic Bowl Victory

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities

The Midlothian Scholastic Team, coached by Mr. Ben Java, pulled off an impressive win in the Scholastic Bowl Conference 20 Tournament at Dinwiddie High School on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Midlothian's victory over Powhatan, Dinwiddie, and Monacan advances them to Regionals at Monacan High School on Saturday...

Matthew Tignor: Band Extraordinaire

Matthew Tignor: Band Extraordinaire

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

The Trojan Marching Band remains as one of Midlothian High School’s most traditional institutions. To date, it has achieved the title of honor band eighteen times and works harder every week toward a nineteenth. As part of the music department, the band contributed largely in the seven-time recognition o...

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