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A Difficult Farewell

A Difficult Farewell

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under News from the Classroom, Spotlights

As the 2016-17 school year comes to a close, Midlo says goodbye to their seniors but also to some of their faculty as well. This year, Midlothian High School will say farewell to Ms. Geri Douglas of the Health and Physical Education Department. Ms. Douglas, a Midlothian High School alum, went to th...

Learning Every Note, Rhythm, and Story

Learning Every Note, Rhythm, and Story

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

As soon as the curtains open to any musical, the audience hears music but automatically searches for the actors. Most of the time, those behind the curtains, in between the props, or at the back of the stage, feel content to let the actors take the spotlight, but those behind the scenes of production...

An Eventful ICDC

An Eventful ICDC

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On April 26 - 30, 2017, four of Midlothian High School's extremely talented DECA members: Bethany Crisp, Jay Gonzalez, Andy Hayes, and Jack Stid, along with their club sponsor, Mrs. Carolyn Manheim, traveled to Anaheim, California, to compete in the International Career Development Conference (I...

Learning How to Lead

Learning How to Lead

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Every year, ten students from each high school in Chesterfield County Public Schools are accepted to attend the Chesterfield County Public Schools Student Leadership Institute at Manchester Middle School over the summer. Students attend the institute to improve skills related to leadership, communicat...

Rockin’ Rhythms

Rockin’ Rhythms

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under A & E

On Saturday April 22, 2017, Midlothian High School Orchestra ventured to Clover Hill High School for the annual CCPS Fine Arts Festival.  Mr. Justin Williams, Clover Hill High School's Orchestra teacher, asked the Trojan Orchestra to perform at the annual festival.  Students attending the CCPS Fine Ar...

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...

Helping Prevent Cancer One Strike at a Time

Helping Prevent Cancer One Strike at a Time

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Student Life

It is no secret. Cancer is serious, entailing a group of diseases that involve abnormal cell growth that take an estimated 8.2 million lives worldwide every year. In the United States, colon cancer is the third leading type of cancer in males and the fourth in females. Hit Cancer Below the Belt (H...

One Fish, Two Fish, READ Fish, Blue Fish

One Fish, Two Fish, READ Fish, Blue Fish

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Spotlights

The National Education Association's Read Across America Day is the nation's largest reading event, occurring each year on or near Dr. Seuss' birthday. Midlothian High School is pleased to act as a contributing partner in NEA's reading initiative. On March 2, 2017, Midlo continued its tradition of par...

Speaking of Victory

Speaking of Victory

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities

The Midlothian High School Forensics Speech and Debate Team has been busy over the past two weeks. Having successfully completed the VHSL Conference 20 Competition for Speech events, as well as Clover Hill Invitational (hosting both Speech and Debate events). It goes without saying that some recognition...

Do YOU Have Spirit?

Do YOU Have Spirit?

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Student Life

On Friday, January 27th, students from each grade arrived ready and eager to compete in the winter pep rally. Throughout the day, anxious spirits as students readied themselves to kick off the pep rally. School pride flowed through Midlo's halls, with the freshmen dressed in vibrant purple, the sophomor...

Romeo Reaches the World

Romeo Reaches the World

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Whoever thought that a little pug from Midlothian, Virginia, could make friends all over the world? Romeo Manheim, (dog of Luke Manheim and Ashley Manheim and Mrs. Carolyn Manheim), a local pug with fans across the globe, continues to take Instagram by storm. The last time Romeo appeared in the Midlo Scoop, he ha...

A Community of Excellence

A Community of Excellence

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Midlo’s Community of Excellence wordle means much more to the students and staff members than just a bunch of words on a piece of paper. It puts the school’s purpose and substance into words and represents its sense of community and family. Academics, athletics, and the arts all create the b...

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