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Leaving Behind a Legacy in the Library

Leaving Behind a Legacy in the Library

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

Often seen helping students face the daunting nightmares of research papers, skillfully navigating the aisles of one of Midlothian High School's largest rooms, this faculty member helps fuel their curiosity by acting as a link between students' quest for learning and the books that provide them with...

The Young Engineer

The Young Engineer

Lucas Via, Sports Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Spotlights

Midlothian High School continually exceeds on the state and national level when it comes to academics and athletics. Through SAT scores, AP exams, and numerous other academic accolades and achievements, Midlo holds an extremely high standard. Dedication in and out of the classroom, combined with teache...

Behind the Lens

Behind the Lens

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
January 16, 2017
Filed under Spotlights

Photographs help us to never forget our favorite memories. For the past four years, senior Alexa Battle has been on the sideline of every football game, pep rally, and Midlothian High School graduation capturing images of every exciting and memorable moment. Alexa began photographing her friends and classm...

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...

October Students of the Month

October Students of the Month

Principal Shawn Abel and Ellen Tucker
October 13, 2016
Filed under Spotlights

Congratulations, October Students of the Month! Our male student of the month is arguably one of the most talented athletes on the field and one of the brightest in the classroom. As the quarterback, he leads the Midlothian varsity football team each Friday night. He also shows his leadership skills...

Malibu Monday: Midlo or Tropical Oasis?

Malibu Monday: Midlo or Tropical Oasis?

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
October 3, 2016
Filed under Spirit

To kick off Spirit Week, students came pouring through the doors in their best Hawaiian attire. The entire student body turned the halls of Midlo into a tropical oasis. Leis, Hawaiian shirts, and Chacos proved the most worn items. Other students went all out by adding coconut bras or grass skirts. Khaki...

A Way With Words

A Way With Words

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under Creative Corner

Out of the many different and interesting hobbies,  junior Emily Murray loves to write poetry. In 2014 as a freshman, Murray won the school-wide Write Now contest with one of her pieces. She has always had a knack for writing poetry and spends a great deal of time perfecting her craft. When and w...

First-Year Teacher Spotlight

First-Year Teacher Spotlight

Sydney Van Horn and Merrill Livingston, Staff Writers
April 19, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

1)  When you aren’t teaching, what is your favorite activity to do outside of school? When I am not teaching, I like to read a lot. I also like to go hiking a lot when I have free time. Normally, I like to catch up on my sleep usually lost from the school week. 2) If you could be anywhere in ...

Thrifts to the Rescue

Thrifts to the Rescue

Michael DeMatteo, Staff Writer
April 18, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Dogs are known to be a man's best friend, sources of comfort, companionship, and even friendship, with whom we can experience life's struggles. During times of struggle and adversity, they provide inspiration that often betters the lives of their caretakers. While we know dogs do so much for their caretakers,...

FBLA Conquers States

FBLA Conquers States

Yvonne Mullins, FBLA Sponsor
April 11, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On April 8-9th, twenty-eight students from Midlothian travelled to Reston, Virginia, for the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) State Leadership Conference. Thirteen of these students came home with top five finishes in 10 different events! Please congratulate the following students as you...

First-Year Teacher Spotlight

First-Year Teacher Spotlight

Sydney Van Horn and Merrill Livingston, Staff Writers
March 23, 2016
Filed under News from the Classroom

1) When you aren’t teaching, what is your favorite activity to do outside of school? As a first year teacher, I don't find myself with a lot of free time, and what free time I do have is mainly consumed by coaching the varsity girls soccer team, which I love. On the weekends, however, I like to...

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