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Goodbye for Now

Goodbye for Now

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

June 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On May 26, 2018, Midlothian’s Center Stage Company met in the theater for another once-in-a-year meeting.  The new inductees kicked off the meeting with hilarious skits and cry-laughing references. With the theme “Blast From the Past,” everyone dressed up as a character from a past show. It was an inc...

We’ll Miss You, Mrs. Graham

We’ll Miss You, Mrs. Graham

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

June 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

For 35 years, Mrs. Michelle Graham has filled the halls of Midlothian High School with beautiful music. As the chorus director, she teaches Advanced Mixed Chorus, Chamber Ensemble; Jazz Show Choir, Just For Show; Girls Show Choir, City Lights; Vocal Ensemble; and Piano Lab. Along with her classes, Mrs. Grah...

Musical Groups Spring Into Summer

Musical Groups Spring Into Summer

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

On Friday May 25, 2018, Midlothian choral groups and Jazz band came together to show off their talent at back-to-back second period assemblies. City Lights, Rhythmic Drive, Chamber Ensemble, Pitch Perfect, and Just For Show, accompanied by the amazing Show Choir Band, entertained the packed audie...

Artists Auction Items to Benefit Art Department

Artists Auction Items to Benefit Art Department

Samantha Johnson and Alyssa Marchese

May 29, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On May 10-12, 2018, the Midlothian High School Art Department held its first art auction during the Midlothian High School production of Fiddler on the Roof, raising around $300 for the department by selling 23 pieces of art. One of Mrs. Kristen Joswick’s students, Kolton Almany, along with some ...

Hwang to Play Carnegie Hall

Hwang to Play Carnegie Hall

Katherine Krievs and Mr. Taylor Fletcher

May 29, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

Congratulations, Midlo junior Jason Hwang, who won 1st place in the Concert Artist International Competition.  This competition is open to students, age 16-18, from all nationalities and countries.  Hwang will represent Midlothian High School, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and The United States, at his p...

Fiddler on the Roof Captures the Meaning of Tradition

Fiddler on the Roof Captures the Meaning of Tradition

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 17, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

Audiences swarmed to Midlothian High School on May 10, 11, and 12, for the premiere of Fiddler on the Roof. Published in 1964, the musical is well known to this day. The show begins with a fiddler, played by Jinwoo Kim, on a roof, playing the unmistakable tune of the opening number: Tradition. Te...

Truth or Dare? Which Do You Choose?

Truth or Dare? Which Do You Choose?

Sarah Moskovitz and Anna Chen

May 17, 2018


Filed under A & E

On April 13, 2018, Blumhouse's Truth or Dare, took over theaters once again. The movie, directed by Jeff Wadlow, received a rotten tomato score of 15%. The film has grossed about $39.7 million in the United States and $30.8 million in Canada, for a total of $70.5 million total as of now. IMOb c...

Mastering the Art of Musicals

Mastering the Art of Musicals

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under A & E

Annually, the Spring musical graces Midlo High's theatre and dazzles excited audiences. As soon as any of the musicals start, music floods the auditorium, entertaining friends, family, and faculty, who curiously await the start of the show. Each year the musicals play a different tune, but the job of...

Famous Midlo Alum Directed Donnie Darko

Famous Midlo Alum Directed Donnie Darko

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under Visual Arts

James Richard Kelly, better known as Richard Kelly, is an American film director and writer. Kelly is best known for writing and directing the cult classic Donnie Darko in 2001. Kelly was born in Newport News, Virginia, to Lane and Ennis Kelly. He grew up in Midlothian, Virginia, where he attended Midlothian Hi...

Welch Sings His Way to Radford This Summer

Welch Sings His Way to Radford This Summer

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 11, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Summer Residential Governor's School for Vocal Arts

Wimbish Qualifies as Semifinalist for Presidential Scholarship

Wimbish Qualifies as Semifinalist for Presidential Scholarship

Anna Chen, Copy Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Visual Arts

Congratulations Liza Wimbish for qualifying for the semifinals of the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholarships, which recognizes exemplary talent in creative arts, high scores on the SAT/ACT, or ability and accomplishment in career and technical education fields. Out of 5,300 students, Wimbish was recognized as...

Don’t Miss Fiddler on the Roof!

Don’t Miss Fiddler on the Roof!

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Be sure to come see Midlothian High School's Fiddler on the Roof, which runs from Thursday, May 10-Saturday, May 12. Tickets are ten dollars at the door, and the show starts at 7:30 pm.

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