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Crafty seniors make mark on Midlo

Crafty seniors make mark on Midlo

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 28, 2019

As seniors make their exit, the Midlo Class of 2019 searches for ways to make their mark before leaving high school. Mrs. Marie O'Kleasky's senior photo class continues a tradition of several years: painting their hand prints on the cinder block walls of her classroom. These hand prints are often accomp...

Dingus Discovers Underlying Beauty

Dingus Discovers Underlying Beauty

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

April 25, 2019

Within Midlothian High School, various artists use multiple art forms to express themselves, paving their way through the art world. From the precise journal sketches to the intricate sculpture designs, every artist illustrates a message based on their persona, creating masterpieces subject to their b...

Midlo Art Students Win Gold

Midlo Art Students Win Gold

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 4, 2019

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, young artists and writers from around the region received recognition for their esteemed work. The Visual Art Center of Richmond teamed up with Scholastic Art & Writing Awards to present high achieving students in the Richmond area with recognition and honor. Withi...

A Natural Artist Works with the Natural Human

A Natural Artist Works with the Natural Human

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

March 1, 2019

At Midlothian High School, numerous artists express themselves through photography, paintings, writing, and any other art form. Through every pencil sketch and brush stroke, each artist makes their mark in the art world by using interesting materials and resources to illustrate a message from their minds. Eac...

Midlo Art Students Earn Coveted Scholastic Key

Midlo Art Students Earn Coveted Scholastic Key

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 29, 2019

Congratulations to our Visual Arts students, as the annual Scholastics Art & Writing Awards has announced the winners of Gold and Silver Keys to students who submitted their work to Scholastics. Scholastics Art and Writing Awards is the longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative young artists around the nati...

An Honor for the Artists of Midlo

An Honor for the Artists of Midlo

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

November 20, 2018

Every year, Midlothian High School’s National Art Honor Society (NAHS) recognizes the artists that roam the halls of Midlo and have made positive and dedicated contributions to the arts. On Friday, November 16, 2018, students who have used their artistic skills to paint the world outside of the classro...

A Modern Artist with Modern Techniques

A Modern Artist with Modern Techniques

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor

November 16, 2018

Within the classrooms of Midlothian High School, a number of artists stand out through their intricate works of art. Each artist uses their paintings or photographs to demonstrate who they are as individuals, giving a personal touch and a unique purpose to their art. Each month, Midlothian High School...

Students Paint Murals During Summer Break

Students Paint Murals During Summer Break

Anna Chen and Sarah Moskovitz

September 14, 2018

Over the summer while students soaked up the sun, hardworking Midlo art students, Amanda and Ashley Jennings, Trinity Hicks, Carlie Snidow, Kylie Redden, and Rhianna Holdren spent hours painting two beautiful murals near the English and World Language halls. Every week, starting from mid-July to the end of...

Famous Midlo Alum Directed Donnie Darko

Famous Midlo Alum Directed Donnie Darko

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 14, 2018

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...

Wimbish Qualifies as Semifinalist for Presidential Scholarship

Wimbish Qualifies as Semifinalist for Presidential Scholarship

Anna Chen, Copy Editor

May 9, 2018

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...

Miller Earns Recognition for Photography

Miller Earns Recognition for Photography

Samantha Johnson and Alyssa Marchese

April 11, 2018

Sophomore Paul Miller recently won a Scholastic National Silver Key for his captivating photograph titled "Smoke Break." Miller has taken Photography as an educational course since freshman year and says he was inspired to take photo from his grandmother, who was a “professional nature photographer ...

Scholastic Award Recipients Honored at Local Ceremonies

Scholastic Award Recipients Honored at Local Ceremonies

Maddie Burke and Tesni Stephen, Education Manager, Visual Arts Center of Richmond

February 21, 2018

The Scholastic Awards Closing Reception for Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention will take place at The Visual Arts Center in Richmond, this Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 1-4 pm. All certificates will be available for pickup at 1 p.m. If participants are unable to make it to the celebration,...

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