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The Creature

The Creature

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 17, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner

As farmers corralled their animals and turned out the light, Evil descended upon the world. It began snaking Creeping Stalking Everyone a target for attack     By dusk, smog slithered over the hillside, Trees shuddered with unease. Gourds instantly decayed. Critters tensed w...

Bands Battle for Best

Bands Battle for Best

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 13, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Amid warm, humid weather, on October 7, 2017,  the Trojan Marching Band hosted the annual Showcase of Bands, a band competition that assembled high school marching bands from throughout the county.  As the host, Midlothian did not compete, but performed an exhibition at the end of the night. Prince...

Ghoulish Guide to Fangtastic Flicks

Ghoulish Guide to Fangtastic Flicks

Samantha Johnson and Emily Gundel

October 9, 2017


Filed under A & E

With Friday the 13th quickly creeping towards us, it's time to break out the DVDs and the popcorn. What better time to watch scary movies than on one of the scariest days of the year? Unfortunately, picking just one movie to watch is practically impossible for movie lovers. The go to favorite horror...

Good Morning, Midlo

Good Morning, Midlo

Midlo Scoop Staff

October 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Visual Arts

Midlo English teacher, Mr. David Wilson, took a moment on his way into school on Friday, October 6, 2017, to appreciate the beautiful view. Great shot, Mr. Wilson!

IT Reveals Itself Once More

IT Reveals Itself Once More

Emily Gundel and Samantha Johnson

October 6, 2017


Filed under A & E

When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids must face their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries. On September 8, 2017, IT returned to theaters in a thrilling...

The Scarecrow

The Scarecrow

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 5, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner

In a field of wheat and sorrows, the crucified scarecrow watched the sky swirling with creams, grays, and tired blues. Among the dull colors, flecks of black flew in formation. A raven dropped, too low, knocking the scarecrow’s ragged hat to the diseased ground. The scarecrow cursed the raven, the...

A Standing O for Mrs. Baugher

A Standing O for Mrs. Baugher

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

The September recipient for Employee of the Month is Midlo's hardworking, compassionate, and talented theatre director, Mrs. Katherine Baugher. Mrs. Baugher has taught in Midlo's Theatre program for 46 years, inspiring students and faculty alike every day.  Congratulations on a well-deserved recognition, Mrs...

Music on Parade

Music on Parade

Emily Gundel and Anna Chen

September 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (PSA) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE September 27, 2017 Midlothian High School Marching Trojans Present The 11th Annual Showcase of Bands MIDLOTHIAN, VA, September 27, 2017— On Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM the Midlothian High School Marching Band w...

Charlie Brown Musical Cast List Announced

Charlie Brown Musical Cast List Announced

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 25, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, a hysterical musical published in 1967, will be Midlo Theatre's first production of the year.  The Midlo Theatre Department has kicked off this year with a musical instead of the usual dramatic play, which has caught the eye of many students. The main leads inc...

Tag, You’re It!

Tag, You’re It!

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

On the morning of Saturday, September 16, 2017, Midlothian color guards, dancers, and band students gathered to begin Tag Day, their largest fundraiser of the year. The open commons brimmed with students dressed in uniform, eager to get out on the streets. In preparation, everyone gathered around tab...

Forging a Path to Midlo Theatre

Forging a Path to Midlo Theatre

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Mr. James Nicholas, the newest edition to theater, joins Midlo legend, Mrs. Katherine Baugher. His last project he'd done was building the set of a comic con. He'd never taught as a full time teacher before now, but has taught seminars. His passion for his job can clearly be seen. What do you lo...

A Flair for the Fabulous

A Flair for the Fabulous

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Friday, May 26, 2017, students and faculty made their way to the theater during second period, prepared to be thoroughly entertained at the 2017 Midlothian High School Spring Concert. City Lights, Rhythmic Drive, Pitch Perfect, Just for Show, and the Jazz Ensemble all performed for the students, after...

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