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Performing Arts Students Cruise Into Spring Break

Performing Arts Students Cruise Into Spring Break

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 11, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

At midnight on March 28, 2018, Midlo's orchestra, band, color guard, and dance team, joined together to travel to the Bahamas by cruise. Students' excitement grew as Principal Shawn Abel, Mr. Gordon Rawls, and Mr. Taylor Fletcher,  loaded the charter buses ready for the fourteen hour drive to the Ja...

Miller Earns Recognition for Photography

Miller Earns Recognition for Photography

Samantha Johnson and Alyssa Marchese

April 11, 2018


Filed under Visual Arts

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 ...

Laini Taylor’s Strange the Dreamer

Laini Taylor’s Strange the Dreamer

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 29, 2018


Filed under A & E

“On the second Sabbat of the Twelfthmoon, in the city of Weep, a girl fell from the sky.” This is the first line from Laini Taylor’s new duology, Strange the Dreamer. The shiny yellow and blue cover immediately captures the attention of anyone passing by. After reading the first page, the read...

Love, Simon: Movie Review

Love, Simon: Movie Review

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 27, 2018


Filed under A & E

Everyone deserves a good love story, but for seventeen-year old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. Simon Spier is a normal teenage boy. His dad was the annoyingly handsome quarterback in high school who married the hot valedictorian. Simon has a sister he actually likes, not that he'd ever...

Midlothian’s Show Choirs Dazzle in Ohio

Midlothian’s Show Choirs Dazzle in Ohio

Rachel Bybee and Emily Gundel

March 23, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

On March 16, 2018, Midlothian’s Show Choirs Just for Show and City Lights left for a ten hour trip to Fairfield Senior High School in Ohio. They returned on March 18th, bearing multiple awards. Sophia Nadder from Just For Show and Nora Carlucci from City Lights each won for Best Performer. John El-Jor ear...

Richmond Young Writers Provide Space to Create and Grow

Richmond Young Writers Provide Space to Create and Grow

Richmond Writers Workshop

March 23, 2018


Filed under A & E

Registration for the spring session of Richmond Young Writers is still open, and we are just announcing our summer camp offerings! 2018 marks RYW’s ninth year of working with the incredibly talented youth in the metro area, and we have amazing opportunities to offer, including:  In Writing...

Davis Lends Talents to Midlo Orchestra

Davis Lends Talents to Midlo Orchestra

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

March 19, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

Midlo junior Trajan Davis is deeply involved in the Midlothian Orchestra Department. He has played the violin since fifth grade, for the past year, he has worked to learn the piano. Davis spends his free time composing his own music and sharing his songs with others. He says,  “My love for music and...

Line In on the Rise

Line In on the Rise

March 19, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

Line In is a student-created band with members who all attend Midlothian High School. Noah St. Peter, Daniel Moore, and Andrew Partington started this band in 2016. The members include: St. Peter playing guitar, Moore on vocals, Brandon Brown playing drums, Anthony Montz on lead guitar, and Isaac Smith ...

Top List of Musicals You Need to Listen to Now!

Top List of Musicals You Need to Listen to Now!

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 19, 2018


Filed under A & E

Musicals give audiences stories with a variety of music. Whether about love or tragedy, musicals touch the souls of all who sigh with their harmonies. The first musical to premiere in New York was the Black Crook, which came out September 12, 1866. Over the years, Broadway’s style transformed to f...

Midlo Earns VMEA Blue Ribbon School For Music Designation… AGAIN!

Midlo Earns VMEA Blue Ribbon School For Music Designation… AGAIN!

Maddie Burke and Mr. Gordon Rawls

March 16, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

Congratulations to the Midlo Music Department for being recognized as a VMEA Blue Ribbon School for music. This is the ninth time the band, chorus, and orchestra have received this honor, as well as the second year consecutively. Recently, the band, chorus, and orchestra attended a state assessment,...

It’s Spring

It’s Spring

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 12, 2018


Filed under Creative Corner

The freezing melts with disappearances of blankets and cocoa Green blooms and snow softens Winds turn hot, and leaves churn Its musical rustlings hum While children laugh along   Floral bushes and gardens sprout forth Warm nights open to possibility and opportunities  The air shifts to a stenc...

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