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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...

Amazing Cellist Shares His Story

Amazing Cellist Shares His Story

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 8, 2018


Filed under A & E

Jason Hwang, a cellist in the Midlothian High School orchestra, has just come off a year in Korea, where he furthered his musical career and studied, and he continues to succeed back in Midlothian.  Jason is a part of the IB class of 2019 and is paving his way in the Midlo family. He has recently joi...

Midlo Show Choir Takes On The Koste Classic

Midlo Show Choir Takes On The Koste Classic

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 5, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

On March 3, 2018, the Midlo Show Choirs participated in Koste Classic at Manchester High School. These outstanding performers have tirelessly prepared for this event since September, 2017. Every entertainer, crew member, and director meticulously perfected their acts, and the hard work paid off. Cit...

Band Students Audition for All-Virginia Band

Band Students Audition for All-Virginia Band

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 1, 2018


Filed under A & E

On February 24, 2018, both Matthew Tignor and Paul Covert had to opportunity to try out for All-Virginia Band at James Madison University. Both outstanding band students were happy to represent Midlo at the auditions. After earning a spot in Senior Regional Band, both Tignor and Covert qualified ...

Outstanding Orchestra Students Audition for States

Outstanding Orchestra Students Audition for States

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 1, 2018


Filed under A & E

On Saturday February 24, 2018, four amazing orchestra students traveled to James Madison University to try out for All-Virginia Orchestra. Jacob Cantor, Brianna Cantrall, Jason Hwang, and Isabella McNulty carpooled together on their way to represent Midlo. For the past few weeks, all four stud...

Stunning Singing Stars Shine Brightly

Stunning Singing Stars Shine Brightly

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 23, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

On Friday, February 16, 2018, Midlothian choral groups came together for the annual Night Of Stars to showcase their seasonal routines. City Lights, Rhythmic Drive, Chamber Ensemble, Pitch Perfect, and Just For Show, accompanied by the amazing Show Choir Band, highlighted their talent for a huge audience....

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


Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

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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