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Best Albums of 2016

Best Albums of 2016

Sam Stenner and Jake Pretrillo
January 25, 2017
Filed under A & E

2016 proved a strong year for music. In no particular order, here are some of the best: Coloring Book Chance the Rapper follows up his previous mixtapes with his first mainstream release, Coloring Book, making a politically and socially charged album, while also creating immense waves in the music...

13th Annual Night of Stars

13th Annual Night of Stars

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under A & E

Serenading Senior Citizens

Serenading Senior Citizens

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

On Saturday, December 9, 2016, Tri M Music Honor Society visited two area senior adult facilities, Chesterfield Heights and Spring Arbor and sang Christmas carols. The students enjoyed interacting with the residents and spreading holiday joy. The residents appreciated the entertainment, and some even sang along. ...

Singing for the Spiders

Singing for the Spiders

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

On Saturday, December 10, 2016, the Midlothian High School Just for Show students traveled to University of Richmond with the goal to deliver an unforgettable performance to all those attending the basketball game. The students took center court to sing a beautiful rendition of the national a...

Peter and The Starcatcher

Peter and The Starcatcher

Emily Peachee and Sydney Van Horn
December 2, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

The Midlothian High School Theatre Department put on their fall production of Peter and the Starcatcher on November 17th, 18th, and 19th. This show transformed the school's auditorium into a fairytale setting that taught audiences how Peter Pan earned his name and how the Captain got his hook. Peter an...

The New Black Friday

The New Black Friday

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under A & E

Long lines, frenzied crowds, and incredible deals occurring the midnight after Thanksgiving Day may just be a thing of the past.  No, I do not mean that the frenzy of Black Friday festivities has ended. It rather has changed and developed into a much earlier staging of events. I have always been...

CBS 6 Recognizes 45 years of Baugher

CBS 6 Recognizes 45 years of Baugher

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

Mrs. Katherine Baugher,  Midlothian High School Theatre teacher and director, has taught at the school for 45 years.  CBS 6 discovered the accomplishment and visited Midlo to recognize Mrs. Baugher in a story of their own. In addition to interviewing Mrs. Baugher, they also spoke to her student...

A Chance to Shine

A Chance to Shine

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

A once in a lifetime experience arose for Danielle El-Jor  when her roommate Amanda Boots entered her into the Prizefighter Contest for the radio station K95. The contest was named Prizefighter after the new Trisha Yearwood song about her mom's battle with cancer. As part of the nomination proces...

Cozy Tapes Volume 1 Review

Cozy Tapes Volume 1 Review

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

New York-based hip hop collective, A$AP Mob formed in 2006. The collective began with only A$AP Yams, A$AP Bari, and A$AP Illz. Later, A$AP Mob continued to build, with many notable additions, including: A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Twelvyy, A$AP Nast, DA$H, and Playboi Carti. A$AP Mob released its ...

Take a Trip to Neverland

Take a Trip to Neverland

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

Come help Midlo's Theater Department set the stage for a high seas adventure on November 17th, 18th, and 19th. Peter and the Starcatcher will entertain audiences with an assortment of pirates, sailors, mermaids, and a group of comedic lost boys. This prequel to Peter Pan includes an extravagant qu...

Running the Show

Running the Show

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

Every year, Midlothian High School puts on wonderful plays, during which students have a chance to shine under the spotlight in front of the Midlothian community. Behind the stage and the lights works a team of hardworking students, making sure all goes as planned. Stage crew, running crew, costu...

Spacemere: Straight From Scratch

Spacemere: Straight From Scratch

Sam Stenner and Jake Petrillo
November 9, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts

Spacemere is an Alternative, Midlothian-based band founded by guitarist, Gabe Thelen in June of 2015.  Thelen said in the beginning they worked at “filling in the space”. For them, it was just a group of kids trying to start something from scratch and avoid the typical pitfalls of a developing b...

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