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Fiddler on the Roof Captures the Meaning of Tradition

Fiddler on the Roof Captures the Meaning of Tradition

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 17, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

Audiences swarmed to Midlothian High School on May 10, 11, and 12, for the premiere of Fiddler on the Roof. Published in 1964, the musical is well known to this day. The show begins with a fiddler, played by Jinwoo Kim, on a roof, playing the unmistakable tune of the opening number: Tradition. Te...

Truth or Dare? Which Do You Choose?

Truth or Dare? Which Do You Choose?

Sarah Moskovitz and Anna Chen

May 17, 2018


Filed under A & E

On April 13, 2018, Blumhouse's Truth or Dare, took over theaters once again. The movie, directed by Jeff Wadlow, received a rotten tomato score of 15%. The film has grossed about $39.7 million in the United States and $30.8 million in Canada, for a total of $70.5 million total as of now. IMOb c...

Mastering the Art of Musicals

Mastering the Art of Musicals

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under A & E

Annually, the Spring musical graces Midlo High's theatre and dazzles excited audiences. As soon as any of the musicals start, music floods the auditorium, entertaining friends, family, and faculty, who curiously await the start of the show. Each year the musicals play a different tune, but the job of...

Famous Midlo Alum Directed Donnie Darko

Famous Midlo Alum Directed Donnie Darko

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under Visual Arts

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...

Welch Sings His Way to Radford This Summer

Welch Sings His Way to Radford This Summer

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 11, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Summer Residential Governor's School for Vocal Arts

Wimbish Qualifies as Semifinalist for Presidential Scholarship

Wimbish Qualifies as Semifinalist for Presidential Scholarship

Anna Chen, Copy Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Visual Arts

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...

Don’t Miss Fiddler on the Roof!

Don’t Miss Fiddler on the Roof!

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Be sure to come see Midlothian High School's Fiddler on the Roof, which runs from Thursday, May 10-Saturday, May 12. Tickets are ten dollars at the door, and the show starts at 7:30 pm.

Fans Flock to Marvel’s Infinity War

Fans Flock to Marvel’s Infinity War

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 3, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War, which hit theaters on April 27, 2018, made about $640.9 million at the box office on opening weekend, breaking all previous records.  During this new hit movie,  every Marvel character meets and fights against the most powerful foe the superheroes had yet to face:...

What’s Your Sign? May Midlo HoroScoops

What’s Your Sign? May Midlo HoroScoops

Merrill Livingston and Joy Li

May 1, 2018


Filed under A & E

Aries (March 21-April 19): Different ways to spend and earn money will frequently come up for you. Interacting with new people will help you become a better person. With these new friends, get involved in new activities, making you more adventurous with your time and attitude. However, do your researc...

A Quiet Place Leaves Viewers Speechless

A Quiet Place Leaves Viewers Speechless

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

April 25, 2018


Filed under A & E

With a rotten tomatoes score of 95%, the new movie A Quiet Place, directed by John Krasinski, is generating a tremendous amount of positive buzz, as it boasts No.1 at Box Office for the third week in a row. The movie was first introduced as a simple idea in 2013, before it was turned into a speculati...

TV Review: On My Block

TV Review: On My Block

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 25, 2018


Filed under A & E

On March 16, 2018, On My Block aired as a Netflix Original. It's a coming-of-age comedy following four bright, street-savvy friends, as they maneuver their way through high school in the gritty inner city of South Central Los Angeles. With an 8.3/10 from IMDB and a 93% from Rotten Tomatoes, On My Bl...

Theater Classes Jump at Chance to Direct

Theater Classes Jump at Chance to Direct

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Each year, Mrs. Katharine Baugher gives her theater classes the opportunity to direct a theater piece of their choice. This year, Mrs. Baugher gave out haiku for the students to read, allowing them to think of stories coming from the few lines of poetry. Students chose haiku that spoke to them and form...

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