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Fiddler on the Roof Cast Announced

Fiddler on the Roof Cast Announced

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 21, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Midlothian High School's cast of Fiddler on the Roof met for the first time on February 19, 2018. The cast is full of new faces and experienced ones, mixing together to form a show full of possibilities. Fiddler on the Roof is a musical focused on Anatevka, a small village in Russia, which follows the...

The Magic of Imagining Shakespeare

The Magic of Imagining Shakespeare

Rachel Bybee and Samantha Johnson

February 16, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

The Midlothian High School Theater Department produced Imagining Shakespeare on February 8-10. It is a compilation of Shakespeare's work, put together by Midlo's Theatre Director, Mrs. Katharine Baugher. The student director for the show, senior Ella Morefield, helped cast and guide the actors. Many me...

Scholastic Key Winners Announced

Scholastic Key Winners Announced

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 16, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase, Visual Arts

The Visual Arts Department is proud to share the results for the Regional 2018 Scholastic Art awards. A total of 39 students have collectively received a total of 77 awards, including: 21 Gold Keys, 19 Silver Keys, and 37 Honorable Mentions. The Gold Key regional winners will proceed to judging at the...

1982 Midlo Alum’s Bravery Featured in New Film

1982 Midlo Alum’s Bravery Featured in New Film

Emily Gundel and Maddie Burke

February 9, 2018


Filed under A & E

On August 21, 2015, a Moroccan-born gunman boarded a train from Brussels, Belgium to Paris, France. Class of 1982 Midlothian High School alum Mark Moogalian noticed the man, as he entered a bathroom with a suitcase in hand. As the gunman emerged from the bathroom, Moogalian, immediately confronted him a...

Music Theory Students Give New Twist to Classic Tune

Music Theory Students Give New Twist to Classic Tune

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 9, 2018


Filed under A & E

Mr. Gordon Rawls teaches Dual Enrollment Music Theory, during which music lovers analyze the musical nature selections and learn the history of great composers. During the 2017-2018 school year, twelve students take this class to further their passion and love of music. One task of music theory stu...

Midlo Alum Receives Grammy Award

Midlo Alum Receives Grammy Award

Samantha Johnson and Alyssa Marchese

February 5, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

On January 28, 2018, the 60th annual Grammy Awards took place at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. Among the other deserving artists receiving awards, Aimee Mann, Midlothian High School- Class of 1978, won the Grammy for Best Folk Album for Mental Illness, her first full-length solo release in five ...

Congratulations to Visual Arts Scholastic Gold Key Winners

Congratulations to Visual Arts Scholastic Gold Key Winners

Maddie Burke and Emily Gundel

January 31, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase, Visual Arts

Congratulations to our Visual Arts students and teachers, as Midlothian High School received more awards (keys) at the Scholastic Competition than any other high school in the central region area with 77 total.  Of those 77 awards, 21 were of the highest honor - a gold key.  Please extend an extra c...

The Marquis Makes Breakthrough in Midlothian

Joy Li and Merrill Livingston

January 31, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

The Marquis, an emerging local band, consists of three Midlothian High School students, Andrew Morris, Chayton Altice, and Jake Petrillo. All the members in the trio have been involved in Midlothian High School’s marching band. Each one of the band members began playing instruments in middle school, provi...

Orr Earns Spot on the Central Regional Orchestra

Orr Earns Spot on the Central Regional Orchestra

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

January 29, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

On Saturday, January 13th, 2018, Midlo freshman Samantha Orr auditioned for the Central Regional Orchestra, which will take place at Manchester High School on February 2nd and 3rd. Orr made it by placing an outstanding 9th out of the 124 cellos that auditioned. Of her effort, Orr says, “I try to put...

Night of Stars Coming Soon!

Night of Stars Coming Soon!

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

The 14th Annual Night of Stars will take place on Friday, February 16th, at 7:00 pm in the Midlothian High School auditorium. Tickets are $10 at the door. The program will feature Just for Show and City Lights, as well as special guests: The Jubilation Choir and Juxtaposition. A reception with appetizers and...

The Greatest Showman Wows Audiences

The Greatest Showman Wows Audiences

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 23, 2018


Filed under Visual Arts

On December 22, 2017, The Greatest Showman hit theaters in Richmond. The trailers leading up to the day excited many and boosted expectations through the roof. The movie, which recounts the true story of P.T. Barnum, is receiving critical acclaim as a “heartwarming film” that tells the history o...

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