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A Cup of Carytown Coffee with a Side of Music, Please

A Cup of Carytown Coffee with a Side of Music, Please

Anna Chen and Marisa Ruotolo

January 23, 2019


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

Located in the Charter Colony Place Shopping Center, Midlothian's Carytown Coffee brings fresh brewed coffee and a warm smile to each customer. Upon entering the eccentric shop, nothing seems to have a consistent theme except the leather jackets and dyed hair of customers. The vibrancy of the cafe rang...

Battle of the Barbecues: Shane’s Rib Shack vs. Mission Barbecue

Battle of the Barbecues: Shane’s Rib Shack vs. Mission Barbecue

Zinzi Symister and Maddie Burke

January 17, 2019


Filed under A & E

For barbecue lovers, Midlothian houses two unique restaurants that will hit your sweet or savory spot: Mission BBQ and Shane’s Rib Shack. Each receive 3.5 stars on Yelp, so the Midlo Scoop decided to get to the bottom of which one is the superior barbecue chain. Both restaurants bring various choices...

Caraval Entrances Young Readers

Caraval Entrances Young Readers

Rachel Bybee, Art's Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under A & E

“Welcome, welcome to Caraval! The grandest show on land or by sea. Inside you’ll experience more wonders than most people see in a lifetime. You can sip magic from a cup and buy dreams in a bottle. But before you fully enter into our world, you must remember it’s all a game.”  New York Times...

Spotlight on: Samantha’s Show

Spotlight on: Samantha’s Show

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 15, 2019


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Senior Samantha Ramirez serves as the student director of Midlothian's winter play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. She has embraced her role as director and exemplifies what it means to be a role model in the department. Senior Pauline Spencer states, "She's great at making sure everyo...

Lewis Ginter Rings in 2019 With Annual Celebration

Lewis Ginter Rings in 2019 With Annual Celebration

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 7, 2019


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From November 23, 2018, to January 7th, 2019, Dominion Energy hosted the GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, located on the North Side of Richmond. The GardenFest of Lights is an annual holiday tradition at Lewis Ginter. The gardens opened to the public at 5 pm and provided a count...

Musical Groups Foster Holiday Spirit

Musical Groups Foster Holiday Spirit

Maddie Burke and Zinzi Symister

December 19, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

During second period on Wednesday November 19, 2018, students attended the annual Winter Concert performed by the Trojan Chorus, Band, and Orchestra. Students from all grade levels gathered to get into the holiday spirit and hear their favorite tunes. Members of the band and orchestra decorated their in...

Bottoms Up Pizza Pops With Flavor

Bottoms Up Pizza Pops With Flavor

Rachel Bybee, Arts Editor

December 7, 2018


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Bottoms Up Pizza, located on Dock Street in downtown Richmond, is open for business to all who want to try this savory pizzeria. Bottoms Up provides pasta, burgers, sandwiches, and taste-bud tingling appetizers, such as breadsticks and nachos. It also offers unique, mouth-watering desserts, such as...

Not After Everything Captivates Readers

Not After Everything Captivates Readers

Zinzi Symister, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 7, 2018


Filed under A & E

Author Michelle Levy made her debut in 2015 with her young adult novel Not After Everything. The novel takes readers on a roller coaster of emotions, where many unexpected twists and turns arise. The main character. Tyler Blackwell, relates to young readers because of his raw and relatable emotions, ...

A New Twist on Pizza

A New Twist on Pizza

Anna Chen, Entertainment Editor

December 5, 2018


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Located in the Westchester Commons, Your Pie delivers a fast, fresh, and casual pizza dining experience. Wowing customers with a 4.3 star Yelp review, this pizza restaurant commits to serving patrons with a delicious variety of pizza, salad, and gelato options. Boasting their trademark option, bu...

Boost Holiday Spirit with Yummy Flavors

Boost Holiday Spirit with Yummy Flavors

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop

December 3, 2018


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December is upon us, and as the weather gets colder, food and drinks warm up. These recipes are best served warm, and they also add a visually pleasing decor to your plate, as well as wintry festive flavors to your meal. Enjoy! 1) Ambrosia : This holiday snack is a common dessert after Kwanzaa celebrat...

Kings Dominion’s Winterfest Wows

Kings Dominion’s Winterfest Wows

Rachel Bybee, Arts Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under A & E

On November 23, 2018, Kings Dominion opened Winterfest to the public for the first time. The theme park is known for its spooky Halloween Haunt, but never before has the park been decorated for Christmas. The park opens at five o'clock, and as attendees stream in, they gather around the infamous Eiffel...

Theater Department Announces Cast for the Winter Play

Theater Department Announces Cast for the Winter Play

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 29, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Christopher Boone – Britton Baltich Siobhan – Sydney Barefoot Ed –  Michael Rowe Judy – Peyton Strange Mrs. Alexander – Brooke Ward Mrs. Shears – Lily Koski Mr. Thompson – Jake Feldpausch Roger Shears – Patrick Hurt Reveren...

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