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Welcome to Jumanji

Welcome to Jumanji

Emily Gundel and Maddie Burke

January 12, 2018


Filed under A & E

What started as a well known children’s book written by Chris Van Allsburg in 1981 has now transformed into two popular movies. The original movie Jumanji came out in 1995, and the newest version, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, hit the theaters in December, 2017. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungl...

Pitch Perfect 3: Movie Review

Pitch Perfect 3: Movie Review

Samantha Johnson and Alyssa Marchese

January 11, 2018


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On December 22, 2017, the final edition of the Pitch Perfect trilogy hit theaters. With an iMDB score of 6.2/10 and a 31% from Rotten Tomatoes, this movie will not be considered the favorite of the series. However, movie fans who enjoyed Pitch Perfect 1 and 2 will definitely want to see it. Pitch Perfect 3, a...

The Land of White

The Land of White

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 11, 2017


Filed under A & E, Creative Corner

Santa nutcrackers dangle Lights reflect crystal Blight does not exist in this wonderland Where white tickles your nose And around the door, Faded lights glow The kitchen smells of milk and cookies That await the man in red With children in bed It will be hard to sleep tonight For who could not love the la...

Midlo Music Department Fosters Spirit of the Season

Midlo Music Department Fosters Spirit of the Season

Merrill Livingston, Marisa Ruotolo, and Nour Goulmamine

December 8, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

 On Thursday, December 7, 2017, during second period, Midlothian High School’s band, orchestra, and chorus students eagerly waited, while the student body piled into the school’s auditorium for two back-to-back assemblies. Dressed for the holiday spirit, chorus students wore their best holiday sweat...

Paul Covert Continues Musical Madness

Paul Covert Continues Musical Madness

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 5, 2017


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On Monday, November 7,  2017, Paul Covert possibly changed his life forever when he auditioned at James Madison University and was accepted into the School of Music. Covert has always had a passion for music, being the lead trombonist and Drum Major of the Trojans Marching Band. Paul has played an ac...

Winter Blockbusters Hit Theaters

Winter Blockbusters Hit Theaters

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 4, 2017


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December is upon us, and tremendous movies reach the theaters this month. The most popular movie coming out is Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Since the first movie came out in 1977, the Star Wars franchise has been around for forty years and counting. Since Star Wars: The Force Awakens came out in 2015, it continued th...

Making Beautiful Music

Making Beautiful Music

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 4, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

On November 20th, 2017, several Midlothian High school students traveled to Charlottesville High School to show their talent in the practicing orchestra. Jacob Cantor (viola) , Jason Hwang (cello) , Matthew Tignor (bassoon), and Brianna Cantrall (cello), auditioned on September 23, 2017, to gra...

Charlie Brown Captivates Audiences

Charlie Brown Captivates Audiences

Merrill Livingston and Joy Li

November 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

On November 16-18, 2017, the Midlothian High School Theatre Department performed a nostalgic show based on the Peanuts comic strip: You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, directed by Mrs. Katherine Baugher and Leah Besser. The show transformed the auditorium into a school playground and turned all the ca...

A Writer’s Wits

A Writer’s Wits

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 27, 2017


Filed under A & E, Creative Corner

Midlo senior Marion Cline has been writing since she can remember.  Journaling frequently became a "big thing" for her, and she continues to document her life to help her writing grow. When asked about what inspires her, she replied, "I became liberal because of Allen Ginsberg, a Beat poet; he got m...

The Wonder of Friendship

The Wonder of Friendship

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 21, 2017


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On February  14, 2012, Wonder a New York Times bestseller by Raquel J. Palacio, was published. This story is about a little boy named August (Auggie) Pullman, born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school until he begins 5th grade at Beecher Prep.  Auggie pe...

Losing A Dear Friend

Losing A Dear Friend

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 15, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner

July 16, a day to remember, leaving the field, crowding around with teammates, I could feel a darkness overcome us. As I looked into the dugout, I could see the field, my dad, fell to the ground in defeat, I didn’t know what to do; I just froze. I went over to see what had happened, bu...

Beware Peter Pan

Beware Peter Pan

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 13, 2017


Filed under Creative Corner

Beware the infamous Peter Pan Who you find in Neverland Though he visits you when lost And warms you in the frost The hint in his eyes Never lies   Deep in Neverland Where you find Peter Pan He watches the Lost Boys grow too old In the night, where they sleep with toys ...

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