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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...

Big Baby D.R.A.M.

Big Baby D.R.A.M.

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

Shelley Marshaun Massenburg-Smith, D.R.A.M., is a Richmond native with many successful singles under his belt, such as Cha Cha, and more recently, Broccoli. His inspirations lie in nineties R&B and Pop music, such as Erykah Badu and Beyonce. Massenburg-Smith’s first EP, #1Epic, gained traction i...

Matthew Tignor: Band Extraordinaire

Matthew Tignor: Band Extraordinaire

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

The Trojan Marching Band remains as one of Midlothian High School’s most traditional institutions. To date, it has achieved the title of honor band eighteen times and works harder every week toward a nineteenth. As part of the music department, the band contributed largely in the seven-time recognition o...

More Than Just Strings and Bows

More Than Just Strings and Bows

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On October 21 and 22, 2016, Midlothian orchestra students, including: Sujeet Alwin, Liza Hopper, Jinwoo Kim, Daniel Choe, Jacob Cantor, Clay Webb, Olivia Eggleston, Merrill Livingston, and Sydney Vannostrand, ventured to Cosby High School to participate in All County Orchestra. At this event, orchestra st...

Atrocity Exhibition

Atrocity Exhibition

Sam Stenner, Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under A & E

Experimental Hip-Hop artist, Danny Brown, was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, on the rougher side of town. Brown’s influences range from other Detroit rappers like Eminem to Joy Division. He released his first studio album, Hybrid, in 2010, helping propel Brown into a spot on record label, Fool's Gold. In 2...

Endless Talent

Endless Talent

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under A & E

On Thursday October 20th, 2016, Midlothian High School hosted its annual Talent Show, showcasing Midlo’s amazing talent. Audience members piled in the building at a fast rate, hoping to catch the best seats in the auditorium. The lights dimmed and the hosts, Sean Dudley, John El-Jor, and Sophia Trout, ca...

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