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Inception

Inception

Nola Thomas
April 13, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

Daisy once told me the rocks are stars. The sun is infinite emptiness eroding time and space, and we are but travelers finding our destination, our place, in a dying universe. And it was the wind that constructed the sky- an abysmal blue and billowing surface, veiling the black, au...

Run to Stand Still

Run to Stand Still

Marion Cline
April 13, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

Even as I hold my pen, I quiver. There’s an earthquake, a deep tremor, coursing through these dark blue veins. Frankly, I prefer thinking over writing, but when I’m too tired to think, when I feel the capillaries in my mind ready to burst, that is when I write. Writing has proven to be a physiological...

Winter Sundays

Winter Sundays

Nola Thomas
April 13, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

Every day, you’re living another life But I live a thousand   Watching the tail-swing of leaves dash in between spiraled oak trees And swoop down in an abundant stir Of leaves and gradual repertoire Of incandescent thoughts, alongside blue bloods, incandescent leaves Incan...

Masked

Masked

April 13, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

Do you know him? That boy in the back of your class The one who is too scared to talk to anyone, For fear of being laughed at? Do you know her? That girl who hides her tears behind her smile The one who never stops laughing, For fear she'll remember everything? Did you know he's tormented b...

The Grand Old Man

The Grand Old Man

Taylor Coy
April 13, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

¨Dedicated to my grandfather, John McDonald.¨ His soul made of silver, His heart made of gold, His mind still sharp, Reciting the days of old. Despite having entered the years of his twilight, His attitude's still charming, his jokes, quite the delight. For you see, he is the grandfather, ...

Paul Covert Selected for All-County Jazz Band

Paul Covert Selected for All-County Jazz Band

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
April 11, 2016
Filed under A & E

1) What inspired you to join Jazz Band? I really like music, and it has always been my passion. I decided to join Jazz Band to expand my music library and immerse myself in the world of jazz music.  Joining Jazz Band was by far one of the best decisions I have made in my life. 2) What kind of...

Bartholomew, The Cherry Tomato Plant

Bartholomew, The Cherry Tomato Plant

Julia DiMartino
April 8, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner, Visual Arts

It’s 9:48 pm; I can feel the liquid life aching through my micro-tubes encompassing my body. I set a pen on my lap and see it twitch with every beat that my drum stretched too tight dares to muster. It’s 9:54 pm, the telescopes through which show life, planted above my mountainous cheeks,...

National Scholastic Competition Winners

National Scholastic Competition Winners

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer
April 7, 2016
Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

National Scholastic Competition Gold: Kendall Bernard Lauren Burns Bailey Carpenter Gabriela Johnson Nick Johnson Sarah Kuennen Mukti Patel Margaret Weinhold Addie White Silver: Marlena Ashby Emily Ashman Kelly Bernard Lauren Burns Kylie Call Madeline Dutton Azareese Ghattas ...

Today I Have a Dream

Today I Have a Dream

April 4, 2016
Filed under A & E, Creative Corner

Today I Have a Dream… Azareese Ghattas I have a dream that bullies will understand that what they are doing is wrong. I hope that bullies today realize that they shouldn’t bully people just because they’re bigger than others. I have a dream that kids won’t be bullied based on their race...

Choral Boosters Newsletter

Choral Boosters Newsletter

March 23, 2016
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Please check out everything happening in the world of chorus by reading the Chorus Booster Newsletter at: April Chorus Newsletter  

The Unsung Heroes

The Unsung Heroes

Eddie Thomas, Staff Writer
March 23, 2016
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Some of Midlo’s finest spend most of their time covered in sawdust and paint, while they run around in the shadows behind the curtain of the stage. Currently headed by Theater Productions teacher Ryan Gallagher, who dedicates his time daily to teach and guide Midlothian students in the strenuous set bu...

Superior Sounds

Superior Sounds

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Every year, both the orchestra and band groups from Midlothian High School venture to their graded performance assessment to perform the music each group has practiced for the past semester. Each group is graded and judged during its performance. After the performance, they travel inside a sight-read...

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