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The Undead Underground

The Undead Underground

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

New York hip hop trio, Flatbush Zombies, lead the progressive, contemporary music movement in the Brooklyn Borough of the Big Apple. The psychedelic, trippy band of misfits consists of: Meechy Darko, Zombie Juice, and Erick Arc Elliott at the helm of production for the group. The group began gaining tract...

Exuding Creativity

Exuding Creativity

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Visual Arts

In honor of Youth Art Month, on March 15, 2017,  Midlothian High School  faculty and students participated in a Creative Dress Day, sponsored by NAHS. The fun-filled Creative Dress Day was chock-full of experimental outfits that reflected Midlo's true creativity. The outfits ranged from abstract pai...

The Keys to Success

The Keys to Success

Mrs. Marie O'Kleasky

April 3, 2017


Filed under Visual Arts

Several Midlo Art students received National Scholastic keys on Saturday, March 25. Many earned silver and gold keys on the regional level, but some exceptional artists achieved keys on the National level. Liza Wimbish (11) - Photography, National Gold Michael South (12) - Computer Graphics, National Gold ...

Tale as Old as Time

Tale as Old as Time

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under A & E

A Disney classic reappeared on theater screens on March 17, 2017.  Beauty and the Beast comes to life this time as a live-action film instead of the original animated version. Beauty and the Beast stars Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as Prince Adam/the Beast. Creators of the film remained tru...

Show Choirs Soar in Hampton Roads

Show Choirs Soar in Hampton Roads

Emily Peachee

March 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Midlo’s show choirs ended their competition season with a bang. Congratulations to City Lights and Just For Show for dominating at the Hampton Roads Show Choir Invitational on Saturday, March 25th. City Lights earned 2nd place in the large group Women’s Division. Just For Show swept the field and w...

Show Choir Shines

Show Choir Shines

Mrs. Michelle Graham

March 23, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

From March 16-18, 2017, Midlothian Show Choir traveled to Hanover High School to compete in the Lee-Davis Hanover Festival of Chorus. City Lights and Just For Show competed and performed extraordinarily well, racking up even more titles for the Midlothian Chorus department. Congratulations, Midlothian Sho...

Midlothian Music Department Offers Superior Performances

Midlothian Music Department Offers Superior Performances

Mr. Gordon Rawls and Jake Petrillo

March 15, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Congratulations to the members of the Trojan Band.  With their Superior Rating on the Saturday, March 11, State Concert Band Assessment, combined with the Superior Rating received by the Trojan Marching Band in October,  they have completed their 19th total and 3rd consecutive VBODA Commonwealth of Virginia ...

Show Your Creativity!

Show Your Creativity!

Jake Petrillo and Mrs. Marie O'Kleasky

March 10, 2017


Filed under Visual Arts

On March 15, 2017, in honor Youth Art Month, Midlo will host Creative Dress Day, sponsored by the National Art Honor Society. We would love to have as many students, faculty, administrators, and staff digging deeply into his or her creativity and joining the art department for this exciting day! We will jud...

Midlo Show Choir Serves Up Success

Midlo Show Choir Serves Up Success

March 7, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

March 3-March 4, 2017,  Midlo Show Choir and Show Choir Band packed up their talent and competed in the Manchester Koste Classic at Manchester High School.  Both City Lights and Just For Show performed exceptionally well in their groups. Congratulations, Midlo Show Choir!   Friday, March 3rd Cit...

Artistic Talents on Display

Artistic Talents on Display

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Visual Arts

Several gifted Midlothian High School students have art work on display around Richmond. Please support our local talent by visiting the exhibits. The Sun Trust (919 East Main Street, Richmond) show opens March 15, typically at 6:15, and will come down on March 30. Patrons may park in the Sun Tru...

Musically Inclined

Musically Inclined

Jake Petrillo and Mr. Gordon Rawls

February 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Congratulations to bassoonist Matthew Tignor, trombonist Paul Covert, and clarinetist Ketki Morabkar for outstanding showings at the All-Virginia Band and Orchestra auditions on Saturday.  The chance to try out is an accomplishment in itself. All three scored very well, and Tignor, selected to the...

Midlo Chorus Grabs Victory in Georgia

Midlo Chorus Grabs Victory in Georgia

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Saturday, February 25, in Augusta, Georgia, Lakeside High School hosted the Georgia Vocal Invitational show choir competition. Just for Show and City Lights both traveled to Georgia on Friday afternoon to arrive early enough for a full night's sleep. The competition started early on Saturday morning ...

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