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Imagining Shakespeare Hits the Stage Soon!

Imagining Shakespeare Hits the Stage Soon!

Midlo Scoop Staff

January 18, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

Experience Imagining Shakespeare at the Midlothian High Theatre from February 8-10, 2018.

Imagining Shakespeare Cast Explores Shakespeare’s Versatile Works

Imagining Shakespeare Cast Explores Shakespeare’s Versatile Works

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 18, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

Imagining Shakespeare, a script compiled by the Midlothian High Theater Director Katherine Baugher, shares the most vivid and animated scenes from several of Shakespeare’s works. Shakespeare entwines words into a new way of seeing the world. Modern audiences may need to draw on prior classroom experi...

Midlo Boasts All County Band Talent

Midlo Boasts All County Band Talent

Mr. Gordon Rawls, Midlothian High School Director of Bands

January 16, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

All County Band was held at Monacan High School on January 11-12, 2018.  The Guest Conductor was Amy Birdsong, one of the Band Directors at JMU and a graduate of Thomas Dale High School. Midlothian students who participated were: Savannah Stone, flute Alysse Williams, Bb clarinet Andrew P...

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...

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...

Rizzo Enjoys the Spotlight

Rizzo Enjoys the Spotlight

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Considerable excitement and buzz surround the upcoming Midlo musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, which runs from November 16-18. Freshman Nicole Rizzo landed the coveted role of Sally, one of only six leading parts: Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Sally Brown, Schroeder, Lucy Van Pelt, and Linus Van Pe...

Shakespeare Earns Second Place in One Act Competition

Shakespeare Earns Second Place in One Act Competition

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

The Midlothian Theater Department, while working on You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, also prepared for the VHSL One Act Competition, held on Saturday, November 4, 2017,  at Chancellor High School in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Upperclassmen in each theater class were carefully chosen to take part in ...

Terrific Talent Takes the Midlo Stage

Terrific Talent Takes the Midlo Stage

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 31, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

On Thursday October 26, 2017, Midlothian High School hosted its annual Talent Show, showcasing Midlo's endlessly talented students. Excited audience members settled in as the hosts of the show, John El-Jor, Leah Besser, and Truitt Elliott, started the show with a few jokes and introduced the perf...

Bands Battle for Best

Bands Battle for Best

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 13, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Amid warm, humid weather, on October 7, 2017,  the Trojan Marching Band hosted the annual Showcase of Bands, a band competition that assembled high school marching bands from throughout the county.  As the host, Midlothian did not compete, but performed an exhibition at the end of the night. Prince...

A Standing O for Mrs. Baugher

A Standing O for Mrs. Baugher

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

The September recipient for Employee of the Month is Midlo's hardworking, compassionate, and talented theatre director, Mrs. Katherine Baugher. Mrs. Baugher has taught in Midlo's Theatre program for 46 years, inspiring students and faculty alike every day.  Congratulations on a well-deserved recognition, Mrs...

Music on Parade

Music on Parade

Emily Gundel and Anna Chen

September 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (PSA) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE September 27, 2017 Midlothian High School Marching Trojans Present The 11th Annual Showcase of Bands MIDLOTHIAN, VA, September 27, 2017— On Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM the Midlothian High School Marching Band w...

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