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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...

Charlie Brown Musical Cast List Announced

Charlie Brown Musical Cast List Announced

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 25, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, a hysterical musical published in 1967, will be Midlo Theatre's first production of the year.  The Midlo Theatre Department has kicked off this year with a musical instead of the usual dramatic play, which has caught the eye of many students. The main leads inc...

Tag, You’re It!

Tag, You’re It!

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

On the morning of Saturday, September 16, 2017, Midlothian color guards, dancers, and band students gathered to begin Tag Day, their largest fundraiser of the year. The open commons brimmed with students dressed in uniform, eager to get out on the streets. In preparation, everyone gathered around tab...

Forging a Path to Midlo Theatre

Forging a Path to Midlo Theatre

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Mr. James Nicholas, the newest edition to theater, joins Midlo legend, Mrs. Katherine Baugher. His last project he'd done was building the set of a comic con. He'd never taught as a full time teacher before now, but has taught seminars. His passion for his job can clearly be seen. What do you lo...

A Flair for the Fabulous

A Flair for the Fabulous

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Friday, May 26, 2017, students and faculty made their way to the theater during second period, prepared to be thoroughly entertained at the 2017 Midlothian High School Spring Concert. City Lights, Rhythmic Drive, Pitch Perfect, Just for Show, and the Jazz Ensemble all performed for the students, after...

Farewell to the Spotlight

Farewell to the Spotlight

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On the evening of Saturday, May 27, 2017, Theater Partisans, cast, and crew gathered on the stage of Midlothian High School to celebrate another year of fun and frolic. The night started with inductees performing pieces of art conforming to the theme: Out Of This World. The inductees then gathere...

Jazzin’ to the Beat of a Drum

Jazzin’ to the Beat of a Drum

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

The percussion class, under the direction of Chris Thomas, truly takes on a separate entity from the rest of the music department. On Tuesday, May 16, the percussion class put on their annual showcase, consisting of three pieces, the main one being Frankenstein, by The Edgar Winter Group. Each person in the ensemble ac...

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