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Theater Classes Jump at Chance to Direct

Theater Classes Jump at Chance to Direct

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Each year, Mrs. Katharine Baugher gives her theater classes the opportunity to direct a theater piece of their choice. This year, Mrs. Baugher gave out haiku for the students to read, allowing them to think of stories coming from the few lines of poetry. Students chose haiku that spoke to them and form...

Rabbi Nagel Critiques Fiddler on the Roof Cast

Rabbi Nagel Critiques Fiddler on the Roof Cast

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 14, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

On April 10, 2018, Midlothian High School received a special visit from Rabbi Nagel, arranged by Fiddler on the Roof director, Mrs. Katharine Baugher. As the cast settled on the set, they listened to their special guest's thoughts on Fiddler on the Roof and the importance of tradition, as he shared...

Performing Arts Students Cruise Into Spring Break

Performing Arts Students Cruise Into Spring Break

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 11, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

At midnight on March 28, 2018, Midlo's orchestra, band, color guard, and dance team, joined together to travel to the Bahamas by cruise. Students' excitement grew as Principal Shawn Abel, Mr. Gordon Rawls, and Mr. Taylor Fletcher,  loaded the charter buses ready for the fourteen hour drive to the Ja...

Midlothian’s Show Choirs Dazzle in Ohio

Midlothian’s Show Choirs Dazzle in Ohio

Rachel Bybee and Emily Gundel

March 23, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

On March 16, 2018, Midlothian’s Show Choirs Just for Show and City Lights left for a ten hour trip to Fairfield Senior High School in Ohio. They returned on March 18th, bearing multiple awards. Sophia Nadder from Just For Show and Nora Carlucci from City Lights each won for Best Performer. John El-Jor ear...

Davis Lends Talents to Midlo Orchestra

Davis Lends Talents to Midlo Orchestra

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

March 19, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

Midlo junior Trajan Davis is deeply involved in the Midlothian Orchestra Department. He has played the violin since fifth grade, for the past year, he has worked to learn the piano. Davis spends his free time composing his own music and sharing his songs with others. He says,  “My love for music and...

Line In on the Rise

Line In on the Rise

March 19, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

Line In is a student-created band with members who all attend Midlothian High School. Noah St. Peter, Daniel Moore, and Andrew Partington started this band in 2016. The members include: St. Peter playing guitar, Moore on vocals, Brandon Brown playing drums, Anthony Montz on lead guitar, and Isaac Smith ...

Midlo Earns VMEA Blue Ribbon School For Music Designation… AGAIN!

Midlo Earns VMEA Blue Ribbon School For Music Designation… AGAIN!

Maddie Burke and Mr. Gordon Rawls

March 16, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

Congratulations to the Midlo Music Department for being recognized as a VMEA Blue Ribbon School for music. This is the ninth time the band, chorus, and orchestra have received this honor, as well as the second year consecutively. Recently, the band, chorus, and orchestra attended a state assessment,...

Midlo Show Choir Takes On The Koste Classic

Midlo Show Choir Takes On The Koste Classic

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 5, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

On March 3, 2018, the Midlo Show Choirs participated in Koste Classic at Manchester High School. These outstanding performers have tirelessly prepared for this event since September, 2017. Every entertainer, crew member, and director meticulously perfected their acts, and the hard work paid off. Cit...

Stunning Singing Stars Shine Brightly

Stunning Singing Stars Shine Brightly

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 23, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

On Friday, February 16, 2018, Midlothian choral groups came together for the annual Night Of Stars to showcase their seasonal routines. City Lights, Rhythmic Drive, Chamber Ensemble, Pitch Perfect, and Just For Show, accompanied by the amazing Show Choir Band, highlighted their talent for a huge audience....

Fiddler on the Roof Cast Announced

Fiddler on the Roof Cast Announced

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 21, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Midlothian High School's cast of Fiddler on the Roof met for the first time on February 19, 2018. The cast is full of new faces and experienced ones, mixing together to form a show full of possibilities. Fiddler on the Roof is a musical focused on Anatevka, a small village in Russia, which follows the...

The Magic of Imagining Shakespeare

The Magic of Imagining Shakespeare

Rachel Bybee and Samantha Johnson

February 16, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

The Midlothian High School Theater Department produced Imagining Shakespeare on February 8-10. It is a compilation of Shakespeare's work, put together by Midlo's Theatre Director, Mrs. Katharine Baugher. The student director for the show, senior Ella Morefield, helped cast and guide the actors. Many me...

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