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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...

Music on Parade

Music on Parade

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (PSA) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE September 15, 2017 Midlothian High School Marching Trojans Present The 11th Annual Showcase of Bands MIDLOTHIAN, VA, September 15, 2017— On Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM the Midlothian High School Marching Band w...

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...

A Celebration of Song

A Celebration of Song

Midlo Scoop Staff

May 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

MIDLOTHIAN HIGH SCHOOL CHORUS PRESENTS: 2017 Spring Chorus Concert Thursday, May 25, 2017 7:30 p.m. Midlothian High School Theater  

Learning Every Note, Rhythm, and Story

Learning Every Note, Rhythm, and Story

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

As soon as the curtains open to any musical, the audience hears music but automatically searches for the actors. Most of the time, those behind the curtains, in between the props, or at the back of the stage, feel content to let the actors take the spotlight, but those behind the scenes of production...

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On May 11th, 12th, and 13th, Midlo’s Theater Department put on strong performances of the musical, Les Misérables, co-directed by Mrs. Katherine Baugher and Sean Dudley. The show sold out two nights in a row and left audiences in awe. The unique set was designed by Micah Mitten and built by Midlo's st...

Singing Through the Summer

Singing Through the Summer

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Junior John El-Jor, well known for his superb vocals and energetic personality, has emerged as one of Midlo’s shining stars in the Chorus Department over the past three years. From June 25th until July 22nd, he will attend Radford University’s Governor's School for the Performing Arts and learn ev...

One Day More

One Day More

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Midlothian's Theater Department presents Les Miserables on May 11th, 12th, and 13th. Shows start at 7:30 pm, and tickets will be sold at the door for $10. This powerful musical will leave you breathless!  Don't miss it!

Uke ‘n Roll

Uke ‘n Roll

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

What is made of wood, has four strings, and an endless supply of fun? The ukulele, a simple island instrument, has swept across pop culture in the past few years, leaving a lasting impact on the music industry.  A few years ago, island music was a restricted genre. Now, a uke song or two on a rock alb...

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