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Goodbye for Now

Goodbye for Now

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

June 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On May 26, 2018, Midlothian’s Center Stage Company met in the theater for another once-in-a-year meeting.  The new inductees kicked off the meeting with hilarious skits and cry-laughing references. With the theme “Blast From the Past,” everyone dressed up as a character from a past show. It was an inc...

We’ll Miss You, Mrs. Graham

We’ll Miss You, Mrs. Graham

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

June 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

For 35 years, Mrs. Michelle Graham has filled the halls of Midlothian High School with beautiful music. As the chorus director, she teaches Advanced Mixed Chorus, Chamber Ensemble; Jazz Show Choir, Just For Show; Girls Show Choir, City Lights; Vocal Ensemble; and Piano Lab. Along with her classes, Mrs. Grah...

Artists Auction Items to Benefit Art Department

Artists Auction Items to Benefit Art Department

Samantha Johnson and Alyssa Marchese

May 29, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On May 10-12, 2018, the Midlothian High School Art Department held its first art auction during the Midlothian High School production of Fiddler on the Roof, raising around $300 for the department by selling 23 pieces of art. One of Mrs. Kristen Joswick’s students, Kolton Almany, along with some ...

Hwang to Play Carnegie Hall

Hwang to Play Carnegie Hall

Katherine Krievs and Mr. Taylor Fletcher

May 29, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

Congratulations, Midlo junior Jason Hwang, who won 1st place in the Concert Artist International Competition.  This competition is open to students, age 16-18, from all nationalities and countries.  Hwang will represent Midlothian High School, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and The United States, at his p...

Fiddler on the Roof Captures the Meaning of Tradition

Fiddler on the Roof Captures the Meaning of Tradition

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 17, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

Audiences swarmed to Midlothian High School on May 10, 11, and 12, for the premiere of Fiddler on the Roof. Published in 1964, the musical is well known to this day. The show begins with a fiddler, played by Jinwoo Kim, on a roof, playing the unmistakable tune of the opening number: Tradition. Te...

Welch Sings His Way to Radford This Summer

Welch Sings His Way to Radford This Summer

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 11, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Summer Residential Governor's School for Vocal Arts

Don’t Miss Fiddler on the Roof!

Don’t Miss Fiddler on the Roof!

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Be sure to come see Midlothian High School's Fiddler on the Roof, which runs from Thursday, May 10-Saturday, May 12. Tickets are ten dollars at the door, and the show starts at 7:30 pm.

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...

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