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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...

Midlo Alum Receives Grammy Award

Midlo Alum Receives Grammy Award

Samantha Johnson and Alyssa Marchese

February 5, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

On January 28, 2018, the 60th annual Grammy Awards took place at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. Among the other deserving artists receiving awards, Aimee Mann, Midlothian High School- Class of 1978, won the Grammy for Best Folk Album for Mental Illness, her first full-length solo release in five ...

The Marquis Makes Breakthrough in Midlothian

Joy Li and Merrill Livingston

January 31, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

The Marquis, an emerging local band, consists of three Midlothian High School students, Andrew Morris, Chayton Altice, and Jake Petrillo. All the members in the trio have been involved in Midlothian High School’s marching band. Each one of the band members began playing instruments in middle school, provi...

Orr Earns Spot on the Central Regional Orchestra

Orr Earns Spot on the Central Regional Orchestra

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

January 29, 2018


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On Saturday, January 13th, 2018, Midlo freshman Samantha Orr auditioned for the Central Regional Orchestra, which will take place at Manchester High School on February 2nd and 3rd. Orr made it by placing an outstanding 9th out of the 124 cellos that auditioned. Of her effort, Orr says, “I try to put...

Night of Stars Coming Soon!

Night of Stars Coming Soon!

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

The 14th Annual Night of Stars will take place on Friday, February 16th, at 7:00 pm in the Midlothian High School auditorium. Tickets are $10 at the door. The program will feature Just for Show and City Lights, as well as special guests: The Jubilation Choir and Juxtaposition. A reception with appetizers and...

Pursuing His Dream Job At 17

Pursuing His Dream Job At 17

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 23, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

Caleb Giambanco, a Midlothian High School junior, recently recorded two original songs in a recording studio. His passion for the music industry started when his friends joked that he should write a song, but as time passed, he went from seriously considering it to working hard toward his goal. Over t...

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

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...

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