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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...

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


Filed under Performing Arts

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...

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