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On The Road to Districts

On The Road to Districts

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Saturday, January 14th, L.C. Byrd High School hosted auditions for the 2017 VBODA District 3 All-District Band. Twelve Midlothian High School band students auditioned, and nine were selected for this year's All-District Bands.  FIVE of those were selected to the top Band, and THREE of those placed...

On The Road To Musical Success

On The Road To Musical Success

Anna Chen and Mr. Gordon Rawls

January 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Congratulations to the six Midlo students chosen to participate in the 2017 Chesterfield All-County Symphonic Band. The students had the honor of working with guest conductor, Daren Kirsh, the Director of Bands at Grafton High School. 2017 Chesterfield All-County Symphonic Band Ketki Morabkar  M...

Serenading Senior Citizens

Serenading Senior Citizens

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

On Saturday, December 9, 2016, Tri M Music Honor Society visited two area senior adult facilities, Chesterfield Heights and Spring Arbor and sang Christmas carols. The students enjoyed interacting with the residents and spreading holiday joy. The residents appreciated the entertainment, and some even sang along. ...

Singing for the Spiders

Singing for the Spiders

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

On Saturday, December 10, 2016, the Midlothian High School Just for Show students traveled to University of Richmond with the goal to deliver an unforgettable performance to all those attending the basketball game. The students took center court to sing a beautiful rendition of the national a...

Peter and The Starcatcher

Peter and The Starcatcher

Emily Peachee and Sydney Van Horn

December 2, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

The Midlothian High School Theatre Department put on their fall production of Peter and the Starcatcher on November 17th, 18th, and 19th. This show transformed the school's auditorium into a fairytale setting that taught audiences how Peter Pan earned his name and how the Captain got his hook. Peter an...

CBS 6 Recognizes 45 years of Baugher

CBS 6 Recognizes 45 years of Baugher

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

Mrs. Katherine Baugher,  Midlothian High School Theatre teacher and director, has taught at the school for 45 years.  CBS 6 discovered the accomplishment and visited Midlo to recognize Mrs. Baugher in a story of their own. In addition to interviewing Mrs. Baugher, they also spoke to her student...

A Chance to Shine

A Chance to Shine

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

A once in a lifetime experience arose for Danielle El-Jor  when her roommate Amanda Boots entered her into the Prizefighter Contest for the radio station K95. The contest was named Prizefighter after the new Trisha Yearwood song about her mom's battle with cancer. As part of the nomination proces...

Cozy Tapes Volume 1 Review

Cozy Tapes Volume 1 Review

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

New York-based hip hop collective, A$AP Mob formed in 2006. The collective began with only A$AP Yams, A$AP Bari, and A$AP Illz. Later, A$AP Mob continued to build, with many notable additions, including: A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Twelvyy, A$AP Nast, DA$H, and Playboi Carti. A$AP Mob released its ...

Take a Trip to Neverland

Take a Trip to Neverland

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

Come help Midlo's Theater Department set the stage for a high seas adventure on November 17th, 18th, and 19th. Peter and the Starcatcher will entertain audiences with an assortment of pirates, sailors, mermaids, and a group of comedic lost boys. This prequel to Peter Pan includes an extravagant qu...

Running the Show

Running the Show

Anna Chen, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

Every year, Midlothian High School puts on wonderful plays, during which students have a chance to shine under the spotlight in front of the Midlothian community. Behind the stage and the lights works a team of hardworking students, making sure all goes as planned. Stage crew, running crew, costu...

Spacemere: Straight From Scratch

Spacemere: Straight From Scratch

Sam Stenner and Jake Petrillo

November 9, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

Spacemere is an Alternative, Midlothian-based band founded by guitarist, Gabe Thelen in June of 2015.  Thelen said in the beginning they worked at “filling in the space”. For them, it was just a group of kids trying to start something from scratch and avoid the typical pitfalls of a developing b...

Big Baby D.R.A.M.

Big Baby D.R.A.M.

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

Shelley Marshaun Massenburg-Smith, D.R.A.M., is a Richmond native with many successful singles under his belt, such as Cha Cha, and more recently, Broccoli. His inspirations lie in nineties R&B and Pop music, such as Erykah Badu and Beyonce. Massenburg-Smith’s first EP, #1Epic, gained traction i...

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