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Tully’s AP Lit Classes Become Poets

Tully’s AP Lit Classes Become Poets

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

May 21, 2019

On Friday, May 10, 2019, Mrs. Tully's AP Literature classes relaxed in the library after completing their AP test on the 8th. Tully tasked them with two poetry activities: Book Spine Poetry and Blackout Poetry. To create Book Spine Poetry, students stacked books on top of each other.  Read from top...

Midlo’s Library Celebrates Language and Culture

Midlo’s Library Celebrates Language and Culture

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 3, 2019

Nominated by the Midlothian High School World Language Department, Midlo's head librarian Mrs. Heather Murfee recently received the Jane Baskerville Community Award, which celebrates those who work to promote language and culture. Mrs. Murfee's consistently works with the World Language Department and...

Mrs. Elizabeth Cequeria Joins Midlo Library Team

Mrs. Elizabeth Cequeria Joins Midlo Library Team

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 11, 2019

On Monday, April 8, 2019, Mrs. Elizabeth Cequeria joined the Midlo Library team as Library Assistant. Coming from New York, Mrs. Cequeria graduated from Niagara University and moved to Virginia to work at Chalkley Elementary School before transferring to Midlo after Spring Break. While at Chalkley, Mr...

Who Will Emerge the Midlo Library March Madness Champion?

Who Will Emerge the Midlo Library March Madness Champion?

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 7, 2019

The Midlo High Library proudly presents the 2019 reading-oriented March Madness competition. Using the same bracket outline as the college basketball March Madness competition, the library selected two books to battle against each other each week of the month. The competition features four different categorie...

Dr. Seuss Creates Magic at Midlo

Dr. Seuss Creates Magic at Midlo

Cara Hahn, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 5, 2019

On Friday, February 29, 2019, Midlothian High School students and teachers, along with many other schools across the nation took action on the National Read Across America Day. This day celebrates the birthday of Theodor Suess Giesel, more commonly known as Dr. Seuss. On this day, people set aside other...

Students Wax Poetic at Open Mic Event

Students Wax Poetic at Open Mic Event

Nour Goulmamine and Marisa Ruotolo

February 18, 2019

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, anxious but eager students gathered in the Midlothian High School Library to attend the Writer’s Guild Open Mic. Teens sat with their friends and ate pizza, attentively listening to students courageous enough to share their poetry at the podium. Junior Sam Webb was one...

Creativity Comes Alive in the Midlo Library

Creativity Comes Alive in the Midlo Library

Marisa Ruotolo and Sarah Moskovitz

February 18, 2019

Few libraries have an atmosphere as lively as the Midlothian High School library. When one enters the creative space, one of the first impressions is that it certainly is not the silent library of old; this library vibrates with life.  Midlo librarians, Ms. Heather Murfee and Ms. Emilia Mazzanti, c...

Valentines for Veterans

Valentines for Veterans

Marisa Ruotolo and Carrie Rowley

January 17, 2019

On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, the Midlo Spirit Club held a meeting in the closed commons, where students created Valentines cards to give to local veterans of the Hunter Holmes Maguire VA Medical Center. Hunter Holmes Maguire Hospital treats injured and disabled veterans who were harmed during their ...

Beat Dr. Frankenlichtenstein

Beat Dr. Frankenlichtenstein

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

November 15, 2018

On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Mrs. Tully’s AP Literature classes gathered in the library to participate in a special literary activity created by Midlo's head librarian, Mrs. Heather Murfee. The theme was Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, with an end goal to find the creature’s scattered body pa...

Midlo Library’s Food For Fines

Midlo Library’s Food For Fines

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 13, 2018

The library is providing amnesty for fines via Food for Fines from November 7, 2018-December 17, 2018 so that each canned food item reduces student library fines by $1.00. All donations will benefit the Chesterfield Food Bank.

Leigh Bardugo Introduces Unique YA Novels

Leigh Bardugo Introduces Unique YA Novels

Rachel Bybee, Arts Editor

November 9, 2018

Leigh Bardugo, a young adult novelist, is known for her brilliant books that take place in the Grishaverse. The first book she published was Shadow and Bone, the first book of the Grisha Trilogy. She draws in her readers with detailed descriptions and thrilling plots. Shadow and Bone begins with Ali...

Midlo Library Packs Pumpkin Pizzazz

Midlo Library Packs Pumpkin Pizzazz

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

November 6, 2018

On October 30, 2018, the Midlothian Library held a pumpkin carving and painting event after school. Students gathered in Section B to pick their pumpkins and candles, while the librarians, Mrs. Heather Murfee, Ms. Emily Mazzanti, and Ms. Chiquita Dawson, passed out templates for those deciding on the design th...

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