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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


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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


Filed under Midlo Library, News from the Classroom

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


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Midlo Library

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


Filed under Midlo Library, Showcase

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


Filed under Midlo Library, Special Features

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


Filed under Midlo Library, News from the Classroom

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


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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


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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


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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...

Midlo Librarians Recommend Books for the Fall Season

Midlo Librarians Recommend Books for the Fall Season

Rachel Bybee, A&E Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library, News from the Classroom

In the spirit of autumn and Halloween, Midlothian’s librarians share their favorite books for the season. Mrs. Heather Murfee, the Head Librarian, favors the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. “We all need to be reminded that there’s a bit of monster in all of us, and there’s also a lot of ...

Mazzanti Receives TRT Recognition

Mazzanti Receives TRT Recognition

Emily Vanlandingham and Cara Hahn

October 5, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library, Spotlights

On Monday, October 1, 2018, Ms. Emily Mazzanti received the Teachers Recognizing Teachers Award from Mrs. Marie Randrianasolo and Mrs. Beth Harbula. Ms. Mazzanti's dedication to Midlo's students shows through her positive work ethic in the library, as well as in her work with the Autism Program. She...

Library Hosts Summer Reading Celebration

Library Hosts Summer Reading Celebration

Maddie Burke and Zinzi Symister

October 2, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library, News from the Classroom

On September 28, 2018, over 150 bookworms gathered in the open commons for the 2018 Summer Reading Celebration. Librarians Mrs. Heather Murfee and Ms. Emilia Mazzanti led the celebration, and the open commons brimmed with beach-themed decorations, including: floats, beach balls, and pineapples. To ad...

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