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French Exchange Students Visit Midlo

French Exchange Students Visit Midlo

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

October 31, 2018


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Late Wednesday night, October 24, 2018, the tired, excited faces of the French Exchange students stepped off the charter bus. An air of nervousness surfaced, as the realization set in that the United States is a country of mainly English-speakers. “I was really excited for school and the houses and t...

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 ...

Latin Students Haunt Teachers with Spooky Tombstones

Latin Students Haunt Teachers with Spooky Tombstones

Marisa Ruotolo, News From the Classroom Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom, PBL

During the weeks approaching Halloween, Mrs. Amy Petersen celebrates the spooky holiday with Latin tombstones. Mrs. Petersen constructed a Project-Based Learning assignment for her Latin students to make a tombstone, monument, or triumphal arch. This assignment aligned with the end of their Roman Inscriptions...

Cheatham Strives as October EOM

Cheatham Strives as October EOM

Mr. Robert Gifford and Nour Goulmamine

October 18, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

Congratulations to Mr. Daniel Cheatham, Midlo's October Employee of the Month! Mr. Cheatham always willingly helps wherever needed, looking for innovative ways to make teaching, learning, management, and communication better for our school and our community. He always does this with wit, humility, h...

How Can We Make Students Love Learning Again?

How Can We Make Students Love Learning Again?

Caitlin Woods and Sarah Moskovitz

October 15, 2018


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From October 5-7, 2018, Midlo College Composition teacher, Mrs. Beth Morris participated in a three-day conference at the Chesterfield Technical Center on Hull Street, spoke about how to engage students and make education meaningful. Attendees included teachers and educational leaders, such as Debra ...

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...

Midlo’s Special Education Program Transforms

Midlo’s Special Education Program Transforms

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2018


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The Midlothian High School Special Education Department experienced an almost complete transformation for the 2018-2019 school year. Thirteen new employees joined the community, including: Ms. Claire Ashur, Ms. Brea Gilliam, Ms. Elizabeth Harbula, Ms. Sara Hayden, Ms. Judy Heretick, Ms. Beatrice H...

Library Hosts Summer Reading Celebration

Library Hosts Summer Reading Celebration

Maddie Burke and Zinzi Symister

October 2, 2018


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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...

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

September 27, 2018


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On Monday, September 24, 2018, Midlo's Trojan Nations Sidekicks spent the night escorting parents of students of all grades to their scheduled classrooms. Teachers stayed after school for hours in preparation for meeting their students’ parents. Mrs. Bowes and other members of the Midlo staff helpe...

@GoMidlo’s September Students of the Month Beautify Halls

@GoMidlo’s September Students of the Month Beautify Halls

Anna Chen, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 27, 2018


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Congratulations to September's @GoMidlo Students of the Month: Amanda Jennings, Ashley Jennings, Trinity Hicks, Carlie Snidow, Kylie Redden, Tayla Bower, Colton Almany and Rhianna Holdren. Each of these students demonstrate the qualities of the ideal Midlothian High School student. They each t...

Science Department Welcomes Four New Additions

Science Department Welcomes Four New Additions

Carrie Rowley and Emily Vanlandingham

September 27, 2018


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As summer came to an end, new students and rising freshmen weren't the only ones looking forward to the 2018-2019 school year. Midlo's Science Department welcomes four new teachers: Biology teachers Ms. Rachel Hill, Ms. Jordan Liesfeld, and Mr. Zachary Woodland, and Earth Science teacher Mr. Scott Burns. ...

Join Us for Back to School Night

Join Us for Back to School Night

Erin Junkmann, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 21, 2018


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Due to inclement weather, Midlo's Back to School Night, originally scheduled for September 17, 2018, has been re-scheduled for Monday, September 21, 2018.  The Senior Sit Down will start promptly at 6:00 pm, and at 7:00 pm, parents will report to their child's homeroom.  Parents will receive their chi...

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