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Bienvenido, Mrs. Smith

Bienvenido, Mrs. Smith

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 25, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Where have you taught in previous years? Nottoway and Cumberland Is this the only subject you’ve ever taught? I also am licensed to teach ESL, was a Virtual Virginia mentor, and taught an Intro to Foreign Language class. Do you have any hobbies? I play soccer at SCOR, XLSports, BRVA and Rive...

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Samantha Johnson and Alyssa Marchese

September 25, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

On Monday, September 18, 2017, Midlo High’s proud parents made their way into school for Back to School Night. The assembly began at 6:00 pm, and parents started walking through their child's schedule and meeting their teachers at 6:30 pm. Many parents have had children come through Midlo in previous...

A Sprinkle of Santmyer

A Sprinkle of Santmyer

Ashley Manheim, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 22, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Welcome to Midlo, Ms. Santmyer! Why did you decide to teach at Midlothian High School? I had friends who graduated from this high school, and they had only great things to say about Midlo. I love teaching at a school where the kids love to learn and have amazing school spirit like my old high sc...

Reading to Win

Reading to Win

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 22, 2017


Filed under Midlo Library, News from the Classroom

The Closed Commons bustled with students on September 20th, their faces glowing with the anticipation of earning a prize from their summer reading. The number of books students read over the summer determined the amount of times their names were entered into the raffle for prizes. If picked, the student...

Catching Up With Mr. Davis

Catching Up With Mr. Davis

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 21, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

With the school year in full swing, Mr. Nick Davis, a biology teacher, is loving life at Midlo. He most recently taught at Meadowbrook, is Canadian, and follows the Detroit Red Wings; looking into his classroom, one can spot a Canadian flag, Red Wings foam fingers, and stained glass art.  What w...

Happy to Welcome Ms. Hargrave

Happy to Welcome Ms. Hargrave

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Ms. Morgan Hargrave, who teaches chemistry, is the most recent addition to Midlo's Science Department. What did you do before coming to Midlo? “I spent some time at LC Bird High School teaching chemistry. I was a teacher assisting in the ESL program. At the same time, I was getting my masters ...

Catching Up With Mrs. Kumar

Catching Up With Mrs. Kumar

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Along with all of the new students this year, Midlo has added many new teachers to our Midlo High family. Mrs. Jasmine Kumar joins the Midlo Math department this year. She previously taught at a Pre-K through grade 12 school in Colorado Springs and made the decision to come to Virginia after obtaining ...

Magnificent Mrs. Morris

Magnificent Mrs. Morris

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Midlothian High School welcomes Mrs. Elizabeth Morris to Midlo's English Department. This is her first year at Midlo, after teaching English for 11 years at James River High School. Mrs. Morris loves how Midlo creates such a welcoming and positive environment. Where can you be found outside of schoo...

Davis Dives In

Davis Dives In

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

What do you like most about English? I enjoy the reading aspect of English the most, specifically non-fiction. Reading about others’ lives and how they dealt with certain situations, which includes adversity or other challenging scenarios have always been interesting to me.  What other school...

Selfless Commitment to Others

Selfless Commitment to Others

Ashley Manheim and Principal Shawn Abel

September 15, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

This month's Community Member of the Month deserves recognition due to her countless hours of personal time spent here at Midlo, helping out in numerous ways to prepare for a smooth start to the 2017-2018 school year. Not only did she dedicate much of her time to helping others, but she also did so with...

Spectacular September Students

Spectacular September Students

Ashley Manheim and Principal Shawn Abel

September 15, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

The male student of the month stands out due to his dedication and commitment shown throughout the summer, preparing for our new Trojan Nations freshman transition program. Also, he has given a tremendous amount of his time this August to prepare for the musical number that greeted our teachers back...

Fresh Face in the Art Place

Fresh Face in the Art Place

Samantha Johnson, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 15, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

At the beginning of this year Midlo High had the fortunate opportunity to welcome Ms. Kristen Joswick to the art department! Not only is Mrs. Joswick new to Midlo, but this is also her first year teaching. She earned her B.F.A. in fashion design from Virginia Commonwealth University and her teaching...

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