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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...

Steele Earns February Employee of the Month Honor

Steele Earns February Employee of the Month Honor

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 25, 2019


Filed under News from the Classroom

Midlo's February Employee of the Month, Mr. Patrick Steele, goes above and beyond to add value to the Midlothian High School Community. Commended for his willingness to help students reach their full potential, Mr. Steele teaches Social Studies, coaches football, and helps maintain the sports fields. T...

Raje and Miller Earn February @GoMidlo’s Student of the Month Recognition

Raje and Miller Earn February @GoMidlo’s Student of the Month Recognition

Emily Vanlandingham and Mr. Robert Gifford

February 21, 2019


Filed under News from the Classroom

Congratulations to Midlo's February @GoMidlo Students of the Month: Avnee Raje and Pual Miller. Junior Avnee Raje is committed to helping create a positive community among her peers at Midlo. In addition to volunteering her time in our community, she also maintains involvement in several extracu...

Principal Shawn Abel Changes the Game

Principal Shawn Abel Changes the Game

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2019


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

On Thursday, February 7, 2019, CCPS Superintendent Dr. Mervin B. Daugherty traveled to Midlothian High School to deliver the Chesterfield County Public Schools Game Changer Award to Principal Shawn Abel. Daughtery began this practice when he joined CCPS this year as superintendent to show apprec...

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...

Elective Fair Electrifies Student Body

Elective Fair Electrifies Student Body

Anna Chen, Entertainment Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under News from the Classroom

On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, select Midlo student paraded to the cafeteria with poster boards and tri-folds for the Elective Fair. Students claimed tables and set up their booths, ready to share information about a favorite class, including World Languages, AP Statistics, Economics, Human Geography,...

Earth Science Students Break Out of Hurricane Deathgrip

Earth Science Students Break Out of Hurricane Deathgrip

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

On January 28th and 29th, each of Mr. Burns' five Earth Science classes gathered in the library during their scheduled block class period, under Ms. Heather Murfee's instruction, to take on her newest escape room-style breakout boxes. The breakout boxes are a series of three boxes with digital codes...

Midlo Students Spend a Day on the Atlantic

Midlo Students Spend a Day on the Atlantic

Rachel Bybee, A&E Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

On January 22, 2019, many Oceanography and AP Biology students traveled to Virginia Beach to visit the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center and participate in a whale-watching expedition. Upon arriving at the aquarium, the students freely explored the facility. Groups spread out to peer into bright waters...

Seniors Novey and Ruzicka Named January Student All-Stars

Seniors Novey and Ruzicka Named January Student All-Stars

Mr. Robert Gifford and Cara Hahn

January 25, 2019


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

Midlo's first January student of the month  is a great academic student who is incredibly kind to others, has a great sense of humor, and is growing into his leadership abilities. Last year, he starred in Fiddler on the Roof, and this fall, he performed in The Wizard of Oz. He currently serves as preside...

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 ...

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