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Midlo Staff Shows Spirit

Midlo Staff Shows Spirit

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 10, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

During the week of May 7- 11, Midlo celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week to recognize faculty and staff for their dedicated work with students. Many students wrote heartfelt letters to teachers who have impacted them, and some even gave gifts. The administration team partnered with Midlo's generous PTSO to s...

Finding Our Heroes

Finding Our Heroes

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 10, 2018


Filed under PBL, Showcase

Since October, Midlothian High School’s Photo 2 and 2H level students have devoted much of their time to a PBL (Project Based Learning) model, which was revealed on Thursday, May 3, 2018. In this project, Mrs. Marie O'Kleasky's photo students showed off their creative skills by selecting five people that they cons...

Manheim Receives May TRT Award

Manheim Receives May TRT Award

Ashley Manheim, Midlo Scoop Copy Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

Mr. Mark Spewak joined Mrs. Carolyn Manheim's 3rd period IB Business Management class with an important message for the marketing & business teacher. For the month of May, Spewak awarded Manheim with the Teachers Recognizing Teachers Award.  IB Coordinator and English teacher Mr. Spewak received th...

World Language Students Take on Washington and Lee

World Language Students Take on Washington and Lee

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

May 7, 2018


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Recently, a group of three Midlothian students were selected to participate in the Governor’s Foreign Language Academies program. Juniors Halleigh Carson, representing Spanish, Dareen Kang, representing German, and Elizabeth Bolstad, representing French, who applied along with 300 other students, ...

Accolades for Accountability

Accolades for Accountability

Katherine Krievs and Erin Junkmann

May 7, 2018


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On Friday, May 4, 2018, Midlo students, whose teachers recognized them for the Core Values trait of Accountability, gathered in the auditorium to listen to guest speaker, Mr. Ted Jones, a retired Midlothian teacher. Assistant Principal Mr. Robert Gifford welcomed each student, along with their family member...

Thank You, Midlo Teachers!

Thank You, Midlo Teachers!

Ashley Manheim, Midlo Scoop Copy Editor

May 5, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

Every year, the nation spends a week thanking teachers for all they do for their students and other members of the faculty. This year, Teacher Appreciation Week takes place May 7- 11. During this week, teachers participate in special spirit days to reward their hard work. They also will be showered...

Midlo Lights It Up Blue

Midlo Lights It Up Blue

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 26, 2018


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April is Autism Awareness Month. On Friday, April 20, 2018, Midlothian High School supported students with autism by purchasing and wearing light blue t-shirts designed to raise autism awareness.  The High Intensity Autism program sold shirts for the occasion, with proceeds benefiting the Midlothian...

Ehlen Excels at Midlo

Ehlen Excels at Midlo

Mr. Robert Gifford and Marisa Ruotolo

April 19, 2018


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With a whole-hearted staff endorsement, Midlo's April Employee of the Month creates engaging classroom lessons daily.  It is evident this teacher dedicates hours to planning her lessons, as they involve a variety of activities and materials. Here creativity and compassion make her a perfect fit for all ...

Mr. Spewak Earns TRT Award

Mr. Spewak Earns TRT Award

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 19, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

In April, Midlothian High School orchestra teacher, Mr. Taylor Fletcher, passed the Teachers Recognizing Teachers trophy to the IB Coordinator and English teacher, Mr. Mark Spewak. Congratulations! How long have you been teaching? This would be year number 13, all right here at Midlothian. Wh...

Students Rewarded for Exemplary Work in School Publications

Students Rewarded for Exemplary Work in School Publications

Merrill Livingston and Katherine Krievs

April 13, 2018


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On Thursday, April 12, 2018, the Quill & Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists inducted ten new members during Midlo Morning. As an inductee, each student met the requirement of having a ‘B’ average and executing superior work in their respective publication classes. ...

Science Scholars Receive Recognition

Science Scholars Receive Recognition

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 13, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

On Thursday, April 12, 2018, the Science National Honor Society inducted new students in a ceremony with a reception that followed. President Kylie Call and Vice President Alexis Archer addressed the new inductees and their family members about the qualities necessary for induction. Secretary Kathry...

Señora Smith Wins Award for Innovation

Señora Smith Wins Award for Innovation

Bettina Staudt and Emily Gundel

April 10, 2018


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On Thursday, March 29, 2018, Señora JoAna Smith, who teaches Spanish I and III at Midlothian High School, received the Jane Crouch-Reider Award. Señora Smith earned her B.A in Spanish from Randolph-Macon College and her ESL Certification from George Washington University. This is her 12th year teaching a...

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