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Midlo Library’s Food For Fines

Midlo Library’s Food For Fines

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 13, 2018

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

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...

Pridgen Earns Bravo Honor

Pridgen Earns Bravo Honor

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018

Midlothian High School's 2018 Bravo Award Winner, Mr. Doug Pridgen, joined numerous Career and Technical Education (CTE) students and faculty in the Midlothian High auditorium during Midlo Morning on November 7, 2018. During this time, he shared his experiences and knowledge of the business world, wh...

Midlo Students Shadow Government Leaders

Midlo Students Shadow Government Leaders

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

November 6, 2018

On October 23 and 24, 2018, senior AP Government students took a field trip to the Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development and the Chesterfield County Office of Virginia Extension. The Model County Government (MCG) program provides high school government students an opportun...

Midlo Library Packs Pumpkin Pizzazz

Midlo Library Packs Pumpkin Pizzazz

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

November 6, 2018

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...

German Students Study Berlin Airlift

German Students Study Berlin Airlift

Anna Chen, Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2018

On October 23, 2018, Midlothian High School German students ventured to the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia, for an all expense paid trip, courtesy of the German Embassy. Students rose bright and early for the hour long trip for a day of German and college-filled festiviti...

French Exchange Students Visit Midlo

French Exchange Students Visit Midlo

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

October 31, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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