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Ready, Set, Write!

Ready, Set, Write!

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Midlothian High School, along with other Chesterfield County Public Schools, proudly announces the beginning of the annual Write Now! Contest.  This contest provides the opportunity for young and aspiring writers to show off their talents to the whole county and to even be featured in the CCPS lit...

Celebrating a Love of Dr. Seuss

Celebrating a Love of Dr. Seuss

Emily Peachee and Ellen Tucker

March 3, 2017


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One of Midlo’s parents, Mrs. Diane Klotz, made a beautiful Dr. Seuss quilt, donated it to Midlo High to commemorate Dr. Seuss Day, and asked that it be put to good use. With Mrs. Klotz's blessing, Teachers for Tomorrow Service Learning teacher, Mrs. Jackie Tully, decided to raffle it off to one of the ...

Pixelated Learning

Pixelated Learning

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


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On Thursday, February 23, 2017, the Midlo Math Department participated in Digital Learning Day, a day to explore how to deepen students’ understanding of mathematics at their home schools. Students and teachers across the county joined the professional development event through DESMOS. The event bo...

A Scientific Expedition

A Scientific Expedition

Anna Chen, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


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On Tuesday February 21, 2017, Midlothian High School hosted an open house Science Fair for parents and students. Honors biology and physics students gathered in the open commons to show off their tri-fold presentations and speak about their experiments. At 4:30 pm, the open commons was packed with...

Innovation in Education

Innovation in Education

Midlo Scoop Staff

February 24, 2017


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Each day, Midlo teachers work diligently to give their students the best possible educational learning opportunities. With the addition of Chromebooks, technology has become a useful instructional tool. Tasked with sharing their innovative lessons, many Midlo teachers videotaped highlights of their...

Stop, Drop, and Read

Stop, Drop, and Read

Mrs. Cathie Birdsong and Emily Peachee

February 22, 2017


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On March 2, 2017, Midlothian High School will participate in Drop Everything and Read Day (DEAR) to celebrate a Dr. Seuss-inspired Read Across America Day during the 3 Even Midlo Morning, during which everyone in the building will drop everything and read for the entire 30 minutes. Students and faculty ...

Say ‘NO’ to Tobacco

Say ‘NO’ to Tobacco

Sydney Van Horn, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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On Wednesday February 15, 2017, Midlothian High School participated in a tobacco-free poll that took place in the open commons during all lunches. Coach David Brohl coordinated the event and set up a table in the open commons, where students of all grades filled out pledges to remain tobacco-free. The...

Spreading a Love of Language

Spreading a Love of Language

Anna Chen, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


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On February 11, 2017, students from Midlothian High School traveled to the Midlothian public library to teach elementary school students all about French. The Midlo students taught French songs, clothing, and Valentine's Day traditions to the excited kids. Students had 15-20 minutes with groups...

Picturing the Past

Picturing the Past

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor

February 21, 2017


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Midlothian’s visual arts department is always thinking of new creative ways to enhance the education of their students. Recently, Mrs. O’Kleasky, photography teacher, brought in her collection of old cameras to her Photo 1 class. The students enjoyed learning about old cameras, daguerreotypes, ti...

The Value of Honesty

The Value of Honesty

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


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Honest students demonstrate their integrity both in and out of the classroom with academics and all of their achievements. Members of the Midlothian faculty nominated students who exemplify the trait of honesty. On Friday, February 10, 2017,  those exceptional students received recognition for the C...

Lotto: French Phrases and Community Service

Lotto: French Phrases and Community Service

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

February 13, 2017


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On Friday, February 3, 2017, the Midlothian High School Chapter of the Societe Honoraire de Francais (French Honor Society) visited Lexington Court Nursing Home. Following the chapter's service initiative, to perform acts of service to the Midlothian and Richmond community at large while sharing the...

Savvy Marketing

Savvy Marketing

Sydney Van Horn, Copy Editor

February 7, 2017


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Mrs. AnneMarie Hensley, a realtor for Liz Moore and founder/member of realtor team, Team Hensley, spoke to Mrs. Manheim's IB Business Management classes on January 31st and February 3rd. She talked about how she uses marketing every day in her career as a real estate agent, including using social media platf...

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