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Midlo’s Special Education Program Transforms

Midlo’s Special Education Program Transforms

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2018

The Midlothian High School Special Education Department experienced an almost complete transformation for the 2018-2019 school year. Thirteen new employees joined the community, including: Ms. Claire Ashur, Ms. Brea Gilliam, Ms. Elizabeth Harbula, Ms. Sara Hayden, Ms. Judy Heretick, Ms. Beatrice H...

Library Hosts Summer Reading Celebration

Library Hosts Summer Reading Celebration

Maddie Burke and Zinzi Symister

October 2, 2018

On September 28, 2018, over 150 bookworms gathered in the open commons for the 2018 Summer Reading Celebration. Librarians Mrs. Heather Murfee and Ms. Emilia Mazzanti led the celebration, and the open commons brimmed with beach-themed decorations, including: floats, beach balls, and pineapples. To ad...

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

September 27, 2018

On Monday, September 24, 2018, Midlo's Trojan Nations Sidekicks spent the night escorting parents of students of all grades to their scheduled classrooms. Teachers stayed after school for hours in preparation for meeting their students’ parents. Mrs. Bowes and other members of the Midlo staff helpe...

@GoMidlo’s September Students of the Month Beautify Halls

@GoMidlo’s September Students of the Month Beautify Halls

Anna Chen, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 27, 2018

Congratulations to September's @GoMidlo Students of the Month: Amanda Jennings, Ashley Jennings, Trinity Hicks, Carlie Snidow, Kylie Redden, Tayla Bower, Colton Almany and Rhianna Holdren. Each of these students demonstrate the qualities of the ideal Midlothian High School student. They each t...

Science Department Welcomes Four New Additions

Science Department Welcomes Four New Additions

Carrie Rowley and Emily Vanlandingham

September 27, 2018

As summer came to an end, new students and rising freshmen weren't the only ones looking forward to the 2018-2019 school year. Midlo's Science Department welcomes four new teachers: Biology teachers Ms. Rachel Hill, Ms. Jordan Liesfeld, and Mr. Zachary Woodland, and Earth Science teacher Mr. Scott Burns. ...

Join Us for Back to School Night

Join Us for Back to School Night

Erin Junkmann, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 21, 2018

Due to inclement weather, Midlo's Back to School Night, originally scheduled for September 17, 2018, has been re-scheduled for Monday, September 21, 2018.  The Senior Sit Down will start promptly at 6:00 pm, and at 7:00 pm, parents will report to their child's homeroom.  Parents will receive their chi...

Madame Mazzola Wins The Hearts of Award Presenters

Madame Mazzola Wins The Hearts of Award Presenters

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 21, 2018

As an active member of the Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA), Madame Catherine Mazzola is eligible for exciting opportunities. Not only did she receive the biennial Jane J. Baskerville Community Award for Excellence in Promoting World Languages through Teaching and Beyond on April 11...

Midlo Math Department Welcomes Mr. Layton and Ms. Johnson

Midlo Math Department Welcomes Mr. Layton and Ms. Johnson

Anna Chen, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2018

Midlothian High School would like to welcome our newest math teachers, Ms. Nicole Johnson and Midlo alumni Mr. Adam Layton. Ms. Johnson, who studied at the College of William & Mary is starting her third year in education. Mr. Layton, a Midlothian High School graduate himself, attended Virginia Common...

World Language Department Welcomes New Teachers

World Language Department Welcomes New Teachers

Zinzi Symister and Maddie Burke

September 19, 2018

The World Language Department welcomes five new teachers to Midlo: Spanish teachers Ms. Jessica Green, Ms. Linda Szwabowski, and Ms. Ellen Murnane, as well as Latin teacher Mr. Louis Ferro, and finally, French teacher Ms. Hannah Foster. Ms. Green attended the University of Richmond and receive...

September TRT Trophy Changes Hands

September TRT Trophy Changes Hands

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

September 19, 2018

On September 10, 2018, Mr. Kevin Thomas awarded both Mrs. Marie Randrianasolo and Mrs. Elizabeth Harbula, who teach in the Autism Suite, with the Teachers Recognizing Teachers Award. Mr. Thomas, what prompted you to choose Mrs. Randrianasolo and Mrs. Harbula for this award? I am teaching a specia...

Abrahamson Earns September Employee of the Month

Abrahamson Earns September Employee of the Month

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2018

English teacher Mrs. Blair Abrahamson is the September Employee of the Month. She began teaching ten years ago, and has been at Midlo for six. Mr. Abrahamson was instrumental in the new teacher mentoring program this year and teaches a variety of grade and ability levels. Congrats, Mrs. Abe! Wha...

Midlo Staff Embraces Mrs. Frias

Midlo Staff Embraces Mrs. Frias

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

September 19, 2018

Mrs. Christina Frias, joins Midlo's admin team this year as the Dean of Students. She attended Manchester High School and participated in the Spanish Immersion program. Then, she attended Virginia Commonwealth University, where she studied elementary education and Spanish. Throughout her time at VCU, she bec...

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