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Ellen and Her Elves

Ellen and Her Elves

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor

December 8, 2016


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Senior Ellen Jane Tucker had the opportunity to teach a holiday lesson to her kindergarten service learning class at J. B. Watkins Elementary School on Friday, December 2. Her mentor, Mrs. Michele McMullen, gave her the chance to create her own lesson for her students. She started the lesson by readi...

Spreading Holiday Cheer

Spreading Holiday Cheer

Midlo Scoop Staff

December 8, 2016


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Students in Mrs. Manheim's business and marketing classes collected $700 worth of gifts, toys, clothes, and a bike for 2 children; ages 10 and 12 through the Salvation Army angel tree.  The 2 angels were a boy, who really wanted a bicycle and a girl, who wanted some dolls and games.  Students no...

Learning Life Skills and Giving Thanks

Learning Life Skills and Giving Thanks

Mrs. Kim Underwood, ID teacher

November 22, 2016


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For the ID program's PBL project, the students planned a Thanksgiving lunch to make for their families. Members of the class planned the menu,  and each student decided what dish they planned to make for the luncheon. They then researched recipes for their dishes and figured out the necessary ingr...

Students Hit the Campaign Trail

Students Hit the Campaign Trail

Michael DeMatteo and Emily Junkmann

November 17, 2016


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This Election Day proved different, regardless of how it ended; however, there were more than two parties, and candidates did not merely represent a conservative or a liberal ideology. This election, a project-based learning initiative designed by Midlo AP US Government teacher Mrs. Regina Warriner, ...

Football Fans Descend on Fed Ex Field

Football Fans Descend on Fed Ex Field

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


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On November 16, 2016, excited DECA students traveled to the wonderful FedEx Field stadium for a tour of the facility. DECA is a club that focuses on "preparing future leaders and entrepreneurs to be college and career ready," according to its website. DECA's slogan, Own your future, encompasses th...

Recognizing Teaching Excellence

Recognizing Teaching Excellence

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

November 17, 2016


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Latin teacher Ms. Amy Petersen has fueled students' interest in the language of the Romans at Midlothian for the past 15 years. Her dedication to teaching and her impact on students has made her a role model for her fellow educators in the Richmond Metro Area. This dedication deserves commemoration, a...

Dedication, Inside and Out

Dedication, Inside and Out

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


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Congratulations, November's Employee of the Month, Mr. Matt Hutchings. Mr Hutchings currently coaches football, indoor track, and outdoor track in addition to teaching Health and PE at Midlothian High. Coming from a family of teachers, Mr. Hutchings has dedicated himself to positive growth and devel...

Guess Who?

Guess Who?

Anna Chen, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


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On Friday, November 11, the Honors World History II class put on an exciting and historic Enlightenment Salon project. Students dressed up as historic figures from the Enlightenment Age, played in character and guessed who played whom over a small dinner party. The party went on, and everybody enjoyed ...

Rewarding the Voice of Midlo

Rewarding the Voice of Midlo

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


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Every month, the previous recipient of the Teachers Recognizing Teachers award passes the award to another commendable member of Midlothian High School’s faculty. English teacher Mrs. Amy Tucker passed the award to Social Studies teacher Mr. Timothy Johnson for “his dedication to Midlothian as so...

Q & A: Tim and Margaux, French Exchange Students

Q & A: Tim and Margaux, French Exchange Students

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


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It goes without saying that France and the United States have distinctive cultural differences. Recently, a very accomplished group of teenage linguists ventured from Epernay, France, to Midlothian, Virginia, to immerse themselves in American culture. Even though they all held prior knowledge of the English...

Speaking from the Heart

Speaking from the Heart

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


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On Veterans Day, students awarded for the core values of respect and responsibility had the privilege of hearing from Purple Heart recipient Lieutenant Clarence Singleton. The lieutenant’s life of bravery and selflessness is admirable. He is not only a retired United States Marine and Vietnam War ...

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