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Remembering Those Who Serve

Remembering Those Who Serve

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Special Features

Americans celebrate Veterans Day, an annual holiday honoring our military veterans, on November 11th. In other parts of the world, the holiday is known as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, and falls on November 11th, the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. The Veterans...

Enjoy Thanksgiving With Yummy Recipes

Enjoy Thanksgiving With Yummy Recipes

Alyssa Marchese, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Special Features

The holidays are a time for families to come together and spend time with each other. It is also a time to whip up favorite dishes and enjoy some delicious homemade meals. Mrs. Beckman and Ms. Mazzanti shared two of their favorite holiday recipes that could hopefully make it to your Thanksgiving table...

A Guide for Breaking Bad Habits

A Guide for Breaking Bad Habits

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

Whether we admit it or not, we all have fallen into bad habits from time to time. From overeating to nail biting to binge watching television shows, these habits are present in our everyday lives. Many people resolve to change their ways, but without truly understanding how these habits work, kicking ...

Relaxation Tool Box

Relaxation Tool Box

Anna Chen and Marisa Ruotolo

November 9, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

Relaxation is any method, process, or activity that helps to increase the state of calmness and peacefulness or reduce tension and anxiety. Any time you are feeling a bit overwhelmed, try to follow these tips and relax: Take a power nap. Take a short sleep to restore your mental alertness but no mo...

Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 1, 2017


Filed under Special Features

Dia de los Muertos translates to Day of the Dead, a holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico on November 1st and 2nd. Even though this day of observation occurs simultaneously with the Catholic holiday All Saint’s Day, the native people have combined this with their own ancient faiths of honor...

Ensure Safe Travel for the Holiday Season

Ensure Safe Travel for the Holiday Season

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

November 1, 2017


Filed under Special Features

As the holiday season approaches, families make arrangements to be together to celebrate. Millions of people take to the skies to travel out of state and out of the country, which may lead to setbacks that can interrupt festive plans. Travel safety is important and can make a huge difference in wheth...

Enjoy a Night (or Day) on the Town: Explore RVA

Enjoy a Night (or Day) on the Town: Explore RVA

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 31, 2017


Filed under Special Features

You live in the Richmond area, but do you know all of the great attractions and activities available to you? Enjoy the following links to some of the best experiences that RVA has to offer.  Best Museums Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) The Valentine American Civil War Museum Science Museum of Virginia Maggie L. Walker Historic Site Edgar Allen Poe Museum Virginia...

Visit the College and Career Center

Visit the College and Career Center

Midlo Scoop Staff

October 31, 2017


Filed under College & Career Center

Have you visited the College and Career Center lately? Take this tour and learn about the services available to you!

Scare Up Spooky Sweet Halloween Treats

Scare Up Spooky Sweet Halloween Treats

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

October 27, 2017


Filed under Special Features

Halloween is not only a time to go to haunted houses and watch scary movies. It also provides an occasion for spooky and deliciously sweet treats. Enjoy these easy-to-make recipes, especially perfect for this time of the year. Nutter Butter Ghosts Ingredients: Nutter Butter cookies (24 cookies) One bag of white c...

Keep a Child Warm This Winter

Keep a Child Warm This Winter

Erin Junkmann, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Special Features

Do you have coats that have gone out of style, do not fit, or just need space? Since 1998, Puritan Cleaners has set up a campaign to collect winter coats for impoverished families who cannot afford a proper winter coat to keep them warm. The company collects coats of all sizes every November duri...

How to Study Effectively

How to Study Effectively

Emily Gundel and Maddie Burke

October 27, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

As students at Midlo High School dive into the school year, they face loads of new content and upcoming quizzes and tests. With this significant workload, it is sometimes difficult to find the time to study, especially for students involved in extracurricular activities.  The first and most crucial part of studyin...

Fall Back on November 5th

Fall Back on November 5th

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

October 25, 2017


Filed under Special Features

November 5th is the end of Daylight Saving Time, which means it’s time to set the clock back an hour. The main purpose of Daylight Saving Time is to make better use of daylight. The idea was first conceived by Benjamin Franklin in 1784, but was not officially acted upon until much later. On March ...

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