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Mark These Important Dates!

Mark These Important Dates!

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 15, 2019


Filed under Important Dates, Showcase

Attention, Seniors: Mark these important dates in your calendar!

What Do You Appreciate About Your Mom?

What Do You Appreciate About Your Mom?

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

May 13, 2019


Filed under Special Features

In celebration of Mother's Day, which occurred on Sunday, May 12th, Midlo students express why their mother is an important figure in their lives. Mother's Day celebrates all the great moms and their influential impacts on their children. Whether appreciating a biological mother or a mother figure, Midlo...

Teachers Enjoy a Variety of Pastimes Outside of the Classroom

Teachers Enjoy a Variety of Pastimes Outside of the Classroom

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 7, 2019


Filed under Special Features

To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, the Midlo Scoop would like to recognize the activities and hobbies of Midlothian's teachers outside of school. Biology teacher and Science Department Chair Mr. Nick Davis spends as much time as he can in the outdoors. "The best part of being outdoors is feelin...

Midlo Will Host 2019 Special Olympics Track Event

Midlo Will Host 2019 Special Olympics Track Event

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Important Dates

On April 23, 2019, Midlothian High School will host the 2019 Special Olympics, starting at 10:00 AM. This countywide competition gives these exceptional athletes a chance to show off their skills in various track and field events. Since the activity takes place during school hours, some Midlo teachers w...

Midlo Students Compete in the Governor’s Challenge

Midlo Students Compete in the Governor’s Challenge

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Special Features

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Midlo Economics and Personal Finance students competed in the statewide Economics Regional Governor’s Challenge. This annual event is a competition for the highest scoring students to compete in groups of 12 per division, with each group representing their school. These ...

Midlo’s Silence Speaks Louder Than Words

Midlo’s Silence Speaks Louder Than Words

Nour Goulmamine, Special Features Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Special Features

Every year, the GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) hosts The Day of Silence, an annual student-led day of action, during which students take a vow of silence for the entire school day to spread awareness of discrimination towards the LGBT community, represent the silencing of LGBT students...

Excitement Blooms at the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Excitement Blooms at the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Special Features

During Midlothian High School's 2019 Spring Break, Washington, D.C. celebrated the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival from March 20th to April 14th. The festival first began in 1912, when Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo gifted the United States 3,000 cherry trees, representing the blossoming friendship between...

River Jam Raises Mental Health Awareness

River Jam Raises Mental Health Awareness

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Special Features

River Jam, an annual, local event, took place from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday, March 23, 2019 to benefit the Cameron K. Gallagher (CKG) Foundation. Gallagher's family created the CKG Foundation to raise awareness for teens with depression and anxiety, in hopes of positively shifting society's current ...

Tips and Tricks to Conquer the SAT/ACT

Tips and Tricks to Conquer the SAT/ACT

Anna Chen, Entertainment Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under Special Features

For many sophomores and juniors, spring is the best time to start preparing for their first standardized test: the SAT or ACT. Midlo seniors compiled advice for the underclassmen taking the test again or for the first time. Practice makes perfect: The most obvious tip of all is to study. However, ma...

A Blast From The Past

A Blast From The Past

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under Special Features

With the release of the Jonas Brothers' new song, Sucker, after years of separation, the upperclassmen of Midlothian began to feel nostalgic. The Jonas Brothers breached a portal to simpler times when the biggest decision ever made was which channel to watch after getting off the school bus to go home...

Wednesday Is Club Photos Day!

Wednesday Is Club Photos Day!

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 17, 2019


Filed under Important Dates

Midlo Student Clubs will take their club photos, which will appear in the 2018-2019 yearbook, in the New Gym on Wednesday, March 20th. We encourage students who have a club t-shirt to wear it for their club photos. The yearbook staff expects club leaders to keep order among club members to speed up th...

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