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5 Mindful Tips for Navigating Holiday Stress

5 Mindful Tips for Navigating Holiday Stress

Ms. Monica Nebe, Ms. Kristin Oberg

December 13, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

The holiday season can be very stressful and overwhelming, and sometimes it is hard to find joy and peace over the holidays. We are rushing here and there and everywhere and don’t take the time to slow down and truly enjoy this magical season. Here are some common stressors and antidotes: Demands o...

Filling Midlo’s Halls With Cheer

Filling Midlo’s Halls With Cheer

Samantha Johnson and Alyssa Marchese

December 12, 2017


Filed under Special Features

On Thursday, December 7, 2017,  students from the High Intensity Autism suite went door-to-door singing Christmas carols, such as Jingle Bells and We Wish You A Merry Christmas, for all to enjoy.  The students recently started participating in a music enrichment class, and learning and performing...

Seven Ways to Maximize Holiday Spirit

Seven Ways to Maximize Holiday Spirit

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 8, 2017


Filed under Special Features

Many agree that the few weeks leading up to Christmas are some of the best weeks of the year. To help take advantage of that time, here are a some festive activities that are both easy to plan and inexpensive to get in the holiday spirit. 1. Make Gingerbread Houses Show off your creativity by creating...

Initiating an Impact

Initiating an Impact

Nour Goulmamine and Marisa Ruotolo

December 7, 2017


Filed under Special Features

To most people, December 5 is simply another day closer to the holidays. However, it is actually a day of appreciation for people who take time out of their busy schedules to help others. This day is about the volunteers, the real heroes in our world. The United Nations recognizes International Volunteer...

International Day of People with Disabilities

International Day of People with Disabilities

Nour Goulmamine, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 5, 2017


Filed under Special Features

December 3rd is the annual International Day of People With Disabilities. Each year, the United Nations announces a different theme to observe on this day. The theme for 2017 is: Transformation Towards a Sustainable and Resilient Society for All. The International Day of People With Disabilities helps to...

Eight Nights of Hanukkah

Eight Nights of Hanukkah

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 5, 2017


Filed under Special Features

Hanukkah, also known as the Jewish Festival of Lights, is a Jewish holiday that celebrates gift giving and the lighting of one candle for each of the eight days that Hanukkah is celebrated. This year, Hanukkah begins at sunset on Tuesday, December 12, and ends on Wednesday, December 20. Hanukkah...

Study Tips to Make Exam Season Easier

Study Tips to Make Exam Season Easier

Nour Goulmamine and Marisa Ruotolo

December 4, 2017


Filed under Special Features

With exam season right around the corner, students are frantically searching for ways to study effectively. Coming up with new and innovative ways to study is hard to do. Instead, use the following tips to ease the stress over mid-term exams. Use the Pomodoro Technique. Study for ten minutes before yo...

Enjoy the Tastes of the Season

Enjoy the Tastes of the Season

Alyssa Marchese, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 4, 2017


Filed under Special Features

It's the holiday season, which means it's time to start baking! Here a few recipes to get you started. Classic Sugar Cookie Cutouts Ingredients: Cookie 1 ½ cups of powdered sugar 1 cup of butter 1 teaspoon of vanilla ½ teaspoon almond extract 1 egg 2 ½ cups all-purp...

Winter Exam Schedule and Senior Exam Exemption Info

Winter Exam Schedule and Senior Exam Exemption Info

Sophie King, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 27, 2017


Filed under Important Dates, Special Features, Student Life

Winter 2017 Exam Schedule Monday, December 11: No exam, 1:50 p.m. dismissal Tuesday, December 12: Period 2E exam, 1:50 p.m. dismissal Wednesday, December 13: Period 1 & 2O exams, 11:25 a.m. dismissal Thursday, December 14: Period 3E & 4E exams; Even Day Tech Center; 11:25 a.m. dismissal Friday, Dec...

Holiday How-To: Reduce Holiday Stress

Holiday How-To: Reduce Holiday Stress

Katherine Krievs and Erin Junkmann

November 27, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

As the holidays approach, many people find themselves feeling stressed. Whether they hold the responsibility of feeding irritable relatives or can’t find a perfect gift, teenagers and adults alike feel overworked by the time New Year’s Day arrives. With these significant responsibilities, holiday cheer...

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...

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