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Candelaria Makes Connections Around the Globe

Candelaria Makes Connections Around the Globe

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

November 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Special Features

For most seniors, the summer of 2018 was the last summer to go out and have fun with friends and take vacations on the beach or relax before before a busy graduation year. Josue Candelaria, on the other hand, visited the country of Guatemala, where he helped build houses and made special connections...

For What Are You Thankful?

For What Are You Thankful?

Carrie Rowley and Sarah Moskovitz

November 19, 2018


Filed under Special Features

As Thanksgiving approaches, Midlothian students and faculty reflect on what they are thankful for this holiday. I'm thankful for my family coming to town for Thanksgiving. - Mrs. Palenski, Midlo English I'm thankful for my mother. - Besmah Al-Ashari, 12th grade I'm thankful for my family. - Markeeha Y...

Sophomores Take on College Tours

Sophomores Take on College Tours

Zinzi Symister, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 15, 2018


Filed under College & Career Center, Showcase

On November 13, 2018, 45 members of the class of 2021 embarked upon two college tours: William and Mary and Christopher Newport University. For the first time, sophomores received this opportunity to observe campus life. As students approach the middle of their high school careers, they often find themselv...

Military Appreciation Warms the Hearts of Students

Military Appreciation Warms the Hearts of Students

Rachel Bybee, Arts Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Special Features

1,700 Midlothian High School students, faculty, and honored guests gathered in the gym on November 9, 2018, to celebrate and honor veterans at the first annual Military Appreciation Assembly. James River High School's Joint Service Color Guard kicked off the event with the Presentation of Colors, and Spe...

What’s Cooking in Midlo Counseling?

What’s Cooking in Midlo Counseling?

Mrs. Loretta Speller and Anna Chen

November 9, 2018


Filed under Midlo School Counseling, Special Features

November is College and Career Readiness month, and in keeping with our departmental theme this year of "What's Cooking in School Counseling?" counselors worked with the English 9 team on November 7th and 8th to deliver a classroom guidance lesson entitled, "Bake Me a Career!" During the lesson, students...

Add Spice to Your Holiday Meal

Add Spice to Your Holiday Meal

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

November 7, 2018


Filed under Special Features

Brilliantly colored falling leaves signal one of America's favorite holidays, Thanksgiving. Most think of the big feast as a glistening turkey, marshmallow yams, corn, mashed potatoes, and green bean casserole, with a generous serving of pie. Family and friends surround dining room tables to reminisce...

Set the Clock Back on November 4th

Set the Clock Back on November 4th

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

November 4, 2018


Filed under Special Features

Daylight Savings Time ends this Sunday on November 4th at 2am, which means it’s time to set the clock back an hour. During the time change, Americans in participating states lose an hour in the spring and gain an hour in the fall. The initial purpose of daylight saving time is to make better use of d...

What Does Veterans Day Mean to You?

What Does Veterans Day Mean to You?

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 22, 2018


Filed under Special Features

Help Midlothian honor our veterans, active duty service members, and their families by participating in our Military Appreciation Day Poem Contest.  In order to participate, write a poem based on the following themes: How you feel about veterans or active duty service members What veterans day means to yo...

Midlo Competes in First Battle Of The Brains Competition

Midlo Competes in First Battle Of The Brains Competition

Anna Chen, Entertainment Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Special Features

On October 1, 2018, Midlothian High School's hand-picked team of seniors: Luke Trexler, Jack Maloy, Spencer Willet, and sophomore Brandon West, competed in their first Battle of the Brains competition against Benedictine High School. Airing on WTVR Channel 6, Battle of the Brains is a quiz bowl s...

Midlo Starts With Hello

Midlo Starts With Hello

Erin Junkmann, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 3, 2018


Filed under Midlo School Counseling

The week of September 24-28 brought the start of Midlothian High School’s Start With Hello Spirit Week, organized by the Midlo Counseling Department, encouraging students to make new friends. Midlo Counselor Mr. Darnell Erby spearheaded the event, publicizing a different activity every day in an at...

Unmasking the Epidemic of Domestic Violence

Unmasking the Epidemic of Domestic Violence

Nour Goulmamine, Special Features Page Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Special Features

On October 1, the Chesterfield County Domestic Violence Task Force implores Chesterfield County employees and citizens to wear purple and gather in front of the historic courthouse at noon to raise awareness of domestic violence and support The Carolyn Miller Memorial Fund, a foundation intended to help dom...

Love Wins at Brown’s Island

Love Wins at Brown’s Island

Nour Goulmamine and Marisa Ruotolo

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Special Features

On September 22, 2018, an estimated 30,000 eager participants flooded Brown's Island to take part in the annual RVA PrideFest. As they walked across the bridge, decorated with colorful balloons,  the sight of  rainbow colored vendors, flags, and people greeted them. Dozens of organizations from all...

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