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Good Food, Better People

Good Food, Better People

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

Every day, a number of ravenous students file into the lunchroom, eager to buy a delicious lunch from Midlo’s cafeteria staff. Without the staff preparing a healthy and delightful meal each day, students would begin to perform poorly in class and behave disrespectfully, resulting in a chaotic  learni...

Spotlight on: Midlo’s Karate Kid

Spotlight on: Midlo’s Karate Kid

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 29, 2017


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Every Tuesday, freshman Emily Gundel, practices Karate and Ju Jitsu; she gained a second degree black belt in the seventh grade and has since then continued to enhance her abilities at Mongrel Fitness Center. When asked what karate means to her, she describes it as, "You learn patience and how to lis...

Stop and Smell the Roses

Stop and Smell the Roses

Sophie King and Zoe Kopidis

September 25, 2017


Filed under Spotlights, TLN

On September 21, 2017, in the Midlothian High School auditorium, the senior class of 2018 gathered to ponder the next chapter of their lives at Senior Convocation. The seniors had the opportunity to listen to their class officers, Kenny Harbula (President), Joy Li (Vice President), Palmer Ward (Secretary), Ch...

Teachers Recognizing Teachers: September Recipient

Teachers Recognizing Teachers: September Recipient

Anna Chen, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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Every month, one teacher is recognized for their outstanding work with faculty and students alike. On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, Mr. Gordon Rawls, the last recipient of the 2016-2017 school year, handed off the Teachers Recognizing Teachers trophy to Mr. Steven Scherer. Mr. Rawls explained that ...

Lessons of Compassion and Empowerment

Lessons of Compassion and Empowerment

Midlo Scoop Staff

September 8, 2017


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On Friday, September 1, 2017, to close out Teacher Work Week, Dr. Mykee Fowlin visited Midlothian High School to present: You Don’t Know Me Until You Know Me.  CCPS faculty members from Midlothian, Monacan, Meadowbrook, and James River gathered in Midlo’s auditorium to experience a moving performanc...

Bringing a Dedication to Music

Bringing a Dedication to Music

Midlo Scoop staff

June 8, 2017


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On Monday, June 5, 2017, math teacher Mr. Chris Eliot passed the Teachers Recognizing Teachers Cup to Mr. Gordon Rawls, Midlo's hard working band director. Mr. Eliot noticed Mr. Rawls' commitment to his students and Midlo's music program, saying, "This person begins the school year early in the hot su...

Congratulations, Virginia Boys State Delegates

Congratulations, Virginia Boys State Delegates

Mrs. Christine Lawson, Professional School Counselor

May 31, 2017


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Boys State recognizes outstanding young men of the junior class who exhibit qualifications of scholarship, patriotism, leadership, character, and honesty. This week-long program will be held in June at Radford University. These delegates were selected first by faculty nomination and then intervi...

Joyeux in June

Joyeux in June

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


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Congratulations, Madame Lindsay Garrison, for being named Midlo's June Employee of the Month. Mme. Garrison consistently exhibits an upbeat attitude in her French classroom at Midlothian High School. This semester, she won the PBL (Project-Based Learning) Challenge for the secondary level with her s...

Congrats, Girls State Delegates

Congrats, Girls State Delegates

Mrs. Christine Lawson, Professional School Counselor

May 30, 2017


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Girls State recognizes outstanding young women of the junior class who exhibit qualifications of scholarship, patriotism, leadership, character, and honesty. This week-long program will be held in June at Longwood University. These delegates were selected first by faculty nomination and then intervie...

Magnifique in May

Magnifique in May

Anna Chen, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


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Midlo's May Employee of the Month, shares her love for the French language with her students and a passion for teaching with her colleagues. She brings enthusiasm and devotion to multiple organizations and student programs as well. She has served as director of Congres Francais, sits on the Board of...

Teaching Through Humor

Teaching Through Humor

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


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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. School Counseling Coordinator Ms. Cheryl Boyd chose math teacher Mr. Christopher Eliot for his “incredible amount of devotion to Midlo in ...

Artistic Summer Ahead

Artistic Summer Ahead

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


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Sophomore Tess Wladar recently received acceptance into the Summer Residential Governor's School for Visual Arts, which will take place from June 25 to July 22, at Radford University. The program offers students a glimpse into the college experience, while allowing them to enhance their artistic s...

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