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Bolton Basks in Walt Disney World Experience

Bolton Basks in Walt Disney World Experience

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Spotlights

On January 12, 2019, Midlo Social Studies teacher Mr. Anthony Bolton competed in the Walt Disney World Half Marathon in Orlando, Florida. Although this marathon offers the ability for runners to qualify for the Boston Marathon, many forgo competitive running and focus on having fun; the race course takes runn...

Young Cruises Through Winter Break

Young Cruises Through Winter Break

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

From December 29th through January 6th, senior Markeeha Young traveled around the Caribbean aboard the Carnival Havana cruise line ship. While cruising through the Caribbean, she made three stops along the way: Aruba, Dominican Republic, and Curacao. Young shares that she learned some essential life lessons whi...

Saudi Arabia from an American’s Perspective

Saudi Arabia from an American’s Perspective

Nour Goulmamine, Special Features Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

Over Winter Break, my family and I visited Saudi Arabia for ten days to perform umrah, a form of Islamic pilgrimage. Umrah is a non-mandatory pilgrimage Muslims perform from Medina to Mecca, the two holy cities in Islam. It is often confused with Hajj, a mandatory pilgrimage that Muslims can only perf...

Czenczek Rocks Her Socks for Holiday Spirit

Czenczek Rocks Her Socks for Holiday Spirit

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 18, 2018


Filed under Spotlights

Many Midlothian High School students celebrate different holidays and celebrations as the winter season approaches. Whether it be Hanukkah, St. Nicholas Day Celebration, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or New Years Eve, December is full of festivities. Senior Elizabeth Czenczek celebrates Christmas, claiming that it...

Somari’s First Snowfall

Somari’s First Snowfall

Nour Goulmamine, Special Features Page Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

As snow descended upon Midlothian High School on November 5, 2018, providing the first snowfall of the season, students crowded around the windows, eager to see the first signs of winter. For junior Somari Betton, however, watching the first flurries swirl through the air was an extremely emotional experi...

A Team of Strength and Perseverance

A Team of Strength and Perseverance

Nour Goulmamine, Special Features Page Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Spotlights

Being part of the Midlothian High School Forensic Speech (also known as Forensics) & Debate team requires incredible dedication and grit, and every year, students go above and beyond to show the team’s strength. Debate students spend hours researching building their cases, and speech participa...

Barefoot Brings Dancing to Life

Barefoot Brings Dancing to Life

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 31, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Spotlights

Every day after school, Senior Sydney Barefoot works with the cast of Midlo's production of The Wizard of Oz as the show's choreographer. Barefoot takes on this extra responsibility, along with her work with Midlo Trojanettes and Midlo's show choir, Just For Show. Barefoot has choreographed three o...

Day Porters Strive To Keep Midlo Clean

Day Porters Strive To Keep Midlo Clean

Zinzi Symister, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 23, 2018


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The forgotten heroes of Midlothian High School, Midlo's Day Porters, tirelessly work to make Midlo a sanitary and safe place to learn. Midlo’s Day Porters usually go unnoticed, and their contributions are often overlooked. It’s not by magic that the floors are swept or the trash is thrown out. In ...

Embracing Life in the United States

Embracing Life in the United States

Maddie Burke, Emily Vanlandingham, and Katherine Krievs

October 22, 2018


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On August 28, 2018, Junior Corentin Sintive, a French exchange student, traveled from France to Midlothian, Virginia. Rather than arriving on October 24, 2018, alongside additional French students, who will stay for one month, Sintive plans to live in the United States for a full year, hoping to immerse...

A Long Recovery from Florence

A Long Recovery from Florence

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor

October 18, 2018


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For the Carolinas, Hurricane Florence proved a powerful and catastrophic storm, filled with hammering winds and overwhelming floods. Though the floods drenched all areas, freshman Connor Long set out to help those in one area: Wilmington, North Carolina. Two years ago, Long joined the Civil Air Patrol, ...

@GoMidlo’s October Students Of The Month

@GoMidlo’s October Students Of The Month

Anna Chen and Mr. Robert Gifford

October 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

Congratulations to our @GoMidlo's October Students of the Month, Sophie King and Alex Murias-Roman! Senior Sophie King attends numerous Midlo events and captures great school spirit photos for the Midlo Scoop. She makes time to manage the football team, steps up as a leader in class helping others, a...

Mazzanti Receives TRT Recognition

Mazzanti Receives TRT Recognition

Emily Vanlandingham and Cara Hahn

October 5, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library, Spotlights

On Monday, October 1, 2018, Ms. Emily Mazzanti received the Teachers Recognizing Teachers Award from Mrs. Marie Randrianasolo and Mrs. Beth Harbula. Ms. Mazzanti's dedication to Midlo's students shows through her positive work ethic in the library, as well as in her work with the Autism Program. She...

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