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Panebianco Keeps The Faith

Panebianco Keeps The Faith

Zinzi Symister and Maddie Burke

March 21, 2019


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Midlo sophomore Faith Panebianco battles a rare disease every day. Doctors diagnosed Panebianco with cystic fibrosis before birth, so her parents had the opportunity to form an early treatment plan. This disease attacks the lungs and pancreas. The buildup of mucus affects her pancreas, the organ that...

Sophomore Sarah Nugent Earns 2019 Midlo Student of the Year

Sophomore Sarah Nugent Earns 2019 Midlo Student of the Year

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

March 21, 2019


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Sophomore Sarah Nugent’s bright, sunny, and sparkly personality, coupled with her extensive involvement in the school community, resulted in the Midlothian High School faculty naming her the 2019 Grades 9/10 Midlo Student of the Year. She expresses that this award came as a “huge surprise” and t...

Speller Earns CCPS Counselor of the Year

Speller Earns CCPS Counselor of the Year

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 18, 2019


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On Friday, March 1, 2019, Mrs. Loretta Speller, Midlothian High School's Counseling Coordinator, received the CCPS Counselor of the Year award. CCPS Coordinator of School Counseling Mr. Bryan Carr surprised Mrs. Speller with the announcement over the phone on Friday. Fifty nominees competed for this ...

Rowe Receives Appointment to Prestigious U. S. Air Force Academy

Rowe Receives Appointment to Prestigious U. S. Air Force Academy

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

March 12, 2019


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With an astounding acceptance rate of only 12.3 percent, aspirations to attend the United States Air Force Academy require a serious work ethic and extreme dedication. Midlo senior Michael Rowe embarked on that challenge and recently successfully secured an appointment to the prestigious institution...

Anticipating a Lifetime of Opportunity

Anticipating a Lifetime of Opportunity

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 11, 2019


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Since traveling from Zimbabwe in 2012, senior Vongai Zhandira finally received United States citizenship on Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Virginia Beach. After seven years of living in Virginia, three of which attending Midlothian High School, Zhandira eagerly awaited the opportunity to officially ach...

Lin to Attend Prestigious Summer Institute

Lin to Attend Prestigious Summer Institute

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

March 11, 2019


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From July 8, 2019, to August 2, 2019, junior Vic Lin, will participate in the highly coveted program, Cochrane Summer Economic Institute (CSEI). Those who apply must be a junior in high school and live in the “Footprint of the Capital Region Collaborative,” an area comprised of Richmond, Powhatan...

Ms. Pfund Earns March TRT Award

Ms. Pfund Earns March TRT Award

Emily Vanlandingham and Cara Hahn

March 7, 2019


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On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, first-year English teacher Ms. Emily Pfund received the Teacher Recognizing Teachers award from Mrs. Amy Woody. Ms. Pfund holds great relationships with her students as a first year teacher and her teaching is “engaging, fun, complete learning experience,”  shared M...

Marisa Takes on Manhattan

Marisa Takes on Manhattan

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

February 13, 2019


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During the weekend of February 1st through 3rd, Marisa Ruotolo explored the Big Apple. Her journey started by taking a bus from Richmond straight to Times Square. To make things even more interesting, she bravely ventured into the great New York City alone. When she arrived in New York City at 6 am, not much was open,...

RVA Performs Handstands for Pancreatic Cancer

RVA Performs Handstands for Pancreatic Cancer

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

February 7, 2019


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In May 2018, Midlothian resident Emily Koski learned of her diagnosis of Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer, which has a mere 1% survival rate. In spite of this, Koski continues to channel her energy into positive efforts, rather than dwelling on her diagnosis. In November 2018, Koski organized the Pancakes for...

Elliott Embodies Midlo Enthusiasm

Elliott Embodies Midlo Enthusiasm

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

February 1, 2019


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During his four years at Midlothian High School, Senior Justin Elliott has made a profound impact on those around him. As a child, doctors discovered that Elliott has Autism Spectrum Disorder, a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior. Despite this challenge, Elliott always displays a h...

Officer McDonough Earns Midlo Honor

Officer McDonough Earns Midlo Honor

Anna Chen, Entertainment Editor

January 31, 2019


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January's Employee of the Month recognition goes to Midlo's School Resource Officer (SRO), Officer Hal McDonough, an approachable, friendly, hard working Chesterfield County police officer, who protects Midlothian High School students and faculty daily. Congratulations Officer McDonough and thank you fo...

Bolton Basks in Walt Disney World Experience

Bolton Basks in Walt Disney World Experience

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

January 17, 2019


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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...

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