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Changing the Face of Cancer Care

Changing the Face of Cancer Care

Nour Goulmamine, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 9, 2018


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On Saturday, February 3, 2018,  junior Maggie McDermott spent the day with cancer survivors at a kickoff party to raise awareness for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), an organization that works to not only find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma, but also to ...

Spotlight on: Ella Morefield and Midlo Theatre

Spotlight on: Ella Morefield and Midlo Theatre

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 9, 2018


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Midlo senior Ella Morefield is the student director of Imagining Shakespeare, now running in the Midlothian High School Theatre through Saturday, February 10.  She never would have guessed that Mrs. Baugher would choose her to student direct, but was thrilled to take on the job. With this being her la...

Presley Green Rides Into Training

Presley Green Rides Into Training

Samantha Johnson, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 25, 2018


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Midlo sophomore Presley Green has been an equestrian rider for 12 years. Her first riding experience, at the tender age of three, was on a horse named Buttons. Since her first lesson on Buttons, she fell in love with horses and has been riding ever since. She claims that she has had some "interestin...

Shooting Above and Beyond

Shooting Above and Beyond

Nour Goulmamine, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 25, 2018


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Haifa Al-Ashari may be a sophomore this year, but she will graduate from high school in 2019, alongside her sister, junior Besmah Al-Ashari. “I’m extremely proud of my sister,” said Besmah, “and I’m excited to graduate along with her.” Both bright students plan to attend Virginia Commonwea...

Mrs. Murfee Receives January TRT Award

Mrs. Murfee Receives January TRT Award

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 25, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library, Spotlights

In early January, English teacher Mr. Daniel Cheatham passed the Teachers Recognizing Teachers Award to Midlo’s beloved new librarian, Mrs. Heather Murfee. Mr. Cheatham explains, “She has done a tremendous job transforming the library” and “works with all of my English classes on a regular ba...

Changing Lives for the Children of Romania

Changing Lives for the Children of Romania

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

January 23, 2018


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Midlothian High School junior Hannah Bridges annually volunteers with her church, West End Assembly of God, in Romania, to help orphans find new homes. On November 3, 2017, Bridges’ plane touched down in Budapest, where she began her journey at the orphanage of Oradea, Caminul Felix, reconstructing homes a...

Spotlight On Sam Perez

Spotlight On Sam Perez

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 11, 2018


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On January 8, 2018, Sam Perez, a freshman, attended her first Pre-Calculus II class at John Tyler Community College. Advanced mathematics have fascinated Perez for as long as she can remember. She explains, “I’ve always tested out of my grade level for math, but I began taking harder courses in mi...

Mrs. Palenski’s Fresh Start

Mrs. Palenski’s Fresh Start

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 5, 2017


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On November 20, 2017, English teacher Mrs. Molly Palenski returned to Midlo after maternity leave. For Mrs. Palenski, it was like the first day of school, meeting many of her English 9 Honors and English 12 students for the first time.  She enjoyed time with her new daughter, Ruthie Grace, describi...

Mrs. Garrison Returns

Mrs. Garrison Returns

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

November 29, 2017


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After an extended summer because of maternity leave, Mrs. Garrison made a grand return to Midlothian High School on November 20th. French I and II students missed her tremendously while she was away from teaching. Mrs. Garrison says leaving her newborn son, Gus, at home is hard, but it is refreshing ...

November Employee of the Month

November Employee of the Month

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

November 15, 2017


Filed under Midlo Library, Spotlights

On Monday, November 13, Assistant Principal Mr. Robert Gifford announced the November Employees of the Month. Due to their hard work, enthusiasm, and creativity, the November Employee of the Month award was bestowed upon the Midlothian High School librarian team: Ms. Dawson, Ms. Mazzanti, and Mrs. Murfee...

Spotlight on: Ntirampeba Joseline

Spotlight on: Ntirampeba Joseline

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 13, 2017


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On October 13, 2017, Ntirampeba Joseline, a freshman at Midlo, officially became a U.S. Citizen. Ten years ago, her family moved to America from Tanzania. Joseline and her sister, Marceline Habonimana, attended their citizenship ceremony at Midlothian Middle School, alongside forty-four other minors. ...

Good Food, Better People

Good Food, Better People

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 29, 2017


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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...

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