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Marisa Takes on Manhattan

Marisa Takes on Manhattan

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

February 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

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


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

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...

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


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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


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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


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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


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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 ...

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