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Puster’s Princess Profession

Puster’s Princess Profession

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 1, 2018


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Excited small children head down Hull Street with their parents, eyes aglow at the sight of a particular yellow building, knowing their favorite princess awaits inside for their birthday party. The yellow building houses Castle Rock Party Center. Midlo senior Meredith Puster  has the pleasure of wor...

Sophia Nadder Entertains the Masses

Sophia Nadder Entertains the Masses

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

February 23, 2018


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Midlo sophomore Sophia Nadder has loved singing for the entirety of her life. At the age of nine, she started singing seriously at talent shows and at several sport events, including: numerous VCU basketball games, as well as Flying Squirrels and Washington Nationals baseball games. She has released multi...

Spotlight on: Marta Lotero: La Reina de España

Spotlight on: Marta Lotero: La Reina de España

Marisa Ruotolo and Nour Goulmamine

February 21, 2018


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Junior Marta Lotero Gimenez was born and raised in Madrid, Spain. As part of a student exchange program, she will live in Midlothian for 10 months, experiencing American culture. Q: How did you learn to speak English fluently? A: I started learning it in school when I was four. The English that we learn is a...

Hensley of the Year

Hensley of the Year

Nabiha Rais, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 16, 2018


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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the largest voluntary health organization solely dedicated to fund research, find cures, and provide access to treatments for blood cancer patients. With more than 300 active research projects, the society explores the many branches of research and cures ...

Long Learns New Skills at Longwood

Long Learns New Skills at Longwood

Erin Junkmann, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 9, 2018


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On February 3, 2018, Longwood University held its first workshop for high school students interested in the Athletic Training field as a future career-path.  At the event, attendees had the opportunity to learn about Longwood’s athletic training program, meet with current and past students, learn from t...

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


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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...

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