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Congratulations, Midlo Students of the Year!

Congratulations, Midlo Students of the Year!

Mr, Shawn Abel, Principal

April 4, 2016


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Neha Kulkarni, Class of 2016 Neha is one of the brightest, charismatic, and caring students to grace the halls of Midlothian High School.  She is co-captain and MVP of the Forensic Speech and Debate team, leader of our Trojans for Tomorrow Club, Hugh O’Brian representative, and Editor-in-Chief o...

Setting the Pace

Setting the Pace

Sydney Van Horn, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016


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On March 4th, Josh Pace, along with the rest of his teammates, traveled to Virginia Beach to take part in the DECA state competition that went through the weekend. DECA competitions consist of a roll-play prompt, graded on a situation or scenario. ¨My prompt was an interview for a supervising position ...

March Female Student of the Month

March Female Student of the Month

Eddie Thomas, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016


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Our female student of the month is a student aide and works with our students with autism every day.  She demonstrates kindness, confidence, and understanding when working and interacting with the students.  She helps with their academics, as well as their communication and social skills.  She e...

Congratulations! Male Student of the Month

Congratulations! Male Student of the Month

Eddie Thomas, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016


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Midlo's male student of the month is friendly, polite, athletic, intelligent, genuine, and hard working. Whether he is working with a pre-school or elementary student in his Service Learning class, participating in a school activity, or competing in an athletic sport, he gives it his all. His passionate...

Hard Work Pays Off

Hard Work Pays Off

Dominique Spencer, Page Editor

March 21, 2016


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Hard work pays off, especially for Midlothian’s National Merit Scholarship finalist Bethany Burtch. Bethany, a senior at Midlothian, first discovered she won as a semi-finalist in September and later took the spot as a finalist this February. Bethany worked consistently to garner her accolades. To bec...

Congratulations! Community Partner of the Month

Congratulations! Community Partner of the Month

Will Staley, Staff Writer

March 20, 2016


Filed under Spotlights, Uncategorized

Our Community Member of the Month keeps everyone updated on what’s going on around Midlo on Facebook, providing updated information and fun pictures. Just recently she matched the donations collected at a basketball game to support the Strike Out Cancer fundraiser.  As an active member of our Athlet...

Congratulations! March Employee of the Month

Congratulations! March Employee of the Month

March 18, 2016


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When asked  to describe our Employee of the Month, members of the Midlo family say​ she ​inspires them by her cheerful spirit and constant seeking to improve not only herself but others as well. She is often observed greeting students at the door, inviting students to join her during Midlo Morning...

First-Year Teacher Spotlight

First-Year Teacher Spotlight

Sydney Van Horn and Merrill Livingston

February 21, 2016


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Knowing that teaching is a difficult career, Midlo Scoop wanted to see what it is like for a brand new teacher.  Ms. Brooke Rekito joined the English Department at Midlothian High School this year and is already well-liked by both students and faculty. When you aren’t teaching, what is your favorite activity...

Bowling for a Cause

Bowling for a Cause

Molly Graves and Michael DeMatteo

February 19, 2016


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In the United States, colon cancer is the third leading type of cancer in males and the fourth in females. HCB2 (Hit Cancer Below the Belt), started by Melinda (Mindy) Conklin, is an organization that helps to raise funds through events, activities, and donations to provide the general public with earl...

Continuing Down the Right Lane

Continuing Down the Right Lane

Michael DeMatteo, Staff Writer

December 19, 2015


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It all started when Hailey Lane, a Midlothian High School graduate and Air Force academy cadet, suffered a massive heart attack at the Midlothian ACAC Fitness and Wellness Center on March 25, 2015. While working out and doing pull-ups, Lane unexpectedly entered cardiac arrest and eventually lost consciousne...

Remembering Their Service

Remembering Their Service

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015


Filed under Spotlights, Student Life

On Wednesday, November 11, at 11:00 AM, the students and faculty of Midlothian High School came together to remember Major Charles A. Ransom, a former Midlothian student, who gave the ultimate sacrifice for his country. The idea began a few years ago when Midlothian graduate Stephanie Olson approached Principal ...

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