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Midlothian High School Students Take On HOBY

Midlothian High School Students Take On HOBY

Ashley Manheim, Midlo Scoop Copy Editor

June 12, 2018


Filed under Student Life

F0ur Midlothian High School sophomores traveled to Harrisonburg, Virginia, over the weekend of June 1-3, 2018, for the Hugh O'Brian Youth Virginia Leadership Conference (HOBY) . During their weekend in Harrisonburg, they stayed in the James Madison University dorms and ate meals in the dining hall, tru...

Gear Up for Summer Reading

Gear Up for Summer Reading

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

June 5, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library, Student Life

Summer is just around the corner and with it comes summer reading. Students all over Chesterfield County are expected to read over the summer. With as much free time as students have once the school bell rings for the last time, it can be hard to choose just a few books to read and even harder to find...

A Month of Pride and Celebration

A Month of Pride and Celebration

Nour Goulmamine and Marisa Ruotolo

June 5, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Friday, June 1, marks the beginning of Pride month for the LGBT community. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community is an umbrella for different sexual identities and genders, such as pansexuality, non-binary, and asexual. This month represents pride in one’s identity that isn’t straight...

A New Life in the USA

A New Life in the USA

Lisa Witherow, Midlo Scoop Freelance Staff

June 5, 2018


Filed under Student Life

There is something rather magical about arriving in the United States of America as a foreigner- something about arriving at Dulles that really does butter my toast. As soon as one gets to America, if you aren’t a citizen, once at the airport you’re stuck in a long and bustling queue of other con...

Latin Students Unite in Celebration

Latin Students Unite in Celebration

Caitlin Woods, Sarah Moskovitz, and Mrs. Amy Petersen

June 1, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Latin students attended the 2018 Latin Banquet, held after school in the open commons at Midlothian High School with special guest, Mr. Robert Gifford. The banquet celebrated the accomplishments of all Latin students, including the National Latin Honor Society induction and th...

Forensic & Debate Team Rewards Dedication

Forensic & Debate Team Rewards Dedication

May 30, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Friday, May 25, 2018, the Forensic & Debate Team hosted its annual banquet. Proud competitors and their families ate dinner and sat in the library, celebrating their accomplishments over the past year and marking the end of the 2018 Forensic & Debate season. Mr. Daniel Cheatham, the head coach...

An Hour of Sun

An Hour of Sun

Nour Goulmamine, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 29, 2018


Filed under Student Life

On Friday, May 25, 2018, students and teachers filed out of the school onto the football field to celebrate the annual SCA Picnic. On their way to the field, they lined up to grab lunch, courtesy of the SCA, that included hot dogs, chips, cream pies, and lemonade. As a sea of teens rushed onto the track,...

The Life Lessons Learned

The Life Lessons Learned

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 29, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Over the school year, students have pushed themselves with challenging classes, working hard to better themselves. Sometimes they learn life lessons along the way, some intended and some accidental. With the school year nearly behind us, they took time to reflect.  What was the most impactful life lesson y...

The Impact of Four Years

The Impact of Four Years

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

May 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Looking back on four years of high school gives seniors plenty to reminisce about. With the progression of both the good and the bad experiences of high school, most of the Class of 2018 look forward to graduation. Thinking back on their high school careers, Midlo seniors talk about what has changed...

Introducing the 2018 Girls and Boys State Delegates

Introducing the 2018 Girls and Boys State Delegates

Mrs. Christine Lawson and Joy Li

May 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Congratulations to our delegates representing Midlothian High, who will attend Boys and Girls State next month​. Every year, the American Legion Auxiliary hosts a week long leadership and government program for both boys and girls in 49 states. At Virginia Boys State and Virginia Girls State, rising ...

Ramadan: A Month of Resilience and Reflection

Ramadan: A Month of Resilience and Reflection

Nour Goulmamine, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 17, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Today, sophomore Haifa Al-Ashari wakes up two hours before sunrise. She sits down with her family at the kitchen table and eats a large meal with traditional foods, such as sambusas (a stuffed triangular Middle Eastern pastry), dolma (stuffed vegetables), fūl (cooked fava beans), and muhallebi (Middle ...

Curling Up with Cats and Coffee

Curling Up with Cats and Coffee

Merrill Livingston and Joy Li

May 15, 2018


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The fun new cuddly trend of bringing cats into cafes has made its way into Richmond, Virginia. Central Purrk, a popular coffee shop, located in the heart of Shockoe Bottom, is partnered with Zoomies, a rescue center located right next door to the coffee shop. The cafe portion of the organization is ...

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