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Midlo welcomes new students with a Trojan Breakfast

Midlo welcomes new students with a Trojan Breakfast

Zinzi Symister and James Galloway

October 15, 2019

On October 11, 2019, the fresh faces of Midlo swarmed into open commons for a delicious breakfast during Midlo Morning. Many students struggle to fit in or find their place in school, especially in a brand new environment. With that in mind, the counseling department and administration put together an ...

Richmond embraces global cultures through art

Richmond embraces global cultures through art

Katherine Krievs, Editor-In-Chief

October 15, 2019

From October 11, 2019, to October 13, 2019, Brown’s Island in Richmond, VA, held the 15th annual Richmond Folk Festival; this event honored the richness and unique qualities of the many cultures that create a diverse America through live music, authentic dishes, and traditional arts. This three-day ex...

CCPS Superintendent shocks Mr. Spewak with Game Changer Award

CCPS Superintendent shocks Mr. Spewak with Game Changer Award

Ava Gay, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 10, 2019

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, Mr. Mark Spewak received the CCPS Game Changer Award from CCPS Superintendent Dr. Merv Daugherty.  Mr. Spewak, Midlo’s IB Coordinator and an English teacher, has touched countless students and made a lasting impact on their lives. In addition to receiving the Game C...

IB students encourage 8th graders to join Midlo IB

IB students encourage 8th graders to join Midlo IB

Quinn Downing, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 10, 2019

On October 1, 2019, and October 2, 2019, Midlo's Career and Technical Center hosted the annual Specialty Center Fair, an opportunity for 8th graders to learn about all of the different specialty centers Chesterfield County high schools have to offer. Each program had parents, teachers, and volunteers on...

Trojans go loco for hoco pep rally

Trojans go loco for hoco pep rally

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

On Friday, October 5, 2019, Midlothian Trojans entered the building in a wide assortment of themes and colors in honor of this school year's first pep rally, the beloved 2019 Homecoming Pep Rally. Freshmen looked ravishing in red; sophomores provided a lovely pop of color in pink; juniors appeared brave...

Juniors steal the Powder Puff title

Juniors steal the Powder Puff title

Zinzi Symister and Maddie Burke

October 8, 2019

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, the students of Midlo gathered to cheer on their classmates in the 2019 Powder Puff game. Football enthusiasts eagerly poured into the stadium to witness yet another showdown between the junior and senior girls. The Midlothian High School Drumline entertained the crowd ...

Homecoming parade follows the yellow-brick road

Homecoming parade follows the yellow-brick road

Conan Darrah, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 7, 2019

On Friday, October 4, 2019, Midlo's numerous clubs, sports teams, and organizations came together to participate in the annual Homecoming parade. Each club created a float representing their group, which transformed into Emerald Cities, scarecrows, tin men, and wicked witches as the theme of this year's...

Midlo dances through the Emerald City

Midlo dances through the Emerald City

Katherine Krievs, Editor-In-Chief

October 7, 2019

On October 5, 2019, students gathered with friends, family, and dates in anxious anticipation of the 2019 Wizard of Oz-themed Homecoming Dance. Prior to arriving at Midlo, students donned sparkly dresses, sharp suits, and other formal wear, snapping photos at local hot spots, such as: Sunday Park, Indep...

Coin Wars prepares Midlo to battle for a good cause

Coin Wars prepares Midlo to battle for a good cause

Bridget Tracy, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 5, 2019

Throughout the thrilling week leading up to Homecoming on Saturday, October 5, 2019, Midlothian High School participated in a friendly competition of Coin Wars. All proceeds go to Children’s Hospital of Richmond, benefiting those currently undergoing treatment. The fundraiser not only sheds light ...

Students tackle Team Thursday

Students tackle Team Thursday

Zinzi Symister, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 4, 2019

On Thursday, October 3, 2019, students dressed up in their favorite team spirit wear. Football, basketball, baseball, and hockey jerseys filled the halls of Midlothian High School. Popular teams included: the Denver Broncos, the Washington Redskins, and the Washington Capitals. Ultimately, Team Thur...

Midlo goes wild on Spirit Club Wednesday

Midlo goes wild on Spirit Club Wednesday

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 4, 2019

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, the students of Midlo continued Homecoming Spirit Week by transforming into their favorite animals for Wild Wednesday. While some sported cheetah prints, others wore animal-themed onesies and animal ears. Along with this, a few students showed creativity with the theme, ...

FBLA club inspires business-minded students

FBLA club inspires business-minded students

Daniel Baker, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 4, 2019

On Friday, September 27, 2019, Midlo FBLA members gathered in the auditorium during Midlo Morning to hear from Erik DeVriendt, Owner/Operator of the Westchester Commons Chick-Fil-A franchise. DeVriendt, who has owned the franchise since its opening in 2011, shared with members the ins and outs of the ...

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