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Forensics Around the Creek

Forensics Around the Creek

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer

December 13, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities

  On Friday, December 9, 2016, the Midlothian High Forensics team had a great showing at the Swift Creek Speech Invitational. Forensicators exuberated honor and skill as they competed against fierce competition. The team faced excellent competitors, many of whom have placed on the state and...

A Gift to MCV

A Gift to MCV

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

December 13, 2016


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On Saturday, December 10, 2016, the Midlothian High School Forensic Speech and Debate team came together to give back to the community. Armed with the comradery of their fellow teammates, the team joined forces to make blankets for MCV pediatric wing. The students gathered at team officer Marih...

A Jolly Party Before Winter Break

A Jolly Party Before Winter Break

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Homework Helpers celebrated the holiday season with its annual Christmas party. As the kids came bounding off the bus anxious to see what the party had in store for them, the sweet smell of Christmas candy and an abundance of holiday crafts greeted them. The students and...

Spreading Minty Cheer

Spreading Minty Cheer

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


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'Tis the season to be jolly, which is exactly what the Trojans for Tomorrow Club’s December service project creates. The Kindness Kanes they produce aim to spread joy and a little word of encouragement to students as they enter the building the Friday before exam week. Club members greeted stude...

Decking the Doorways

Decking the Doorways

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


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On December 6, 2016, Interact Club traveled to The Doorways, a hospitality house, with the goal to shower families with Christmas spirit. The Doorways offers a place for families to stay if their relative currently stays at the MCV hospital. Last quarter, Interact Club members assisted the Rotary Cl...

Wrapping Up Holiday Spirit

Wrapping Up Holiday Spirit

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


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On Tuesday, December 6th, Spirit Club hosted its annual Holiday Wrapping Party. Members of Spirit Club are known for their school spirit, but they also enjoy bringing holiday joy to families within the community. Any teacher could adopt a child from a number of selected families. Their students brought...

Weekend in Rome

Weekend in Rome

Mrs. Amy Petersen and Jake Petrillo

December 2, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

They came, they saw, and they seized the day at the Virginia Junior Classical League (VJCL) Convention, also known as Latin Con. Latin students from all around the state of  Virginia descended upon the Greater Richmond Convention Center for the annual Latin Con on November 20th and 21st. Students pa...

Senior Class Feeds the Hungry

Senior Class Feeds the Hungry

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


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To help benefit the community, the Midlo Senior Class Council hosted a school-wide food drive. During their October meeting, the members decorated collection boxes with pictures of foods needed for donation to capture the attention of students. They placed the boxes in the front office, the closed commons,...

Lending a Helping Hand

Lending a Helping Hand

Ms. Brooke Rekito, Midlo English Teacher

November 21, 2016


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On Monday, November 14, 2016, from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm, Midlo's World Religion and Tolerance Society volunteered at Pilgrim Journey Baptist Church with an organization called CARITAS. The mission of CARITAS is to "provide effective, permanent solutions to individuals and families dealing with the cris...

Interacting in the Community

Interacting in the Community

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

More commonly known as a branch of Rotary International, the Interact Club affiliates itself with over 33,000 other clubs worldwide. A total of 340,000 thousand individuals from ages 12 to 18 in over 200 countries participate in the club. The mission of the Interact Club at Midlothian involves giving ...

Fostering Interfaith Awareness and Appreciation

Fostering Interfaith Awareness and Appreciation

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

An enlightened multi-cultural society should always strive to understand and appreciate a variety of customs, religions, and cultures.  To increase awareness and understanding of Islam and the Muslim faith at Midlo, senior Mariha Junaid and her sponsor, Latin teacher Ms. Megan Rebman, created the Muslim St...

L’escrime á Midlo

L’escrime á Midlo

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On November 9, 2016, the French Club invited Mrs. Nicole Jordan and Mr. Tom Lucente from the Richmond Fencing Club to Midlo to teach the students about the art of fencing. Richmond Fencing Club members practice regularly and participate in tournaments across the state and the nation. In fact, people ...

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