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Counting Down To Christmas

Counting Down To Christmas

Anna Chen, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 21, 2017


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Children around the world love Christmas, and the excitement begins as soon as the pumpkins and turkeys disappear. Advent calendars started as a German tradition to help channel some of that excitement leading up to Christmas Day. Each day, children open one door of the Advent calendar and receive a...

Triumph at James River

Triumph at James River

Nour Goulmamine, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 21, 2017


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On Saturday November 11th, 2017, the Midlothian High Forensics and Debate team participating in the first invitational of the season. Bringing home awards at James River High School Invitational was a daunting task, as Midlothian went against teams from as far away as Blacksburg. Still, the team did...

Food Fight to End Hunger

Food Fight to End Hunger

Samantha Johnson, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 15, 2017


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Midlothian High School recently challenged its longtime rivals, the Monacan Chiefs, to a 'food fight' on October 27, 2017. To participate in the food fight, the students at both schools competed to bring in the most canned goods to school or to the Midlo vs. Monacan football game. Midlo sought to...

DECA Takes On Charlottesville

DECA Takes On Charlottesville

Ashley Manheim, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 13, 2017


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On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, Midlo's avid business enthusiasts and DECA members traveled to Charlottesville, Virginia, to tour The Lawn, where the best and brightest of the University of Virginia (UVA) students live, as well as the John Paul Jones Arena (JPJ). DECA is a club that focuses on “preparing future leade...

Homework Helpers Make a Difference

Homework Helpers Make a Difference

Sophie King and Zoe Kopidis

November 13, 2017


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Every Wednesday and Thursday, students from Midlothian, Clover Hill, and James River High Schools travel to Bon Air Baptist Church for Homework Helpers, an organization founded by Mrs. Ginger Pridgen. Students from Bon Air Elementary School arrive at the church with smiles on their faces, ready to have...

Writers Guild Open Mic

Writers Guild Open Mic

Nour Goulmamine, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


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The Writers Guild is a safe and inclusive club at Midlothian High School, sponsored by Mrs. Jennifer Fischer, which provides a welcoming environment for students to share and explore art and poetry. In the spring, Writer's Guild publishes an annual Literary Magazine. On Friday, November 17th, from 2 to 3 PM, Wri...

Seniors Launch the Canned Food Drive

Joy Li, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


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From Wednesday, November 8, to Tuesday, November 21, the Senior class is holding a canned food drive, benefiting the Chesterfield Food Bank. Senior sponsors, Mr. Eliot and Mrs. Manheim, report that "the goal is to beat last year's record of 462 pounds of donations.". Multiple donation boxes are loca...

Midlo Latin Club Visits a Local Nursing Home

Midlo Latin Club Visits a Local Nursing Home

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 1, 2017


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Thrice a year, the Midlo Latin Club visits a local nursing home in an attempt to brighten the lives of the elderly. On October 24, 2017, Midlothian’s Latin Club visited The Atlantic at Brook Run, where they bonded with the residents and staff members. Although they visited for a mere hour, the mem...

Midlo Team Competes in Battle of the Brains

Midlo Team Competes in Battle of the Brains

Anna Chen, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 27, 2017


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Midlothian High's hand-picked team, Matthew Tignor, James Coy, Luke Trexler, and Thomas Olivero, competed in their first Battle of the Brains competition this year against Meadowbrook High School. Battle of Brains is a quiz bowl, during which host Cheryl Miller (WTVR 6) asks a series of trivia questio...

The Gift of Freedom of Movement

The Gift of Freedom of Movement

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 5, 2017


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On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, RAMPS held its first informational meeting after school  in room 339. RAMPS stands for Ramp Access Made Possible by Students. It is an non-profit community service organization that builds wheelchair accessible ramps for people of low income families, or those who c...

Magnificent Midlothian Food Festival

Magnificent Midlothian Food Festival

Ashley Manheim, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 3, 2017


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Out of the many unique clubs offered at Midlothian High School, Interact Club, sponsored by CTE teacher, Mr. Steve Hayward, stands out. Community service is a very important aspect of life, and Interact gives high school students an opportunity to help others. The club participates in 2-4 big comm...

Crazy Club Fair

Crazy Club Fair

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 15, 2017


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On Friday, September 8, 2017, Midlo's Freshman class filed into auxiliary gym, eager to learn about the diverse, exciting clubs that Midlothian High has to offer. Upon entering the gym, shouts and colorful posters advertising each club greeted them. The surprising variety of activities represented captivated...

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