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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
Filed under Clubs and Activities

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 ...

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On November 5. 2016, Mrs. Beth Clark and Mr. Nick Kirkbride joined students from the newly formed Midlo Alzheimer's and Dementia Awareness Club (MADA) at an awareness event. The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event that raises awareness and funds for Alzheimer...

Words, Unity, and the Pursuit of Trial and Error

Words, Unity, and the Pursuit of Trial and Error

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Saturday November 5, 2016, the Midlothian High School Forensic Speech and Debate team hosted teams from across Virginia, for the first competition of the season, the VHSL Midlothian Speech and Debate Invitational.  Coaches David Wilson, Daniel Cheatham, Adam Schwab, and Madeleine Smith preppe...

Spin, Spin, Spin to Win!

Spin, Spin, Spin to Win!

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

Come one! Come all to Chick-fil-a for Midlo Scoop Spirit Night! On November 1st, the Scoop staff manned Westchester Commons Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night to raise money for the newspaper. Around 5 pm, business at the prize wheel started slowly, with faculty members comprising the only customers. Thinking...

All Around the World

All Around the World

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

In the classrooms of Midlothian High School, world religions serve as an academic and cultural topic that is constantly taught and discussed. To further acknowledge the religious affiliations at Midlo, junior Bethany Crisp and her sponsor, English teacher Ms. Brooke Rekito, created the World Religio...

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