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Latin Bridging Education Through The Ages

Latin Bridging Education Through The Ages

Dominique Spencer, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

Throughout the month of February and the beginning of March, Latin Club taught various subjects to Watkins Elementary first grade students. Developed 15 years ago by Mrs. Sue Robertson, who previously taught Latin for over 30 years, the program sought to teach younger students and promote interactio...

Age Versus Agility

Age Versus Agility

Daniel Wines, Sports Contributor

April 19, 2016


Filed under Student Life

On Friday, April 15th, the much anticipated Seniors vs. Faculty basketball game finally arrived. Seniors, decked out in white Midlothian 2016 shirts prepared to play the faculty members, who psyched themselves up by donning blue Midlothian spirit shirts. After only a few minutes, the seniors pulled...

Thrifts to the Rescue

Thrifts to the Rescue

Michael DeMatteo, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Dogs are known to be a man's best friend, sources of comfort, companionship, and even friendship, with whom we can experience life's struggles. During times of struggle and adversity, they provide inspiration that often betters the lives of their caretakers. While we know dogs do so much for their caretakers,...

A Break from the Mundane

A Break from the Mundane

Sydney Van Horn, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Student Life

After an extremely lengthy and cold winter with no leave from school, students at Midlothian High School eagerly awaited Spring Break. While some students remained in Midlothian and spent their week off from school catching up on sleep and relaxing with their friends, others traveled all across the ...

April Male Student of the Month

April Male Student of the Month

Shawn Abel, Emily Peachee

April 13, 2016


Filed under Spotlights, Student Life

The April Male Student of the Month is a rising star in multiple Midlo athletic programs, starting at the varsity level in two of those sports as a freshman! It's important that we mention he takes care of business in the classroom as well, consistently earning excellent grades and positive remarks...

Awarding Excellence

Awarding Excellence

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On Monday, April 4, National Honor Society celebrated the academic achievement of its new inductees. The induction began with Principal Shawn Abel welcoming the inductees and their family members. After National Honor Society President Matthew Cousins gave a brief introduction, the remaining officer...

FBLA Conquers States

FBLA Conquers States

Yvonne Mullins, FBLA Sponsor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On April 8-9th, twenty-eight students from Midlothian travelled to Reston, Virginia, for the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) State Leadership Conference. Thirteen of these students came home with top five finishes in 10 different events! Please congratulate the following students as you...

Pancakes For a Cause

Pancakes For a Cause

Dominique Spencer, Page Editor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

From February 22nd to the 26th, Latin Club sponsored the Richmond Animal League (RAL) by gathering canned pet supplies from students to donate to the rescue group. The effort began as a suggestion from the Virginia Junior Classical League (VJCL).   Junior Mariha Junaid, as the Vice President of the...

A Lesson to Remember

A Lesson to Remember

Daniel Wines, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under Student Life

On February 29th, Chris Skinner came to Midlothian to deliver a motivational speech to the entire student body. The students filed into the auditorium not knowing what the presentation was going to be about. Upon entering, they were shocked to see a young man in a wheelchair on the stage. Puzzled, the stude...

Forensicators and Debaters Take on Regionals

Forensicators and Debaters Take on Regionals

David Wilson and Daniel Cheatham, Forensic Speech and Debate Coaches

April 3, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

Our forensic speech and debate team had a busy Spring Break, competing in two VHSL tournaments: On March 26, 2016, the Debate squad competed in the VHSL Region 4A East tournament at Louisa County High School, and the following students placed in their events and now advance to the State tournament...

A Night Around the World

A Night Around the World

Neha Kulkarni, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2016


Filed under Student Life

On Thursday, March 24, Midlothian High School’s International Baccalaureate Program hosted the 2016 International Festival. Led by seniors Virginia Boulos, Bethany Burtch, and Katheryn Osmond, the IF’s purpose is to celebrate the various cultures that Midlo students come from through means of art...

FBLA Dominates Regionals

FBLA Dominates Regionals

Mrs. Yvonne Mullins, FBLA Sponsor

March 25, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

Midlothian High School FBLA completely dominated the VSU Regional Testing Competition.  Students were entered into 31 events and came home winning 1st or 2nd in 27 of those events (with 18 first places).  Most of the students took objective knowledge-based tests in their subject area on the computer.  Some...

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