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Have a Merry, Merry, Merry Holiday Season

Have a Merry, Merry, Merry Holiday Season

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Student Life

As a new holiday season is in full swing, merriment, genuine care, and pure happiness fill the air, especially in Midlothian High School. Students and teachers are ready to take on the new holiday season with joy and excitement. From traditions to entertainment, students anticipate what this season ha...

What Will 2017 Bring?

What Will 2017 Bring?

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Student Life

A New Year’s resolution typically consists of a traditional commitment in which people, mostly in the Western Hemisphere, make promises of self-improvement. Many students at Midlothian High School already have an idea of what their resolutions might be.  Many students have goals of improving their work ...

25 Days of Ivan

25 Days of Ivan

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Student Life

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and students are trying to contain their excitement for the holidays. Ivan Jackson, in particular, takes his Christmas spirit to another level. Since the seventh grade, Ivan has invested in Christmas sweaters to wear every day in December. “I love the ho...

Spreading Holiday Joy With Song

Spreading Holiday Joy With Song

Anna Chen, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Carols originated thousands of years ago in Europe, sung during Winter Solstice celebrations, which often took place on December 22nd. Before caroling groups were made popular, official singing groups called waits entertained the masses. Local leaders led bands of people to sing in towns and villages. To this d...

My Favorite Holiday Tradition is ….

My Favorite Holiday Tradition is ….

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Student Life

During the holiday season, many students have something they especially look forward to each year. From sitting by the fire to a White Elephant gift exchange with family, Midlo students took the time to share some of their favorite family holiday traditions. My Favorite Holiday Tradition Is.... “...

@romeothepug

@romeothepug

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Who doesn't love a sweet dog in a costume? Midlo students Luke and Ashley Manheim and their marketing teacher mom, Mrs. Carolyn Manheim, love to dress their pug named Little Romeo Manheim in festive costumes, including: a hotdog, a grandma, a clown, and a criminal, making the pug an Instagram sensati...

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...

La Cultura y Arte de Española en Distrito de Columbia

La Cultura y Arte de Española en Distrito de Columbia

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


Filed under IB, Student Life

Connecting with artists and their lives through artwork is an essential factor to enhance imagination, creativity, and inspiration. In order to attain a new perspective of the art from Spain, Spanish teacher Sra. Travis Jimenez and International Baccalaureate (IB) Spanish IV, V, and VI students connected wi...

Senior Class Feeds the Hungry

Senior Class Feeds the Hungry

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities

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


Filed under Clubs and Activities

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...

A Community of Excellence

A Community of Excellence

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Midlo’s Community of Excellence wordle means much more to the students and staff members than just a bunch of words on a piece of paper. It puts the school’s purpose and substance into words and represents its sense of community and family. Academics, athletics, and the arts all create the b...

For What Are You Thankful?

For What Are You Thankful?

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Originating in 1621, Thanksgiving in America began as a feast at Plymouth in Massachusetts to celebrate the plentiful harvest. However, America is not the only country to celebrate Thanksgiving. Canada began its celebrations in 1578, when a fellow named Martin Frobisher safely found a northern passage...

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