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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...

Skating Into the Holiday Season

Skating Into the Holiday Season

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Student Life

On Saturday November 12, 2016, the James River Ice Theatre team kicked off the holiday season by performing their holiday show at the Stony Point Mall ice rink. Midlothian High School senior Emily Palmer and freshman Mollie Jones participated in James River Ice Theatre’s Christmas show to open the ice rink ...

Ready to Glow

Ready to Glow

Sydney Van Horn and Ellen Tucker

November 17, 2016


Filed under Student Life, TLN

On Wednesday, November 16th, students, parents, and faculty alike came together for a night of neon and racing at Midlothian High School. In years past during the fall, the Midlothian PTSO has organized a 5 K race involving flying colors called Color Me Midlo. However, in hopes of intriguing a new array of runn...

The Gift of Life

The Gift of Life

Midlo Scoop Staff

November 17, 2016


Filed under IB

Are you interested in giving to our community and to our school?  By participating in Midlothian's Blood Drive, you can help save a life and help Midlo earn scholarship money.  On Monday, December 5, the IB Program, along with Virginia Blood Services, will sponsor a blood drive in Midlothian's auxi...

The Gift of Warmth

The Gift of Warmth

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Student Life

During the month of November, please donate gently used  or new coats to the Puritan Cleaners Coats for Kids drive. In room 116, Mrs. Tully is collecting coats of all sizes. Puritan Cleaners dry cleans, mends, and donates the coats to local residents in need. Clean out your closets and keep someone...

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...

A Pumpkin-Picking Frenzy

A Pumpkin-Picking Frenzy

Anna Chen, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Student Life

The Swift Creek Berry Farm & Greenhouse, once a small family vegetable garden, has now transformed into an expansive, fun-filled farm open to the public. Selling blueberries, pumpkins, pansies, and more, this destination draws crowds this time of year. At 15, the Berry Farm provides an exciting ...

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