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Thrift Shop Thursday: Poppin’ Tags

Thrift Shop Thursday: Poppin’ Tags

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Spirit

To top off the end of Spirit Week, Midlo students hit Goodwill and Salvation Army to dress from head to toe in thrifted attire. Many students did not know what to wear, so they simply wore mismatched clothing. Others wore fur coats and wild patterns. Senior Eddie Thomas looked as if he had just set ...

Introducing the New IB Coordinator

Introducing the New IB Coordinator

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under IB, News from the Classroom

Mr. Mark Spewak has recently accepted the opportunity to serve as the International Baccalaureate (IB) coordinator at Midlothian High School, replacing Mrs. Elizabeth Baber, Midlo's new Dean of Students. Initially, he plans to "develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring students" and is “pleased ...

Workout Wednesday: Let’s Get Physical!

Workout Wednesday: Let’s Get Physical!

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Spirit

Olivia Newton John's classic song, "Let's Get Physical" streamed through the Midlo halls, as students dressed in workout gear on the third day of Spirit Week: Workout Wednesday. Most students decided to just keep it casual with sweatpants, running shorts, and a t-shirt; however, a few brought the 80's...

On Tour Tuesday: Topping the Charts

On Tour Tuesday: Topping the Charts

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Spirit

Spirit Week continues! On Tuesday, October 4th, students came to school dressed in gold chains, sweatpants, cowboy boots, and hats. With the option to portray many different types of music, some decided to show off their inner rocker with a leather jacket and combat boots. Many dressed classic country...

Malibu Monday: Midlo or Tropical Oasis?

Malibu Monday: Midlo or Tropical Oasis?

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Spirit

To kick off Spirit Week, students came pouring through the doors in their best Hawaiian attire. The entire student body turned the halls of Midlo into a tropical oasis. Leis, Hawaiian shirts, and Chacos proved the most worn items. Other students went all out by adding coconut bras or grass skirts. Khaki...

An Adventure in Food and Fun

An Adventure in Food and Fun

Hannah Walker and Dreya Fernandes

October 1, 2016


Filed under Student Life

The State Fair of Virginia runs from September 23, 2016, to October 2, 2016, providing attractions, such as: rides, mazes, animals, and concerts. People, whether with friends or with a date, travel from all over the state to see this year’s attractions,  Visitors entering the fair must find their way th...

Midlo Homecoming Spirit Week!

Midlo Homecoming Spirit Week!

Ashley Manheim, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 1, 2016


Filed under Spirit

The time has come for Spirit Week at Midlothian High School!  The themes are: Malibu Monday On Tour Tuesday (Country, Rap, and Rock Stars) Workout Wednesday Thrift Shop Thursday Pep Rally Friday - Seniors: Black shirts, togas, and crowns,   Juniors: Green,   Sophmores: Red,   Freshman: Pink  ...

Entering A Voting Booth Near You!

Entering A Voting Booth Near You!

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer

September 27, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Divide the voters! In terms of generation and voting proclivities, young people are not spoiling for a fight with their parents’ generation, so what truly matters to these young people? What makes seniors at Midlothian High School feel the urge deep down inside to get involved in the political proce...

Minding Your Mind

Minding Your Mind

Emily Peachee and Ashley Manheim

September 27, 2016


Filed under Student Life, TLN

On September 27th, 2016, Drew Bergman, a Minding your Mind speaker sponsored by the Cameron Gallagher Foundation and the Midlo PTSO, came to the humble halls of Midlo to provide an assembly about the importance of mental health. To begin his inspiring presentation, he discussed the intense background of...

In Touch with the World

In Touch with the World

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Model United Nations (MUN), one of the many extra-curricular clubs at Midlothian High School, allows students to attend conferences hosted by a variety of schools, including: Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School (GSMUN) and The University of Virginia (VAMUN). While there, students join a delegation and...

“Work Hard. Do Your Job.”

“Work Hard. Do Your Job.”

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Student Life

On September 23, 2016, the Midlothian High School Class of 2017 came to school looking their best, ready for convocation. The Senior Class filed into the auditorium where Principal Shawn Abel, welcomed them with encouraging advice for their senior year. Senior class sponsors, Mrs. Carolyn Manhei...

Parking on Personal Masterpieces

Parking on Personal Masterpieces

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016


Filed under Student Life

During a hot week in August, just days before school started, Senior Class Officers gathered gallons of paint and an endless number of brushes to create their parkingspot masterpieces. One of the privileges of being an officer is the ability for each to create his or her own unique parking spot that ref...

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