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Striking Out School Stress

Striking Out School Stress

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Student Life

One topic that has reached a total consensus at Midlo High is that school creates undue stress. With the combination of homework, studying, sports, clubs, as well as many more activities, students barely have a second to spare during the school year. Hours spent on homework can range anywhere from 10 minu...

To Buzz or Not to Buzz? That is the Question.

To Buzz or Not to Buzz? That is the Question.

Hannah Walker and Mr. Ben Java
February 27, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On Saturday, February 25th, Hayden Calhoun, Nadia Hassan, Jinwoo Kim, and Dillon Powell participated in the Scholastic Bowl States competition. These students valiantly fought at William and Mary against the best teams in Virginia. Despite all of their efforts, Midlo's team lost to Loudoun Cou...

Warriors of Wit

Warriors of Wit

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities

The Midlothian High School Varsity Forensics Speech team, in a well-fought linguistic battle, placed third at the VHSL Region 4A East Forensics Tournament, held on Saturday 25, 2017. Midlothian High School hosted the regional tournament and drew competition from high schools all over the state of V...

Who Will Be Named King of the Pins?

Who Will Be Named King of the Pins?

Mr. Shawn Abel, Principal
February 24, 2017
Filed under Student Life

It’s that time of year again, when Midlo takes on another high school in a friendly competition to STRIKE OUT CANCER!  The event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 7th, from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.  Please click here to learn how you can get involved.  Students and faculty can form teams, and everyone can dona...

Dueling Guitars

Dueling Guitars

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Student Life

On February 11th, James River High School hosted a Battle of the Bands to raise money for its music program. Friends, family, and curious members of the community came to the JRHS auditorium to watch bands compete. Performers were split by amateur and professional. Each band in the professional cate...

Exceptional New Arrivals

Exceptional New Arrivals

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer
February 13, 2017
Filed under IB, Student Life

Every year, numerous prospective applicants apply for challenging specialty programs across Chesterfield County as a way to enhance their education. On Saturday, February 11, 2017, Midlo's International Baccalaureate (IB) program applicants visited on the IB Interview Day in an effort to join the r...

Valentine’s Day: Love it or Hate it?

Valentine’s Day: Love it or Hate it?

Sydney Van Horn and Lara Ann Douglas
February 13, 2017
Filed under Student Life

With Valentine's Day rapidly approaching, the Midlothian High School population elaborated on their most loved and loathed parts of this heart-filled holiday. The Midlo Scoop staff asked several Valentine's Day-related questions to elicit everyone's personal opinions about the holiday. What is your opin...

Speaking of Victory

Speaking of Victory

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities

The Midlothian High School Forensics Speech and Debate Team has been busy over the past two weeks. Having successfully completed the VHSL Conference 20 Competition for Speech events, as well as Clover Hill Invitational (hosting both Speech and Debate events). It goes without saying that some recognition...

A Wonderous Winter Whirl

A Wonderous Winter Whirl

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Student Life

On February 4, 2017, students gathered at Midlothian High School for a night of dancing, singing, and lots of fun at the 2017 Midlo High Winter Whirl Dance. For freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors alike, it definitely proved a night to remember with incredible music and memories that will last a l...

Under Construction

Under Construction

Emily Junkmann and Merrill Livingston
February 7, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Soon after Midlo’s football season ended, busy crews using bulldozers and other heavy construction equipment swiftly ripped down the old stadium bleachers. In early December, demolition quickly began on the visitors’ side . This demolition allowed students and faculty to look forward to the upcoming sp...

Do YOU Have Spirit?

Do YOU Have Spirit?

Hannah Walker, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Student Life

On Friday, January 27th, students from each grade arrived ready and eager to compete in the winter pep rally. Throughout the day, anxious spirits as students readied themselves to kick off the pep rally. School pride flowed through Midlo's halls, with the freshmen dressed in vibrant purple, the sophomor...

Shiver in the River

Shiver in the River

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under Student Life

On Saturday, January 28, 2017, Keep Virginia Beautiful hosted the Shiver in the River at Historic Tredegar. More than 70 sponsors, comprised of different radio stations, magazines, news broadcasts, and local companies, and over 400 participants attended the special event and did their best to spre...

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