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IB Counts Down to Prague

IB Counts Down to Prague

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

March 18, 2019


Filed under IB, Student Life

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program focuses on challenging its students with difficult coursework and assignments. Part of the IB journey for each student involves stepping out of one's comfort zone and learning through the opportunity to collaborate with others. Through the Creativity, Action,...

Searching for Spring Break Ideas?

Searching for Spring Break Ideas?

Emily Vanlandingham, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 13, 2019


Filed under Student Life

As each day brings students closer to Spring Break, some students wonder what to do during their time away from school. Some may choose to travel to exotic destinations, like the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii, while others may choose to stay closer to home. Virginia has many amazing places to visi...

Midlo RAMPS Digs 4 Dollars

Midlo RAMPS Digs 4 Dollars

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 7, 2019


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Midlo's RAMPS Club, a student-run volunteer organization, is making a big difference for Richmond community members with disabilities and illnesses. Each year, during the month of March, RAMPS hosts Digging 4 Dollars, to raise funds in order to assemble ramps that will allow safe wheelchair access to...

DECA Waves Goodbye to the SLC Competition

DECA Waves Goodbye to the SLC Competition

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019


Filed under Clubs and Activities

From March 1-3, 2019, Midlothian High School DECA State Leadership Conference (SLC) qualifiers traveled to Virginia Beach, Virginia, filled with a tremendous amount of excitement for the impending competition. SLC is always a big event for Midlo DECA and a weekend that many students never forget. Not...

Embracing French Language at Congrès

Embracing French Language at Congrès

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, Monacan High School hosted the annual French convention, Congrès. This exciting event includes French competitions for students of all levels, such as Art Reproduction (reproducing French art), Dictée (writing a French oral presentation), Que Savez-Vous (French trivia),...

Seniors Celebrate With Cocoa and Cookies

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 1, 2019


Filed under Student Life

On Friday, February 22, 2019, the senior class officers held a Cocoa & Cookies event during Midlo Morning for the Class of 2019, in an effort to allow seniors to de-stress and celebrate the end of first semester. With the help of Class Sponsors, Mrs. Carolyn Manheim and Mr. Chris Elliott, class of...

Senior Class Strives to Feed Students in Need

Senior Class Strives to Feed Students in Need

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 28, 2019


Filed under Midlo Community, Student Life

Led by Senior Class sponsors, Mrs. Carolyn Manheim and Mr. Chris Eliot, and class officers, The Class of 2019 is teaming up with the Backpack Lunch Program in order to raise awareness and collect food items for students who come to school without lunch. The Senior Food Drive started in the beginning of Fe...

Midlo Triumphs Over Monacan at Laser Quest Showdown

Midlo Triumphs Over Monacan at Laser Quest Showdown

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 20, 2019


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Monday, February 18, 2019, Laser Quest teamed up with Midlothian and Monacan RAMPS clubs to create some friendly competition in fundraising. The students who attended from each school mentioned the team they were supporting, and Laser Quest donated 50% of the proceeds to their school's team. Las...

The Future of IB Arrives

The Future of IB Arrives

Nabiha Rais, IB Correspondent

February 18, 2019


Filed under IB

In Chesterfield County, many prospective applicants apply for challenging and demanding specialty centers across the county in an effort to enhance their learning and abilities. On Saturday, February 16, 2019, Midlothian High School’s own specialty program, the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, hos...

Students Wax Poetic at Open Mic Event

Students Wax Poetic at Open Mic Event

Nour Goulmamine and Marisa Ruotolo

February 18, 2019


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Midlo Library

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, anxious but eager students gathered in the Midlothian High School Library to attend the Writer’s Guild Open Mic. Teens sat with their friends and ate pizza, attentively listening to students courageous enough to share their poetry at the podium. Junior Sam Webb was one...

Latin Club Whips Up Inspired Cakes

Latin Club Whips Up Inspired Cakes

Zinzi Symister, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 18, 2019


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On February 14, 2019, Midlothian High School Latin Club members gathered in the closed commons to compete in a Valentine’s Day themed cake decorating competition. Organizers encouraged members to bring their “sweetie,” a friend, or a significant other. Winners of the competition walked away wit...

Midlo RAMPS Spreads Awareness

Midlo RAMPS Spreads Awareness

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 17, 2019


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Friday, February 15, 2019, Midlo RAMPS Club members stood at the front and back entrances of the school and handed out LifeSaver candies to students, encouraging them to "Save a life". In addition to the treats, they distributed fliers to encourage students to come to Laser Quest and beat Monacan...

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