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Midlothian Bowls to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Midlothian Bowls to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Joy Li, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Unfortunately, it is well known that cancer is a leading cause of death. The American Cancer Society states that "colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women".  Melinda Conklin's Hitting Cancer Below the Belt (HCB2) fights for the cause of preventing thi...

Formidable Midlo Forensics Team Rocks Regionals

Formidable Midlo Forensics Team Rocks Regionals

Nour Goulmamine and Mr. Daniel Cheatham

March 5, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities

The month of February has flown by in a flurry of competition for the Forensics and Debate Varsity team. On Saturday, February 10, 2018, the team traveled to King George High School to secure their places in the Super Regionals event. Sophomore Quentin Phillips received an impressive 1st place in Ext...

Giving the Gift of Life

Giving the Gift of Life

Caitlin Woods, Marisa Ruotolo, and Carrie Rowley

March 5, 2018


Filed under IB

The IB Program teamed up with Virginia Blood Services for the second time this year to hold a blood drive at Midlothian High School on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Students signed up the previous week, and many students arrived nervous but determined to help those in need. The event filled the gymnasium ...

National English Honor Society Applications

National English Honor Society Applications

Sophie King, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 5, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Applications for the National English Honor Society are now open. If you are interested in applying for admission to NEHS, please find the application at bit.ly/NEHSapp. Membership is open to juniors and seniors, and all applications are due on Friday, March 16, 2018....

Midlothian High Welcomes First Annual Wellness Week

Midlothian High Welcomes First Annual Wellness Week

Ashley Manheim, Midlo Scoop Copy Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Showcase

This year, the Wellness Club kicked off Midlothian High School's very first Wellness Week from February 9-23. The week consisted of days that featured a specific theme every day to promote a different wellness aspect. On Monday, students came to school ready for bed in their coolest pair of pajamas;...

JRHS Hosts the James River Jam

JRHS Hosts the James River Jam

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 1, 2018


Filed under Midlo Community

On March 10, 2017, James River High School will host the James River Jam Festival. This event will benefit the Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation, which arranges programs for teenagers who sufferer from mental illnesses. The CKG Foundation also provides resources for teenage suicide hotlines and suicide prev...

Midlo Supports the American Heart Association

Midlo Supports the American Heart Association

Erin Junkmann and Katherine Krievs

February 23, 2018


Filed under Spirit, Uncategorized

On Friday, February 20, 2018, students at Midlothian High School came to school flashing their favorite red apparel for Wellness Spirit Week.  Students wore red to promote The American Heart Association’s American Heart Month.  The American Heart Association promotes wearing red for support of the numerou...

Gym Thursday Promotes Physical Activity

Gym Thursday Promotes Physical Activity

Merrill Livingston and Joy Li

February 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, Midlothian students and faculty suited up in their best athletic garb to celebrate Student Wellness Team's first Wellness Spirit Week. Thursday was dedicated to call attention to the importance of an hour of physical activity per day, whether it be hitting the gym or going...

Students Dress as Characters to Emphasize Less Screen Time

Students Dress as Characters to Emphasize Less Screen Time

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

February 23, 2018


Filed under Spirit

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, Midlo students came to school dressed up as their favorite movie and TV characters as part of the Wellness Initiative Spirit Week. This theme hoped to promote lessening student amounts of screen time to 2 hours a day or fewer.  Workout Gear Thursday promotes at least one ...

Seniors Embark on an Exciting Journey

Seniors Embark on an Exciting Journey

Ashley Manheim, Sophie King, and Zoe Kopidis

February 21, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Over the course of the past few months, many students at Midlothian High School have received feedback from their dream schools.  For some, four years of very hard work has finally paid off upon receiving a long-anticipated acceptance letter. On December 12, 2017, Virginia Tech sent out early admiss...

Students Take on the Bitter Cold of Canada

Students Take on the Bitter Cold of Canada

Joy Li, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On February 9, 2018, six Midlothian French students, senior Joy Li, senior Gregory Beckwith, senior Claire O'Brien, senior Max Turkaly, junior Julia Gagulska, and sophomore Annabel Schepker, accompanied by Mme. Catherine Mazzola, embarked on a journey to Quebec, Canada. They shuffled onto a bus with seven Ja...

Colorful Tuesday Lights Up Midlo

Colorful Tuesday Lights Up Midlo

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 20, 2018


Filed under Spirit

On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018, students dressed in their brightest colors as part of the Student Wellness Team's Wellness Spirit Week. The bright colors, representing fruits and vegetables, brought awareness to eating a sufficient amount of fruits and vegetables each day. Students were challenged to...

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