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Luck o’ Midlothian

Luck o’ Midlothian

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under Student Life

People carry good luck charms because they believe in the power of these items to bring about fortunate events. Although these objects may be insignificant to others, each individual charm means something much more to its personal owner. Midlothian students share their good luck charms and why they hold...

Success at DECA SLC

Success at DECA SLC

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

 On March 3 - March 5, 2017, qualifying DECA members traveled to Virginia Beach to compete in the DECA State Leadership Conference (SLC). Participating students include: Andrew Stanfield, Katherine Wroblewski, Tyler Schrimpsher, Devin McCombs, Jason Li, Bethany Crisp, Jack Stid, Jay Gonzalez, Ven...

Someone’s Life May Depend on You

Someone’s Life May Depend on You

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Redcrossblood.org indicates that a single car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood. If this is the case, Midlothian High School may very well have just saved a life. On Wednesday, March 1st, Midlo hosted its second blood drive of the year. Students filtered through the auxil...

The SHF Bingo Initiative Continues

The SHF Bingo Initiative Continues

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On February 17, 2017, the Midlothian's French Honor Society (SHF) visited The Laurels at University Park Nursing Home, located in the West End to provide a fun, interactive, and rewarding experience for the residents, bringing numerous prizes, including various hand creams, chocolate, and other assorted...

FBLA Dominates Regional Competition

FBLA Dominates Regional Competition

Mrs. Yvonne Mullins, FBLA sponsor; Business and Marketing Teacherr

March 2, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Midlothian High School dominated the FBLA Regional Competition.  On Wednesday, March 1, 2017, professionally dressed Midlothian students arrived for the conference and represented their school well. Midlo students competed in thirty-eight events and came home winning 1st or 2nd place in thirty-three...

Wear a Hat to Help Strike Out Cancer

Wear a Hat to Help Strike Out Cancer

Mr. Shawn Abel, Midlothian High School Principal

March 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

This is our last week to raise money to support our efforts in the Strike Out Cancer competition.  If you haven’t donated yet, please consider doing so by donating online at: http://hcb2.org/ (Select Midlothian HS under purpose) or by donating at school.  Students who donate $1.00 or more before school this Friday, March 3rd, in the open commons will be able to wear a hat throughout the school day. Thanks for your support!...

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...

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