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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...

Clash of The Titans

Clash of The Titans

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Clash of The Titans, a Forensics Speech and Debate meet hosted by Cosby High School, remains one of the states most attended invitational tournaments. This year the competition stepped up a notch; top schools Salem High School and First Colonial High School made appearances and the sense of competition...

Midlo Scholastic Bowl Wins Regionals

Midlo Scholastic Bowl Wins Regionals

Mr. Ben Java

February 6, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Congratulations to the Scholastic Bowl Team winning Regionals on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Monacan High School! Please congratulate Hayden Calhoun, Dillon Powell, Monika Knecht, and Nadia Hassan. The team won all 4 matches (Eastern View 220-160, Churchland 230 – 120, and Jamestown twice...

Give the Gift of Life

Give the Gift of Life

Ms. Tina Walke, IB Program

February 5, 2017


Filed under IB, Student Life

The IB Program will sponsor another Virginia Blood Services Blood Drive on ​Wednesday, March 1st.  Midlothian's March ​Blood Drive provides another opportunity to help save lives and help Midlo earn scholarship money. For more information, and to pick up parental permission forms, please vis...

Nearing a New Chapter

Nearing a New Chapter

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

On June 1, 2017, the Class of 2017  left the senior day ceremony feeling inspired and unified after viewing an unbelievable senior video produced by Alexa Battle, that encompassed the journey students faced over the past 4 years at Midlothian High School.  After the much-anticipated senior class pho...

Housing Families First

Housing Families First

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Student Life

On Sunday, January 22, 2017, four Midlothian High School students, Elizabeth Czenczek, Maggie McDermott, Ashley Manheim, and Andre Protacio, ventured to Housing Families First to lend a helping hand to those less fortunate. Housing Families First is an organization that provides a place for homeless families ...

Unified for Change

Unified for Change

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Student Life

In today's sociopolitical arena, gender inequality has prevailed as a prominent topic.  For many women of all ages, ethnicities, and races, the urge to combat said inequality comes in the form of peaceful protest unified under the very differences that bring a significant cause to the media's attention. On J...

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