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Sledding into the New Year!

Sledding into the New Year!

Sydney Van Horn, Copy Editor
January 14, 2017
Filed under Student Life

After a two-week holiday break spent with family and friends, avoiding the worries of school, students came back refreshed and ready to learn. The year's first hint of  snow, however, lingered in the forecast. With only five days back inside the halls of Midlothian High, students and faculty alike rest...

Welcome Back, Class of 2016!

Welcome Back, Class of 2016!

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

On Thursday, January 5, thirty-nine members of the Class of 2016 walked the halls of Midlothian High School once again. Former students spoke to classes and students during lunch to share their college experiences thus far. The college freshmen spoke about the facilities and academics their respective...

A Dapper DECA DLC

A Dapper DECA DLC

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Friday, January 6, 2017, Midlo’s DECA students definitely dressed to impress for their yearly DECA District Level Conference (DLC) held at ECPI Technical College. The students' energy and determination was palpable to marketing teacher and DECA club sponsor, Mrs. Carolyn Manheim, who exclaims, “My DECA...

Class Of 2016 IB Diploma Ceremony

Class Of 2016 IB Diploma Ceremony

Anna Chen, Staff Writer
January 6, 2017
Filed under IB

On Wednesday, January 4, 2017, students from Midlo's IB Class of 2016 returned to receive their IB diplomas and certificates. To recognize their hard work and the significant accomplishment, Midlothian High School hosted the IB Diploma Ceremony.  Midlothian Principal Mr. Shawn Abel and IB Coordinator Mr. ...

Illuminate the Night

Illuminate the Night

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
December 15, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The third anual Midlothian Tacky Light Run continues to bring people together in a refreshing display of holiday spirit in the community. The run took place on Saturday, December 10th, on the roads around the Midlothian Mines Park. People from all around Midlothian strung lights around themselves to help...

Forensics Around the Creek

Forensics Around the Creek

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
December 13, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

  On Friday, December 9, 2016, the Midlothian High Forensics team had a great showing at the Swift Creek Speech Invitational. Forensicators exuberated honor and skill as they competed against fierce competition. The team faced excellent competitors, many of whom have placed on the state and...

A Gift to MCV

A Gift to MCV

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Saturday, December 10, 2016, the Midlothian High School Forensic Speech and Debate team came together to give back to the community. Armed with the comradery of their fellow teammates, the team joined forces to make blankets for MCV pediatric wing. The students gathered at team officer Marih...

Bus Loop Melodies

Bus Loop Melodies

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016
Filed under Student Life

SCA officers and Midlothian High School class officers administered another dose of Christmas cheer on the morning of Friday, December 9th. They sang an array of Christmas carols to bus drivers, students, and anyone else entering the school. Assistant Principal Denise Bowes offered support by servin...

A Battle of the Minds

A Battle of the Minds

Mr. Ben Java, Math Teacher
December 13, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Congratulations to the Scholastic Bowl team as they finished 7th place out of 22 teams at VCU on Saturday, December 3rd. Hayden Calhoun led the tournament with a career high 540 points. Also contributing were Nadia Hassan, Avnee Raje, and Monika Knecht. The team continues to prepare for the their Confe...

A Jolly Party Before Winter Break

A Jolly Party Before Winter Break

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Homework Helpers celebrated the holiday season with its annual Christmas party. As the kids came bounding off the bus anxious to see what the party had in store for them, the sweet smell of Christmas candy and an abundance of holiday crafts greeted them. The students and...

Spreading Minty Cheer

Spreading Minty Cheer

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Clubs and Activities

'Tis the season to be jolly, which is exactly what the Trojans for Tomorrow Club’s December service project creates. The Kindness Kanes they produce aim to spread joy and a little word of encouragement to students as they enter the building the Friday before exam week. Club members greeted stude...

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