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Trojan Nations Leaders Inspire Students

Trojan Nations Leaders Inspire Students

Zinzi Symister and Maddie Burke

November 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The transition from middle school to high school can be overwhelming and nerve wracking. The mission of Trojan Nations at Midlothian High School is to give freshmen peace of mind when entering high school. The class of 2021 was the first to go through this program, and it has continued into the curre...

Joyous Christmas Traditions

Joyous Christmas Traditions

Emily Vanlandingham, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 30, 2018


Filed under Student Life

As Christmas Day and Hanukkah loom near, Midlothian High School students don their Santa hats and prepare for the joyous holiday. During this time of year, students look forward to enjoying their favorite holiday traditions. Each student, along with families and friends, practice a different tradition ...

DECA Officers Deliver Subway in RVA

DECA Officers Deliver Subway in RVA

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Saturday, November 17, 2018, DECA officers Elyas Aldughaish, Thomas Gray, and Chris Dutton delivered Subway sandwiches to people throughout Richmond. As officers of DECA, they run and participate in multiple community service activities throughout the year, and this year, the officers decided to i...

RAMPS Helps Neighbors in Need

RAMPS Helps Neighbors in Need

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

November 19, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Saturday, November 17, 2018, Midlothian students in RAMPS club gathered up wrenches, nuts, bolts, impact drivers, and vice grips, to begin community service for neighbors in need in the Richmond area. RAMPS stands for “Ramps Access Made Possible by Students” and is a community service organizat...

Welcome to the Pumpkin Patch

Welcome to the Pumpkin Patch

Anna Chen, Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The Ashland Berry Farm, located in Beaverdam, Virginia, is one of the top destinations for students and teachers alike to gather for some laughs and new memories. During this time of year, the Berry Farm draws crowds for pumpkin picking and entertaining fall activities, as well as festive Christmas es...

Thankful for Family Tradition

Thankful for Family Tradition

Emily Vanlandingham, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 13, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Rather than students and their families simply sitting around a table full of delicious foods or enjoying a football game on TV for Thanksgiving, many students carry out long-running traditions in honor of Thanksgiving Day. Some students participate in interesting and unique traditions to make this ...

Midlo Students Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Midlo Students Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 13, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On November 3, 2018, Midlo's psychology students and Alzheimer's and Dementia Awareness Club members flocked to the Walk to End Alzheimer's, held at Markel Plaza in Innsbrook. The Richmond race raised over $479,000 for the Alzheimer's Association, who use the money to support patients suffering from t...

Midlo Rocks Virginia DECA Day

Midlo Rocks Virginia DECA Day

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities

In honor of Virginia DECA Day, members of Midlothian High School's DECA branch gathered in their sponsor Mrs. Carolyn Manheim's room to celebrate with a plethora of yummy treats and drinks on Friday, November 9, 2018. Midlo's DECA officers, Elyas Aldughaish, Lauren Hensley, Will Morris, and Ryan M...

Girls Who Code Close the Gender Gap

Girls Who Code Close the Gender Gap

Nour Goulmamine and Marisa Ruotolo

November 13, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Every Tuesday in Mrs. Amber Lanpher's room, students gather to learn how to code. Co-president Samantha Perez started a Girls Who Code chapter at Midlothian High School when she was just a freshman with Eleanor Barnum. “I wanted to create a safe and welcome learning environment for girls to learn c...

Midlo Students RISE to the Top

Midlo Students RISE to the Top

Zinzi Symister and Maddie Burke

November 7, 2018


Filed under Student Life

On November 2, 2018, sixty students from varying grade levels gathered in the auditorium for the first RISE breakfast. During the ceremony, teachers and administration recognized students who exemplify RISE characteristics. After the ceremony, students and parents enjoyed a complimentary Chick-Fil-A bre...

A Teen’s Guide to Making New Friends

A Teen’s Guide to Making New Friends

Emily Vanlandingham, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 6, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Many students shy away from meeting new people and making different friends in high school because they get too nervous or scared to leave their comfort zone to talk to people. Specifically, introverts experience difficulties talking to someone they do not know because they prefer independence rather...

The Perspectives of IB

The Perspectives of IB

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

October 31, 2018


Filed under IB, Student Life

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, students from different grade levels and schools visited the IB Open House to learn about Midlothian High School’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program. Before the event began, prospective families entered the school, ready to learn and understand the IB program. ...

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