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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...

The Value of Honesty

The Value of Honesty

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Honest students demonstrate their integrity both in and out of the classroom with academics and all of their achievements. Members of the Midlothian faculty nominated students who exemplify the trait of honesty. On Friday, February 10, 2017,  those exceptional students received recognition for the C...

Making Beautiful Music

Making Beautiful Music

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Congratulations to Andrea Taylor and John El-Jor, who auditioned and were selected to attend All-State Chorus.  Gabe Fenyes was also selected as a first alternate.   According to the three, the audition process was moderately lengthy. To begin, they entered a room that had two judges, both hidden b...

Lotto: French Phrases and Community Service

Lotto: French Phrases and Community Service

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

On Friday, February 3, 2017, the Midlothian High School Chapter of the Societe Honoraire de Francais (French Honor Society) visited Lexington Court Nursing Home. Following the chapter's service initiative, to perform acts of service to the Midlothian and Richmond community at large while sharing the...

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...

The Future of Goth Music

The Future of Goth Music

Sam Stenner, Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under A & E

On June 15, 1979, Goth band, Joy Division, released its debut album, Unknown Pleasures. Since then, this album tore every listener’s heart out, either leaving them sad or causing them to identify with the tortured croons of despair and darkness.  The rush of emotionally charged cries for help have bec...

Recognizing Artistic Excellence

Recognizing Artistic Excellence

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Spotlights

Every month, the previous recipient of the Teachers Recognizing Teachers award honors another deserving member from Midlothian High School’s faculty.  Career & Tech Education teacher Mrs. Carolyn Manheim awarded the recognition to Fine Arts teacher Ms. Kristin Polich for her ability to “en...

February Employee of the Month

February Employee of the Month

Anna Chen, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Spotlights

Midlo's February Employee of the Month, Mrs. Blair Abrahamson teaches English 10 and 11, organizes and teaches SOL remediation sessions, and assists the administration with tardy infractions. Her dedication to her students and to Midlothian High School make her the perfect candidate for the honor. ...

Basketball Playoff Preview

Basketball Playoff Preview

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Most Midlothian High School coaches and spectators would agree that this year’s boys basketball team is the best in a few years. The team has seven seniors in its graduating class, many of whom have played for four years with the program. The talent and seniority that this Midlothian team possesses ...

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...

Savvy Marketing

Savvy Marketing

Sydney Van Horn, Copy Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Mrs. AnneMarie Hensley, a realtor for Liz Moore and founder/member of realtor team, Team Hensley, spoke to Mrs. Manheim's IB Business Management classes on January 31st and February 3rd. She talked about how she uses marketing every day in her career as a real estate agent, including using social media platf...

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