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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...

A String of Success

A String of Success

Mr. Taylor Fletcher

February 6, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Congratulations to the following freshmen, who were selected to attend Central Regional Orchestra during the weekend of February 3-4, 2017. Great job! Jacob Cantor Margaret (Liza) Hopper Rylee Gregory Rachel Damico  ...

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...

Midlo Theatre Presents: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Midlo Theatre Presents: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Michael DeMatteo

February 6, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Come see The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance: February 9-11, Midlo Theatre!

Touring “One School At a Time”

Touring “One School At a Time”

Emily Peachee, Managing Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Based on a true story, the student-organized play, 21 Chump Street, made its touring debut at Midlothian High School and Tomahawk Creek Middle School on January 26th and 27th. On the night of the 27th, the cast performed the play during Midlothian High School’s annual Theatre Night. During the school d...

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...

On The Road to Districts

On The Road to Districts

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Saturday, January 14th, L.C. Byrd High School hosted auditions for the 2017 VBODA District 3 All-District Band. Twelve Midlothian High School band students auditioned, and nine were selected for this year's All-District Bands.  FIVE of those were selected to the top Band, and THREE of those placed...

Making Waves

Making Waves

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

The club swim team at Midlothian is back in full swing for the 2017 season after joining the Swim Chesterfield league for the first time last year. The team, consisting of over forty swimmers, led by coaches Kristen Conner and Gene Bryson, practice Monday through Thursday in preparation for weekly meets ...

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...

Safety Pins: An Expression of Solidarity

Safety Pins: An Expression of Solidarity

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

February 5, 2017


Filed under Spotlights

Throughout history, various groups have adopted symbols to show solidarity for a cause. After President Trump's Executive Order 13769, the safety pin reemerged as a symbol of support, compassion, and acceptance. Several members of Midlothian High School's diverse community, who are either directly affected...

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...

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