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Midlo College and Career Center Offers Sound Advice

Midlo College and Career Center Offers Sound Advice

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 1, 2019


Filed under College & Career Center

The Midlothian High School College and Career Center has shared updated links and info for college financial aid such as FAFSA and GRASP. The 2019-2020 FAFSA® [Free Application for Federal Student Aidform] is available. Apply now for access to federal student aid, including grants, low-interest l...

Offering the Gift of Life

Offering the Gift of Life

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 31, 2019


Filed under IB

On January 24, 2019, Midlothian High School IB teamed up with Virginia Blood Services to host the annual Midlo IB Blood Drive from 9:15 AM to 3:15 PM in Midlo's auxiliary gym. Students who wished to donate first had to meet certain requirements, such as: minimum age of 16 years old,  a signed consent form, a ...

Midlo Art Students Earn Coveted Scholastic Key

Midlo Art Students Earn Coveted Scholastic Key

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 29, 2019


Filed under Visual Arts

Congratulations to our Visual Arts students, as the annual Scholastics Art & Writing Awards has announced the winners of Gold and Silver Keys to students who submitted their work to Scholastics. Scholastics Art and Writing Awards is the longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative young artists around the nati...

English Students Enhance the Community

English Students Enhance the Community

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

January 9, 2019


Filed under Student Life

High achieving students who have worked diligently in their English classes were inducted into the National English Honors Society (NEHS) on January 4, 2019, in the Midlothian library during Midlo Morning. NEHS members, new and old, attended the celebration. The ceremony began with Mr. Daniel Cheatha...

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...

Add Spice to Your Holiday Meal

Add Spice to Your Holiday Meal

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

November 7, 2018


Filed under Special Features

Brilliantly colored falling leaves signal one of America's favorite holidays, Thanksgiving. Most think of the big feast as a glistening turkey, marshmallow yams, corn, mashed potatoes, and green bean casserole, with a generous serving of pie. Family and friends surround dining room tables to reminisce...

Midlo Library Packs Pumpkin Pizzazz

Midlo Library Packs Pumpkin Pizzazz

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

November 6, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library

On October 30, 2018, the Midlothian Library held a pumpkin carving and painting event after school. Students gathered in Section B to pick their pumpkins and candles, while the librarians, Mrs. Heather Murfee, Ms. Emily Mazzanti, and Ms. Chiquita Dawson, passed out templates for those deciding on the design th...

Midlo Students Work Hard Outside Of School

Midlo Students Work Hard Outside Of School

Caitlin Woods and Sarah Moskovitz

October 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Midlothian High School carries a reputation for students who excel academically and maintain involvement in a variety of extracurricular activities. In addition to sports, school, community service, and clubs, many students also work hard at after school jobs.  When asked about favorite workplace memori...

How Can We Make Students Love Learning Again?

How Can We Make Students Love Learning Again?

Caitlin Woods and Sarah Moskovitz

October 15, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

From October 5-7, 2018, Midlo College Composition teacher, Mrs. Beth Morris participated in a three-day conference at the Chesterfield Technical Center on Hull Street, spoke about how to engage students and make education meaningful. Attendees included teachers and educational leaders, such as Debra ...

Enter If You Dare

Enter If You Dare

Caitlin Woods and Sarah Moskovitz

October 3, 2018


Filed under A & E

As Fall approaches, Kings Dominion's annual Halloween Haunt attracts roller coaster lovers from across Virginia with the event's variety of different attractions, such as: haunted houses, clowns, and ghostly roller coasters for all the spooky lovers out there. The Haunt began on September 22, 2018, ...

Midlo Students Raise the Bar for Homecoming Proposals

Midlo Students Raise the Bar for Homecoming Proposals

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

October 3, 2018


Filed under Student Life

As the weather grows colder and the days shorten, Midlo students begin to chat about the excitement associated with dress colors, homecoming themes, and proposals. As students prepare, they speculate about the biggest question, "Who is asking whom?" Over the past few years, homecoming proposals have incre...

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

September 27, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

On Monday, September 24, 2018, Midlo's Trojan Nations Sidekicks spent the night escorting parents of students of all grades to their scheduled classrooms. Teachers stayed after school for hours in preparation for meeting their students’ parents. Mrs. Bowes and other members of the Midlo staff helpe...

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