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IT Chapter Two opens in theaters sending shivers down spines

IT Chapter Two opens in theaters sending shivers down spines

Emily Gundel and James Galloway

September 19, 2019

When everyone thought it was over, Pennywise returned to Derry, Maine, for IT Chapter Two on September 6, 2019. The original Derry children return as working adults ready to face IT for one last battle. Along with Bill Skarsgard, who returns as the infamous Pennywise the Dancing Clown, the series adds ma...

Crafty seniors make mark on Midlo

Crafty seniors make mark on Midlo

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 28, 2019

As seniors make their exit, the Midlo Class of 2019 searches for ways to make their mark before leaving high school. Mrs. Marie O'Kleasky's senior photo class continues a tradition of several years: painting their hand prints on the cinder block walls of her classroom. These hand prints are often accomp...

Quill & Scroll Welcomes High Achieving Journalists

Quill & Scroll Welcomes High Achieving Journalists

Ashley Manheim and Carrie Rowley

May 3, 2019

On Friday, April 26, 2019, the Quill & Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists held its 2019 induction ceremony during Midlo Morning in Midlo Scoop sponsor Mrs. Jackie Tully's room. In order to gain eligibility for induction, publication students must exhibit an outstand...

Midlo Students Make Matches Before Prom

Midlo Students Make Matches Before Prom

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 23, 2019

As Midlothian High School’s Masquerade Prom, scheduled on April 27,2019, quickly approaches, Midlo upperclassmen race to pop the big question: Will you go to Prom with me? with unique promposals, which are often creative or eccentric gestures that may include posters, large displays, or even gifts. Wh...

Midlo Hosts CCPS Fine Arts Festival

Midlo Hosts CCPS Fine Arts Festival

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 21, 2019

After months of preparation by the Midlo Art Department and the National Art Honor Society (NAHS), Midlothian High School hosted an extremely successful Fine Arts Festival to represent the fine arts and performing arts community of Chesterfield County. The Chesterfield Fine Arts Festival took place on S...

Seniors Seek Exploration Close to Home

Seniors Seek Exploration Close to Home

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 11, 2019

During the first week of April, Midlo students celebrated the opportunity to relax and take pleasure in the warm weather before returning to the last nine weeks of school. Seniors Caitlin Woods and Sarah Moskovitz took the week to venture off to Virginia Beach for their final high school Spring Break. B...

Smietana Rocks Costa Rica

Smietana Rocks Costa Rica

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 11, 2019

Following a lengthy, frigid winter, Midlothian High School students and faculty finally received a break from the busy activity of school assignments and work. Between the opportunities for a relaxing day in Midlothian, or the various vacation destinations around the world, Midlo students took every chanc...

Midlo Ramps Reschedules Digging 4 Dollars

Midlo Ramps Reschedules Digging 4 Dollars

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 27, 2019

Midlo’s RAMPS Club, a student-run volunteer organization, consistently makes a big difference for Richmond community members with disabilities and illnesses. Each year at the awakening of spring, RAMPS hosts Digging 4 Dollars to raise funds so the group can assemble ramps that will allow safe wheelc...

Classes Compete to Raise Funds for Wellness Center

Classes Compete to Raise Funds for Wellness Center

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 25, 2019

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Midlothian High School accepted the Battle of Spirit Colors, a two-week challenge to raise funds for the Wellness Center. Midlo’s Health & PE Department and Student Wellness Action Team sponsored this event in order to improve the status of the Midlo Fitness and Well...

Rowe Earns 2019 Midlo Student of the Year

Rowe Earns 2019 Midlo Student of the Year

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

March 25, 2019

Midlothian High School Principal Shawn Abel recently awarded senior Michael Rowe the prestigious honor of 2019 Student of the Year for the grades 11 and 12. With Rowe’s long list of achievements and exemplary personal characteristics, this special distinction is well-deserved. Rowe is an inquisiti...

CCPS Recognizes High Achieving Students

CCPS Recognizes High Achieving Students

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 19, 2019

Each year, Chesterfield County Public Schools recognizes students from each CCPS high school who receive PSAT scores in the top 10% of their high schools. CCPS held a Recognition Ceremony on March 14, 2019, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Conference Center at the Hull Street Chesterfield Technical Center....

STEM Education Impacts the Future

STEM Education Impacts the Future

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 13, 2019

Science Museum of Virginia, located in the heart of Richmond, teamed up with Virginia STEM, and Chesterfield County Schools, to provide further education to students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The museum seeks to enrich the Richmond community with knowledge rega...

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