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Dingus Discovers Underlying Beauty

Dingus Discovers Underlying Beauty

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

April 25, 2019


Filed under Visual Arts

Within Midlothian High School, various artists use multiple art forms to express themselves, paving their way through the art world. From the precise journal sketches to the intricate sculpture designs, every artist illustrates a message based on their persona, creating masterpieces subject to their b...

A Natural Artist Works with the Natural Human

A Natural Artist Works with the Natural Human

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

March 1, 2019


Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

At Midlothian High School, numerous artists express themselves through photography, paintings, writing, and any other art form. Through every pencil sketch and brush stroke, each artist makes their mark in the art world by using interesting materials and resources to illustrate a message from their minds. Eac...

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...

How to Celebrate the End of the 1st Semester

How to Celebrate the End of the 1st Semester

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 25, 2019


Filed under Student Life

The first semester of school came to a close today, Friday, January 25th. For Midlothian students, the well deserved half day allows time for a plethora of activities to celebrate the end of the semester. Students' accomplishments from the first semester are not to go unrewarded, thus the Midlo Scoo...

An Honor for the Artists of Midlo

An Honor for the Artists of Midlo

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

November 20, 2018


Filed under Visual Arts

Every year, Midlothian High School’s National Art Honor Society (NAHS) recognizes the artists that roam the halls of Midlo and have made positive and dedicated contributions to the arts. On Friday, November 16, 2018, students who have used their artistic skills to paint the world outside of the classro...

A Modern Artist with Modern Techniques

A Modern Artist with Modern Techniques

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Visual Arts

Within the classrooms of Midlothian High School, a number of artists stand out through their intricate works of art. Each artist uses their paintings or photographs to demonstrate who they are as individuals, giving a personal touch and a unique purpose to their art. Each month, Midlothian High School...

Students Paint Murals During Summer Break

Students Paint Murals During Summer Break

Anna Chen and Sarah Moskovitz

September 14, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase, Visual Arts

Over the summer while students soaked up the sun, hardworking Midlo art students, Amanda and Ashley Jennings, Trinity Hicks, Carlie Snidow, Kylie Redden, and Rhianna Holdren spent hours painting two beautiful murals near the English and World Language halls. Every week, starting from mid-July to the end of...

Finding Our Heroes

Finding Our Heroes

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 10, 2018


Filed under PBL, Showcase

Since October, Midlothian High School’s Photo 2 and 2H level students have devoted much of their time to a PBL (Project Based Learning) model, which was revealed on Thursday, May 3, 2018. In this project, Mrs. Marie O'Kleasky's photo students showed off their creative skills by selecting five people that they cons...

Ladiner Grabs Gold

Ladiner Grabs Gold

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

April 11, 2018


Filed under Spotlights

Midlothian High School is known for its exceptional art programs. Junior Rachael Ladiner recently received a National Gold Key award for her art piece entitled,  Linear Explosion.  The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards recognize students with extraordinary artistic abilities and talent.  Nat...

Scholastic Award Recipients Honored at Local Ceremonies

Scholastic Award Recipients Honored at Local Ceremonies

Maddie Burke and Tesni Stephen, Education Manager, Visual Arts Center of Richmond

February 21, 2018


Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

The Scholastic Awards Closing Reception for Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention will take place at The Visual Arts Center in Richmond, this Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 1-4 pm. All certificates will be available for pickup at 1 p.m. If participants are unable to make it to the celebration,...

Fresh Face in the Art Place

Fresh Face in the Art Place

Samantha Johnson, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 15, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

At the beginning of this year Midlo High had the fortunate opportunity to welcome Ms. Kristen Joswick to the art department! Not only is Mrs. Joswick new to Midlo, but this is also her first year teaching. She earned her B.F.A. in fashion design from Virginia Commonwealth University and her teaching...

Exuding Creativity

Exuding Creativity

Sam Stenner, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Visual Arts

In honor of Youth Art Month, on March 15, 2017,  Midlothian High School  faculty and students participated in a Creative Dress Day, sponsored by NAHS. The fun-filled Creative Dress Day was chock-full of experimental outfits that reflected Midlo's true creativity. The outfits ranged from abstract pai...

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