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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...

An Exhibition of Artistic Expression

An Exhibition of Artistic Expression

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under IB

Within the halls of Midlo, a number of brush strokes through paintings, along with shadows through photographs, circulate and flow throughout the school, all of which are created by Midlo’s very own art students. Midlo art students tell their own stories through each tirelessly constructed mas...

Keys to Fine Art

Keys to Fine Art

Ellen Tucker and Sam Stenner

February 21, 2017


Filed under Visual Arts

Congratulations to the following students who received Fine Arts Scholastic Key Awards. A number of students will have their work up for the Chesterfield County Public Schools ceremony at the Hull Street Technical Center on March 25th. The students who received Gold Key recognition will move on to compe...

Achievement in the Arts

Achievement in the Arts

Nabiha Rais and Merrill Livingston

January 25, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom, TLN

Every year, Midlothian High School honors students who have made incredible advancements in the development of their art at Midlothian. On Wednesday, January 18, 2017, students who have demonstrated exemplary artistic efforts in and out of the classroom were inducted into the National Art Honor Socie...

Parking on Personal Masterpieces

Parking on Personal Masterpieces

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016


Filed under Student Life

During a hot week in August, just days before school started, Senior Class Officers gathered gallons of paint and an endless number of brushes to create their parkingspot masterpieces. One of the privileges of being an officer is the ability for each to create his or her own unique parking spot that ref...

A True Masterpiece of a Night

A True Masterpiece of a Night

Neha Kulkarni, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2016


Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

On Tuesday evening, May 10, 2016, AP art students showcased their art to the Midlothian community in the Open Commons. With various styles and types, including mixed media, 3D design, photo, and graphics. Many parents, former students, and siblings came to admire the work that the art students, both jun...

Artistic Talent on Display

Artistic Talent on Display

Emily Junkmann, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016


Filed under A & E, Visual Arts

On April 16th and 17th, teachers from throughout Chesterfield County displayed the best works of art made by their students. This year the Fine Arts Festival was held at Thomas Dale High School. Mrs. Myer, the 3D-design teacher, said, “My favorite part of the festival is setting the display up and watch...

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