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Rolling to the Regional Championship

Rolling to the Regional Championship

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

November 15, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

The Special Olympics are a way for kids and adults with intellectual and athletic disabilities to compete in athletic events. Dozens of different events are included, but at the moment, Midlothian's focus is on roller skating. For eight weeks, starting in September, the High Intensity Autism Self-Cont...

The Limit Does Not Exist

The Limit Does Not Exist

Sydney Van Horn, Copy Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Spotlights

The walls of Midlothian High School are filled with bright, talented young minds, who strive to do their best each and every day, and the autism wing of the school is no exception. Midlothian High School’s Autism department has three separate tiers of classes based on the severity of the child’s d...

The Man, The Myth, The Legend

The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Lucas Via, Sports Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Spotlights

In recent years, Midlothian High School has developed a name for itself in the Virginia Track and Field community. From high flying jumpers to speedy sprinters, Midlo has produced numerous collegiate athletes who have excelled on all levels of competition. Sometimes, however, the kids who benefit ...

April Is Autism Awareness Month, But Should It Be Autism Acceptance Month?

April Is Autism Awareness Month, But Should It Be Autism Acceptance Month?

Story Flinn, Reed Wolfgang, and Mrs. Beth Beckman

March 20, 2017


Filed under Student Life, TLN

Every year on April 2nd, the world celebrates World Autism Awareness Day.  In 2008, spearheaded by the state of Qatar, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously declared April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day “to highlight the need to help improve the quality of life of those with autism so they can lead full...

Midlothian’s Medford Basketball Team Notches Historic Victory

Midlothian’s Medford Basketball Team Notches Historic Victory

Lucas Via and Merrill Livingston

January 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

For years, schools in central Virginia from James River to Matoaca have participated in what's known as the Medford Basketball League. The Medford League consists of high school students with intellectual disabilities playing in their own competitive basketball league. On January 5, 2017, Midlothian ...

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