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A Team of Strength and Perseverance

A Team of Strength and Perseverance

Nour Goulmamine, Special Features Page Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Spotlights

Being part of the Midlothian High School Forensic Speech (also known as Forensics) & Debate team requires incredible dedication and grit, and every year, students go above and beyond to show the team’s strength. Debate students spend hours researching building their cases, and speech participa...

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...

An IB Evening on the River

An IB Evening on the River

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

September 14, 2018


Filed under IB

On Friday, September 7, 2018, The International Baccalaureate Program (IB) held the annual IB Welcome Back Picnic, which allows IB families to interact with one another and make new memories together. After a long first week of school filled with signing syllabi, paying fees, scrambling to class on ti...

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...

Midlo Scores Wins In Forensics and Debate Competition

Midlo Scores Wins In Forensics and Debate Competition

Nour Goulmamine, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 23, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Saturday, January 20, 2018, the Midlothian High Debate and Forensic Speech team traveled to Cosby High School for competition. As the last competition before heading to Varsity Regionals, some competitors decided to branch out and experiment with new categories. Freshman Makayley Crisp, who has performe...

Triumph at James River

Triumph at James River

Nour Goulmamine, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 21, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Saturday November 11th, 2017, the Midlothian High Forensics and Debate team participating in the first invitational of the season. Bringing home awards at James River High School Invitational was a daunting task, as Midlothian went against teams from as far away as Blacksburg. Still, the team did...

IB Offers Fresh Perspectives

IB Offers Fresh Perspectives

Nour Goulmamine and Nabiha Rais

October 25, 2017


Filed under IB

What exactly is the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Midlothian High School? On Thursday, October 19, 2017, students from different grade levels and schools visited the IB Open House receive answers to that very question. To begin the event, prospective families filed into the school, eager...

5K for Flint Supports Clean Water Initiatives

5K for Flint Supports Clean Water Initiatives

Nour Goulmamine, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 29, 2017


Filed under PTSO, Special Features

For over three years, the city of Flint, Michigan, has lacked clean water. On April 24, 2014, the government of Flint changed the water source from Lake Huron to the historically dirty Flint River in an effort to save money. However, they did not anticipate the effects of Flint River’s acidic water...

IB Bonding on the James

IB Bonding on the James

Nabiha Rais, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 21, 2017


Filed under IB, Showcase

On Friday, September 15, 2017, The International Baccalaureate Program (IB) held the annual IB Welcome Back Picnic, which allows IB families and faculty to have a chance to meet each other and make new memories before the rigorous coursework begins. Held at Robious Landing Park, the IB Picnic “allowed ...

Scholastic Bowl Victory

Scholastic Bowl Victory

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

The Midlothian Scholastic Team, coached by Mr. Ben Java, pulled off an impressive win in the Scholastic Bowl Conference 20 Tournament at Dinwiddie High School on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Midlothian's victory over Powhatan, Dinwiddie, and Monacan advances them to Regionals at Monacan High School on Saturday...

A Battle of the Minds

A Battle of the Minds

Mr. Ben Java, Math Teacher

December 13, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Congratulations to the Scholastic Bowl team as they finished 7th place out of 22 teams at VCU on Saturday, December 3rd. Hayden Calhoun led the tournament with a career high 540 points. Also contributing were Nadia Hassan, Avnee Raje, and Monika Knecht. The team continues to prepare for the their Confe...

Have a Merry, Merry, Merry Holiday Season

Have a Merry, Merry, Merry Holiday Season

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Student Life

As a new holiday season is in full swing, merriment, genuine care, and pure happiness fill the air, especially in Midlothian High School. Students and teachers are ready to take on the new holiday season with joy and excitement. From traditions to entertainment, students anticipate what this season ha...

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