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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...

Spreading Holiday Joy With Song

Spreading Holiday Joy With Song

Anna Chen, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Carols originated thousands of years ago in Europe, sung during Winter Solstice celebrations, which often took place on December 22nd. Before caroling groups were made popular, official singing groups called waits entertained the masses. Local leaders led bands of people to sing in towns and villages. To this d...

Words, Unity, and the Pursuit of Trial and Error

Words, Unity, and the Pursuit of Trial and Error

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Saturday November 5, 2016, the Midlothian High School Forensic Speech and Debate team hosted teams from across Virginia, for the first competition of the season, the VHSL Midlothian Speech and Debate Invitational.  Coaches David Wilson, Daniel Cheatham, Adam Schwab, and Madeleine Smith preppe...

A Window into IB

A Window into IB

Nabiha Rais, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under IB

Many driven students explore challenging specialty programs to conquer the educational paths to success. Students and parents interested in finding out more about the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Midlothian High School took the time to come to the IB Open House on Tuesday, October 18, 2...

IB the New Kid

IB the New Kid

Neha Kulkarni, Editor-in-chief

March 31, 2016


Filed under News from the Classroom

Many have experienced the trials and tribulations of  being ‘the new kid’. The new smells, the brightly colored backpacks, and the daunting lunchroom of new faces. With longer days and rising temperatures gracing school days that will end soon enough, it is easy to forget such a feeling; howeve...

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