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Lewis Ginter Rings in 2019 With Annual Celebration

Lewis Ginter Rings in 2019 With Annual Celebration

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 7, 2019


Filed under A & E

From November 23, 2018, to January 7th, 2019, Dominion Energy hosted the GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, located on the North Side of Richmond. The GardenFest of Lights is an annual holiday tradition at Lewis Ginter. The gardens opened to the public at 5 pm and provided a count...

Snow Falls in Midlothian

Snow Falls in Midlothian

Emily Vanlandingham, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 7, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Much to the delight of every student and teacher, the weekend of December 8, 2018, may bring measurable snow to Richmond; in fact, on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Richmond received a small preview of the coming storm. Richmond and its surrounding counties expect over four inches of the delicate fluff an...

A Taste of Culture

A Taste of Culture

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

October 18, 2018


Filed under A & E

The Richmond Folk Festival is Richmond’s largest event. More popular than River Rock, the Folk Festival brings spectators from across the country to Richmond’s riverfront to enjoy folk music from all around the world. The 2018 Richmond Folk Festival took place from Friday, October 12, to Sunday, O...

What’s Your Plan For Valentine’s Day?

What’s Your Plan For Valentine’s Day?

Anna Chen and Marisa Ruotolo

February 9, 2018


Filed under Student Life

 As Valentine's Day approaches, students start making plans for the one romantic holiday of the year. The Midlo Scoop staff polled students and faculty about their plans: What are you doing for Valentine's Day? "Being lonely and sad" -Sarah Ruotolo "Playing X-box" -Ben Wrobel "Making ramen with...

Trojans For Tomorrow Students Distribute Kindness Kanes

Trojans For Tomorrow Students Distribute Kindness Kanes

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

December 12, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On December 12, 2017, members of the Trojans For Tomorrow club arrived to school early to give out Kindness Kanes on the first day of exams.  Members of the club took time during their meeting on November 28th to attach encouraging messages to candy canes to boost Midlo students' spirits and give ...

Initiating an Impact

Initiating an Impact

Nour Goulmamine and Marisa Ruotolo

December 7, 2017


Filed under Special Features

To most people, December 5 is simply another day closer to the holidays. However, it is actually a day of appreciation for people who take time out of their busy schedules to help others. This day is about the volunteers, the real heroes in our world. The United Nations recognizes International Volunteer...

What is Your Favorite Holiday Memory?

What is Your Favorite Holiday Memory?

Sarah Moskovitz and Anna Chen

December 4, 2017


Filed under Student Life

 The holiday spirit is upon us, as festive music plays and beautiful decorations delight the senses. Midlo's students and faculty cannot contain their excitement as they take time to share their top favorite holiday memories and traditions.  “Opening gifts and eating delicious food on Christmas Day...

The Gift of Freedom of Movement

The Gift of Freedom of Movement

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 5, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, RAMPS held its first informational meeting after school  in room 339. RAMPS stands for Ramp Access Made Possible by Students. It is an non-profit community service organization that builds wheelchair accessible ramps for people of low income families, or those who c...

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...

Silent Studies

Silent Studies

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Hola! Bonjour! Salve! Hallo! Many students at Midlo have enrolled in a world language classes, such as Spanish, French, Latin, or German. This year, American Sign Language joins the language line-up, and students are very excited to partake in this captivating class here at Midlo. On the origin of t...

What Will 2017 Bring?

What Will 2017 Bring?

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Student Life

A New Year’s resolution typically consists of a traditional commitment in which people, mostly in the Western Hemisphere, make promises of self-improvement. Many students at Midlothian High School already have an idea of what their resolutions might be.  Many students have goals of improving their work ...

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...

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