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Making Christmas Bright

Making Christmas Bright

Midlo Scoop Staff

December 8, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Each year, Spirit Club works with the Midlothian Counseling Department to identify local families in need. They solicit Christmas wish lists from all of the children in each family and make every effort to grant their requests. Midlo clubs and organizations typically chip in to adopt these children, ...

Seven Ways to Maximize Holiday Spirit

Seven Ways to Maximize Holiday Spirit

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 8, 2017


Filed under Special Features

Many agree that the few weeks leading up to Christmas are some of the best weeks of the year. To help take advantage of that time, here are a some festive activities that are both easy to plan and inexpensive to get in the holiday spirit. 1. Make Gingerbread Houses Show off your creativity by creating...

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...

Enjoy the Tastes of the Season

Enjoy the Tastes of the Season

Alyssa Marchese, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 4, 2017


Filed under Special Features

It's the holiday season, which means it's time to start baking! Here a few recipes to get you started. Classic Sugar Cookie Cutouts Ingredients: Cookie 1 ½ cups of powdered sugar 1 cup of butter 1 teaspoon of vanilla ½ teaspoon almond extract 1 egg 2 ½ cups all-purp...

DECA Delivers Christmas Miracles

DECA Delivers Christmas Miracles

Ashley Manheim, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 29, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

While Midlothian High School's DECA club is typically recognized for its large membership of successful business leaders, it is also famous for its yearly generosity with the Angel Tree. Angel Tree, a program conducted by the Salvation Army and NBC12, successfully provides an amazing Christmas to over 5,000 children and 3,000 families ...

Counting Down To Christmas

Counting Down To Christmas

Anna Chen, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 21, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Children around the world love Christmas, and the excitement begins as soon as the pumpkins and turkeys disappear. Advent calendars started as a German tradition to help channel some of that excitement leading up to Christmas Day. Each day, children open one door of the Advent calendar and receive a...

Illuminate the Night

Illuminate the Night

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016


Filed under Student Life

The third anual Midlothian Tacky Light Run continues to bring people together in a refreshing display of holiday spirit in the community. The run took place on Saturday, December 10th, on the roads around the Midlothian Mines Park. People from all around Midlothian strung lights around themselves to help...

Bus Loop Melodies

Bus Loop Melodies

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016


Filed under Student Life

SCA officers and Midlothian High School class officers administered another dose of Christmas cheer on the morning of Friday, December 9th. They sang an array of Christmas carols to bus drivers, students, and anyone else entering the school. Assistant Principal Denise Bowes offered support by servin...

A Jolly Party Before Winter Break

A Jolly Party Before Winter Break

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Homework Helpers celebrated the holiday season with its annual Christmas party. As the kids came bounding off the bus anxious to see what the party had in store for them, the sweet smell of Christmas candy and an abundance of holiday crafts greeted them. The students and...

A Peek Inside the White House

A Peek Inside the White House

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Student Life

During Christmas season,  I got to experience the opportunity of a lifetime when my mother and I toured the East Wing of the White House. On that Friday, my mother and I traveled to Washington D.C. early in the morning to catch our tour at nine. I was so ecstatic to see where President Barack Obam...

25 Days of Ivan

25 Days of Ivan

Lara Ann Douglas, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Student Life

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and students are trying to contain their excitement for the holidays. Ivan Jackson, in particular, takes his Christmas spirit to another level. Since the seventh grade, Ivan has invested in Christmas sweaters to wear every day in December. “I love the ho...

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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