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Bienvenue Spring SHF Inductees

Bienvenue Spring SHF Inductees

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, the Société Honoraire de français, French Honor Society, held the Spring induction for newly accepted members in the Midlo library at 6 o'clock, which was open to friends and family of the inductees as well. The ceremony commenced with Assistant Principal Dr. Robert Gifford s...

Embracing French Language at Congrès

Embracing French Language at Congrès

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, Monacan High School hosted the annual French convention, Congrès. This exciting event includes French competitions for students of all levels, such as Art Reproduction (reproducing French art), Dictée (writing a French oral presentation), Que Savez-Vous (French trivia),...

Société Française D’Honneur Inducts New Students

Société Française D’Honneur Inducts New Students

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, the Autumn Société Française D'Honneur (French National Honors Society) induction commenced. The society sponsors, Madame Catherine Mazzola and Madame Hannah Foster, organized the grand production for the special day. Inductees and families alike attended the celebrator...

French Exchange Students Visit Midlo

French Exchange Students Visit Midlo

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

Late Wednesday night, October 24, 2018, the tired, excited faces of the French Exchange students stepped off the charter bus. An air of nervousness surfaced, as the realization set in that the United States is a country of mainly English-speakers. “I was really excited for school and the houses and t...

Embracing Life in the United States

Embracing Life in the United States

Maddie Burke, Emily Vanlandingham, and Katherine Krievs

October 22, 2018


Filed under Spotlights

On August 28, 2018, Junior Corentin Sintive, a French exchange student, traveled from France to Midlothian, Virginia. Rather than arriving on October 24, 2018, alongside additional French students, who will stay for one month, Sintive plans to live in the United States for a full year, hoping to immerse...

C’est le Congrés!

C’est le Congrés!

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 6, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

Students woke up early on Saturday, March 3, 2018, to take part in the twentieth anniversary of the French competition, otherwise known as Congrés, where French students from all levels, French 1a to French 7 compete during a fun-filled day from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm.  The day started with an open...

Students Take on the Bitter Cold of Canada

Students Take on the Bitter Cold of Canada

Joy Li, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On February 9, 2018, six Midlothian French students, senior Joy Li, senior Gregory Beckwith, senior Claire O'Brien, senior Max Turkaly, junior Julia Gagulska, and sophomore Annabel Schepker, accompanied by Mme. Catherine Mazzola, embarked on a journey to Quebec, Canada. They shuffled onto a bus with seven Ja...

Mrs. Garrison Returns

Mrs. Garrison Returns

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

November 29, 2017


Filed under Spotlights

After an extended summer because of maternity leave, Mrs. Garrison made a grand return to Midlothian High School on November 20th. French I and II students missed her tremendously while she was away from teaching. Mrs. Garrison says leaving her newborn son, Gus, at home is hard, but it is refreshing ...

Nonstop French

Nonstop French

Anna Chen, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 5, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

During the summer of 2017, two Midlo seniors Elena McCoy and Ketki Morabkar spent three weeks at the Governor's Foreign Language Academy for French, held at the Washington and Lee University. This full-immersion program offered students an in-depth study in the French language, all the while providi...

Bien fait! Midlothian French Program Awarded Distinction

Bien fait! Midlothian French Program Awarded Distinction

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Crafted from the hard work and collaboration of a legacy of past and current Midlo French teachers, Midlo's French Department received the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) award of Exemplary Program with Honors. Only eleven schools and universities in the nation received the distinction...

Magnifique in May

Magnifique in May

Anna Chen, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Spotlights

Midlo's May Employee of the Month, shares her love for the French language with her students and a passion for teaching with her colleagues. She brings enthusiasm and devotion to multiple organizations and student programs as well. She has served as director of Congres Francais, sits on the Board of...

La France: Une aventure inoubliable pour les élèves de Midlo

La France: Une aventure inoubliable pour les élèves de Midlo

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Spring Break is often a time coveted by teachers and students alike. While many individuals revel in a long pause from academic pursuit, some individuals, however, enjoy continuing to explore school-based interests. For a select group of students from the Midlothian High School French program, as well...

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