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Latin Students Haunt Teachers with Spooky Tombstones

Latin Students Haunt Teachers with Spooky Tombstones

Marisa Ruotolo, News From the Classroom Editor

October 22, 2018

During the weeks approaching Halloween, Mrs. Amy Petersen celebrates the spooky holiday with Latin tombstones. Mrs. Petersen constructed a Project-Based Learning assignment for her Latin students to make a tombstone, monument, or triumphal arch. This assignment aligned with the end of their Roman Inscriptions...

Enter If You Dare

Enter If You Dare

Caitlin Woods and Sarah Moskovitz

October 3, 2018

As Fall approaches, Kings Dominion's annual Halloween Haunt attracts roller coaster lovers from across Virginia with the event's variety of different attractions, such as: haunted houses, clowns, and ghostly roller coasters for all the spooky lovers out there. The Haunt began on September 22, 2018, ...

Howl-O-Scream Sends Attendees Shrieking

Howl-O-Scream Sends Attendees Shrieking

Rachel Bybee, A&E Editor

October 3, 2018

From September 15 to October 28, Busch Gardens Williamsburg transforms into a chilling cemetery for its 20th anniversary of the Howl-O-Scream. From haunted houses to scare zones and live shows, this year’s new decor is sure to terrorize,  keeping attendees on their toes. Beware of the ghouls lu...

Walton Park Celebrates Halloween

Walton Park Celebrates Halloween

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 1, 2017

On a gloomy, rainy October 29th evening, Walton Park hosted the 32nd Halloween Carnival, which included: music, dancing, costumes, and most of all games, at its clubhouse.  Katie Bozzo, the head of the carnival committee, commented, "The hardest part of hosting this carnival is finding enough volunteer...

Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 1, 2017

Dia de los Muertos translates to Day of the Dead, a holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico on November 1st and 2nd. Even though this day of observation occurs simultaneously with the Catholic holiday All Saint’s Day, the native people have combined this with their own ancient faiths of honor...

A Haunting Halloween Hits Midlo

A Haunting Halloween Hits Midlo

Ashley Manheim and Erin Junkmann

November 1, 2017

Many of Midlo's spirited, Halloween-loving students came to school on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, ready to spook and scare, dressed up in a plethora of creative costumes. From witches and warlocks to cats and The Incredibles, the students of Midlo showed their Halloween spirit and excitement for this holida...

Scare Up Spooky Sweet Halloween Treats

Scare Up Spooky Sweet Halloween Treats

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

October 27, 2017

Halloween is not only a time to go to haunted houses and watch scary movies. It also provides an occasion for spooky and deliciously sweet treats. Enjoy these easy-to-make recipes, especially perfect for this time of the year. Nutter Butter Ghosts Ingredients: Nutter Butter cookies (24 cookies) One bag of white c...

Midlo Library Celebrates Halloween Season

Midlo Library Celebrates Halloween Season

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

October 27, 2017

On October 23, 2017, the Midlothian High's Library hosted a pumpkin carving Halloween celebration after school. The occasion started with everyone lining up to grab their sweet and salty treats to go along with Apple Cider to drink. Mrs. Heather Murfee, Ms. Emily Mazzanti, and Ms. Chiquita Dawson passed o...

Not Trick or Treating? We Have Ideas.

Not Trick or Treating? We Have Ideas.

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 25, 2017

Have you aged out of trick or treating, or do you not want to go alone? Do you not know what to do for Halloween this year? Either way, you’ve come to the right place. Gather with friends and carve pumpkins. Find some friends and go to a haunted house. Kings Dominion has a Halloween Haunt, and Busch Gard...

Haunting Halloween Haunt

Haunting Halloween Haunt

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 25, 2017

On the night of Friday the 13, 2017, I went to the infamous Halloween Haunt at Kings Dominion, a series of haunted houses and walk-throughs evenly dispersed throughout the amusement park, well known for its frightening themes and monsters that jump up and scare people. We could hear the screams throughout...

The Cockatrice

The Cockatrice

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 20, 2017

The exhausted barn sat in the middle of nowhere, left to its rot and decay. It was perfect for cock fights and the bettors. Rooster against rooster, fowl against fowl. Entertainment fit for selfish, drunks, and those who wished to forget. Though the sport was illegal, it didn’t stop the drun...

The Creature

The Creature

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 17, 2017

As farmers corralled their animals and turned out the light, Evil descended upon the world. It began snaking Creeping Stalking Everyone a target for attack     By dusk, smog slithered over the hillside, Trees shuddered with unease. Gourds instantly decayed. Critters tensed w...

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