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Midlo’s Jewish Community Celebrates Hanukkah

Midlo’s Jewish Community Celebrates Hanukkah

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 11, 2018

From December 2nd through the 10th, Midlo's Jewish community will enjoy the lights of Hanukkah, a yearly celebration of freedom for the Jewish people. On the first night, one candle is lit, with an additional candle added each night until the menorah, the lamp-stand in which candles are placed, is fu...

‘Tis the Scoop’s Holiday Bucket List

‘Tis the Scoop’s Holiday Bucket List

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

November 30, 2018

Each winter is filled with frigid temperatures, layers upon layers, and surprises of snow every now and then. With the changes in weather, most people cozy up indoors with warm blankets, food, and company instead of bearing the cold. Staying indoors can get boring after some time without activities to...

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...

Try Your Luck With Tasty St. Patrick’s Day Treats

Try Your Luck With Tasty St. Patrick’s Day Treats

Sarah Moskovitz and Anna Chen

March 8, 2018

Try these tasty treats for a lucky St. Patrick's Day! Enjoy! Mint Brookies Ingredients:   1 Ghirardelli brownie box mix 8-10 Mint Oreos 1 1/4 c. all purpose flour 1/4 t. baking soda 1/4 t. salt 1/2 c. unsalted butter, softened 1/4 c. plus 1 TBLS brown sugar 1/4 c. plus...

Eight Nights of Hanukkah

Eight Nights of Hanukkah

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 5, 2017

Hanukkah, also known as the Jewish Festival of Lights, is a Jewish holiday that celebrates gift giving and the lighting of one candle for each of the eight days that Hanukkah is celebrated. This year, Hanukkah begins at sunset on Tuesday, December 12, and ends on Wednesday, December 20. Hanukkah...

What is Your Favorite Holiday Memory?

What is Your Favorite Holiday Memory?

Sarah Moskovitz and Anna Chen

December 4, 2017

 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...

Holiday How-To: Reduce Holiday Stress

Holiday How-To: Reduce Holiday Stress

Katherine Krievs and Erin Junkmann

November 27, 2017

As the holidays approach, many people find themselves feeling stressed. Whether they hold the responsibility of feeding irritable relatives or can’t find a perfect gift, teenagers and adults alike feel overworked by the time New Year’s Day arrives. With these significant responsibilities, holiday cheer...

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...

Decking Midlo’s Halls

Decking Midlo’s Halls

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

This year, the Midlo Scoop sponsored a Holiday Decorating Contest to help Midlo staff and students get into the holiday spirit. The contest started the first day back from Thanksgiving break and ended on Friday, December 9th. Teachers and staff had the freedom to decorate their doors any way they like...

Festa Momenta

Festa Momenta

Mrs. Amy Petersen

December 13, 2016

Midlo Latin students got in the holiday spirit by going to the Atlantic at Charter Colony Assisted Living facility on December 6, 2016, to make ornaments and greeting cards with the residents.  Several residents, who had taken Latin or had grandchildren who were taking Latin, were excited to follow th...

Spreading Minty Cheer

Spreading Minty Cheer

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

'Tis the season to be jolly, which is exactly what the Trojans for Tomorrow Club’s December service project creates. The Kindness Kanes they produce aim to spread joy and a little word of encouragement to students as they enter the building the Friday before exam week. Club members greeted stude...

Groovin’ into the Holiday Spirit

Groovin’ into the Holiday Spirit

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

During second period on Thursday, December 8th, 2016, students excitedly piled into the auditorium for the annual Winter Concert to hear holiday favorites, provided by the band, orchestra, and chorus students. Chorus students dressed in holiday attire, as orchestra and band students adorned their ins...

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