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Spirit Club Gives Back to the Community

Erin Junkmann, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 19, 2018

On December 17, 2018, the Midlothian High School Spirit Club held its annual holiday gift wrapping party. While the Spirit Club loves to show school spirit, they also love to give back to the community and the Midlothian family. Students gathered in the library during Midlo Morning to wrap gifts for l...

What’s Your Favorite Christmas Song?

What’s Your Favorite Christmas Song?

Anna Chen and Marisa Ruotolo

November 30, 2018

As Christmas rounds the corner, people break out the holiday tunes once again. This holiday season, Midlo Scoop created a festive playlist to enjoy, compiled by Midlo students.  Here Comes Santa Claus (Ava Hammond and Grace Eiden, grade 9) Santa Is Coming To Town (Isabella Hazel, grade 9) ...

Kings Dominion’s Winterfest Wows

Kings Dominion’s Winterfest Wows

Rachel Bybee, Arts Editor

November 29, 2018

On November 23, 2018, Kings Dominion opened Winterfest to the public for the first time. The theme park is known for its spooky Halloween Haunt, but never before has the park been decorated for Christmas. The park opens at five o'clock, and as attendees stream in, they gather around the infamous Eiffel...

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...

Winter Break Across the Sea

Winter Break Across the Sea

Anna Chen and Marisa Ruotolo

January 25, 2018

As students and staff celebrated Winter Break and rang in the holidays, junior Amanda Chok made her way to Asia to celebrate the holidays halfway across the world. Chok had the opportunity to fly to South Korea and tour major cities like Seoul and Busan, before heading back to Malaysia to visit friends and fa...

5 Mindful Tips for Navigating Holiday Stress

5 Mindful Tips for Navigating Holiday Stress

Ms. Monica Nebe, Ms. Kristin Oberg

December 13, 2017

The holiday season can be very stressful and overwhelming, and sometimes it is hard to find joy and peace over the holidays. We are rushing here and there and everywhere and don’t take the time to slow down and truly enjoy this magical season. Here are some common stressors and antidotes: Demands o...

Library Hosts #GlobalAwareness

Library Hosts #GlobalAwareness

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

December 13, 2017

People all over the world celebrate the holidays in many different ways. After school on December 12, 2017, Midlo faculty and students gathered in the library to learn about and celebrate traditions across the globe. Food, games, and laughter filled the room, while students talked with friends and enjoyed...

Making Christmas Wishes Come True

Making Christmas Wishes Come True

Erin Junkmann, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 12, 2017

On December 6, 2017, the Midlothian High School Spirit Club held its annual Holiday Gift Wrapping Party.  While the Spirit Club loves to show school spirit, they also love to give back to the community.  Students gathered in the open commons to wrap gifts for families in the community.  Any of the ...

Seven Ways to Maximize Holiday Spirit

Seven Ways to Maximize Holiday Spirit

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 8, 2017

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...

Enjoy the Tastes of the Season

Enjoy the Tastes of the Season

Alyssa Marchese, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 4, 2017

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...

Counting Down To Christmas

Counting Down To Christmas

Anna Chen, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 21, 2017

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...

Enjoy Thanksgiving With Yummy Recipes

Enjoy Thanksgiving With Yummy Recipes

Alyssa Marchese, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017

The holidays are a time for families to come together and spend time with each other. It is also a time to whip up favorite dishes and enjoy some delicious homemade meals. Mrs. Beckman and Ms. Mazzanti shared two of their favorite holiday recipes that could hopefully make it to your Thanksgiving table...

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