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Seniors Reflect on Favorite High School Memory

Seniors Reflect on Favorite High School Memory

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 21, 2019


Filed under Student Life

As the 2018-2019 school year comes to a close, seniors shared their favorite memory from their high school careers. "I loved having Mr. Steele, I got to be in his class freshman, junior, and senior year. He made every day fun!" - John Kessler "Not having exams!" - Vonghai Zhandira "I loved taking pic...

Excitement Blooms at the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Excitement Blooms at the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Special Features

During Midlothian High School's 2019 Spring Break, Washington, D.C. celebrated the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival from March 20th to April 14th. The festival first began in 1912, when Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo gifted the United States 3,000 cherry trees, representing the blossoming friendship between...

Seniors Celebrate With Cocoa and Cookies

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 1, 2019


Filed under Student Life

On Friday, February 22, 2019, the senior class officers held a Cocoa & Cookies event during Midlo Morning for the Class of 2019, in an effort to allow seniors to de-stress and celebrate the end of first semester. With the help of Class Sponsors, Mrs. Carolyn Manheim and Mr. Chris Elliott, class of...

Candelaria Makes Connections Around the Globe

Candelaria Makes Connections Around the Globe

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

November 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Special Features

For most seniors, the summer of 2018 was the last summer to go out and have fun with friends and take vacations on the beach or relax before before a busy graduation year. Josue Candelaria, on the other hand, visited the country of Guatemala, where he helped build houses and made special connections...

Midlo Students Shadow Government Leaders

Midlo Students Shadow Government Leaders

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

November 6, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

On October 23 and 24, 2018, senior AP Government students took a field trip to the Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development and the Chesterfield County Office of Virginia Extension. The Model County Government (MCG) program provides high school government students an opportun...

Midlo Students Work Hard Outside Of School

Midlo Students Work Hard Outside Of School

Caitlin Woods and Sarah Moskovitz

October 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Midlothian High School carries a reputation for students who excel academically and maintain involvement in a variety of extracurricular activities. In addition to sports, school, community service, and clubs, many students also work hard at after school jobs.  When asked about favorite workplace memori...

Seniors Dare Greatly

Seniors Dare Greatly

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, the senior class filed into the Midlothian High School auditorium to take the next step in their high school career at Senior Convocation. Mrs. Elizabeth Baber, followed by class sponsors, Mrs. Carolyn Manheim and Mr. Chris Eliot, welcomed the senior class to the ceremony. Class o...

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

September 27, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

On Monday, September 24, 2018, Midlo's Trojan Nations Sidekicks spent the night escorting parents of students of all grades to their scheduled classrooms. Teachers stayed after school for hours in preparation for meeting their students’ parents. Mrs. Bowes and other members of the Midlo staff helpe...

Class of 2019 Elects Senior Officers

Class of 2019 Elects Senior Officers

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

On the day before Spring Break, Midlo Principal Shawn Abel announced the results of the Class of 2019 senior elections. Congratulations to the following students, who will represent their class next year: President Sujeet Alwin, Vice President Josue Candelaria, Secretary Amanda Chok, Treasurer Dala...

Midlo Students Teach Latin Basics

Midlo Students Teach Latin Basics

Joy Li and Mrs. Amy Petersen

March 15, 2018


Filed under Student Life

What do you get when you combine 45 Latin students and 9 classes of 1st graders at Watkins Elementary? Wonderful moments of joy, laughter, and learning! The high school students worked hard to plan creative lessons for their young students on the Latin basics: numbers, colors, animals, mythology, et ...

Blood Lives Save Lives

Blood Lives Save Lives

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

December 4, 2017


Filed under IB

The IB Program teamed up with Virginia Blood Services to hold a blood drive at Midlothian High School on Tuesday, November, 28, 2017, from 8:00 am-1:30 pm in the Auxiliary Gym. As donors arrived at their scheduled times to give blood, they signed in, and then went through the screening process, du...

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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