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Latin Students Unite in Celebration

Latin Students Unite in Celebration

Caitlin Woods, Sarah Moskovitz, and Mrs. Amy Petersen

June 1, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Latin students attended the 2018 Latin Banquet, held after school in the open commons at Midlothian High School with special guest, Mr. Robert Gifford. The banquet celebrated the accomplishments of all Latin students, including the National Latin Honor Society induction and th...

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 ...

Latin Students Converge on Greater Richmond Convention Center

Latin Students Converge on Greater Richmond Convention Center

Mrs. Amy Petersen and Anna Chen

November 27, 2017


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From November 19-20, 2017,  several Midlothian High School Latin students attended the Virginia Junior Classical League Convention, also known as Latin Con. The event took place at the Greater Richmond Convention Center downtown and was attended by nearly 1500 Latin students from all over Virginia...

Midlo Latin Club Visits a Local Nursing Home

Midlo Latin Club Visits a Local Nursing Home

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Thrice a year, the Midlo Latin Club visits a local nursing home in an attempt to brighten the lives of the elderly. On October 24, 2017, Midlothian’s Latin Club visited The Atlantic at Brook Run, where they bonded with the residents and staff members. Although they visited for a mere hour, the mem...

Latin Immersion and a Love of the Classics

Latin Immersion and a Love of the Classics

Britney Price, Special Correspondent

October 2, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Not having my phone for almost a month, being around 44 people as eager about Latin as I am whom I had never met, and delving into three weeks full of studying Latin intensely: these were the three expectations I had that consumed my mind (and frightened me quite a bit, might I say) the weeks leading ...

Language and Culture Immersion

Language and Culture Immersion

Mrs. Amy Petersen

April 25, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

The World Language Department is thrilled to announce that all students who applied to the Governor's Foreign Language Academies were either accepted or wait-listed.  This is a highly competitive and very special opportunity. Students will spend three weeks immersed in the language of their academy a...

Festa Momenta

Festa Momenta

Mrs. Amy Petersen

December 13, 2016


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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...

Weekend in Rome

Weekend in Rome

Mrs. Amy Petersen and Jake Petrillo

December 2, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Student Life

They came, they saw, and they seized the day at the Virginia Junior Classical League (VJCL) Convention, also known as Latin Con. Latin students from all around the state of  Virginia descended upon the Greater Richmond Convention Center for the annual Latin Con on November 20th and 21st. Students pa...

Recognizing Teaching Excellence

Recognizing Teaching Excellence

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under News from the Classroom

Latin teacher Ms. Amy Petersen has fueled students' interest in the language of the Romans at Midlothian for the past 15 years. Her dedication to teaching and her impact on students has made her a role model for her fellow educators in the Richmond Metro Area. This dedication deserves commemoration, a...

First-Year Teacher Spotlight

First-Year Teacher Spotlight

Sydney Van Horn and Merrill Livingston, Staff Writers

April 19, 2016


Filed under News from the Classroom

1)  When you aren’t teaching, what is your favorite activity to do outside of school? When I am not teaching, I like to read a lot. I also like to go hiking a lot when I have free time. Normally, I like to catch up on my sleep usually lost from the school week. 2) If you could be anywhere in ...

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