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Beat Dr. Frankenlichtenstein

Beat Dr. Frankenlichtenstein

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library, News from the Classroom

On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, Mrs. Tully’s AP Literature classes gathered in the library to participate in a special literary activity created by Midlo's head librarian, Mrs. Heather Murfee. The theme was Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, with an end goal to find the creature’s scattered body pa...

Midlo Library’s Food For Fines

Midlo Library’s Food For Fines

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 13, 2018


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The library is providing amnesty for fines via Food for Fines from November 7, 2018-December 17, 2018 so that each canned food item reduces student library fines by $1.00. All donations will benefit the Chesterfield Food Bank.

Midlo Library Packs Pumpkin Pizzazz

Midlo Library Packs Pumpkin Pizzazz

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

November 6, 2018


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On October 30, 2018, the Midlothian Library held a pumpkin carving and painting event after school. Students gathered in Section B to pick their pumpkins and candles, while the librarians, Mrs. Heather Murfee, Ms. Emily Mazzanti, and Ms. Chiquita Dawson, passed out templates for those deciding on the design th...

Midlo Librarians Recommend Books for the Fall Season

Midlo Librarians Recommend Books for the Fall Season

Rachel Bybee, A&E Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library, News from the Classroom

In the spirit of autumn and Halloween, Midlothian’s librarians share their favorite books for the season. Mrs. Heather Murfee, the Head Librarian, favors the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. “We all need to be reminded that there’s a bit of monster in all of us, and there’s also a lot of ...

Library Hosts Summer Reading Celebration

Library Hosts Summer Reading Celebration

Maddie Burke and Zinzi Symister

October 2, 2018


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On September 28, 2018, over 150 bookworms gathered in the open commons for the 2018 Summer Reading Celebration. Librarians Mrs. Heather Murfee and Ms. Emilia Mazzanti led the celebration, and the open commons brimmed with beach-themed decorations, including: floats, beach balls, and pineapples. To ad...

March Madness: Battle of the Books

March Madness: Battle of the Books

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

March 12, 2018


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The Midlothian High School Library kicks off its very own March Madness celebration with an innovative, new twist of the typical March Madness basketball bracket. The Midlo librarians recently created a "book bracket," which allows books to compete head-to-head in order to win the greatest title,  Midlo Book...

Library Hosts Truffula Tree Treat Thursday

Library Hosts Truffula Tree Treat Thursday

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 1, 2018


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Around Chesterfield County, students from kindergarteners to seniors are celebrating Dr. Seuss Week. Midlo's library team has hosted fun activities all week in the library for students to enjoy. On Monday, the librarians distributed Starburst candies and read The Sneetches aloud. On Tuesday, students watch...

Midlo Library and STEM Club Bring the Fun

Midlo Library and STEM Club Bring the Fun

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 9, 2018


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On February 10, 2018, the Midlo High Library hosted its second IRL Gaming Event of the year, a collaboration with Mr. Ben Java's STEM Club. The event was filled with eager students, lots of games, and tasty refreshments, supplied by Mrs. Heather Murfee, Mrs. Emily Mazzanti, and Ms. Chiquita Dawson.  As th...

Midlo Thanks Veterans for Brave Service

Midlo Thanks Veterans for Brave Service

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

January 31, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library, Showcase

The Midlothian High School Library teamed up with Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center to send Valentines to America's veterans. Midlo students and staff gathered in the library on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, to write thanks in the form of Valentine’s Day cards to those who have bravely served our c...

What’s New in the Library?

What’s New in the Library?

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 29, 2018


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The Midlothian High School library is a magnificent place to relax, take in the old book aroma, or just sit and study. This year, Midlo has an enthusiastic group of librarians who aid students and are always willing to help. "I love helping and research; I love finding out information; and I love the...

Mrs. Murfee Receives January TRT Award

Mrs. Murfee Receives January TRT Award

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 25, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library, Spotlights

In early January, English teacher Mr. Daniel Cheatham passed the Teachers Recognizing Teachers Award to Midlo’s beloved new librarian, Mrs. Heather Murfee. Mr. Cheatham explains, “She has done a tremendous job transforming the library” and “works with all of my English classes on a regular ba...

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