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Tully’s AP Lit Classes Become Poets

Tully’s AP Lit Classes Become Poets

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

May 21, 2019


Filed under Midlo Library, News from the Classroom, PBL

On Friday, May 10, 2019, Mrs. Tully's AP Literature classes relaxed in the library after completing their AP test on the 8th. Tully tasked them with two poetry activities: Book Spine Poetry and Blackout Poetry. To create Book Spine Poetry, students stacked books on top of each other.  Read from top...

Creativity Comes Alive in the Midlo Library

Creativity Comes Alive in the Midlo Library

Marisa Ruotolo and Sarah Moskovitz

February 18, 2019


Filed under Midlo Library, Showcase

Few libraries have an atmosphere as lively as the Midlothian High School library. When one enters the creative space, one of the first impressions is that it certainly is not the silent library of old; this library vibrates with life.  Midlo librarians, Ms. Heather Murfee and Ms. Emilia Mazzanti, c...

Earth Science Students Break Out of Hurricane Deathgrip

Earth Science Students Break Out of Hurricane Deathgrip

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

On January 28th and 29th, each of Mr. Burns' five Earth Science classes gathered in the library during their scheduled block class period, under Ms. Heather Murfee's instruction, to take on her newest escape room-style breakout boxes. The breakout boxes are a series of three boxes with digital codes...

Showcase Your Art at the Midlothian Public Library

Showcase Your Art at the Midlothian Public Library

Nour Goulmamine, Special Features Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Midlo Community

The Midlothian Public Library is hosting an art contest for Midlothian teens! Create a literary-themed work of art, along with a short description of your literary theme and contact information, and hand it to the Midlothian Library front desk at 521 Coalfield Road (by Urban Farmhouse). Submit your art...

Valentines for Veterans

Valentines for Veterans

Marisa Ruotolo and Carrie Rowley

January 17, 2019


Filed under Midlo Library, Special Features

On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, the Midlo Spirit Club held a meeting in the closed commons, where students created Valentines cards to give to local veterans of the Hunter Holmes Maguire VA Medical Center. Hunter Holmes Maguire Hospital treats injured and disabled veterans who were harmed during their ...

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


Filed under Midlo Library, News from the Classroom

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


Filed under Midlo Library

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


Filed under Midlo Library

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...

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