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The Marquis Makes Breakthrough in Midlothian

Joy Li and Merrill Livingston

January 31, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

The Marquis, an emerging local band, consists of three Midlothian High School students, Andrew Morris, Chayton Altice, and Jake Petrillo. All the members in the trio have been involved in Midlothian High School’s marching band. Each one of the band members began playing instruments in middle school, provi...

Midlo Library Promotes a Stress-Free Environment

Midlo Library Promotes a Stress-Free Environment

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library

IS YOUR MIND FULL? Each Monday, visit the Midlo Library during Midlo Morning to participate in Mindful Mondays to reduce stress, calm your spirit, and rejuvenate your senses. We will practice yoga, Tai Chi, meditation, mindful breathing, and more.   ...

What’s Your Sign? Midlo HoroScoops Has Predictions

What’s Your Sign? Midlo HoroScoops Has Predictions

Merrill Livingston and Joy Li

January 19, 2018


Filed under Special Features

Midlo HoroScoops wishes you a happy new year with these 2018 horoscopes: Aries (March 21-April 19): Prepare for this year to be fast-paced and full of fun and praise. You will begin the year by taking strong stands and asserting yourself. This year, you will take steps to improve on your appearanc...

Honoring English Scholars

Honoring English Scholars

Anna Chen, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 8, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the National English Honor Society inducted 27 new members in the Closed Commons at 2:30 pm. To be inducted, students were required to have a 3.6 GPA in English classes, a 3.0 GPA overall, and have contributed to Midlo's English community. Congratulations New NEHS Indu...

Paul Covert Continues Musical Madness

Paul Covert Continues Musical Madness

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 5, 2017


Filed under A & E

On Monday, November 7,  2017, Paul Covert possibly changed his life forever when he auditioned at James Madison University and was accepted into the School of Music. Covert has always had a passion for music, being the lead trombonist and Drum Major of the Trojans Marching Band. Paul has played an ac...

Supply Drive Benefits Texas School

Supply Drive Benefits Texas School

Merrill Livingston and Joy Li

October 3, 2017


Filed under Special Features

Over the first few weeks of 2017 school year, Midlothian High School engaged in a school supplies drive to benefit  DeQueen Elementary in Port Arthur, Texas, as the students and teachers try to recover from Hurricane Harvey's devastation and begin to return to normalcy. Each of Midlo's first period...

A Night of Stunning Stars

A Night of Stunning Stars

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under A & E

On the evening of Friday, February 17, 2017, Midlo's choral groups took the stage for the annual Night of Stars. City Lights, Rhythmic Drive, Pitch Perfect, and Just For Show, accompanied by Show Choir Band, showcased their competition performances. The auditorium, filled with ecstatic students and ...

A Peek Inside the White House

A Peek Inside the White House

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Student Life

During Christmas season,  I got to experience the opportunity of a lifetime when my mother and I toured the East Wing of the White House. On that Friday, my mother and I traveled to Washington D.C. early in the morning to catch our tour at nine. I was so ecstatic to see where President Barack Obam...

More Than Just Strings and Bows

More Than Just Strings and Bows

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On October 21 and 22, 2016, Midlothian orchestra students, including: Sujeet Alwin, Liza Hopper, Jinwoo Kim, Daniel Choe, Jacob Cantor, Clay Webb, Olivia Eggleston, Merrill Livingston, and Sydney Vannostrand, ventured to Cosby High School to participate in All County Orchestra. At this event, orchestra st...

Endless Talent

Endless Talent

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

June 1, 2016


Filed under A & E, News from the Classroom

During second period on Friday, May 27th, the students of Midlothian High School witnessed magic performed by the choral and band students. The students walked inside of the auditorium and were immediately greeted with the lovely sounds of Midlo’s own talented students.  The assembly began as Midlo...

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 ...

Evan Arents Selected for All-Virginia Band

Evan Arents Selected for All-Virginia Band

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

1) What inspired you to join band? I was inspired to join band because my parents performed in band when they were younger, and my family had a long musical background, so it seemed natural that I become educated in that musical field. Also, a lot of my friends joined as well. 2) What kind of music...

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