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November Employee of the Month

November Employee of the Month

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

November 15, 2017


Filed under Midlo Library, Spotlights

On Monday, November 13, Assistant Principal Mr. Robert Gifford announced the November Employees of the Month. Due to their hard work, enthusiasm, and creativity, the November Employee of the Month award was bestowed upon the Midlothian High School librarian team: Ms. Dawson, Ms. Mazzanti, and Mrs. Murfee...

Midlo Dives Into Swim Season

Midlo Dives Into Swim Season

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

High school swimming was formed in 2015, as a parent-run and funded club sport, in Chesterfield County. Midlo swimmers made history in the pool, competing against other schools, during the first season of high school swimming. At the start of the 2017-2018 school year, the MHS swim team became a VHSL...

Rizzo Enjoys the Spotlight

Rizzo Enjoys the Spotlight

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Considerable excitement and buzz surround the upcoming Midlo musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, which runs from November 16-18. Freshman Nicole Rizzo landed the coveted role of Sally, one of only six leading parts: Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Sally Brown, Schroeder, Lucy Van Pelt, and Linus Van Pe...

Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 1, 2017


Filed under Special Features

Dia de los Muertos translates to Day of the Dead, a holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico on November 1st and 2nd. Even though this day of observation occurs simultaneously with the Catholic holiday All Saint’s Day, the native people have combined this with their own ancient faiths of honor...

How to Study Effectively

How to Study Effectively

Emily Gundel and Maddie Burke

October 27, 2017


Filed under Mindfulness/Stress Reduction

As students at Midlo High School dive into the school year, they face loads of new content and upcoming quizzes and tests. With this significant workload, it is sometimes difficult to find the time to study, especially for students involved in extracurricular activities.  The first and most crucial part of studyin...

Welcoming Mr. Wenger

Welcoming Mr. Wenger

Nour Goulmamine, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 3, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

This year, Mr. Ryan Wenger joins the Midlothian High English Department, teaching 9th and 10th grade English. Welcome to Midlo, Mr. Wenger! How long have you been teaching, and what did you do before coming to Midlothian?  This is my seventh year teaching. Before Midlo, I taught at John Rolfe...

Everything About Ms. Ehlen

Everything About Ms. Ehlen

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 29, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Ms. Sarah Ehlen joins Midlo's Math Department this year. Welcome, Ms. Ehlen! What do you like to do in your free time? I like to hang out with my one-year old daughter, Sophia. I have watched Moana more times than I can count. I love to read, cook, and play video games. I am currently playing Uncharted 4: A Th...

Need SAT Prep?

Need SAT Prep?

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 21, 2017


Filed under Special Features

Do you need a little extra prep before the October 7th SAT, or are you just looking to improve your knowledge before you take the SAT later this year?  For just $10.00, students can participate in our Midlothian SAT prep session, taught by Midlo teachers, who will cover the math and English portions of the SAT, ...

Freshman Feels

Freshman Feels

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2017


Filed under Student Life

This year,  Midlothian High School welcomes over 400 new freshmen to the Midlo family! After a three-month summer vacation, students enjoyed an exciting first week of classes. One week in, and students are already making new friends and becoming familiar with the high school staff. Transitioning...

Positive Persico

Positive Persico

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 15, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Why did you choose history? One of the reasons is that I love to travel. I love learning about different cultures, traditions, and history. What subjects did you teach in the past? Prior to coming to MHS, I taught AP Psychology and World History. I have also taught 8th grade civics and Economic...

Ready, Set, Write!

Ready, Set, Write!

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Midlothian High School, along with other Chesterfield County Public Schools, proudly announces the beginning of the annual Write Now! Contest.  This contest provides the opportunity for young and aspiring writers to show off their talents to the whole county and to even be featured in the CCPS lit...

March Students of the Month

March Students of the Month

Ashley Manheim and Principal Shawn Abel

March 13, 2017


Filed under Spotlights

Male Student of the Month: The March Male Student of the Month is a very charismatic and creative young man. This student proves his dedication to Midlo on a daily basis, but one thing he did for the school that really made him stand out was when he approached Principal Shawn Abel about shari...

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