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Unifié par la Langue: La Marveilleuse Convention Française

Unifié par la Langue: La Marveilleuse Convention Française

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

On March 11, 2017, Midlothian High School students joined 375 other students hailing from local middle and high schools to attend the 19th annual French Convention, referred to as Le Congrès Français, held at The Chesterfield Technical Center (CTC) at Hull. Midlo French teacher Mrs. Catherine Mazzola di...

Warriors of Wit

Warriors of Wit

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

The Midlothian High School Varsity Forensics Speech team, in a well-fought linguistic battle, placed third at the VHSL Region 4A East Forensics Tournament, held on Saturday 25, 2017. Midlothian High School hosted the regional tournament and drew competition from high schools all over the state of V...

Speaking of Victory

Speaking of Victory

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

The Midlothian High School Forensics Speech and Debate Team has been busy over the past two weeks. Having successfully completed the VHSL Conference 20 Competition for Speech events, as well as Clover Hill Invitational (hosting both Speech and Debate events). It goes without saying that some recognition...

Clash of The Titans

Clash of The Titans

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Clash of The Titans, a Forensics Speech and Debate meet hosted by Cosby High School, remains one of the states most attended invitational tournaments. This year the competition stepped up a notch; top schools Salem High School and First Colonial High School made appearances and the sense of competition...

Safety Pins: An Expression of Solidarity

Safety Pins: An Expression of Solidarity

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor

February 5, 2017


Filed under Spotlights

Throughout history, various groups have adopted symbols to show solidarity for a cause. After President Trump's Executive Order 13769, the safety pin reemerged as a symbol of support, compassion, and acceptance. Several members of Midlothian High School's diverse community, who are either directly affected...

Oh, The Places We’ll Go

Oh, The Places We’ll Go

Emily Junkmann, Technology Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Student Life

As students return from winter break, many colleges release their Early Action/Early Decision Admission decisions. Starting in the beginning of December, both in-state and out-of-state colleges released the admissions decisions for the Class of 2017. During the first weekend of December, the Colleg...

Forensics Around the Creek

Forensics Around the Creek

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer

December 13, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities

  On Friday, December 9, 2016, the Midlothian High Forensics team had a great showing at the Swift Creek Speech Invitational. Forensicators exuberated honor and skill as they competed against fierce competition. The team faced excellent competitors, many of whom have placed on the state and...

Students Hit the Campaign Trail

Students Hit the Campaign Trail

Michael DeMatteo and Emily Junkmann

November 17, 2016


Filed under News from the Classroom

This Election Day proved different, regardless of how it ended; however, there were more than two parties, and candidates did not merely represent a conservative or a liberal ideology. This election, a project-based learning initiative designed by Midlo AP US Government teacher Mrs. Regina Warriner, ...

Words, Unity, and the Pursuit of Trial and Error

Words, Unity, and the Pursuit of Trial and Error

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Saturday November 5, 2016, the Midlothian High School Forensic Speech and Debate team hosted teams from across Virginia, for the first competition of the season, the VHSL Midlothian Speech and Debate Invitational.  Coaches David Wilson, Daniel Cheatham, Adam Schwab, and Madeleine Smith preppe...

Spin, Spin, Spin to Win!

Spin, Spin, Spin to Win!

Ellen Tucker, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Come one! Come all to Chick-fil-a for Midlo Scoop Spirit Night! On November 1st, the Scoop staff manned Westchester Commons Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night to raise money for the newspaper. Around 5 pm, business at the prize wheel started slowly, with faculty members comprising the only customers. Thinking...

Not Your Average Joes

Not Your Average Joes

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under News from the Classroom

On October 25th & 26th, sixty-nine students from across Chesterfield County Public Schools shadowed members of local government. These students were elected from committees of teachers and faculty in every high school in the county based on their ability to exhibit interest in public service, performence...

Lovers of All Things French

Lovers of All Things French

Michael DeMatteo, Marketing Editor; Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under News from the Classroom

Félicitations aux nouveaux membres de La Société Honoraire de Français. Translation: Congratulations to the new members of the National French Honor Society. On Thursday, October 20th, the SHF broke tradition inducting 11 new members in a fall induction ceremony. In past years, the SHF had conduct...

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