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Spotlight on: Samantha’s Show

Spotlight on: Samantha’s Show

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 15, 2019


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Senior Samantha Ramirez serves as the student director of Midlothian's winter play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. She has embraced her role as director and exemplifies what it means to be a role model in the department. Senior Pauline Spencer states, "She's great at making sure everyo...

Theater Department Announces Cast for the Winter Play

Theater Department Announces Cast for the Winter Play

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 29, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Christopher Boone – Britton Baltich Siobhan – Sydney Barefoot Ed –  Michael Rowe Judy – Peyton Strange Mrs. Alexander – Brooke Ward Mrs. Shears – Lily Koski Mr. Thompson – Jake Feldpausch Roger Shears – Patrick Hurt Reveren...

Honors Theater Students Expand Their Talents

Honors Theater Students Expand Their Talents

Rachel Bybee, A&E Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Recently, Midlo Theatre Director Mrs. Katherine Baugher tasked the Honors Theater students with writing a monologue on a deceased person that somehow impacted the world. The students excitedly went their separate ways to write and share their ideas. They critiqued each other’s monologues to perf...

Barefoot Brings Dancing to Life

Barefoot Brings Dancing to Life

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 31, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Spotlights

Every day after school, Senior Sydney Barefoot works with the cast of Midlo's production of The Wizard of Oz as the show's choreographer. Barefoot takes on this extra responsibility, along with her work with Midlo Trojanettes and Midlo's show choir, Just For Show. Barefoot has choreographed three o...

Midlo’s Merry Munchkins

Midlo’s Merry Munchkins

Brent Novey, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 15, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

With Midlo’s fall musical, The Wizard of Oz, rapidly approaching, Mrs. Katherine Baugher has assembled her cast of munchkins, comprised of children from Midlo’s faculty, as well as actors from the show’s ensemble. Why cast children in The Wizard of Oz? The Wizard of Oz is so generational. Generations of...

Midlo Students Follow The Yellow Brick Road

Midlo Students Follow The Yellow Brick Road

Rachel Bybee and Brent Novey

September 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On September 12 and 18, pushed back due to Hurricane Florence, auditions for The Wizard of Oz took place in the auditorium. Over one hundred students scrambled to collect their audition numbers and scripts. Supervising the auditions were none other than Mrs. Katherine Baugher and senior Peyton Strange....

Claim Your Place Over the Rainbow!

Claim Your Place Over the Rainbow!

Rachel Bybee and Mrs. Katherine Baugher

September 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

The Wizard of Oz Auditions NEEDED: flying monkeys, crows, winkies, poppies, apple throwing trees, witches, wizards, munchkins, a scarecrow, tinman, lion, and a girl looking for home. Sept 12, 13, & 14, 2018 3:15-6 in the Midlo Theatre (Wear clothing you can move in!)  ...

Goodbye for Now

Goodbye for Now

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

June 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On May 26, 2018, Midlothian’s Center Stage Company met in the theater for another once-in-a-year meeting.  The new inductees kicked off the meeting with hilarious skits and cry-laughing references. With the theme “Blast From the Past,” everyone dressed up as a character from a past show. It was an inc...

Theater Classes Jump at Chance to Direct

Theater Classes Jump at Chance to Direct

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Each year, Mrs. Katharine Baugher gives her theater classes the opportunity to direct a theater piece of their choice. This year, Mrs. Baugher gave out haiku for the students to read, allowing them to think of stories coming from the few lines of poetry. Students chose haiku that spoke to them and form...

Imagining Shakespeare Cast Explores Shakespeare’s Versatile Works

Imagining Shakespeare Cast Explores Shakespeare’s Versatile Works

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 18, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Imagining Shakespeare, a script compiled by the Midlothian High Theater Director Katherine Baugher, shares the most vivid and animated scenes from several of Shakespeare’s works. Shakespeare entwines words into a new way of seeing the world. Modern audiences may need to draw on prior classroom experi...

Shakespeare Earns Second Place in One Act Competition

Shakespeare Earns Second Place in One Act Competition

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

The Midlothian Theater Department, while working on You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, also prepared for the VHSL One Act Competition, held on Saturday, November 4, 2017,  at Chancellor High School in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Upperclassmen in each theater class were carefully chosen to take part in ...

A Standing O for Mrs. Baugher

A Standing O for Mrs. Baugher

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

The September recipient for Employee of the Month is Midlo's hardworking, compassionate, and talented theatre director, Mrs. Katherine Baugher. Mrs. Baugher has taught in Midlo's Theatre program for 46 years, inspiring students and faculty alike every day.  Congratulations on a well-deserved recognition, Mrs...

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