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Midlo Library’s Food For Fines

Midlo Library’s Food For Fines

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 13, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library

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.

Add Spice to Your Holiday Meal

Add Spice to Your Holiday Meal

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

November 7, 2018


Filed under Special Features

Brilliantly colored falling leaves signal one of America's favorite holidays, Thanksgiving. Most think of the big feast as a glistening turkey, marshmallow yams, corn, mashed potatoes, and green bean casserole, with a generous serving of pie. Family and friends surround dining room tables to reminisce...

Midlo Library Packs Pumpkin Pizzazz

Midlo Library Packs Pumpkin Pizzazz

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

November 6, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library

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 Students Work Hard Outside Of School

Midlo Students Work Hard Outside Of School

Caitlin Woods and Sarah Moskovitz

October 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Midlothian High School carries a reputation for students who excel academically and maintain involvement in a variety of extracurricular activities. In addition to sports, school, community service, and clubs, many students also work hard at after school jobs.  When asked about favorite workplace memori...

What Does Veterans Day Mean to You?

What Does Veterans Day Mean to You?

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 22, 2018


Filed under Special Features

Help Midlothian honor our veterans, active duty service members, and their families by participating in our Military Appreciation Day Poem Contest.  In order to participate, write a poem based on the following themes: How you feel about veterans or active duty service members What veterans day means to yo...

How Can We Make Students Love Learning Again?

How Can We Make Students Love Learning Again?

Caitlin Woods and Sarah Moskovitz

October 15, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

From October 5-7, 2018, Midlo College Composition teacher, Mrs. Beth Morris participated in a three-day conference at the Chesterfield Technical Center on Hull Street, spoke about how to engage students and make education meaningful. Attendees included teachers and educational leaders, such as Debra ...

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Parents Head Back to the Classroom

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

September 27, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

On Monday, September 24, 2018, Midlo's Trojan Nations Sidekicks spent the night escorting parents of students of all grades to their scheduled classrooms. Teachers stayed after school for hours in preparation for meeting their students’ parents. Mrs. Bowes and other members of the Midlo staff helpe...

Midlo Health & PE Welcomes New Teachers

Midlo Health & PE Welcomes New Teachers

Caitlin Woods and Sarah Moskovitz

September 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Along with all of the new students this year, Midlo has welcomed many new staff members to our Midlo family.  Ms. Kara Lenhart came to Midlo High from Midlothian Middle after working there for the past few years, and coming from Farmville, Mr. John Pruitt joins the Midlo staff this year, marking hi...

Midlo Math Department Welcomes Mr. Layton and Ms. Johnson

Midlo Math Department Welcomes Mr. Layton and Ms. Johnson

Anna Chen, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 19, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

Midlothian High School would like to welcome our newest math teachers, Ms. Nicole Johnson and Midlo alumni Mr. Adam Layton. Ms. Johnson, who studied at the College of William & Mary is starting her third year in education. Mr. Layton, a Midlothian High School graduate himself, attended Virginia Common...

Midlo Counseling Welcomes Ms. Harrison

Midlo Counseling Welcomes Ms. Harrison

Anna Chen, Copy Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Spotlights

This 2018-2019 school year, Midlo not only welcomes new students, but also a cluster of new staff as well. Among the new staff at Midlo, Ms. Natalie Harrison is the newest addition to our counseling team. Why did you decide to go into education, did somebody inspire you, or is education your one tr...

The Trojan Times: Fall Newsletter

The Trojan Times: Fall Newsletter

Mrs. Loretta Speller and Carrie Rowley

September 14, 2018


Filed under Midlo School Counseling

Check out the entire Trojan Times: Fall Newsletter. Highlights include: Important Dates September 17th: Back to School Night: Senior Sit Down (5:45), Meeting in Theatre (6:00), and Class Visits (7:00) September 19th: Senior Convocation (morning) October 6th: 12th Annual Richmond VA Colleg...

Midlo Goes All Out in Blue and Gold

Midlo Goes All Out in Blue and Gold

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Special Features

On Friday, September 7, 2018, Midlo students celebrated their very first pep rally of the 2018-2019 school year. In the spirit of this event, Midlothian High School students of all ages donned their best blue and gold attire, including face paint, onesies, and morph suits. Freshmen and juniors sported...

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