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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...

Midlo Library Presents IRL Gaming Event

Midlo Library Presents IRL Gaming Event

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

November 13, 2017


Filed under Midlo Library, Showcase

On November 2, 2017, the Midlo High Library hosted an IRL Gaming event in collaboration with Mr. Ben Java's STEM Club. The event kicked off with students forming groups and picking out the board games they wanted to play. After everyone chose a game, the teams went into the library’s kitchen to p...

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...

Midlo Football Ends Thirty-One Year Playoff Drought

Midlo Football Ends Thirty-One Year Playoff Drought

Riley Townsend, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

It’s been 31 years since the Midlo football team made the playoffs. For perspective, the last time Midlo punched a playoff bid a gallon of gas was 89 cents, and the most advanced apple computer held 1.44MB of hard drive storage. Yet in the year 2017, this drought spanning more than three decades has com...

Midlo XC Team Sweeps the Podium

Midlo XC Team Sweeps the Podium

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

On November 2, 2017, Midlo’s Cross Country team competed in one of the biggest meets of the year: 4A Region B Cross Country Regional Championship. This competition challenges every participant, for the course boasts ruthless hills, unsteady ground, and narrow pathways. Regardless of the grueling ...

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...

Midlo Boys Volleyball Commemorates Seniors

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 31, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

On October 26, 2017, seniors on the Varsity Midlothian Boys Volleyball team shined brightly during their extraordinary senior night. At 6:45 pm, the activities embarked, and promptly after, a match against the fierce L.C. Bird Skyhawks occurred. The gym overflowed with a mix of emotions, for most of ...

Midlo Students List Fall Favorites

Midlo Students List Fall Favorites

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

October 25, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The weather is getting colder, as Midlo students prepare for pumpkin carving, apple picking, Halloween treats, and jumping into piles of fallen leaves. From favorite eats to cozy activities, this vibrant season offers much to love. Students shared with Midlo Scoop what they love most about autumn.  Mid...

Seniors Secure Win in Rowdy Homecoming Pep Rally

Seniors Secure Win in Rowdy Homecoming Pep Rally

Ashley Manheim, Zoe Kopidis, and Sophie King

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spirit, TLN

On Friday, October 13, 2017, waves of students poured into the Midlothian High School gym with excitement lighting up their faces, as the much-anticipated first pep rally of the 2017-2018 school year kicked off. Large seas of green (freshmen), red (sophomores), blue (juniors), and white (seniors) crowded ...

Too Tired Tuesday

Too Tired Tuesday

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spirit

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, Midlothian students' excitement continued, as they participated in the second spirit day of 2017 Homecoming Spirit Week, Too Tired Tuesday. Students rolled out of bed and happily spent all day in comfortable pajamas, onesies, slippers, and sweats. Tomorrow is Out Of This W...

Midlo Wins Football Home Opener

Midlo Wins Football Home Opener

Riley Townsend, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

Midlo started the game slowly with multiple missed tackles on the kickoff return, leading to a 40 yard return for the Falcons. After this initial defensive blunder, on the next play, number 11 Tyler Moore lowered his shoulder into the left guard, pushing up the middle and into the backfield, leading to...

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