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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...

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...

Keep a Child Warm This Winter

Keep a Child Warm This Winter

Erin Junkmann, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Special Features

Do you have coats that have gone out of style, do not fit, or just need space? Since 1998, Puritan Cleaners has set up a campaign to collect winter coats for impoverished families who cannot afford a proper winter coat to keep them warm. The company collects coats of all sizes every November duri...

Midlo Team Competes in Battle of the Brains

Midlo Team Competes in Battle of the Brains

Anna Chen, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 27, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Midlothian High's hand-picked team, Matthew Tignor, James Coy, Luke Trexler, and Thomas Olivero, competed in their first Battle of the Brains competition this year against Meadowbrook High School. Battle of Brains is a quiz bowl, during which host Cheryl Miller (WTVR 6) asks a series of trivia questio...

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...

Throwback Thursday Thrills

Throwback Thursday Thrills

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spirit

On October 12th, 2017, each grade level went back to the 50's, 60's 70's and 80's in Throwback Thursday. The fourth day of spirit week commenced when freshmen dressed as neon, pop, hip people from the 80's, while the sophomores dressed as disco dancers from the 70's. Then came the juniors, who gro...

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...

The Gift of Freedom of Movement

The Gift of Freedom of Movement

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 5, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Activities

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, RAMPS held its first informational meeting after school  in room 339. RAMPS stands for Ramp Access Made Possible by Students. It is an non-profit community service organization that builds wheelchair accessible ramps for people of low income families, or those who c...

Supply Drive Benefits Texas School

Supply Drive Benefits Texas School

Merrill Livingston and Joy Li

October 3, 2017


Filed under Special Features

Over the first few weeks of 2017 school year, Midlothian High School engaged in a school supplies drive to benefit  DeQueen Elementary in Port Arthur, Texas, as the students and teachers try to recover from Hurricane Harvey's devastation and begin to return to normalcy. Each of Midlo's first period...

Hello, Mrs. Hall

Hello, Mrs. Hall

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 3, 2017


Filed under News from the Classroom

Midlothian High School Welcomes Mrs. Anna Hall to the Exceptional Education Program. What did you do before you came to Midlothian High? I taught in Northern Virginia for 3 years.  What drove you to come to Midlo? I am originally from the area, and my husband and I decided to move back home.  What is one w...

Spotlight on: Midlo’s Karate Kid

Spotlight on: Midlo’s Karate Kid

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 29, 2017


Filed under Spotlights

Every Tuesday, freshman Emily Gundel, practices Karate and Ju Jitsu; she gained a second degree black belt in the seventh grade and has since then continued to enhance her abilities at Mongrel Fitness Center. When asked what karate means to her, she describes it as, "You learn patience and how to lis...

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