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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...

A Taste of Culture

A Taste of Culture

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

October 18, 2018


Filed under A & E

The Richmond Folk Festival is Richmond’s largest event. More popular than River Rock, the Folk Festival brings spectators from across the country to Richmond’s riverfront to enjoy folk music from all around the world. The 2018 Richmond Folk Festival took place from Friday, October 12, to Sunday, O...

Midlo Competes in First Battle Of The Brains Competition

Midlo Competes in First Battle Of The Brains Competition

Anna Chen, Entertainment Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Special Features

On October 1, 2018, Midlothian High School's hand-picked team of seniors: Luke Trexler, Jack Maloy, Spencer Willet, and sophomore Brandon West, competed in their first Battle of the Brains competition against Benedictine High School. Airing on WTVR Channel 6, Battle of the Brains is a quiz bowl s...

Midlo Students Raise the Bar for Homecoming Proposals

Midlo Students Raise the Bar for Homecoming Proposals

Carrie Rowley and Caitlin Woods

October 3, 2018


Filed under Student Life

As the weather grows colder and the days shorten, Midlo students begin to chat about the excitement associated with dress colors, homecoming themes, and proposals. As students prepare, they speculate about the biggest question, "Who is asking whom?" Over the past few years, homecoming proposals have incre...

Midlo Welcomes Arrival of New Director of Student Activities

Midlo Welcomes Arrival of New Director of Student Activities

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2018


Filed under Spotlights

Midlothian High School offers a warm welcome back to Mrs. Shea Collins, as she returns to Midlo as the Director of Student Activities. Collins earned her B.S. in Biology/Pre-Med, as well as her M.S. in Biology, and her M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision from Virginia State University. Mrs. Collins pre...

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...

A Special Bond Between Home & School

A Special Bond Between Home & School

Emily Gundel and Maddie Burke

June 1, 2018


Filed under Spotlights

For most parents and students alike, the school and work day is a time spent away from family members, surrounded with friends, teachers, and colleagues. But what happens when school and work take place in the same building? For students with parents who work at Midlo (and vice versa), this unique ...

Musical Groups Spring Into Summer

Musical Groups Spring Into Summer

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

On Friday May 25, 2018, Midlothian choral groups and Jazz band came together to show off their talent at back-to-back second period assemblies. City Lights, Rhythmic Drive, Chamber Ensemble, Pitch Perfect, and Just For Show, accompanied by the amazing Show Choir Band, entertained the packed audie...

The Impact of Four Years

The Impact of Four Years

Caitlin Woods and Carrie Rowley

May 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Looking back on four years of high school gives seniors plenty to reminisce about. With the progression of both the good and the bad experiences of high school, most of the Class of 2018 look forward to graduation. Thinking back on their high school careers, Midlo seniors talk about what has changed...

Curling Up with Cats and Coffee

Curling Up with Cats and Coffee

Merrill Livingston and Joy Li

May 15, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The fun new cuddly trend of bringing cats into cafes has made its way into Richmond, Virginia. Central Purrk, a popular coffee shop, located in the heart of Shockoe Bottom, is partnered with Zoomies, a rescue center located right next door to the coffee shop. The cafe portion of the organization is ...

Mastering the Art of Musicals

Mastering the Art of Musicals

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under A & E

Annually, the Spring musical graces Midlo High's theatre and dazzles excited audiences. As soon as any of the musicals start, music floods the auditorium, entertaining friends, family, and faculty, who curiously await the start of the show. Each year the musicals play a different tune, but the job of...

Famous Midlo Alum Directed Donnie Darko

Famous Midlo Alum Directed Donnie Darko

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under Visual Arts

James Richard Kelly, better known as Richard Kelly, is an American film director and writer. Kelly is best known for writing and directing the cult classic Donnie Darko in 2001. Kelly was born in Newport News, Virginia, to Lane and Ennis Kelly. He grew up in Midlothian, Virginia, where he attended Midlothian Hi...

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