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Anticipating a Lifetime of Opportunity

Anticipating a Lifetime of Opportunity

Caitlin Woods, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

Since traveling from Zimbabwe in 2012, senior Vongai Zhandira finally received United States citizenship on Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Virginia Beach. After seven years of living in Virginia, three of which attending Midlothian High School, Zhandira eagerly awaited the opportunity to officially ach...

Midlo Art Community Demonstrates Art Appreciation

Midlo Art Community Demonstrates Art Appreciation

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 7, 2019


Filed under A & E

During the month of March, the Midlothian Art Department intends to spread awareness of the importance of teaching art to the public youth. One of these efforts involved delivering “Art Facts” on the morning announcements every day during Youth Art Month. The department also hosted an Art Facts Workshop...

Midlo RAMPS Digs 4 Dollars

Midlo RAMPS Digs 4 Dollars

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 7, 2019


Filed under Clubs and Activities

Midlo's RAMPS Club, a student-run volunteer organization, is making a big difference for Richmond community members with disabilities and illnesses. Each year, during the month of March, RAMPS hosts Digging 4 Dollars, to raise funds in order to assemble ramps that will allow safe wheelchair access to...

Midlo Art Students Win Gold

Midlo Art Students Win Gold

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 4, 2019


Filed under Visual Arts

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, young artists and writers from around the region received recognition for their esteemed work. The Visual Art Center of Richmond teamed up with Scholastic Art & Writing Awards to present high achieving students in the Richmond area with recognition and honor. Withi...

Midlo College and Career Center Offers Sound Advice

Midlo College and Career Center Offers Sound Advice

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 1, 2019


Filed under College & Career Center

The Midlothian High School College and Career Center has shared updated links and info for college financial aid such as FAFSA and GRASP. The 2019-2020 FAFSA® [Free Application for Federal Student Aidform] is available. Apply now for access to federal student aid, including grants, low-interest l...

How to Celebrate the End of the 1st Semester

How to Celebrate the End of the 1st Semester

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 25, 2019


Filed under Student Life

The first semester of school came to a close today, Friday, January 25th. For Midlothian students, the well deserved half day allows time for a plethora of activities to celebrate the end of the semester. Students' accomplishments from the first semester are not to go unrewarded, thus the Midlo Scoo...

Valentines for Veterans

Valentines for Veterans

Marisa Ruotolo and Carrie Rowley

January 17, 2019


Filed under Midlo Library, Special Features

On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, the Midlo Spirit Club held a meeting in the closed commons, where students created Valentines cards to give to local veterans of the Hunter Holmes Maguire VA Medical Center. Hunter Holmes Maguire Hospital treats injured and disabled veterans who were harmed during their ...

Classes Show Their Colors

Classes Show Their Colors

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spirit

Midlothian students marched into the 2019 Winter Pep Rally with their class colors in order to impress the judges and win big at the end of the day. The freshmen brought a new taste of color with flashy orange; the sophomores intimidated the competition in all black; the juniors impressed the crowd wit...

Lewis Ginter Rings in 2019 With Annual Celebration

Lewis Ginter Rings in 2019 With Annual Celebration

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 7, 2019


Filed under A & E

From November 23, 2018, to January 7th, 2019, Dominion Energy hosted the GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, located on the North Side of Richmond. The GardenFest of Lights is an annual holiday tradition at Lewis Ginter. The gardens opened to the public at 5 pm and provided a count...

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...

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