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IB Counts Down to Prague

IB Counts Down to Prague

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

March 18, 2019


Filed under IB, Student Life

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program focuses on challenging its students with difficult coursework and assignments. Part of the IB journey for each student involves stepping out of one's comfort zone and learning through the opportunity to collaborate with others. Through the Creativity, Action,...

The Future of IB Arrives

The Future of IB Arrives

Nabiha Rais, IB Correspondent

February 18, 2019


Filed under IB

In Chesterfield County, many prospective applicants apply for challenging and demanding specialty centers across the county in an effort to enhance their learning and abilities. On Saturday, February 16, 2019, Midlothian High School’s own specialty program, the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, hos...

A Quick Date With Midlo Classes

A Quick Date With Midlo Classes

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

February 7, 2019


Filed under Clubs and Activities, IB, Student Life

At Midlothian High School, students can take various classes during the course of their high school careers. To prime students for their university education, many students take higher level courses as a method of preparation and to better their study habits for college. Higher level courses, such as A...

IB Class of 2018 Earn Coveted Diploma

IB Class of 2018 Earn Coveted Diploma

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

January 10, 2019


Filed under IB, Showcase, Student Life

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program boasts hardworking, devoted, and driven students. To graduate from the program, students complete a multitude of tasks and objectives, allowing them to excel in the esteemed program in the most efficient way possible. Based on how well each task and objec...

IB Kicks Off the Holidays

IB Kicks Off the Holidays

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

December 17, 2018


Filed under IB, Student Life

On Thursday, December 6, 2018, the International Baccalaureate (IB) program gathered all IB families, faculty, and students to enjoy a feast beyond their expectations at the IB Potluck. With over 100 attendees, families brought an abundance of food for all to enjoy. Tables overflowed with casseroles, pas...

The Perspectives of IB

The Perspectives of IB

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

October 31, 2018


Filed under IB, Student Life

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, students from different grade levels and schools visited the IB Open House to learn about Midlothian High School’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program. Before the event began, prospective families entered the school, ready to learn and understand the IB program. ...

Latin Students Haunt Teachers with Spooky Tombstones

Latin Students Haunt Teachers with Spooky Tombstones

Marisa Ruotolo, News From the Classroom Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom, PBL

During the weeks approaching Halloween, Mrs. Amy Petersen celebrates the spooky holiday with Latin tombstones. Mrs. Petersen constructed a Project-Based Learning assignment for her Latin students to make a tombstone, monument, or triumphal arch. This assignment aligned with the end of their Roman Inscriptions...

An IB Evening on the River

An IB Evening on the River

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

September 14, 2018


Filed under IB

On Friday, September 7, 2018, The International Baccalaureate Program (IB) held the annual IB Welcome Back Picnic, which allows IB families to interact with one another and make new memories together. After a long first week of school filled with signing syllabi, paying fees, scrambling to class on ti...

Mr. Spewak Earns TRT Award

Mr. Spewak Earns TRT Award

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 19, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

In April, Midlothian High School orchestra teacher, Mr. Taylor Fletcher, passed the Teachers Recognizing Teachers trophy to the IB Coordinator and English teacher, Mr. Mark Spewak. Congratulations! How long have you been teaching? This would be year number 13, all right here at Midlothian. Wh...

A Festival Around the World

A Festival Around the World

Nabiha Rais, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 16, 2018


Filed under IB, Showcase

195 countries. 7 continents. All in one world. Our society holds a diverse set of people with a particular cuisine, fashion, and art, creating a rich and vibrant culture. On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Midlo’s International Festival exhibited many of our world’s cultures through traditional dances and ...

Enjoying the IB Experience

Enjoying the IB Experience

Nabiha Rais, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 27, 2018


Filed under IB

Every year, numerous prospective applicants are accepted into Midlo’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program after careful review of each possible student. On Monday, March 19 and Friday, March 22, the IB program hosted the IB Shadow Day for accepted students looking to further understand the chall...

Mr. Fletcher Earns March TRT Award

Mr. Fletcher Earns March TRT Award

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 8, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom

In March, Midlo English teacher Mrs. Beth Morris passed the Teachers Recognizing Teachers Award to Midlo’s Orchestra teacher, Mr. Taylor Fletcher. Mrs. Morris felt “blown away during the Winter Concert” and found “Jinwoo Kim’s solo performance very impressive”.  Once an excited student at Midlo, Mr...

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