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Spanish Students Reflect on Film

Spanish Students Reflect on Film

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

December 6, 2018

Throughout the first semester, Honors Spanish 4 students in Señora Travis Jimenez’s class viewed, analyzed, and wrote about the award-winning film, Ladrón Que Roba A Ladrón. Each student composed a review of the movie in Spanish, and each copy underwent numerous editing stages. After weeks of revising...

Bennett Hosts an Enlightenment Salon

Bennett Hosts an Enlightenment Salon

Marisa Ruotolo, News From The Classroom Editor

November 20, 2018

On November 7th and 8th,  all of Mrs. Cammeron Bennett’s Honors World History II classes adorned their best costumes for the annual Enlightenment PBL, which entails a research, written, and interactive piece, allowing the project to come to life. Unlike many others, this project incorporated direct pa...

Latin Students Haunt Teachers with Spooky Tombstones

Latin Students Haunt Teachers with Spooky Tombstones

Marisa Ruotolo, News From the Classroom Editor

October 22, 2018

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...

Tully’s AP Literature Students Use Literary Messages to Inspire

Tully’s AP Literature Students Use Literary Messages to Inspire

Midlo Scoop Staff

May 22, 2018

Throughout the school year, Mrs. Jackie Tully’s AP Literature students traveled through time and different cultures in the literary pieces they read, exploring their grasp of language to analyze and reach the core of each author's intent.  For their culminating PBL project, the students chose a li...

English Classes Draw Attention to Social Injustices

English Classes Draw Attention to Social Injustices

Maddie Burke, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 22, 2018

This spring, Mrs. Molly Palenski, Mr. Daniel Cheatham, Mrs. Marlena Cantor, and Mr. Ryan Wenger presented their freshman English classes with a project-based learning (PBL) assignment focusing on social injustices in society. This project allowed students to conduct research on social justice issu...

Spanish Classes Strive to Enhance Knowledge of Chesterfield Parks

Spanish Classes Strive to Enhance Knowledge of Chesterfield Parks

Katherine Krievs, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 23, 2018

On February 16, 2018 and February 19, 2018, Mrs. Dombrowski’s Spanish 3 Honors classes completed their month-long Project Based Learning assignments. During the assignment, each student learned how to describe natural features in Spanish, create informational videos, and appreciate Chesterfield County...

A Winning Recipe: Sweet Treats and Life Lessons

A Winning Recipe: Sweet Treats and Life Lessons

Mrs. Marie Randrianasolo, Nour Goulmamine, and Marisa Ruotolo

November 21, 2017

On Thursday, November 16th, the Midlothian High Intensity Autism program participated in a fun cookbook PBL project. The purpose of the project was to help students learn how to identify and use measuring tools, follow a recipe, identify and locate ingredients both at home and at the grocery store, ...

Strengthening Sycamore Square

Strengthening Sycamore Square

Ashley Manheim, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

Students in Mrs. Manheim's IB Business Management class are doing a Project Based Learning (PBL) initiative called Sycamore Square Revitalization Project. Sycamore Square is the shopping center in the heart of the village of Midlothian. The center has always relied on small businesses, anchored by one large business, m...

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