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A Cup of Carytown Coffee with a Side of Music, Please

A Cup of Carytown Coffee with a Side of Music, Please

Anna Chen and Marisa Ruotolo

January 23, 2019


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

Located in the Charter Colony Place Shopping Center, Midlothian's Carytown Coffee brings fresh brewed coffee and a warm smile to each customer. Upon entering the eccentric shop, nothing seems to have a consistent theme except the leather jackets and dyed hair of customers. The vibrancy of the cafe rang...

Battle of the Barbecues: Shane’s Rib Shack vs. Mission Barbecue

Battle of the Barbecues: Shane’s Rib Shack vs. Mission Barbecue

Zinzi Symister and Maddie Burke

January 17, 2019


Filed under A & E

For barbecue lovers, Midlothian houses two unique restaurants that will hit your sweet or savory spot: Mission BBQ and Shane’s Rib Shack. Each receive 3.5 stars on Yelp, so the Midlo Scoop decided to get to the bottom of which one is the superior barbecue chain. Both restaurants bring various choices...

Caraval Entrances Young Readers

Caraval Entrances Young Readers

Rachel Bybee, Art's Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under A & E

“Welcome, welcome to Caraval! The grandest show on land or by sea. Inside you’ll experience more wonders than most people see in a lifetime. You can sip magic from a cup and buy dreams in a bottle. But before you fully enter into our world, you must remember it’s all a game.”  New York Times...

Bottoms Up Pizza Pops With Flavor

Bottoms Up Pizza Pops With Flavor

Rachel Bybee, Arts Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under A & E

Bottoms Up Pizza, located on Dock Street in downtown Richmond, is open for business to all who want to try this savory pizzeria. Bottoms Up provides pasta, burgers, sandwiches, and taste-bud tingling appetizers, such as breadsticks and nachos. It also offers unique, mouth-watering desserts, such as...

Spanish Students Reflect on Film

Spanish Students Reflect on Film

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom, PBL

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...

Leigh Bardugo Introduces Unique YA Novels

Leigh Bardugo Introduces Unique YA Novels

Rachel Bybee, Arts Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Midlo Library

Leigh Bardugo, a young adult novelist, is known for her brilliant books that take place in the Grishaverse. The first book she published was Shadow and Bone, the first book of the Grisha Trilogy. She draws in her readers with detailed descriptions and thrilling plots. Shadow and Bone begins with Ali...

Fans Flock to Marvel’s Infinity War

Fans Flock to Marvel’s Infinity War

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 3, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War, which hit theaters on April 27, 2018, made about $640.9 million at the box office on opening weekend, breaking all previous records.  During this new hit movie,  every Marvel character meets and fights against the most powerful foe the superheroes had yet to face:...

Black Panther Packs Theaters

Black Panther Packs Theaters

Nour Goulmamine and Marisa Ruotolo

March 1, 2018


Filed under Special Features

If you find yourself at the movies unsure of what to see, perhaps follow in the footsteps of millions to watch the highly anticipated film, Black Panther. Released on February 16, 2018, the film follows the story of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), former Prince of the technologically-advanced African nati...

The Greatest Showman Wows Audiences

The Greatest Showman Wows Audiences

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 23, 2018


Filed under Visual Arts

On December 22, 2017, The Greatest Showman hit theaters in Richmond. The trailers leading up to the day excited many and boosted expectations through the roof. The movie, which recounts the true story of P.T. Barnum, is receiving critical acclaim as a “heartwarming film” that tells the history o...

Haunting Halloween Haunt

Haunting Halloween Haunt

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

October 25, 2017


Filed under A & E

On the night of Friday the 13, 2017, I went to the infamous Halloween Haunt at Kings Dominion, a series of haunted houses and walk-throughs evenly dispersed throughout the amusement park, well known for its frightening themes and monsters that jump up and scare people. We could hear the screams throughout...

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