Midlo Scoop

  • Out of the loop? Get the Midlo Scoop!

  • Out of the loop? Get the Midlo Scoop!

  • Gooooo Midlo!

Don’t Miss Fiddler on the Roof!

Don’t Miss Fiddler on the Roof!

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 7, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Be sure to come see Midlothian High School's Fiddler on the Roof, which runs from Thursday, May 10-Saturday, May 12. Tickets are ten dollars at the door, and the show starts at 7:30 pm.

Theater Classes Jump at Chance to Direct

Theater Classes Jump at Chance to Direct

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

April 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Each year, Mrs. Katharine Baugher gives her theater classes the opportunity to direct a theater piece of their choice. This year, Mrs. Baugher gave out haiku for the students to read, allowing them to think of stories coming from the few lines of poetry. Students chose haiku that spoke to them and form...

Top List of Musicals You Need to Listen to Now!

Top List of Musicals You Need to Listen to Now!

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 19, 2018


Filed under A & E

Musicals give audiences stories with a variety of music. Whether about love or tragedy, musicals touch the souls of all who sigh with their harmonies. The first musical to premiere in New York was the Black Crook, which came out September 12, 1866. Over the years, Broadway’s style transformed to f...

Breaking Down Barriers with Charmaine Crowell-White

Breaking Down Barriers with Charmaine Crowell-White

Merrill Livingston and Joy Li

February 27, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

On February 22, 2018, Midlothian students entered the auditorium during Midlo Morning to experience a cultural storytelling performance by Ms. Charmaine Crowell-White, in celebration of Black History Month. Students of all ages and backgrounds gathered for a powerfully authentic storytelling perform...

Fiddler on the Roof Cast Announced

Fiddler on the Roof Cast Announced

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 21, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Midlothian High School's cast of Fiddler on the Roof met for the first time on February 19, 2018. The cast is full of new faces and experienced ones, mixing together to form a show full of possibilities. Fiddler on the Roof is a musical focused on Anatevka, a small village in Russia, which follows the...

The Magic of Imagining Shakespeare

The Magic of Imagining Shakespeare

Rachel Bybee and Samantha Johnson

February 16, 2018


Filed under Performing Arts

The Midlothian High School Theater Department produced Imagining Shakespeare on February 8-10. It is a compilation of Shakespeare's work, put together by Midlo's Theatre Director, Mrs. Katharine Baugher. The student director for the show, senior Ella Morefield, helped cast and guide the actors. Many me...

Spotlight on: Ella Morefield and Midlo Theatre

Spotlight on: Ella Morefield and Midlo Theatre

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 9, 2018


Filed under Spotlights

Midlo senior Ella Morefield is the student director of Imagining Shakespeare, now running in the Midlothian High School Theatre through Saturday, February 10.  She never would have guessed that Mrs. Baugher would choose her to student direct, but was thrilled to take on the job. With this being her la...

Imagining Shakespeare Cast Explores Shakespeare’s Versatile Works

Imagining Shakespeare Cast Explores Shakespeare’s Versatile Works

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 18, 2018


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

Imagining Shakespeare, a script compiled by the Midlothian High Theater Director Katherine Baugher, shares the most vivid and animated scenes from several of Shakespeare’s works. Shakespeare entwines words into a new way of seeing the world. Modern audiences may need to draw on prior classroom experi...

Rizzo Enjoys the Spotlight

Rizzo Enjoys the Spotlight

Emily Gundel, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Considerable excitement and buzz surround the upcoming Midlo musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, which runs from November 16-18. Freshman Nicole Rizzo landed the coveted role of Sally, one of only six leading parts: Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Sally Brown, Schroeder, Lucy Van Pelt, and Linus Van Pe...

Shakespeare Earns Second Place in One Act Competition

Shakespeare Earns Second Place in One Act Competition

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

The Midlothian Theater Department, while working on You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, also prepared for the VHSL One Act Competition, held on Saturday, November 4, 2017,  at Chancellor High School in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Upperclassmen in each theater class were carefully chosen to take part in ...

A Standing O for Mrs. Baugher

A Standing O for Mrs. Baugher

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

The September recipient for Employee of the Month is Midlo's hardworking, compassionate, and talented theatre director, Mrs. Katherine Baugher. Mrs. Baugher has taught in Midlo's Theatre program for 46 years, inspiring students and faculty alike every day.  Congratulations on a well-deserved recognition, Mrs...

Charlie Brown Musical Cast List Announced

Charlie Brown Musical Cast List Announced

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

September 25, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, a hysterical musical published in 1967, will be Midlo Theatre's first production of the year.  The Midlo Theatre Department has kicked off this year with a musical instead of the usual dramatic play, which has caught the eye of many students. The main leads inc...

The student news site of Midlothian High School
theater