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Principal Shawn Abel Changes the Game

Principal Shawn Abel Changes the Game

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2019


Filed under News from the Classroom, Showcase

On Thursday, February 7, 2019, CCPS Superintendent Dr. Mervin B. Daugherty traveled to Midlothian High School to deliver the Chesterfield County Public Schools Game Changer Award to Principal Shawn Abel. Daughtery began this practice when he joined CCPS this year as superintendent to show apprec...

Botello Commits to Belmont Abbey

Botello Commits to Belmont Abbey

Caitlin Woods and Sarah Moskovitz

February 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On December 23, 2019, senior Baylea Botello signed her National Letter of Intent to officially play Division II Volleyball at the Belmont Abbey College, Home of the Crusaders. Botello is thrilled to start in the fall and has already made plans to live on campus for the next four years. Botello has k...

Midlo Men’s Swim Emerges as Regional Champs; 200 Free Relay Team Claims State Championship

Midlo Men’s Swim Emerges as Regional Champs; 200 Free Relay Team Claims State Championship

Cara Hahn, Maddie Burke

February 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, February 8, 2019, the Midlothian Men's Swim team emerged the victor in the Regional Championships, held at the Collegiate School Aquatics Center. Competing against ten different schools from all over the region, Midlo geared up to swim against their biggest rivals. Throughout the competition...

Midlo Show Choir Hosts Night of Stars

Midlo Show Choir Hosts Night of Stars

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

February 18, 2019


Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

On February 15, 2019, Midlo’s Show Choir groups, Just for Show and City Lights, stood in the spotlight for Midlo’s annual Night of Stars. Every year, Night of Stars takes place on the eve of a Show Choir competition, and the performance serves as an opportunity for all of Midlothian to view the Show ...

Creativity Comes Alive in the Midlo Library

Creativity Comes Alive in the Midlo Library

Marisa Ruotolo and Sarah Moskovitz

February 18, 2019


Filed under Midlo Library, Showcase

Few libraries have an atmosphere as lively as the Midlothian High School library. When one enters the creative space, one of the first impressions is that it certainly is not the silent library of old; this library vibrates with life.  Midlo librarians, Ms. Heather Murfee and Ms. Emilia Mazzanti, c...

Indoor Track Conquers Regionals

Indoor Track Conquers Regionals

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 9, 2019, Midlo’s Indoor Track team competed in the VHSL Region 4B Cross Country Championships at Woodberry Forest. The Trojans entered the race with a fierce mindset with the ultimate goals of winning the team championship and qualifying individuals for the VHSL State Meet. As they stepp...

The Curious Incident Opens Eyes and Hearts

The Curious Incident Opens Eyes and Hearts

Rachel Bybee and Brent Novey

February 13, 2019


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts, Showcase

The Midlothian Theater Department leapt at the opportunity to perform a play that focuses on relevant topics such as autism and the challenges that come with it. Directed by none other than Mrs. Katharine Baugher and co-directed by Samantha Ramirez, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time...

Marisa Takes on Manhattan

Marisa Takes on Manhattan

Sarah Moskovitz and Caitlin Woods

February 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

During the weekend of February 1st through 3rd, Marisa Ruotolo explored the Big Apple. Her journey started by taking a bus from Richmond straight to Times Square. To make things even more interesting, she bravely ventured into the great New York City alone. When she arrived in New York City at 6 am, not much was open,...

Knock Out Pins & Cancer at Strike Out Cancer

Knock Out Pins & Cancer at Strike Out Cancer

Nabiha Rais, Copy Editor & IB Correspondent

February 11, 2019


Filed under Midlo Community, Showcase

In the past few years, Midlothian High School’s very own International Baccalaureate (IB) Program has pinned themselves as strong contenders at the annual Strike Out Cancer event. This week, those who interested in raising money for the cause can participate in the event. The IB Program will collect nam...

RVA Performs Handstands for Pancreatic Cancer

RVA Performs Handstands for Pancreatic Cancer

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

In May 2018, Midlothian resident Emily Koski learned of her diagnosis of Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer, which has a mere 1% survival rate. In spite of this, Koski continues to channel her energy into positive efforts, rather than dwelling on her diagnosis. In November 2018, Koski organized the Pancakes for...

Elite Midlo Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent

Elite Midlo Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent

Erin Junkmann, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Every year, the Midlothian High School Athletic Program produces numerous athletes that have committed to play the sport they love at the next level. On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Midlo Activities Director Mrs. Shea Collins welcomed families, friends, and coaches into the Auxiliary Gym to celebrate e...

Midlo Embarks on Project KUDOS

Midlo Embarks on Project KUDOS

Ashley Manheim, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2019


Filed under Midlo School Counseling, Showcase

The Midlothian Counseling Office kicks off Project KUDOS during the week of January 28 to February 1, 2019. The Schell Brothers, a real estate designing and building company that started this project, donated a board and stickers to the office, and they have staged the board outside of the school coun...

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