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VMT wins cleanest school award in LISD

VMT wins cleanest school award in LISD

Jesus Hernandez, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase

VMT won its first-ever award for being the cleanest school in LISD, in May. Luis Gonzalez, VMT head custodian, said he feels very proud of this accomplishment. “It feels awesome because the work we do is being seen, not only by me but also my coworkers as well,” Gonzalez said. Gonzalez sai...

Soundtown gala honors Dr. Nelson

Soundtown gala honors Dr. Nelson

May 24, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase

VMT student music group SoundTown, led by music instructor Robert Lopez, held its annual gala Friday, May 19, at the Laredo ISD Fine Arts Center. The event honored outgoing Superintendent Dr. A. Marcus Nelson....

2017 Medallion Ceremony features 176 seniors

2017 Medallion Ceremony features 176 seniors

May 18, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase

The Class of 2017's 176 seniors receive their medallions and their guests cheered them on at the 24th Annual Medallion Ceremony on May 12 at the LISD Fine Arts Center.

This summer’s musical is a ‘horror’ of a comedy

Kevin Garcia, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under School News

Theatre Department head Vernon Carroll thought “Little Shop of Horrors” would provide something new for people to enjoy this summer. “It’s a popular musical, students love it. Young people love “Little Shop of Horrors” because it’s a take-off on the old horror movies where everybody...

Communications and art students showcase their work

Communications and art students showcase their work

May 17, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase, Video

Students in print journalism, art, and creative writing had opening receptions for their work on April 27 at the Laredo Center of the Arts. Journalism students had their 21st annual photography exhibition, art students had their annual show, and Tapestry magazine students had their annual unveiling....

Journalism students receive awards from clip contests

April 26, 2017
Filed under School News

Journalism students have received a variety of awards from the two clip contests they enter yearly. The results are below. Their instructor is journalism/online media instructor Mark Webber. Interscholastic League Press Conference clip contest 2016-2017 -- Online Newspaper Categories Portra...

Dance students learn Celtic dance steps

Dance students learn Celtic dance steps

April 12, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase

Nicole Figueroa, professor from the University of Limerick, gave VMT dance students a lesson on traditional Celtic dance. The workshop took place on March 21.

Jazz in the Heights photo album

Jazz in the Heights photo album

March 27, 2017
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Here are more photos from the Jazz in the Heights on March 10 at VMT.

All that jazz

All that jazz

Jesus Hernandez, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under School News, Showcase

Rain didn’t stop Laredoans from visiting and having a good time at VMT’s first Jazz in the Heights music festival on March 10. Several musicians and bands came together to showcase Jazz Music in a two-part event. The first part of the event took place in the auditorium where several jazz musicians...

Tapestry staff and visitors listen to poetry and stories at Open Mic

Tapestry staff and visitors listen to poetry and stories at Open Mic

March 8, 2017
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Tapestry literary magazine staff held an Open Mic event on February 16 in A201. Staff and visitors recited poetry and stories.

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