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Class of 2018 recalls good times at old campus

Class of 2018 recalls good times at old campus

Aryanna Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under #VMThrowback, #VMTSeniorsReminisce, Features, Showcase

“When we stepped off the bus at the Harding Building, an immediate feeling of nostalgia came over me. It was like I was a freshman all over again. It was a very joyous moment,” dance student Katherine Serna said as she got off the bus at the old building. On March 1 seniors took a trip bac...

VMT art student strives to achieve dream

VMT art student strives to achieve dream

Emilia Vela, Staff writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

“In 8th grade, I basically figured everything out with what I wanted to do with my life and its art.” VMT art student Liberty Garcia earlier this year won an award at the district’s STEM Technology expo for her T-shirt design creating the winning STEAM logo. But for her art isn’t just a hobby...

Emotions pour out as seniors reminisce

Emotions pour out as seniors reminisce

Lucero Rea

March 9, 2018


Filed under #VMThrowback, #VMTSeniorsReminisce, Features, Showcase

VMT's seniors of Class 2018 visited the old campus located in downtown Laredo to reminisce their freshman year on March 1....

Welcome to the 2018 Laredo Media & Film Festival

Welcome to the 2018 Laredo Media & Film Festival

March 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The 5th annual Laredo Media & Film Festival took place on Feb. 22 and 23 at the Martinez Fine Arts Complex (former Civic Center). Here are some photos of this event.

Sophomore overcomes many obstacles in order to become successful

Sophomore overcomes many obstacles in order to become successful

Briana Sepulveda, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

A top ranking student with many different qualities talks about her difficulties, struggles, and obstacles that pushed her to get to where she is. Vivian Coleman grew up in the town of Jackson, Mississippi in what she described as the ghetto. “I grew up in a horrible place. I experienced many...

Henry Cuellar discusses topics he advocates for his platform

Henry Cuellar discusses topics he advocates for his platform

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Photo: Congressman Henry Cuellar speaks to farmers in his congressional district. https://cuellar.house.gov Since 2006, Henry Cuellar has been in office as a U.S Representative for Texas 28th Congressional District and is known to be hardworking and a great voice in politics, according to The Wa...

Softball players strive for self-improvement

Softball players strive for self-improvement

Lizeth Gutierrez, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

It has been a journey of self-improvement efforts for second baseman Alexa Maldonado, a junior at Martin High School. Alexa shared that watching videos on YouTube help her get better. “I watch videos on YouTube to try to learn and improve on my movements,” Alexa said. The game of softball...

Libraries are important: Here’s why

Libraries are important: Here’s why

Zoe Alvarez, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

From the early 1800’s to the present day, libraries are used worldwide by people. They give the world unlimited information. It is most helpful to the public and students in school. Libraries give the public a precious gift many people fail to see, reading. Here’s a glimpse into librarians' thoughts...

Musician to spend summer performing with elite group

Musician to spend summer performing with elite group

Audrey Castillo, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior VMT high brass student Jonathan Martinez is one of the 24 trumpet players to be accepted into an elite marching band organization, Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps. Playing the trumpet is something Jonathan has been fond of since middle school, and he continued this journey throughout his high...

Movie Matters: Radius has a plot twist that really shocks you

Movie Matters: Radius has a plot twist that really shocks you

January 25, 2018


Filed under Audio, Features, Reviews

For a plot twist that really shocks you, Radius.

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