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New teacher also plays pro football

New teacher also plays pro football

Delilah Gonzalez, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014


Filed under Audio, Features, Showcase

The school’s new Pre-AP World Geography instructor is not only passionate about football, but also plays professionally. Abasi Thomas, who played for the Rattlesnakes, said he played since he was a child. ‘’I’ve loved football since I was a little kid. I’ve played football since I was...

Former columnist was part of Scotland trip

Former columnist was part of Scotland trip

December 17, 2013


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Now college freshman and former Magnet Tribune columnist Rebekah Rodriguez discusses her experiences in Scotland with the Nixon High theater club during the Fringe Festival, with Magnet Tribune staff writer Martha Inguanzo.

Lots of excitement at the afternoon Halloween Costume Contest

Lots of excitement at the afternoon Halloween Costume Contest

Magnet Tribune staff

November 1, 2013


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Nearly 50 costume-clad competitors turned out for the afternoon Halloween Costume Contest on warm, sunny Halloween day. The event took place at the outdoor stage next to the cafeteria, and was sponsored by The Magnet Tribune. Magnet Tribune staff writers Belen Silva, William Rodriguez, Chris Cantu, and Kass...

Costumes galore at the morning Halloween Costume Contest

Costumes galore at the morning Halloween Costume Contest

Magnet Tribune staff

November 1, 2013


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

Early morning rain didn't keep Halloween morning's Costume Contest from taking place, but delayed it until third period. The event took place at the outdoor stage next to the cafeteria, and was sponsored by The Magnet Tribune. Judges were Magnet Tribune staff writers Arlen Barba, Victoria Cardenas and Delilah ...

Summer theatre trip is one actor will always remember

Summer theatre trip is one actor will always remember

Kassandra Rico, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013


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A unique trip over the summer left a senior with experiences he’ll never forget. On a great adventure that some students in the Nixon theatre club experienced, their trip will have great memories to cherish for those who performed in "¡Bocon!". Andres Regalado, senior at VMT and Nixon H...

Senior actress finds boy’s role challenging

Senior actress finds boy’s role challenging

Martha Inguanzo, Staff writer

October 17, 2013


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Playing the role of a boy was a challenge for VMT senior Jessica Verastigui, who performed at the Fringe Festival in Scotland in August. She and a group performed “¡Bocon!” as part of a theatre group from Nixon High. “I played a boy named Miguel, and in the play he goes on an advent...

Students are enthusiastic about Constitution Day (photo essay)

Students are enthusiastic about Constitution Day (photo essay)

September 25, 2013


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Students discussed amendments to the Constitution during VMT's Constitution Day observance in the school board room on Sept. 18.

Photo Essay: World class tuba player teaches performance skills

Photo Essay: World class tuba player teaches performance skills

William Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013


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World class tuba player Andrew Smith gave a workshop in the Urban recital hall on Friday, September 13. Here are some pictures of that workshop. He was invited by music instructor John Reimund.

Music department gets special guests (photos)

Music department gets special guests (photos)

Adie Flores, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013


Filed under Features

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