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VMT teachers receive Icons of the Arts recognition

Irene Alegria, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under News, School News, Showcase

VMT’s Dr. Mary Grace Carroll, piano instructor, and Mr. Vernon Carroll, dean of theater, were received Icons of the Arts award at the 10th Icons of the Arts Gala event held at the IBC Bank Annex by the Laredo Theater Guild on March 28.   “I was at a theater guild board meeting and we were infor...

World renowned dancer leads flamenco workshop

World renowned dancer leads flamenco workshop

April 18, 2019


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World renowned flamenco dancer Miguel Vargas led a workshop in the auditorium on April 16. At the same time Alejandro Cano led a workshop for choir students. The groups then had a combined performance.

Elementary students explore the world of communication

Elementary students explore the world of communication

April 17, 2019


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Students in the Hawks Network at Macdonell Elementary visited VMT on March 29 for a workshop that taught news media skills. They worked with students in journalism/online media and broadcasting throughout the morning. Here are some pictures of their visit....

Food trucks could be in LISD’s future

Food trucks could be in LISD’s future

Mauro Flores, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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As districts in the Rio Grande Valley incorporate food trucks into their schools, Child Nutrition Program Director Roberto Cuellar Jr. said Laredo ISD plans to integrate them as well. Cuellar discussed the possibility of having food truck food available to LISD students but said it may not be t...

Alumni recognized as first Medallion Icons

Alumni recognized as first Medallion Icons

March 9, 2019


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VMT alumni and their fine arts instructors and members of the Trevino family were recognized at the first-ever Medallion Icons recognition awards on March 7 in the auditorium. More photos and a story will be published after spring break.

First look at the Texas Medal of Arts awards

First look at the Texas Medal of Arts awards

March 8, 2019


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VMT's director, assistant principal, and nine teachers represented VMT as the school received its 2019 Texas Medal of Arts for excellence in Arts Education. Here is a first look at what went on. More photos and a story are coming your way.

Hollywood makeup artist teaches different techniques at his workshop

Hollywood makeup artist teaches different techniques at his workshop

March 7, 2019


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Hollywood makeup artist Joe Ceballos showed students how to apply special effects makeup at a workshop at the Laredo Media and Film Festival on February 28th.

Tarantula carries VMT student into Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

Tarantula carries VMT student into Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
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Lauren Medellin, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase

“Midpoint I felt like giving up. It was continuous like I’ve done this before but I didn’t think I was going to do the project on time, because I did not have the science classes to go and go to another classroom and work with my sponsor,” Esther Morales said. Morales, a VMT senior dance student...

Three are chosen as Youth of the Month

Three are chosen as Youth of the Month

March 4, 2019


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VMT students who also attend all three home schools were named Youth of the Month for February by the U.S. Border Patrol: Deisy Rangel (Cigarroa), Yahaira Colmenero (Nixon), and Mia Gomez Reyes (Martin)....

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