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Performance honors veterans at annual concert

Performance honors veterans at annual concert

November 30, 2018


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VMT music instructors and students performed their annual Veterans' Day concert, "A Musical Tribute Honoring our Veterans," took place in the auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Here is a look at this event.

School receives Medal of Arts recognition from Texas Cultural Trust

School receives Medal of Arts recognition from Texas Cultural Trust

November 28, 2018


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November 28 is Vidal M. Trevino School of Communications and Fine Arts Day, according to a City of Laredo proclamation during a ceremony that announced VMT is a recipient of a 2019 Texas Medal of Arts. Texas Cultural Trust has recognized VMT for its role in arts education.. The ceremony took place...

Spooky afternoon contest entertains the crowd

Spooky afternoon contest entertains the crowd

Eva Montiel, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


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They came dressed as Boo and Nacho Libre. The crowd cheered them on. This was the afternoon Halloween Traditions Contest, sponsored by The Magnet Tribune staff. The newspaper also sponsored a contest for morning students. The Halloween day contest began with Most Original. Seven contestant...

Senior watches her animation at New York City film festival

Senior watches her animation at New York City film festival

Alfonso Gutierrez Jr, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


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This story is also published on Best of SNO. Senior Victoria Eller Castillo thought her trip to New York City was an amazing and great experience. “The festival was a wonderful and awesome experience, and it was fun to go on this trip,” Castillo said. She created an animated video ...

‘Cruz,’ ‘O’Rourke,’ star in Rock the Vote

‘Cruz,’ ‘O’Rourke,’ star in Rock the Vote

Erik Garcia, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


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This story is also published on Best of SNO. LISD seniors learned the importance of voting and how the voting process is like in the real world at a Nov. 1 event at V.M.T. V.M.T’s AP government instructor and organizer Sean Gaynor explained the purpose of Rock the Vote. “The Rock the...

People enjoy their time at annual Hispanic Heritage Festival

People enjoy their time at annual Hispanic Heritage Festival

November 9, 2018


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Crowds packed VMT’s south parking lot for the school’s 26th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival on Oct. 30. Here are some photos of the event....

Contest brings morning students together to celebrate Halloween

Contest brings morning students together to celebrate Halloween

November 8, 2018


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The Magnet Tribune held its annual morning Halloween Traditions Contest on October 31. Here are some pictures and results of this event. Another contest was held for afternoon students during 6th block. Morning Traditions Contest results Scariest: 1st Brenda Aguilar Cutest: 1st Esteban Mel...

People have fun at the Hispanic Heritage Festival

People have fun at the Hispanic Heritage Festival

November 8, 2018


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Crowds packed VMT's south parking lot for the school's 26th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival on Oct. 30. Here are some photos of the event.

Performer presents finer points of flamenco

Performer presents finer points of flamenco

November 7, 2018


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Renowned flamenco performer Miguel Vargas presented at VMT during 5th block on Nov. 1 while in Laredo for other scheduled performances. Here is a record of his visit.

Students stand out at the Hispanic Heritage Festival

Students stand out at the Hispanic Heritage Festival

Jovan Contreras, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


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The 26th annual Hispanic Heritage Festival allowed many to feel connected as a family though common experiences and ancestry. A J.W Nixon High School graduate recalled the memory of visiting the annual festival in 2016. This time around he said he was fascinated by the music and the stage d...

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