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Orientation brings out students and their parents

Orientation brings out students and their parents

August 13, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

VMT held its annual Meet the Teacher Night and 9th Grade Orientation on Thursday, Aug. 9.

Seniors receive their medallions at 25th annual ceremony (photos and audio)

Seniors receive their medallions at 25th annual ceremony (photos and audio)

May 29, 2018


Filed under #ohmy25, Audio, School News, Showcase

Receiving medallions were 178 seniors at VMT's 25th Annual Medallion Ceremony at the Martinez Fine Arts Complex on Tuesday, May 22.

Group photo of the Class of 2018

Group photo of the Class of 2018

May 25, 2018


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The Class of 2018 had its senior photo and Senior Breakfast on Friday, May 25, 2018....

Second Jazz in the Heights features local, out-of-town musicians (package)

Second Jazz in the Heights features local, out-of-town musicians (package)

Lauren Medellin, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

“I enjoyed hearing the crowd's response after performing with the Laredo Jazz Collective Orchestra,” said Juan Sosa. Sosa, band director at Nixon High School, said he hadn’t played in a festival since his college years. “I hadn’t performed in a jazz festival for more than 20 years. It was great. ...

Programs hold their annual events

Programs hold their annual events

Kayla Gonzalez

May 3, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Three programs held their annual events at the Laredo Center for the Arts on April 26: Visual Arts students annual show, Rumination Creative Writing Magazine's annual Unveiling, and Journalism students 22nd Annual Photography Exhibition opening reception.

Commissioners Court meets at VMT

Commissioners Court meets at VMT

April 30, 2018


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Webb County Commissioners Court held its April meeting at VMT's auditorium on April 24. It is the first time they have met outside of downtown.

Showcase entertains with dance routines and other performances

Showcase entertains with dance routines and other performances

Anna Davenport

April 17, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Students show the fruits of their hard work at the annual Showcase at the former Laredo Civic Center (now the Martinez Performing Arts Complex) on Monday, March 26.

Pesticide research paves way to Intel science fair

Pesticide research paves way to Intel science fair

Ashley Martinez, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

An art student’s investigation into alternatives to pesticide on crops earned her a trip to an international science fair competition. Isabella Lopez, a visual arts senior who also attends J.W. Nixon High School, did her project on “A chemical reaction study: Using activated carbon as a neutralizing...

Art student wins trip to the international science fair

Art student wins trip to the international science fair

Jacqueline Mata, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

VMT art student Megan Yeary’s science fair project on wildlife earned her a trip to the Intel international competition. Yeary’s project, called “The Effects of Isolated Frequencies on Wildlife in its Natural Habitat,” is focused on how ultrasound frequencies will affect wildlife and how the...

Students show their talents at the annual Showcase

Students show their talents at the annual Showcase

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase, Video

The school's annual Showcase took place at the former Laredo Civic Center (now the Martinez Performing Arts Complex) on Monday, March 26....

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