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Seniors gather for final class photo

Seniors gather for final class photo

May 24, 2019


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VMT's Senior Class of 2019 poses in front of B Building on May 24.

Seniors receive medallions at annual ceremony

Seniors receive medallions at annual ceremony

May 21, 2019


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Be watching for more updates. Seniors received their medallions at the school's 26th annual Medallion Ceremony, held at Martin High School's old gym, on Tuesday, May 14. Seniors were also recognized for academic achievement and certain scholarships, including the annual Sorrell Scholarships given annually t...

School receives the Texas Medal of Arts award (story, photos)

School receives the Texas Medal of Arts award (story, photos)

Fernando Martinez, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


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VMT has received the Texas Medal of Arts, becoming only the second school to attain the honor. VMT staff members attended three events in Austin, Texas, in late February in which they had the chance to meet others who were attending and see the honorees. Dr. Martha E. Villarreal, VMT direc...

Webb County recognizes VMT for arts award

Webb County recognizes VMT for arts award

April 29, 2019


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Webb County commissioners recognized VMT for it's 2019 Texas Medal of Arts award during a meeting in the school auditorium on April 24.

Two teachers receive Icons of the Arts recognition

Two teachers receive Icons of the Arts recognition

Irene Alegria, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


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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 inf...

Film festival director wants students to be creative

Film festival director wants students to be creative

Alfonso Gutierrez Jr, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019


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The director of New York City’s All American Film Festival compared young people developing basketball skills to those wanting to develop skills in filmmaking and photography. “If you’re Lebron James and you’re the best at what you do, playing basketball, from the moment that you are ten years...

Jazz festival brings the community closer together

Jazz festival brings the community closer together

April 23, 2019


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VMT held its annual Jazz in the Heights on April 18 in the auditorium and outdoor stage, which brought jazz music-loving students and members of the community together for the evening. Five groups performed jazz favorites for over 3 hours. Several school groups sold a variety of food and items in the...

Alumni are recognized as Medallion Icons

Alumni are recognized as Medallion Icons

Emily Garza, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


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It was a night of gratitude. Eight alumni expressed heartfelt thanks for returning to the school that helped launch their careers at the first Medallion Icons event on March 7. A former journalism student was glad she had the opportunity to return to her roots for this recognition. “It was an amazing ...

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....

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