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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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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 that was featured in the All American High School Film F...

‘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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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 Sean Gaynor explained the purpose of Rock the Vote. “The Rock the Vote event was a group effort where multiple teachers, o...

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...

TDS students showcase their driving safety booth

TDS students showcase their driving safety booth

Mauro Flores, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


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Teens In The Driver Seat as well as the P.E.E.R.S. Foundation showcased the effects of unsafe driving by allowing students to experience an Augmented Reality Distracted Driving Education Simulator, virtual reality goggles, and a photo booth with props on Oct. 31....

Students hear pros present at Mass Communication Week

Students hear pros present at Mass Communication Week

Addy Melgar, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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VMT Communication students visited Texas State University on Oct. 16 for one day of Mass Communication Week activities. Here are some photos of the event. Be watching for the story, coming soon.

Cigarroa seniors attend the VMT Voter Registration Drive

Cigarroa seniors attend the VMT Voter Registration Drive

Alehtze Martinez, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018


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Voting is a hard-won right involving many sacrifices, a VMT social studies teacher explained. “The most important right of the United States of America is to have the right to vote for what we want for our country. Our early generations made many sacrifices to get us our voting rights. It’ll be...

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