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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


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“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)....

Annual film festival promises comprehensive look at media

Annual film festival promises comprehensive look at media

Lesdy Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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Jamin Teran, digital media teacher at Vidal M. Trevino, is preparing for the 6th annual Laredo Media and Film Festival scheduled for Feb. 27 and 28. ‘’We are going to be having different sessions in which the audience will learn about a variety of techniques including  podcasting, radio and livestreaming, photography techniques, which is the first...

School eyes 8th graders on recruiting trip

School eyes 8th graders on recruiting trip

February 8, 2019


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VMT and other LISD magnet/early colleges held recruiting trips to middle schools on January 31 and Feb. 1. Here are photos from the January 31 trip to Memorial Middle School....

Story package receives national award

Story package receives national award

December 14, 2018


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Four Magnet Tribune staff members received an honorable mention from the National Press Photographers Association in November 2018 for an online story package on VMT’s 2017 Hispanic Heritage Festival. See the photo caption for more information.

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.

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