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Students honor Mexico’s independence with music and dance (photos)

Students honor Mexico’s independence with music and dance (photos)

October 1, 2018


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VMT dance and music students performed in the auditorium for the 16 de septiembre event on Sept. 18. The event marks Mexico’s independence day.  

Professor discusses childhood problems at his recital

Professor discusses childhood problems at his recital

Jordyn Rebeles, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


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This story is also published on the Best of SNO. A pianist who learned to play while growing up in the middle of a civil war shared his experiences at a concert with VMT students in the auditorium. Dr. Dino Mulić, a professor at TAMU Corpus Christi, spoke about his childhood and now as a resident ...

Students honor America’s heroes at 17th Patriot Day ceremony (photos and video)

Students honor America’s heroes at 17th Patriot Day ceremony (photos and video)

September 21, 2018


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Students and staff held the school's 17th annual Patriot Day ceremony in the auditorium on September 11. Here are some pictures and a video of the event.

Conference changes won’t stop students from succeeding

Conference changes won’t stop students from succeeding

Emily Garza, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


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“When we found out that we moved up to 6A I was shocked. That meant we were going against the 6A schools which have very good bands,” said Catherine Benavides, a junior Nixon High band member. Nixon High School moved up to 6A this year, a major change. The school went from conference 5A to 6A...

New York-based filmmakers on a journey to show lives of VMT students

New York-based filmmakers on a journey to show lives of VMT students

Irene Alegria, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


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On February 22 and 23, Vidal M. Treviño School of Communications and Fine Arts held its 5th annual Laredo Media and Film Festival. In attendance as speakers were Jillian Schlesinger and Miguel Drake-McLaughlin, two New York-based filmmakers who spoke of a new project they hoped on starting which wou...

After 25 years, instructor remains passionate about teaching at VMT

After 25 years, instructor remains passionate about teaching at VMT

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018


Filed under #ohmy25, Features, School News, Showcase, Video

As Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Journalism/online media and literary magazine teacher Mark Webber has greatly impacted students’ lives for 25 years. He has been a part of the Vidal M. Trevino School of Communications...

Orientation brings out students and their parents

Orientation brings out students and their parents

August 13, 2018


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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


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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


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“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. ...

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