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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


Filed under School News, Showcase

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....

Journalism students earn awards from clip contest

March 21, 2018


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Journalism students received several awards from the Texas Association of Journalism Educator's annual clip contest, called Best in Texas Contest. Students competed in online and print newspaper categories. Awards are Superior, Excellent, and Honorable Mention. Earlier this year, junior Olga Ozornia...

Practice pays off for senior French horn player

Practice pays off for senior French horn player

Xochitl Gonzalez, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Eliud Soto, high brass senior, felt grateful when he was selected for the TMEA all-state band. “I felt blessed. I didn’t really have the reaction that everyone would have expected,” Soto said. He states that his friends and family were joyful and supportive for him. “My friends were...

Clarinetist advances to TMEA All-State

Clarinetist advances to TMEA All-State

Eva Montiel, Staff Writter

March 5, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Her good news brought tears of joy to her mom. “I couldn’t believe it!” senior Monserrat Meneses stated as soon as she found out she had made it to the competition. Meneses was tremendously excited when her friends ran up to her to give her the great news’ she was one of three students...

Students present Valentine’s Day dance program

Students present Valentine’s Day dance program

Mauro Flores

February 22, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Morning and afternoon dance students gave a love themed program on Valentine's Day, in the auditorium. Shown here is the afternoon performance.

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