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The Beatles rocks this year’s float

The Beatles rocks this year’s float

February 15, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

All You Need is Love is the theme for VMT's float for the 2018 IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars.

Float about ready for parade

Float about ready for parade

February 15, 2018


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Students work on school's float for the IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars. The theme is The Beatles' All You Need is Love.

Students perform during recruiting for Lamar

Students perform during recruiting for Lamar

Lucero Rea

February 13, 2018


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Students performed for 8th-grade students from Lamar on Jan. 31 to encourage them to join VMT next year.

Students show off talents during recruitment

Students show off talents during recruitment

February 8, 2018


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VMT performers went to the civic center January 30-31 to recruit middle school students. Here are some photos of the trip.

Senior woodwind’s student receives National Hispanic Scholar honor

Senior woodwind’s student receives National Hispanic Scholar honor

Audrey Castillo, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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Woodwind’s student Carlos Cruz was one of the three VMT seniors who was recognized as a National Hispanic Scholar. In order to receive this recognition, one must be a junior who took the PSAT, be at least one-quarter Hispanic/Latino, and have a GPA of 3.5 at the end of the junior year. An e...

Melendez receives Hispanic scholar recognition

Melendez receives Hispanic scholar recognition

Xochitl Gonzalez, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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Being recognized as a National Hispanic Scholar shocked senior journalism student Lauren Melendez. “I was very excited because when I found out that I could qualify for this recognition, I wasn’t sure that I would meet the criteria, but I thought I’d apply just in case, so it was very surprising...

‘The Nightmare before Christmas’ float receives Judges’ Award

‘The Nightmare before Christmas’ float receives Judges’ Award

December 4, 2017


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V.M.T showcased its float called "The Nightmare Before Christmas" in the L.I.S.D Very Merry Christmas Parade on December 1, which received the Judges' Award.

Original faculty, staff recognized at festival’s 25th anniversary (story, photos, video and audio)

Original faculty, staff recognized at festival’s 25th anniversary (story, photos, video and audio)

Lucero Rea and Aryanna Rodriguez

December 1, 2017


Filed under #ohmy25, School News, Showcase, Video

This package received an honorable mention in the Multimedia News Story Package category in the NSPA's 2018 Digital Story of the Year division. VMT’s 25th annual Hispanic Heritage Festival recognized founding faculty and staff members who helped open the school in 1993. It was a group that w...

Dancing and more took place at the festival

Dancing and more took place at the festival

November 13, 2017


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Original faculty and staff were honored at the school's 25th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival on November 8 in the school parking lot. Here are some pictures of the event....

Senior art student recognized in National Hispanic Recognition Program

Senior art student recognized in National Hispanic Recognition Program

Ashley Martinez, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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Three seniors from VMT were recently named in the National Hispanic Recognition Program. Catalina Berry, a senior in visual arts, is one of those three students. She qualified for this program because she met the requirements, the top two being: be of at least one-quarter Hispanic/Latino descent and...

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