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Students honor the victims of 9/11 at 16th annual ceremony (story, photos, video)

Students honor the victims of 9/11 at 16th annual ceremony (story, photos, video)

Lauren Melendez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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At VMT’s 16th annual 9/11 ceremony, guest speaker Dr. William Ozinsky shed some light on what it’s like to live in service of this great nation, in the context of the fine arts -- a concept all VMT students are familiar with. Ozinsky is a music professor at Laredo Community College, as well a...

Students display traditional performances at 16 de septiembre celebration

Students display traditional performances at 16 de septiembre celebration

Aryanna Rodriguez

September 19, 2017


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Afternoon students celebrated 16 de septiembre with traditional music and dancing in the school auditorium on September 14....

Seniors register to become voters

Seniors register to become voters

Victoria Hernandez, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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Seniors heard about the importance of voting at a voter registration drive presentation on Sept. 7. AP Government instructor Sean Gaynor began the presentation with talking about how important voting in this country and how people’s voices should be heard. “Voting is very important and serio...

Cast, crew prepare for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ (photos, video)

Cast, crew prepare for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ (photos, video)

June 16, 2017


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VMT's second annual summer theater production, "Little Shop of Horrors," is scheduled at the school's auditorium for a 4-day run beginning Wednesday, June 21, and ending Saturday, June 24. Tickets will be $10 each, and will be available at the door. These pictures were taken at a rehearsal Thu...

This summer’s musical is a ‘horror’ of a comedy

This summer’s musical is a ‘horror’ of a comedy

Kevin Garcia, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017


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Updated June 2, 2017. Theatre Department head Vernon Carroll thought “Little Shop of Horrors” would provide something new for people to enjoy this summer. “It’s a popular musical, students love it. Young people love “Little Shop of Horrors” because it’s a take-off on the old ho...

Medallion Ceremony 2017 (audio recording)

Medallion Ceremony 2017 (audio recording)

June 1, 2017


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The Magnet Tribune presents an audio recording of the Class of 2017's Medallion Ceremony.

More photos of the Medallion Ceremony

More photos of the Medallion Ceremony

May 30, 2017


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The school's 24th Annual Medallion Ceremony on May 12 saw 176 seniors receive medallions from their fine arts and communications instructors, at the LISD Fine Arts Center.  

VMT wins cleanest school award in LISD

VMT wins cleanest school award in LISD

Jesus Hernandez, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


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VMT won its first-ever award for being the cleanest school in LISD, in May. Luis Gonzalez, VMT head custodian, said he feels very proud of this accomplishment. “It feels awesome because the work we do is being seen, not only by me but also my coworkers as well,” Gonzalez said. Gonzalez sai...

Soundtown gala honors Dr. Nelson

Soundtown gala honors Dr. Nelson

May 24, 2017


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VMT student music group SoundTown, led by music instructor Robert Lopez, held its annual gala Friday, May 19, at the Laredo ISD Fine Arts Center. The event honored outgoing Superintendent Dr. A. Marcus Nelson....

2017 Medallion Ceremony features 176 seniors

2017 Medallion Ceremony features 176 seniors

May 18, 2017


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The Class of 2017's 176 seniors receive their medallions and their guests cheered them on at the 24th Annual Medallion Ceremony on May 12 at the LISD Fine Arts Center.

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