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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


Filed under School News, Showcase, Video

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.

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...

Texas State students discuss their experiences

Texas State students discuss their experiences

May 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Video

Texas State students discuss their experiences at the university for a video for the 2018 NPPA Storytelling Workshop at Texas State.

Class of 2018 recalls good times at old campus (story, photos, video)

Class of 2018 recalls good times at old campus (story, photos, video)

Aryanna Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under #VMThrowback, #VMTSeniorsReminisce, Features, Showcase, Video

This story is also published on Best of SNO. “When we stepped off the bus at the Harding Building, an immediate feeling of nostalgia came over me. It was like I was a freshman all over again. It was a very joyous moment,” dance student Katherine Serna said as she got off the bus at the old bui...

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....

Students perform during recruiting for Lamar

Students perform during recruiting for Lamar

Lucero Rea

February 13, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase, Video

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

Students compare first and latest issues of The Magnet Tribune (video)

Students compare first and latest issues of The Magnet Tribune (video)

December 15, 2017


Filed under #ohmy25, Features, Showcase, Video

Several students compare the first-ever and latest edition of The Magnet Tribune student newspaper.

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

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

Lucero Rea and Aryanna Rodriguez

December 1, 2017


Filed under #ohmy25, School News, Showcase, Video

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 was mostly handpicked by the founder of the school, late Superintendent Vidal M. Treviño. Introducing the faculty and staff under the settin...

J.W Nixon wins ‘The Hammer Bowl’ for 3rd year in a row

J.W Nixon wins ‘The Hammer Bowl’ for 3rd year in a row

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Video

Laredo's oldest rivalry game is played every year during November. It has been a tradition that the winner of this game earns bragging rights and the hammer. The two schools that participate in this football game are J.W Nixon High School and Raymond & Tirza High School. After the battle of the...

Cosplayers and memorabilia rule at STCE’s 2017 comic con (photos and video)

Cosplayers and memorabilia rule at STCE’s 2017 comic con (photos and video)

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Video

There were plenty of cosplayers and memorabilia at the South Texas Collectors Expo at Laredo Energy Arena on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Here's a look at the fun....

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