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This recent picture was taken at Montes Field at J.W Nixon High School in Laredo, Texas.

The Bug: There’s no place like home: Laredo, Texas

May 15, 2019

This is senior Justyne Bernal’s final column in The Magnet Tribune’s online edition. “From the outside looking in you cannot explain it. From the inside looking out, you cannot describe it.” This quote perfectly describes the way I feel about my community, Laredo, Texas. A place that is ...

A young boy gets face painted by an art student at the Hispanic Heritage Festival.

People enjoy their time at annual Hispanic Heritage Festival

November 9, 2018

Crowds packed VMT’s south parking lot for the school’s 26th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival on Oct. 30. Here are some photos of the event....

Thoughtful Thursday: It’s church Jamaica season

People sell tickets at Christ the King church Jamaica.

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

November 8, 2018

The fall season means many things to me, Halloween, and the fall season Jamaica. Whether it be my school or church Jamaica. I get this sense of excitement have had ever since I was a child. When I was younger I loved church Jamaicas for their treats, games, and prizes. It was so much fun winning prizes a...

Dancers perform at the Hispanic Heritage Festival.

Students stand out at the Hispanic Heritage Festival

November 6, 2018

The 26th annual Hispanic Heritage Festival allowed many to feel connected as a family though common experiences and ancestry. A J.W Nixon High School graduate recalled the memory of visiting the annual festival in 2016. This time around he said he was fascinated by the music and the stage d...

Dance students perform during VMT's 16 de septiembre event in the auditorium.

Performances help celebrate Mexico’s independence day (story and photos)

October 1, 2018

A dance teacher at V.M.T created a 16 de septiembre event on September 18 with the goal of bringing out the pride of Mexico’s independence on many students, parents, and teachers. V.M.T was the first school to ever celebrate any Hispanic cultural events such as el 16 de septiembre many year...

A student performs to celebrate 16 de septiembre.

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

October 1, 2018

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.  

Movie Matters: Talented Miguel ends his family ban on music in Coco

February 14, 2018

Miguel ends his family's ban on music in Coco.

Jazz Combo performs at the Hispanic Heritage Festival.

Dancing and more took place at the festival

November 13, 2017

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....

16 de septiembre event is held at VMT to celebrate and show culture (video and photos)

September 25, 2017

Afternoon students celebrated 16 de septiembre with a program of traditional songs and dance, in the auditorium....

Skateboarding culture and lifestyle attract a variety of individuals (podcast)

April 12, 2016

Staff writer Nikolas Herrera discusses skateboarding culture and lifestyle with fellow skaters.

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