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A day in the life of a teacher

A day in the life of a teacher

January 14, 2019

Every day, people wake up and live their lives. It's intriguing to learn about someone's typical day, from students, parents, and more. Teachers have always been so fascinating, especially the ones that leave a great impact on me. My sophomore year I took Spanish 2 and was given the wonderful opportunity...

School receives Medal of Arts recognition from Texas Cultural Trust

School receives Medal of Arts recognition from Texas Cultural Trust

November 28, 2018

November 28 is Vidal M. Trevino School of Communications and Fine Arts Day, according to a City of Laredo proclamation during a ceremony that announced VMT is a recipient of a 2019 Texas Medal of Arts. Texas Cultural Trust has recognized VMT for its role in arts education. The ceremony took place...

The Bug: My community in 651 words

Justyne Bernal, The Bug Columnist

October 5, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Staff Blogs

I have lived in Laredo, Texas, all my life. This community has allowed me to gain a different perspective of the world. It holds a unique position between two countries that allows Laredo to have a variety of different people and cultures. Since this city has a story of its own, I am proud to have grown up here. From the downfalls to the successes, wherever life takes me, I will always take Laredo with me. Since my hometown’s geographic location is along the border with Mexico, inaccurate stereotypes are made towards...

Debatable: Dress code regulations should be significantly reduced

Debatable: Dress code regulations should be significantly reduced

Angie Bravo, Debatable columnist

September 13, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Across the nation, we have heard of students getting in trouble for exposed collarbones, shoulders, midriffs, and sometimes even knees. Students are told that they need to cover up because they present a “distraction,” but what constitutes a distraction and why is it that showing a shoulder or a...

Educational benefits assist military members

Educational benefits assist military members

Maddie Dion, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Filed under Magnet Magazine

Being in the military offers many educationally opportunities. For example, military personnel who finish their contract often have financial help in obtaining higher education. A former Marine and sailor discussed their higher education opportunities using financial aid. Service members get...

Three different high schools in 4 years

Jesus Hernandez, Staff Writer

January 6, 2017

Filed under Staff Blogs

Switching schools is quite often everywhere you go. Students switch either because their parents changed houses or they have to move because it’s required, and usually you make friends pretty fast so that you forget everything about your old school. Well that is not the case in high school. High school tends to be a little bit more challenging. Everyone now by then already has their group of friends and they're not really as open to making new friends as in let’s say elementary or middle school. Now let’s say you were...

‘Excellence in Character Education’ awards recognize students

‘Excellence in Character Education’ awards recognize students

April 16, 2015

The "Excellence in Character Education" Recognition Ceremony recognized 56 VMT students in the district's board room on April 10. Students were chosen by their fine arts, communication and academic teachers based on 16 Habits of Mind character traits. Counselor Ana Laura Salinas organized the event,...

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