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Texas wildflowers in the spring.

Thoughtful Thursday: Spring memories

April 11, 2019

The Texas wildflowers are blooming. The landscapes are painted with vivid colors of yellow, pink, blue and purple. The bluebonnet blooms beautifully on the lovely Texas landscape. I always loved the bluebonnet. It was my symbol of pride for Texas. Such a delicate flower with blue hues was native to...

Blanca Flores, left, who plays saxophone, gets ready to perform during halftime at Shirley Field.

Band members disclose why marching band is special

October 22, 2018

J.W Nixon band members reveal what makes marching band so special. “The people that I got to know and the band directors, they taught me so much about life such as being punctual, being reliable, and being honest. We all become family,” Hallie Herrera, a senior flute player, said. Herrera...

Regina Renteria is a freshman at VMT in creative writing.

Freshman almost didn’t attend VMT because her mom did

April 12, 2017

Second in a series Freshman Regina Renteria said, that at first, she didn’t want to attend VMT because her mother attended. Renteria, who is a creative writing student, said she really didn’t know why she choose creative writing as her fine art but she likes the idea that she gets to wr...

Senior Year

Crystal Martinez, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

As high school students, our main goal is to graduate. We all want to finish school and move on to other things. We want to leave school but what we don’t notice is that we are leaving the easy part behind. What is next is very different. As a senior I, have learned so many things this past year. Senior year has been extremely fun. Football games, pep-rallies, homecoming, senior week, and prom were just a few great events from my senior year. The next part is the most important day of our lives, which is gradu...

Bruno Rendon poses with the late Superintendent Vidal M. Trevino and his art teacher Armando Flores after receiving a national award for his metalwork in the mid-1990s.

Old campus memories

January 27, 2017

First in a series. Freshman Melissa Rendon said the students at VMT are the best thing about the school. “I like the people here. They’re into their own things; It’s different from Nixon, it’s just better,” Rendon said. Rendon, who is a journalism student, said she has enjoyed taking ...

My first semester

Sofia Ramos

January 13, 2017

As the fall semester of the 2016-2017 school year comes to an end, I am extremely shocked at how fast it has passed and a bit disappointed. I am disappointed because I feel that I wont like my classes next semester. This semester my classes were pretty chill, and I really liked the people in them. My classes included journalism, AP English, AP Spanish, BIM, and physics. I did not take the STAAR this semester, although it’s an easy test I’m not looking forward to testing in a few months. This semester was full of...

Three best memories of my 2k16

Dafne Naranjo, Staff Writer

January 6, 2017

January 2016, well I was still an 8th grader, it was also my 14th birthday and I really didn’t do much a part of waiting for February to come around. When February came around that’s where I kind of celebrated my birthday a bit because we were going to Eagle Pass for competition. I met so many new people (from Memorial Middle), we had to share a bus which wasn’t that difficult since we were only very few kids. I made so many memories that day with everyone there at the competition and the ones that were helping us s...

High school senior reflects on experiences (blog)

Nikolas Herrera, Staff writer

May 24, 2016

As graduation draws nearer and nearer, I find myself reflecting on my overall high school experience. I didn’t have the most outgoing high school experience. I wasn’t really involved. I didn’t do anything much outside of skating. Literally this whole year was spent doing assignment after assignment and just trying to get through the last stretch. Honestly, I’m ready but I’m not ready. I’m ready to walk and go into the real world, get a job, pay bills, get my own place, and go to college. Life’s about...

The Bug: The end has finally gotten here — I now present you the graduating class of 2016

Martha Inguanzo, The Bug Columnist

May 24, 2016

The day we have all been waiting for has finally arrived. There won’t be any more “I’m getting to class late today.” There isn’t going to be any “today I’m not going.” We are a couple of days away from entering the real world. We are on our own now, and you are about to lose a lot of your so-called “friends”. These four years of high school experience have been really tiring, stressful and exciting. We have gone through so many tough stages and have managed to get out of all of them. These years have...

My unforgettable night

Crystal Martinez, Staff Writer

October 16, 2015

Everyone has that unforgettable night they will always remember. Mine was not too long ago, it was just last year when I turned fifteen. I had a great time with all of my closest friends and family. It was the best night I could ever have. I remember my big, puffy, blue dress. My shiny high heels and my beautiful hair and make-up. Besides how I was I still remember the place and how I felt. I was so nervous but excited. The party place was so pretty from the inside and had a huge chandelier hanging from the ceiling. The...

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