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Senior watches her animation at New York City film festival

November 12, 2018

This story is also published on Best of SNO. Senior Victoria Eller Castillo thought her trip to New York City was an amazing and great experience. “The festival was a wonderful and awesome experience, and it was fun to go on this trip,” Castillo said. She created an animated video ...

Two show video projects NYC film festival

Two show video projects NYC film festival

October 6, 2018

 Terry Gutierrez, right, and Victoria Eller Castillo, are attending the All American High School Film Festival video screenings this morning. Their videos are being featured at the event. This is the first time students from Laredo have attended. Their instructor, Jamin Teran, is accompanying them....

Documentary explores the life of a journalism student

Documentary explores the life of a journalism student

October 4, 2018

Kayla Gonzalez, a VMT student, was chosen to be part of Miguel Drake-McLaughlin and Jillian Schlesinger, NYC directors, new project. "We were looking for a place to sit in the cafeteria when they walked up to us and asked if they could film us for the whole day,” Gonzalez said. Gonzales, whose...

Filmmakers get involved in flute student’s life

Filmmakers get involved in flute student’s life

October 4, 2018

Julie Martinez, a junior flute player, is one of two VMT students being featured in a documentary by New York City filmmakers Jillian Schlesinger and Miguel Drake-McLaughlin. Martinez was randomly chosen to be in the film. They asked her if she can be recorded frequently. “My friends, Saul, Kayla,...

FBI agent recalls aftermath of terrorist attack on World Trade Center

FBI agent recalls aftermath of terrorist attack on World Trade Center

October 3, 2017

“Kieran, wake up and turn on the TV,” she said. He was so tired but woke up. “Aunty, what are you talking about? I’m going back to sleep,” Kieran said. “Something happened,” she yelled. “Turn on the TV.” He knew his aunt never yelled so he turned on the TV. Thirty-three s...

A trip to New York City

A trip to New York City

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Filed under Staff Blogs

Have you ever dreamed of going someplace far from home? I always did and my dream came true this past summer when I visited New York City. Growing up, I always looked at all these beautiful pictures of the city that people would upload. Finally, I was able to take and upload some of my own. There...

Cinematic: The Mutant Ninja Turtles defend New York City

Cinematic: The Mutant Ninja Turtles defend New York City

September 12, 2014

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is an exciting blockbuster that made its way to the theaters in August. Many fans of the ninja turtles couldn't wait for the movie so they waited in line on premiere night to get a chance to watch it, and I am sure it was worth it for them because the movie is action-packed,...

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