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Photo Friday: A night on Route 66

Zoe Alvarez, Photo Friday coulmnist

November 30, 2018

Filed under Staff Blogs

The American Southwest: I've always been so attracted to that region of the United States. It's the place that takes us back to the time of diners, neon signs, vintage cars, and more. After stumbling upon a photo of the Teepee Curios neon sign on a travel magazine, I was entranced and eager to find out where this neon sign could possibly be. With research, I found Tucumcari, New Mexico, a little sleepy town on Route 66. It soon became part of my travel bucket list. After I did more research and convinced my parent...

Contest brings morning students together to celebrate Halloween

Contest brings morning students together to celebrate Halloween

November 8, 2018

The Magnet Tribune held its annual morning Halloween Traditions Contest on October 31. Here are some pictures and results of this event. Another contest was held for afternoon students during 6th block. Morning Traditions Contest results Scariest: 1st Brenda Aguilar Cutest: 1st Esteban Mel...

Students stand out 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...

Programs hold their annual events

Programs hold their annual events

May 3, 2018

Three programs held their annual events at the Laredo Center for the Arts on April 26: Visual Arts students annual show, Rumination Creative Writing Magazine's annual Unveiling, and Journalism students 22nd Annual Photography Exhibition opening reception.

Students show their talents at the annual Showcase

March 29, 2018

The school's annual Showcase took place at the former Laredo Civic Center (now the Martinez Performing Arts Complex) on Monday, March 26....

I enjoy taking photos when I’m traveling

Jacqueline Mata, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017

Filed under Staff Blogs

Everyone likes something, right? I like traveling out of town, I don't do it very often because of money and time problems, but when I travel I take advantage of it. I also like taking pictures, I do that more often than anyone else does. It's pretty much something I would like to do more often when I grow up. I like traveling out of town more than anything, if I had the opportunity to do it more than once I would totally take it. I don't really go that far from here, I usually go to San Antonio or Houston. There is a...

Former student liked journalism, but niece likes dancing

Former student liked journalism, but niece likes dancing

April 12, 2017

Third in a series Leann Bernal and Gabriela Bernal (Leann’s aunt) both have something in common and that is V.M.T. Leann is a current VMT student. Bernal is a former VMT student and was part of class of 2000. Bernal remembers how it was back in the old VMT and is amazed with how it has evolv...

Students showcase their art and photography

Students showcase their art and photography

May 27, 2016

Art and journalism students displayed their work at an opening reception at the Laredo Center for the Arts on May 25.

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