The Magnet Tribune

A letter to all freshman starting high school

Olga Ozornia, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Dear Incoming High School Freshmen, These next four years may contain many relationships coming to an end, a lot of drama with people, and will especially go through an unmeasurable amount of stress. During these next year’s you’ll experience a lot, and hopefully, this advice could be of use to you while in high school. First of all, high school is not how the movies perceive it to be. There is no life-changing makeover that makes you popular, no choreographed number that the whole school dances to, and there are...

High school students experience happiness in a variety ways

High school students experience happiness in a variety ways

May 24, 2019

“I’ve experienced happiness in many different ways and some stays the same,” Daniel Rodriguez, sophomore said. Daniel has played games since the age of four. And his passion for video games hasn’t changed when the years went by. “My first game was Call Of Duty 4 and I enjoyed it. Because...

A letter to incoming freshman

Irene Alegria, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

After 4-years at VMT I can confidently say that it made my high school experience that much more enjoyable. No matter what home school you some from, VMT will be one place where anyone will be able to freely be themselves and release their creativity. This in my opinion also allows you to be more independent and grow as an individual. Even though we also take an academic class, the fine art you choose is an escape in which you will truly do something you enjoy and look forward to. With all that is offered at this school,...

Opinions vary on 4-day school week

Opinions vary on 4-day school week

April 30, 2019

David Rincon, a freshman from Nixon High School, likes the idea of a four-day school week. “I think it’s a good idea, we get more time to ourselves. We will be able to do more things with another day off,” Rincon said. An estimated 560 districts in 25 states have allowed at least some of ...

Sports are worth the time spent playing (podcast)

December 18, 2018

Staff writer Judy Molina and Bella Haynes discuss school and sports.

2016 was difficult

Melissa Rendon, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

The goals that I have set for myself this school year are, I want to try to be more positive than I usually am, towards sports, school work, homework, and myself. I want to learn about others, make a lot more friends. I want to open myself to my friends so they can get to know me as well. I have practice every day of the week including Saturdays, then after practice I go see my grandparents because I usually don’t see during the week. My classes this semester were not that difficult but next semester I’m going to...

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...

Reflecting first semester

Krysta Robles, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017

In the short months of school starting, first semester is coming to an end. We still have less than a week until second semester. I am not excited for that. I like my first semester classes, I only have one academic. However, in my second semester schedule, I am taking three academics. Guess who is going to be stressed out? If you guessed me, then you’re absolutely right! Honestly can’t wait for that. I’m pretty sure that I will not be that stressed out, but I won’t deny the fact that I am not ready for the seco...

Journalism instructors are unique among all teachers

Mark Webber, Journalism instructor

December 29, 2016

November 29's journal topic, "If you were to give Mr. Webber a journal topic, what would it be? Please explain," brought forth a number of very interesting responses. Normally I don't read journal responses but I had to read this one, and what I read surprised me. About one-third to one-half of answers involved asking me to discuss teaching in general, or teaching journalism in particular. Some of those wanted to know how I liked being a teacher, or how I ended up as a journalism teacher. All were excellent responses,...

First day of junior year

Maddie Dion, Staff Writer

August 25, 2016

August 22, 2016, was the day I started my junior year. The night before it was really hard for me to go to sleep, eventually I did. That morning my mom came and woke me up and I did. I was super nervous for that day. Eventually it was time for me to go to school. When I got to school it was okay then I got to the cafeteria and things went downhill. I’m not going to go into detail but it just wasn’t a good start. By the time first period started I was fine and in second period I was fine then lunch came and some...

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