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Students split on whether AP or Dual Enrollment courses are better

Students split on whether AP or Dual Enrollment courses are better

February 18, 2019

Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment classes are different, course-wise and in difficulty, students say. Students, in general, argue which is the best to take. There are a lot of pros to both options. In order to take dual classes one has to pass the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (T...

Class of 2018 reflect on their years at VMT

Maddie Dion, Editor

March 2, 2018

Natalia Galvan What is your fine art and who is your teacher?  High Bass Mr. Lopez What have you gotten out of VMT? Please Explain. A lot of great experience Are you going to pursue or continue your fine art once you graduate? Please explain. I don't think so Which event do you most enjoy at VMT? Please explain. Hispanic fest because that's when everyone comes together Derik Jalomo What is your fine art and who is your teacher? High brass, Mr. Lopez What have you gotten out of VMT? Please Exp...

Girl Up chapter sponsor, members discuss helping others

Girl Up chapter sponsor, members discuss helping others

March 1, 2018

Social Studies instructor Aemie Martinez, who is also the sponsor of VMT's Girl Up chapter, has brought to the school an organization designed to assist and empower females all over the world. She explained what the Girl Up organizaiton is. “Girl Up is an organization that is an extension of...

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...

Former university and middle school teacher now teaches senior English

Former university and middle school teacher now teaches senior English

October 24, 2016

“I like the sense of community,” VMT’s new senior English teacher said. Alicia Cruz Vidaurri came into the 2016-2017 school year teaching English at the high school level for her first time. Vidaurri has also taught at San Augustine Middle School and the local university. “…I also...

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...

Cigarroa High School earns 1st division UIL Marching Band Contest superior rating

Victoria Cardenas, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

It’s my last year at Cigarroa High School in the marching band color guard. We have worked our butts off. We’ve been practicing since May and started in July with the whole band outside from 5 in the afternoon to 8 at night. Every week day we are in the scorching hot sun practicing with sweat, sunburns, and tears. Learning our coordinates on the field trying desperately to make it to our spots in 16 counts while trying to look graceful or Jazz running across the field in 8 counts while doing routine and smiling all...

Senior Class 2015

June 3, 2015

Photograph of the senior Class of 2015.

Scenes from the 2015 Medallion Ceremony

May 28, 2015

The 22nd Annual Medallion Ceremony took place on May 15 at the Laredo Civic Center. Here is a look at what went on at the event.  

#VMThrowback: Veronica Nevarez, Class of 2015

May 22, 2015

What is your home school? Martin High School What is your fine arts/communication area and who is your teacher? Theatre arts, Mr. Carroll. How does it feel to be in the last class to graduate from the downtown campus? It feels special! However, I’m sad because it’s finally the end. What is it you have enjoyed the most at VMT? Please explain. I really enjoy the Hispanic festival because that’s when all the fine arts get together and perform and eat food! What are your fondest memories of VMT? Please expl...

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