Education

Faith Academy cancels in-person classes on Tuesday

No classes for Faith Academy Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020

VICTORIA, Texas - Faith Academy has cancelled classes for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 due to Tropical Storm Beta. School will reopen on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Click here for more about Faith Academy. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction,…

Schools to re-open in VISD on Tuesday, district says

VICTORIA, Texas- Director of Communications for Victoria ISD, Shawna Currie, has announced that all schools in the district will be open on Tuesday, September 22nd on a normal schedule. Schools in the district were closed on Monday, September 21st in…

Schools in Goliad ISD to have late start Tuesday

GOLIAD, Texas- Goliad ISD announced that schools will have a late start for Tuesday, September 22. Staff will report to school at 9 a.m. and students will follow at 10 .m. Schools in Goliad ISD were closed on Monday, September…

Austwell-Tivoli ISD cancels in-person classes on Tuesday

Students instructed to log-in for virtual class

AUSTWELL-TIVOLI, Texas- A district official confirms that schools in Austwell-Tivoli ISD will be closed on Tuesday, September 22nd due to Tropical Storm Beta. A message on the district website instructs students to "log in for online instruction as weather conditions…

Victoria Christian School will be closed Monday

Victoria Christian School closed for September 21st

VICTORIA, Texas -- Catherine Key, school administration said Victoria Christian Schools are closed for tropical storm Beta. Includes all grades. School will be closed, until further notice. To reach the newsroom or report…

Bloomington I.S.D. campuses closed Monday ahead of tropical storm system

BLOOMINGTON, Texas - The Bloomington I.S.D. will close campuses Monday ahead of an approaching tropical storm system. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, email staff@newscenter25.com. Download our free app for Apple, Android, Roku and Amazon devices. To make sure you get our coverage sign…

Victoria College to close Monday ahead of tropical storm system

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria College campuses, as well as online instruction, will be closed Monday ahead of the advancing tropical storm system. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, email staff@newscenter25.com. Download our free app for Apple, Android, Roku…

The Austwell-Tivoli cancels classes Monday ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

School cancelled in the Austwell-Tivoli I.S.D. Monday, September 21, 2020

AUSTWELL-TIVOLI - The Austwell-Tivoli I.S.D. will cancel school Monday September 21st, 2020 due to Tropical Storm Beta.  Further closure determinations will be made upon weather updates. Click here for more. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, email staff@newscenter25.com.…

Victoria I.S.D. campuses will close Monday due to Tropical Storm Beta

All V.I.S.D. schools will be closed on Monday, September 21st.

Updated at 7:05 p.m. All V.I.S.D. schools will be closed on Monday, September 21st. As V.I.S.D. has been in communication with local and state emergency management officials regarding Tropical Storm Beta, the latest forecast shows sustained strong tropical storm winds…

Schools closed Monday in Calhoun County in advance of tropical storm

The Victoria I.S.D. will make a decision Sunday on whether or not to close campuses Monday

PORT LAVACA, Texas - In anticipation of Tropical Storm Beta, the Calhoun County I.S.D. is closing all campuses and offices on Monday. The school district is monitoring the storm and is closing so families and staff can prepare and stay…

A word from Victoria I.S.D. Superintendent Quintin Shepherd

Thoughts on fatigue

The following is an article provided by Superintendent Quintin Shepherd: Have you ever experienced the feeling of being tired? I am not talking about the tired that all new parents feel when they are home with a newborn infant, although…

Historic Spanish fort in Goliad has ties to Mexican War of Independence

The historic Spanish fort located in Goliad was captured by rebels twice during the Mexican War of Independence

GOLIAD, Texas - Mexico celebrated its Independence Day Wednesday. The traditional "El Grito" ceremony was held at the national palace in Mexico City. The president of Mexico rings the same bell…

Student at Shields Elementary tests positive for COVID-19

Seventh campus in the district to report COVID-positive individual

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Independent School District reports Wednesday that a student who attends Shields Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was present on campus on September 14th, 2020. The district will not be releasing any information…

Staff member at Seadrift School tests positive for COVID-19

Maintenance team is sanitizing and e-misting all impacted areas immediately

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas- Calhoun County Independent School District reported Tuesday that a Seadrift School staff member is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19. A release on the CCISD website explains that the staff member was on the Seadrift campus Monday, September 14th.…

42 students and 4 staff members from O'Connor Elementary asked to quarantine

Following exposure from one COVID-positive staff member

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Independent School District announced Tuesday afternoon that a student who attends Victoria East High School and a student who attends Hopkins Elementary School have tested positive for COVID-19. The district also reports that a staff member…

Two students test positive for COVID-19 in Calhoun County ISD

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas- Calhoun County Independent School District reports Monday that a student at JR Elementary and a student at Calhoun High School have tested positive for COVID-19. The JR Elementary student was present on campus Monday, September 14th. The…

A word from Superintendent Quintin Shepherd

The Stockdale Paradox and the “Art of Resilience” meets a pandemic

The following is an article provided by Superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. I had a deep text-to-text and text-to-self connection in the past week, which gave me the opportunity for some deep thought on a bike ride over…