Education

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

Closing Thoughts: Our Holdsworth Interview

The following is a column written by Supt. Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. Two weeks ago, my administrative team and I had the opportunity to interview for The Holdsworth Center District Leadership Program. Every other year, districts apply to…

Stroman Middle School students must do remote learning Tuesday

Stroman Middle School building needs additional work before students can return to campus

VICTORIA, Texas- The Stroman Middle School building is not suitable for use following last week's winter blast. Maintenance crews are dealing with extensive damage due to broken pipes. The Victoria I.S.D. will provide an update to Stroman Middle School students…

Victoria I.S.D. working on seven schools damaged during last week's winter storm

V.I.S.D. maintenance crews making repairs at six campuses

VICTORIA, Texas- Aloe Elementary, Mission Valley Elementary, Smith Elementary, Howell Middle School, Patti Welder Middle School, Stroman Middle School and East High School all were impacted by last week's Polar Plunge. The damage is causing some delays to on-campus learning…

Happy Valentine's Day

Hearts from your Newscenter25 team

CNN- It's February 14, 2021. Happy Valentine's Day. This day is celebrated by millions across the globe. Hundreds of years of tradition and customs have made it into what it is today. There are numerous theories on how the romantic…

A word from Superintendent Quintin Shepherd

Closing Thoughts: The check engine light is on

The following is an article provided by Supt. Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. I am going to take a break from writing about school and the bond and share a quick story from my childhood for your enjoyment. I…

All students will have to take the STAAR test in person

VICTORIA, Texas- Schools in Texas will not be allowed to complete the test virtually. Mike Morath the Texas Education Commissioner had a public conversation with Evan Smith the CEO of the Texas Tribune about the Texas Education Agency’s decision to…

Stroman Middle School experiences partial power outage

Electrical issues were addressed and fixed

VICTORIA, Texas- Shortly after 11 a.m. Stroman Middle School experienced partial electrical outages throughout the campus. During this time, the cafeteria was able to continue serving lunch. District administrators said as of 11:41 a.m., all electrical issues have been addressed…

A big 'thank you' from Supt. Quintin Shepherd

Closing Thoughts: The gift you’ve given us

The following is an article writin by Superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. It always brings a smile to my face to watch someone be given a gift. Have you noticed that many times, a person will say thank…

Victoria I.S.D. board members move forward with $156.8 million bond proposal

Board members will vote on whether to add the measure to the May 2021 ballot on Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria I.S.D. board members discussed the proposed $156.8 million bond proposal at a special meeting Thursday afternoon. Before discussing the bond proposal and reviewing feedback collected from the community, board members also reorganized the executive board. Victoria…

VISD teacher arrested for drug charges

  VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, a VISD middle school teacher named Jill Reinhardt was arrested, at a traffic stop She received many charges, including organized criminal activity, delivery of…

VISD rally promotes benefits for students, teachers, and entire community

The VISD bond rally in front of their administration building spread awareness on how its passing will improve the entire community.

VICTORIA, Texas - Members of the community rallied together in front of the VISD administration building on Tuesday, Feb. 2, supporting the proposal that will help…

VISD Bond Proposal to be discussed during February board meeting

The Victoria Independent School District is hoping that an upcoming bond proposal will bring much needed changes to the district

Dr. Quintin Shepard discussed the proposed district bond and they need for it during Tuesday's Victoria Economic Development Partnership meeting. Shepherd said that an aging infrastructure and changing learning environment is why…