Education

VC graduate enjoys helping save lives as respiratory therapist

Allen King shares his passion and experiences throughout his journey of being a respiratory therapist

VICTORIA, Texas - Allen King, Victoria College graduate, finds satisfaction in helping save lives as a respiratory therapist. King knew he was in the right place on his first day in VC's Respiratory Care Program. “Our professor, Chris Kallus, drew…

Retired Alcoa millwright enjoys teaching trade to VC students

VC offers five levels of millwrights courses

VICTORIA, Texas - Ismael Rodriguez, a retired Alcoa millwright, enjoys teaching trade to Victoria College students. Rodriguez was posed a familiar question during his five years as a millwright instructor for VC. “There are some who come to this class…

V.I.S.D. at risk of losing Title 1, Part A designations

The 2022-23 school year is at risk of losing the school-wide assistance

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria I.S.D. campuses are at risk of losing school-wide Title 1, Part A designations for the 2022-23 school year. V.I.S.D. needs parents and guardians to complete the Household Income Survey or the Free/Reduced Lunch Application in order…

VC marks completion of industrial trades facility's renovations

Victoria College celebrated completion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Bland Proctor, president of Victoria College’s Board of Trustees, and Jennifer Kent, VC president, cut the ribbon during a ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the completed renovations of VC’s William Wood Building. Standing next to Kent is…

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes near Melbourne, Australia

The earthquake was originally registered at a magnitude of 6 but it downgraded

Originally Published: 21 SEP 21 20:12 ET Updated: 22 SEP 21 06:43 ET By Akanksha Sharma and Ben Westcott, CNN (CNN) -- An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 struck near Melbourne in southern Australia on Wednesday, according to Geoscience Australia.…

V.I.S.D. Board of Trustees accepting applications

For consideration in Victoria Central Appraisal District Board of Directors nominations

VICTORIA, Texas - If you wish to be considered as a nominee to the Victoria Central Appraisal District Board of Directors, the Victoria I.S.D. Board of Trustees is accepting applications. The V.I.S.D. Board of Trustees will review applicants. The board…

Stroman campus update as of Sept. 16

Tests and samples were taken from discolored ceiling tiles

VICTORIA, Texas - In July 2021, members of the Victoria I.S.D. Maintenance Department conducted routine walk-throughs on campuses. On July 20, department members walked the main building of Stroman Middle School. They noticed discolored ceiling tiles during their walk-through. Maintenance…

What to expect on Community Crossroads

VICTORIA, Texas - Here's a look at what to expect this weekend on Community Crossroads. We hear from Marc Hinojosa with the Victoria Christian Assistance Ministry. Their annual raffle…

A word from superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the VIctoria I.S.D.

Closing thoughts: More kids learning more

A word from superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the VIctoria I.S.D. The following is an article provided by Supt. Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. This is a catchphrase I use a lot. It is not our mission statement, but more like…

V.I.S.D.'s Liberty Academy Credit Recovery partners with VC

Here are the details about their partnership

VICTORIA, Texas - Many Victoria residents were concerned about the sudden relocation of Liberty Academy Credit Recovery to the Dr. Robert Jaklich Conference Center. However, it has opened the door for a…

Victoria I.S.D. board adds Pandemic Leave for employees

Board unanimously approved the addition of eight paid COVID-19 days for employees who need to quarantine.

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria I.S.D. board of trustees held their monthly meeting, one of the agenda items, creating a pandemic leave allotment for employees. The school board unanimously approved the addition of eight paid COVID-19 days for employees who…

Victoria I.S.D. provides update on Stroman Middle School campus

The district does not have a time frame on re-opening Stroman Middle School at this time

VICTORIA, Texas - Back in July, Victoria I.S.D. Maintenance staff conducted walk-throughs on campuses district-wide. Maintenance staff walked the main building at Stroman Middle School, where discolored ceiling tiles were noticed. Afterwards, maintenance staff conducted an air quality test and…