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Most US public schools plan to keep masks optional

There seems to be fewer discussions about masks and other safety measures

Originally Published: 01 AUG 22 07:24 ET Updated: 01 AUG 22 14:13 ET By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) -- Students are heading to another school year amid the Covid-19 pandemic, but this time, there seem to be fewer discussions and…

Wharton I.S.D. updates 2022-2023 dress code

Pants with holes, patches will not be allowed

WHARTON, Texas - On Thursday, Wharton I.S.D. announced an update to its 2022-2023 Student Dress Coe. According to a Facebook page by Wharton I.S.D., pants with holes, even if tights are…

Victoria ISD prepares for COVID-19 updates

The press release says that the district will keep monitoring attendance on all campuses

VICTORIA, Texas - As of Wednesday, Jan. 19, the Victoria ISD will begin following additional protocol regarding the identification of Covid-19 amongst staff across the District. Each campus will monitor staff attendance thresholds by campus. The district will also provide…

Victoria ISD board president on proposition results

VISD board president Mike Mercer comments on the election results, with some propositions passing and others not

VICTORIA, Texas - The unofficial results of the November 2 election which had four VISD propositions indicate that two of the four propositions will pass. Proposition A is…

Two Texas teachers die of Covid-19 in one week

School district responds with a mask mandate

Originally Published: 09 SEP 21 14:01 ET By David Williams, CNN (CNN) -- A Texas school district that closed for a week after two junior high school teachers died from Covid-19 within a few days, is now requiring masks inside…

Parent concerned for child's safety while at school

One parent wants V.I.S.D. to offer more options to students who fear getting COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas - Many students and their parents are eager to return to in-person learning, but as COVID cases still wreak havoc on communities across the country, it has some parents…

VISD lays out COVID-19 plans for 2021-2022 school year

Masks will not be required, but are encouraged

VICTORIA, Texas - With school starting back tomorrow and with covid cases still active and on the rise in some areas, the return to school might look different this year.…

Voters will decide bond propositions November 2, 2021

Board members approved the 2021 - 2022 tax rate, budget, and a bond

VICTORIA, Texas - At a specially called board meeting Friday night, trustees in the Victoria I.S.D.  voted to adopt their 2021 - 2022 tax rate, their 2021-2022 budget. Board members also…

Stroman Middle School closes after air quality report

Mold was found inside the school, Stroman students and staff will start the year at Liberty Academy

VICTORIA, Texas - Stroman Middle School is now closed due to a recent air quality report. Stroman Middle School will close until further notice after mold was found…

Board members in the Victoria I.S.D. review two proposals

The Bond Planning Task Force provided updates on their work

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Independent School District (VISD) held a specially called board meeting Tuesday night where they covered what the district accomplished over the summer. There was also a presentation by the Victoria I.S.D. and its program called…

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

Closing thoughts: Community based accountability

The following is an article provided by Supt. Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. As we worked through the process of writing our Strategic Plan, several strands of conversation resonated emotionally with teachers, parents, community members, and students. Perhaps one of…

County commissioner's declare April as autism awareness month

On Monday, March 29, commissioner's announced April 2 as 'Light It Up Blue Day.'

VICTORIA, Texas - Earlier today, County Commissioners declared April as Autism Awareness Month and April 2, as Light It Up Blue Day. Their overall goal is to help spread autism awareness, some representatives from the Vine School attended and were thankful…

VISD reports new case of COVID-19 at Victoria West High School

Seven total cases have been reported at West

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Independent School District reports Thursday that a student who attends Victoria West High School has tested positive for COVID-19. West has reported seven total cases of COVID-19, six cases in students, and one staff member who…