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Victoria West High School varsity football game canceled due to COVID-19, district says

"Several players on the West Warrior team have tested positive for COVID-19"

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Independent School District announced Wednesday afternoon that this week's Victoria West High School varsity football game is canceled. The game scheduled for Friday, September 25th against Boerne Champion is canceled after "several players on the West…

Victoria West High School and O'Connor Elementary report new COVID-19 cases

Five additional students with confirmed cases of COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Independent School District reports five new cases of COVID-19 across two campuses Tuesday. As of Tuesday evening VISD reports the following cases on the following campuses: Victoria West High School A student who was last on…

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…

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…

Student tests positive for COVID-19 at Stroman Middle School

24 hours after Stroman announces staff member who tested positive for Coronavirus

VICTORIA, Texas- A student at Stroman Middle School has received a confirmed positive COVID-19 test, Victoria Independent School District announced Thursday afternoon. This announcement comes just 24…

State representative asks to exempt Texas public schools of STAAR test

Trent Ashby wants to empower teachers and students without worry of high-stakes testing

VICTORIA, Texas - In a Facebook post, state representative Trent Ashby wrote a letter to Governor Abbott to exempt Texas public schools from the STAAR test requirements for the 2020-2021 school year. Now more than ever we must empower our…

Tips to make remote learning more effective

Here are five ways to make remote learning more effective

VICTORIA, Texas - Summer vacation is in full swing for students across the country. For their parents, the current climate already has them worried about what school will look like this fall. A new study from Gallup found that over…

VISD: Children to social distance on school buses

School buses plan to limit the amount of students on the bus to help with social distancing.

VICTORIA, Texas - A new transportation plan is coming this fall for the Victoria Independent School District. VISD is planning on having children social distance on school buses. Communications director Shawna Currie, said  VISD sent out surveys to families that…

VISD approves HB3 goals and administrators

The VISD Board of Trustees names new administrators

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria ISD Board of Trustees has approved new administrators for Patti Welder Middle School, West High School, and Athletic Director. The positions were open following the departure of Denise Canchola and Debbie Crick, who accepted employment…

Fall registration for VC opens Monday

Registration is for traditional classes that lead to a degree, certificate or university transfer

VICTORIA, Texas - Registration for Victoria College’s traditional classes – those that lead to a degree, certificate or university transfer – will begin Monday, April 20 for the interim, summer and fall semesters. Classes offered during the interim session May…

Governor Abbott establishes Strike Force to open Texas

Select services are set to open, while schools are to close for the remainder of the academic year

VICTORIA, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference where he issued three new Executive Orders to begin the process of reopening the state of Texas while revising hospital capacity and certain social distancing guidelines. Within the orders,…

Graduation for VISD is still on as planned

VISD is asking for ideas of how to celebrate the seniors graduating this year

VICTORIA, Texas - Graduation is a time for celebration where families and students are closing one chapter of their life before beginning a new one. For this years graduating students, things might…