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Victoria ISD receives 2022 TAEA District of Distinction Award

Only the top 5% of districts in the state, including VISD, earned the honor this year

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria ISD, among 59 other school districts across the state, earned the 2022 District of Distinction Award. The Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) announced the 59 winners of this award. The districts received this honor for providing…

Victoria I.S.D. trustees approve lowest tax rate in 30 years

The combined tax rate is now $1.0542

VISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES APPROVE LOWEST TAX RATE IN 30 YEARS VICTORIA, Texas - During the Aug. 25 Victoria I.S.D. School Board Meeting, trustees unanimously approved the lowest tax rate in 30 years. The tax rate is now $.9102 for…

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

Closing thoughts: Mission Valley Update

I want to update you on the Mission Valley building project (in November 2021, the voters approved Proposition C – New Mission Valley Elementary School) and the work of the Bond Oversight Committee. The committee has been working since the…

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

Closing thoughts: Forming habits

A word from superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. I sometimes listen to Podcasts in the morning as part of my wake-up routine. Several months ago, I happened upon the Huberman Lab Podcast and found it fascinating. Andrew Huberman,…

TEA accountability ratings show improvement for 81% of V.I.S.D. campuses

Victoria I.S.D. aims for continued improvement

VICTORIA, Texas - The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the 2022 accountability rating to public school districts across the State of Texas on Friday, Aug. 12. Throughout the 2021-22 school year, staff and students focused on necessary learning standards, accelerated…

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

Closing thoughts: Are the campuses safe?

A word from superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. The one question I have been asked more than any other at the start of this school year is, “are the campuses safe?” Imagine walking into the Victoria Fine Arts…

First Day Pep Rally for Stroman Middle School Students

Stroman students "pumped up" for the new school year.

    Victoria, Texas - Some students in the Victoria ISD started their first day of classes with a pep rally. Stroman Middle School for 8th grade and Stem Middle School for 6th…

Victoria ISD hires six Spanish teachers from Spain

The talented teachers will join Crain and Smith Elementary

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria ISD will introduce six new Bilingual teachers at Crain and Smith Elementary, as part of the Texas-Spain Visiting International Teacher (VIT) Program. All six teachers originate from Spain. Ana Blanco Campillo will teach Bilingual Special Education,…

Victoria ISD school supply lists, Back-to-School events

Here is a look at Victoria ISD's latest Back-to-School information

VICTORIA, Texas - Here is a look at Victoria ISD's latest Back-to-School information. School supply lists Click here for VISD's school supply lists. Back-to-School events Freshman Orientation, AKA Fish Camp Froggy Camp for Pre-K students 6th-grade Orientation Kinder-5th-grade Sneak Peek…

Back-to-School information for Victoria ISD students

Here is the latest information on Back-to-School 2022-23

VICTORIA, Texas - Here is a look at Back-to-School information for the Victoria ISD. School times School times will not change for the 2022-2023 school year for Victoria ISD students. Shield Elementary School will begin at 7:45 a.m. and end…

Some call for resignation of board members in the Victoria I.S.D.

Concerned members of the public pack school board room Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria I.S.D. board heard from four members of the public Tuesday at its noon specially called meeting. Former Deputy Superintendent Michael Kuhrt resigned Monday after starting July 5. He was hired June 30. The district saw…

New Victoria I.S.D. deputy supt. who started last Tuesday has resigned

Mike Kuhrt has resigned from the Victoria I.S.D.

Mike Kuhrt VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria I.S.D. and board of trustees has received the resignation of Michael S. Kuhrt as deputy supt. effective July 11, 2022. The board is expected to accept the resignation at its specially called meeting…

What to expect on Community Crossroads

VICTORIA, Texas - Here's a look at what you can expect to see on Community Crossroads this weekend. We hear from the mayor of Cuero, Victoria College, Victoria ISD…

V.I.S.D. 4-H program receives extracurricular status

Victoria I.S.D. Board of Trustees granted the program eligibility at the June 6 board meeting

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria I.S.D. Board of Trustees granted the V.I.S.D. 4-H program extracurricular status at the June 6 board meeting. Paige Melton, County Extension Agent for 4-H and Youth Development, requested the board's approval to recognize the organization. She…

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

Closing thoughts Conditional or contingent thoughts

A word from superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. Is trust conditional or contingent? What about love? Respect, pride, belief, admiration, etc. the list can get very long very fast. Recently, at lunch with a local Pastor and friend,…

Victoria I.S.D. provides update on safety and security policies and procedures

Here is a look at past and future police and procedures

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, June 1, the Victoria I.S.D. Safety and Security Committee met for their spring meeting. The committee provided an update on the campus planning year projects. The Safety and Security Committee reviews current security policies and…

Victoria I.S.D. to host a job fair

Districtwide stipends are now available

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, June 13, Victoria I.S.D. will host an in-person Job Fair to fill open positions. The Job Fail will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Career & Technology Institute (CTI) Mall, located…

Barr becomes the new principal of O'Connor ACE Elementary

Barr holds nearly two decades of educational experience in the classroom

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria I.S.D. Board of Trustees announce Ericka Barr as the new principal of O'Connor ACE Elementary School. At the Special Called Board Meeting held on Thursday, June 2, the Victoria I.S.D. Board of Trustees appointed Ericka…

Victoria East High School recognizes former, current teachers

The Top Ten Graduates recognized teachers who made an impact on their lives

VICTORIA,  Texas - The Victoria East High School graduates recognized past teachers who made a lasting impact during their educational careers. They also recognized current teachers for their most noticeable skills. The Top Ten Graduates for East High School selected…

Closing Thoughts: A word from Supt. Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D.

An open letter to communities in Amboy, Skokie, Morton Grove, Marion, and Victoria

The following is an article provided by Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. My youngest daughter is graduating High School. This is a very surreal moment for me, mixed with lots of emotions because I began as a Superintendent before…