There are three ways Erica Gutierrez tries to get out of the Bell Tower neighborhood every morning to drop off her daughter at school: down Mockingbird Lane, through Zac Lentz Parkway or cutting through neighborhoods to avoid heavy traffic at Victoria East High School.
The Victoria school board adopted a lower overall tax rate and a budget Thursday night that would increase revenue by $5.5 million and direct about $1 million to replenish the district’s reserve balance.
CUERO – More than 100 people gathered at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum at noon Tuesday to honor Errol John Dietze, the first Eagle Scout in Cuero.
Suddenlink, joined by school board member Margaret Pruett and Principal Kelly Gabrysch, passed out free school supplies to every student attending Shields Elementary School on the first day of school.
The VISD Education Foundation announced the recipients for its Grants for Great Ideas program at the VISD Convocation on Aug. 9.
YOAKUM – Red paper crabs, lobsters, an octopus and a multicolored paper fish hung from an orange net on the ceiling as students listened to a reading assignment Friday morning at Yoakum High School.
The Victoria school district has received an overall C rating this year from the Texas Education Agency, according to online reports.
Amelia Rubio has been a bus driver for Victoria School District since April 1976. She’s seen children grow up and have their own children across her decades of driving her rural route along U.S. 77 South making its way back up to U.S. 59 via small back roads that snake through the countryside.
Calhoun ISD had 19 more instructional days than it did the year Hurricane Harvey struck and students, particularly those at the Harrison/Jefferson/Madison Complex took advantage of them, earning all the distinctions available, Superintendent Larry Nichols said.
Victoria County's two smaller school districts were on opposite ends of the state rating system. Nursery received an overall a rating of A, while Bloomington received an overall rating of D, with some of its campuses receiving F's.
GOLIAD – At one of the few remaining open-air arenas in South Texas, 38 bull riders from around the world were introduced to kick off the Goliad County Area Go Texan Touring Professional Bull Riding competition on Saturday night.
The screen in the technology department at St. Joseph High School lit up with photos of robots from movies and video games and questions about them.
Thirty-one foster children were treated to haircuts and other back-to-school services during Monday’s Hair-a-Thon at Victoria Beauty College. The number of children served was incorrect in a story on Page A5 on Tuesday.
Green leaves, plants and vines lined the first-grade classroom of Jennifer Tran as she shuffled through boxes of books. On one wall were shelves of dinosaur figurines, completing the cozy jungle atmosphere.
Families and students wearing Warrior T-shirts filed into the gym at Victoria West High School as cheerleaders and band members danced to a drum cadence.
Gisel Wybel flipped through a catalog, looking through pages of supplies teachers need, stopping every few minutes to read the item description.
The F.W. Gross school campus will become an early childhood center within the next few years as part of a grant the Victoria school district was awarded, school district officials announced.
The Victoria school district could see about $340,000 in energy savings during the coming five years after signing a contract with QuotEnergy, according to a news release.
Loud pop music echoed throughout the Victoria East High School gym on Friday night, with students and families packing the seats.
Green, pink, red and black backpacks towered in the corner of the gymnasium at First United Methodist Church in Victoria for children to choose from at the Back 2 School Community Resource and School Supply Fair.
The high-pitched ding-ding-ding of the metronome echoed throughout the marching band practice area at Victoria West High School this week as students stepped forward and backward several times.
YORKTOWN – Two days that stand out on the timeline of Jason Ornelas’ life – the day he was diagnosed with cancer and the day the teen was told he was clear of the disease.
The Victoria school board unanimously approved salary increases for teachers and staff for the 2019-2020 school year during a meeting Thursday night.
Victoria school district teachers and employees could have a salary raise before the district budget is completed, according to a news release.
The blistering sun drenched the 140 Victoria East High School students in sweat Tuesday morning as they learned about the most basic but essential part of marching band: the first step.
Children shrieked, laughed and displayed stunned expressions Tuesday at the Victoria Community Center as they fired artificial “simunition” guns, some holding weapons for the first time.
If a child were to crawl through the tan discover cave on the playground at Ella Schorlemmer Elementary School, that child might consider its interior the perfect spot to sit and chat with a friend.
The Victoria school district is proposing an 18-cent reduction on its tax rate for day-to-day operations during the 2019-2020 school year, officials said at a budget workshop Thursday night.
About 200 people are expected to attend the 20th annual F.W. Gross High School reunion this weekend at the Victoria Community Center Annex, an event organizer said Tuesday.
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