This summer, children, their families, and teachers will find themselves with the opportunity to explore, create, develop collaboration skills, practice critical thinking, and explore their genius.
The Empty Bowls project raised thousands of dollars for the local Food Bank. Video: Empty Bowls at Victoria College
Young Jackson Slaughter was ready to play the French horn Saturday, even though it was too big for him to hold.
"I'm going to be talking about hard issues, but I don't want to be judgmental," Sean Astin said. "I've seen movies that have led to conversations when people walk away from the theater. They realize it's not so hard and strange to talk about what they've been going through."
Victoria school district is seeking input from the public for the Esser III Ripics Stakeholder survey.
The Victoria East High School Golden Sabers and Saberettes Dance Teams recently attended their last competition of the season at the Ascension State Challenge in Katy.
The low unemployment rate, not seen since the late 1960s, and other factors have put employers in the position they're in now: Paying more and offering more perks to fill positions.
County Judge Ben Zeller said the county plans pay $300,000 to acquire the facility. The county hopes to complete the deal no later than May 28, Zeller said.
School lunch menus for the week of March 21-27 Milk and bread are served with each meal.
Throughout spring break, the museum had seen more than 120 children the first two days and continued to average 20-30 children each day, museum education coordinator Claudia Quintero said.
The Victoria City Council is set to vote to approve Downtown Tax Increment Re-investment Zone financial and project plans Tuesday.
Young campers met zoo animals and played hands-on educational games Wednesday at a Texas Zoo spring break camp.
This week's spring break arts and crafts at the Museum of the Coastal Bend highlight Texas' "fabulous fauna"—birds, reptiles and nocturnal animals, Educational Coordinator Claudia Quintero said Wednesday. The series runs through Saturday.
“We believe that humanity has a purpose. And that is to go and spread the light of love to places now dead in the universe,” says Sean Graham, executive director of the EarthLight Foundation.
Victoria College has partnered with BDI DataLynk, an international fiber optics training firm based in Austin, to offer a new fiber optics course in Victoria.
House, a director of the Wild West History Association and an expert in Western collectibles, will also host a Ranching Artifact Roundup event at 3 p.m. on March 23.
The ceremony was held at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts, and the students were awarded their pins and diplomas.
The first session is on March 23 at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts and the second is on April 18 at the Student Center on the VC main campus.
Last school year, our transportation department traveled more than 760,000 miles transporting students to and from school and school-related activities.
Most people at "Doctor Who" Day were families and children getting their first introduction to the character that has mastered time and space through 60 years of TV broadcasts.
Victoria police Officer Timothy Westberry's course work both at the Victoria Police Academy and a private education program included 160 hours of field training, over a dozen hours in use of force and several classes in using less lethal force, such as beanbag guns and electric stun devices like Tasers.
Applications for the Women in Partnership for Progress Scholarship are available at local high school counselor offices.
Applications for the F. W. Gross Alumni Scholarship are available at area high school campuses. Seniors can pick up an application from the pre-college advisor or counselor.
In an email to parents, John H. Gilley IV, the high school's president, said "a small group of religious demonstrators were present on the St. Joseph High School campus as students and faculty arrived at school."
School lunch menus for the week of March 7-13 Milk and bread are served with each meal.
It took 154 words, 26 rounds of spelling and almost an hour and a half of competition, but Lucas Lee, 12, a returning speller from Travis Middle School in Calhoun County, claimed victory.
There will be 12 students who will compete at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Region 3 Education Services Center for the right to represent the Crossroads in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Workforce Solutions estimated some 200 students would attend on Wednesday and about 450 on Thursday.
School lunch menus for the week of Feb. 28-March 6 Milk and bread are served with each meal.
This year, the Special Livestock Show saw a record number of participants in the show, with 47 packing the show pen Saturday afternoon in the Victoria Community Center.
Connor Aiken, 11, a first time steer competitor from Inez 4-H, took home top honors for the 2023 Victoria Livestock Show market steer competition.
Throughout the night, students exhibiting the steers had to be on their toes as the steers were extra anxious this year with a few steers breaking from their exhibitor in and out of the show pen or simply being rather non-compliant. Although one steer was a notable exception deciding to lay down in the middle of the show pen mid-stride.
Principal Leslie New said they came to the realization after the subject of twins came up during a recent conversation.
Onions, celery and greens will be at the market Wednesday and Saturday.
School lunch menus for the week of Feb. 21-27. Milk and bread are served with each meal.
For the students of Patti Welder Middle School, Black History Month was recognized through voluntary participation in a Black history art gallery presentation Friday evening and other activities.
Blayne and Karsyn Bernhardt are preparing their hogs for the Victoria Livestock Show.
More than 2,000 children colored “Barn in the USA” coloring sheets and entered this year’s Victoria Livestock Show coloring contest.
Dean Rosas is already a winner before the competition even begins. He is a multitalented returning champion and a bit secretive about some of his entries, which span a few categories.
The 2023 Queen Victoria Pageant was at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in the Victoria Community Center Dome. Gary Moses and Rachel Robbins served as the emcce of this event where the new that will reign over the Victoria Livestock Show was named.
Most children may spend their free time playing video games. But Kodie Foster spends her time tending to her farm animals.
For some of the students in Victoria West High School's FFA agriculture mechanics program, The Victoria Livestock Show is one of the few opportunities they get to showcase their work.
Whether they are inspired to pursue metalwork through the program by following in their parent's legacy or simply learning a trade skill, they work tirelessly ahead of the Victoria Livestock.
The 77th annual Victoria Livestock Show will be one for the books, with some new spins on old ideas, and a few new spins at the carnival, too.
Carlie Parsons, 18, a Mission Valley 4-H senior, has been raising market steers to compete in various Livestock Show across the state for years. While she has enjoyed her fair share of victories and defeats, she almost always puts on a show.
When the book closes on general surgeon Dr. Michael Belew's career, he will likely be remembered for the students he inspired through the Victoria Science Club more than the surgeries he has performed.
Victoria resident and retired chemical engineer Rick Jones entered the race for the Victoria school board’s District 5 seat on Tuesday, challenging incumbent Tami Keeling.
School lunch menus for the week of Feb. 14-20. Milk and bread are served with each meal.
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The Victoria Independent School District's Community-Based Accountability Task Force will seek to measure student growth not only in testing as required by the state but also in areas of importance to the Victoria community.
The parade marks the start of the Victoria Livestock Show. The community is invited to come out and see the various floats on display at 10 a.m. Saturday.
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Dr. Roger C. Schustereit said:
May God offer comfort to all of us who mourn.
Dr. Roger C. Schustereit
Delena Sullivan said:
[batman] Love you Aunt Donna! Until we meet again… BINGO! ❤️ Lena Bena
Delena Sullivan said:
[batman] Love you Aunt Donna! Until we meet again… BINGO! Love, Lena Bena
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