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School Board of the City of Virginia Beach names Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. superintendent

The School Board of the City of Virginia Beach voted to name Dr. Donald Robertson Jr. as superintendent at its meeting Jan. 23. A native of Hampton Roads, Dr. Robertson began his career as a math teacher with Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) in 1988 and progressed in leadership roles including assistant principal of Bayside High School, principal of Salem High School, chief strategy and innovation officer, chief schools officer, chief of staff and acting superintendent. 

Logo Virginia Beach City Public Schools Charting the Course

Hundreds of Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) students will participate in the 16th Annual African American Male Summit on Jan. 20 at Frank W. Cox High School. Boys in grades six through 12 will share ideas with each other and with adult community members on topics such as student leadership, community involvement, relationship-building, and physical and mental well-being.

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Welcome Back Information (2023 - 2024)
  • The first day of school for students is Monday, August 28, 2023.
  • Student schedules will be mailed early to mid-August.
  • Stingray Cove, our Grade Six student transition program, is scheduled for Wednesday, August 23, 2023, from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM with bus transportation provided.
  • Grade Six Open House is scheduled for 6:30 PM that same evening for parents and guardians only.
  • Grade Seven and Eight Open Houses will begin promptly at 6:30 PM on the following dates:
    • Grade 8: Wednesday, September 27, 2023
    • Grade 7: Thursday, September 28, 2023

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