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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.

National Junior Honor Society

The National Junior Honor Society is an organization that recognizes students and promotes the five pillars of scholarship, character, citizenship, leadership, and service. Grade point average and class schedule can make you an eligible candidate under the pillar of scholarship. Applicants should also provide verification of any leadership role during enrollment in middle school and a minimum of two hours of participation in a service project within the school or the community. Other requirements include demonstration of wholesome character and good citizenship both in and out of school via teacher or sponsor recommendation. Email Erin Dearing or Hannah Moeller with any questions.

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