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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.

Delayed Opening/Emergency Closing of School(s) 6-15

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 6-15

INSTRUCTION

Delayed Opening/Emergency Closing of School(s)

When, in the opinion of the superintendent, conditions exist which might prove hazardous to the safety and welfare of the students and teachers of this School Division, the Superintendent shall have the authority to alter the schedule of the schools - or a school until such hazardous conditions cease to exist.

The administration shall devise adequate plans for notifying students and parents in the event that weather, or other conditions are the cause for closing or delayed opening of the school(s).

Adopted by School Board: October 21, 1969
Amended by School Board: August 21, 1990
Amended by School Board: July 16, 1991
Amended by School Board: July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: June 13, 2022