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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.

Scheduling for Instruction 6-51

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 6-51


Scheduling for Instruction

All students in grades 1 through 12 shall maintain a full schedule of classes (5 1/2 hours), unless a waiver is granted by the Superintendent or designee.

Scheduling classes so that each student meets the academic requirement prescribed by the Virginia Board of Education shall be the responsibility of the school principal.

All master schedules shall be submitted to the Superintendent or designee, for approval.

Virginia Department of Education Regulations, 8VAC20-131, et seq., as amended. Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia.

Adopted by School Board: July 13, 1993 (Effective August 14, 1993)
Amended by School Board: August 23, 2022