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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.

Governor's School for the Arts 6-87.1

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 6-87.1

INSTRUCTION

Governor's School for the Arts

  1. Auditions

    Students seeking admission to the Governor's School for the Arts are selected by separate audition by magnet school personnel.

  2. Eligibility/Placement Committee for the Artistically Gifted

    This is a division-wide committee that includes an administrator of the gifted program, a specialist and/or professional in the specific art, and a gifted program teacher.

  3. Placement Recommendation

    If the eligibility/placement committee determines that the student meets the criteria for the program, the student will be placed on the list of selected gifted students and a placement recommendation will be made.

Approved by Superintendent: October 19, 1993