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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. 

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.

School Grading Practices

The School Board policies and administrative regulations governing the administration of grading and reporting student progress are incorporated in the following procedures and practices.

  • Attendance – School Board Policy 5-17 and School Board Regulation 5-17.1
  • Homework – School Board Regulations 6-54.2 and 6-54.3
  • Promotion, Retention and Acceleration – School Board Policy 5-27 and School Board Regulation 5-27.1
  • Reporting Student Progress – School Board Regulation 5-28.1 and School Board Policy 6-72 and School Board Policy Regulation 6-72.1
  • Student Scholastic Records – School Board Policy 5-31
  • Custody Students – School Board Regulation 5-10.2