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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.

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Parkway Elementary is a 2021 Nationally Distinguished Title 1 School located in the Green Run area of Virginia Beach. The school opened in September of 1987 with an enrollment of 977 students in grades K-6. The building cost 3.47 million dollars and it has 67,567 square feet sitting on fifteen acres of land. The outside playground includes a basketball court, softball field, challenge course, and an enclosed kindergarten playground area. The building now houses grades PreK-5 with a current enrollment of 548 students. The school consists of 32 classrooms with a total of 48 teachers. This includes Title One teachers, resource teachers, and specialists.