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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.

Internships

Before you start your senior year, all Legal Studies students MUST complete 20 hours of internship seminars and 50 hours of an unpaid internship. Internship does count as a class credit, which is a unique feature of our internship program. Students have had internships with Congressmen, judges, the FBI (only offered to two students in the nation), detectives, the courthouse, police officers, the Office of Emergency Management, forensic scientists, JAG officers and many more. Your internship does not have to be with a lawyer, or detective - it just has to have some sort of legal component. Many students continue their internships long after the 50 hours, and for many students, it turns into a paid position. Some alumnus have even returned to their internships after college and have fulltime jobs with their former supervisors.