Firearms and Weapons 4-28.1

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-28.1


Firearms and Weapons

Unless specifically authorized by the Superintendent or designee, employees, agents and volunteers of the School Board may not possess or use firearms or weapons of any kind on School Board premises, school buses, or at any School Division sponsored function or extracurricular activity.

The provisions of this Regulation shall not apply to persons who possess such weapon(s) or firearms as a part of the School Division's curriculum or activities sponsored by a school or any organization permitted by the School Board to use its premises or a person possessing a knife customarily used for food preparation or service in the performance of his/her duties and responsibilities and using it for such purpose as a hand tool.

Code of Virginia § 18.2-308.1, as amended. Possession of firearm, stun weapon, or other weapon on school property prohibited.

School Board Policy 3-63
School Board Regulation 5-36.4
School Board Regulation 5-36.7

Approved by Superintendent: January 18, 1994
Revised by Superintendent: March 8, 2004
Revised by Superintendent: March 8, 2006
Revised by Superintendent: April 5, 2011
Revised by Superintendent: March 8, 2021