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2024-25 federal grant information presented to Virginia Beach School Board

The Virginia Beach School Board received information about proposed federal grant applications at its May 14 meeting. For the 2024-25 school year, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) would receive approximately $21.1 million in formula grant funds through programs authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).

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.

Summer Food Service

Sun, Summer Nutrition for Kids

School is out, summer meals are in! Virginia Beach City Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability or age, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided, on a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times listed below. Children must remain onsite while consuming their meals.

(Meals will be provided at these facilities as stated below)

School Dates Food Service Hours Available

Brookwood Elementary
Williams Elementary

Monday – Thursday
June 17 – August 9
*Closed on July 4

Breakfast
Lunch

7:30 – 9:00
10:30-12:00

Lynnhaven Middle
Seatack Elementary

Monday - Thursday
July 1 – July 25
*Closed on July 4

Breakfast
Lunch

7:30 – 9:00
10:30 – 12:00

Bayside Middle

Monday - Thursday
July 8 – July 31

Breakfast
Lunch

8:30 – 9:30
11:00 – 12:30

Bayside Elementary
Cooke Elementary
Corporate Landing Elementary
Holland Elementary
Linkhorn Park Elementary
Lynnhaven Elementary
Malibu Elementary
Newtown Elementary
Parkway Elementary
Pembroke Elementary
Pembroke Meadows Elementary
Point O’ View Elementary
White Oaks Elementary
Windsor Oaks Elementary
Woodstock Elementary

Monday - Thursday
July 8 – July 25

Breakfast
Lunch

7:30 – 9:00
10:30 – 12:00

Diamond Springs Elementary
Point O’ View Elementary
Thalia Elementary

Monday-Thursday
August 12 - 15

Breakfast
Lunch

7:30 – 9:00
10:30 – 12:00

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508- 11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.