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“Powhatan is the academic leader of today because of the vision and generosity of our founding families.
Our STEM campaign will build upon this strong foundation and continue to inspire learning for our current and future students in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. Truly, this initiative embodies the enduring Powhatan spirit of ‘learning not for school but for life.”
– Sue Scarborough, Head of School
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What is rolling admissions? (2/23/2017) - At the end of February, we shift to rolling admissions and work individually with each new applicant to schedule visits and complete the admissions process.
MATHCOUNTS Team takes Seventh Regional Title in a Row (2/13/2017) - The Powhatan MATHCOUNTS Team participated in the 2017 Blue Ridge Chapter Regional Competition at Admiral Robert E Byrd Middle School on February 11, 2017. The Powhatan team successfully defended their regional championship, as the team took home the region title for the seventh year in a row! The team placed...
Brain Science, Bridge Building & the MakerSpace (4/24/2017) - If you listened to the podcast conversation we had back in February with our third grade team, Mrs. Slavin and Mrs. Gilpin, you may have been intrigued by a brief example of a bridge building activity they were about to launch. This third grade bridge project was inspired by the...
How we learn & the power of positivity (4/21/2017) - The after-school MakerSpace program has been exploring the 3D printer. In this video, Mr. Holloway discusses the 3D printer, learning through failure and the importance of approaching activities with a positive frame of mind!