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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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Spring Admissions Open House (4/16/2018) - Powhatan students LOVE a challenge! We have an accelerated curriculum that provides a rigorous, yet developmentally appropriate, approach to the traditional subjects in English, math, social studies, and science. Our aim of educating the whole child includes character development, social and emotional growth and an inclusion of plenty of extras. Art, music, drama, outdoor...
NAVIGATING THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS: ROLLING ADMISSIONS (3/6/2018) - The school search process starts well before applying to any independent school. As you begin the search to find the best school for your children, you will find various schools designed to meet different needs. After visiting, researching and understanding the academic options at multiple schools, you will want to...
Where do your students go after they graduate? (6/7/2018) - It is a question we hear on campus tours from parents who are considering Powhatan for their children; where do your students go after they graduate?
Exploring the Wetlands (6/1/2018) - Our third graders have been studying the importance of the wetlands on the Crocker Conservancy. Students put on their muck boots and waded into the wetlands to discover which plants and insects were thriving in our calcareous muck fen. Throughout our unit of study, students explored the wetlands both as a...