• Class of 2013: Off to College

    The faculty, staff and entire Powhatan community wish you the very best! The Powhatan School Class of 2013 will continue their education this fall at the following Colleges & Universities:   Bryn Mawr College California State University – Chico Christopher Newport University* Cornell University College of William and Mary Elon…

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  • TOP-10 BLOG POSTS OF THE 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR

    In August of 2014 we launched the Powhatan Pulse: A School Blog. The purpose was to strengthen our online communication with parents and to highlight a few of the great things happening in our classrooms. Each year we look back over the analytics of the blog to find the ten most…

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  • Navigating the Admissions Process (2017-18)

    Mrs. Hobbs took this photo on the Chesapeake Bay field trip. 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…

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  • 2017 Top-10 Videos (#1)

    The most popular video this year highlight’s the…

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  • 2017 Top-10 Videos (#2 & #3)

    We are one day away from revealing the #1 most popular classroom video! Our countdown continues today as we explore two videos that combined for more than 400 views. The Collaboration video was a part of Mrs. Scarborough’s blog post letter exploring the 5 C’s of Twenty-First Century learning. It’s…

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  • 2017 Top-10 Videos (#4 & #5)

    Tune in this week as we rank the Top-10 of the most popular classroom videos from the school’s YouTube channel. Our countdown continues today as we unveil the #4 & #5 videos. Here at Powhatan, we use an approach called NEAL (Nature Enhanced Approach to Learning). NEAL is a lens through…

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  • 2017 Top-10 Videos (#6, #7 & #8)

    Tune in this week as we rank the Top-10 of the most popular classroom videos from the school’s YouTube channel. Today we unveil the #6, #7 & #8 videos in our countdown:   #8:  Sharing Stories   #7:  Blandy Farm Field Trip   #6:  Royston’s Regatta   View #9 &…

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  • 2017 Top-10 Videos (#9 & #10)

    Tune in this week as we rank the Top-10 of the most popular classroom videos from the school’s YouTube channel. Today we unveil the #9 & #10 videos:   #10:  Assemblage Sculptures   #9:    Math Video Project  (Algebra I Honors)   In the time period from July 1, 2016…

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  • What were the most popular YouTube videos last year?

    Each summer we look back at the most popular blog posts and videos from the past school year. Top-10 Videos   This past February we hit a major milestone, eclipsing 100,000 total views on our YouTube Page. In the lifetime of the page, we’ve received roughly 138,400 views. We hope…

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  • Where do your students go after they graduate?

    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? 

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  • Cross-Curricular Design Challenge: Fifth Grade

    Mrs. Nichols’ fifth grade class finished out the year in the MakerSpace with a fun cross-curricular that combined both engineering and art. When Mrs. Nichols and Mrs. Garrity began their planning, they first reflected on the success of an earlier bridge-building project with Mrs. Greenhalgh’s class. While it was important…

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  • National French Test Honors & Authentic World Language Experiences

    The end of the year is always a busy time for the World Language Department. A recent cross-curricular field trip, in conjunction with the art department, to Washington DC provided great opportunities for students to use what they are learning in class in the real world. During the trip, Mr.…

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