• Powhatan Celebrates Earth Week 2012 (Schedule)

    Powhatan Celebrates Earth Week. The Science Department announces Earthweek Programs for April 16-20. This year’s theme is “Healthy You, Healthy Earth.” Healthy You – Healthy Earth   Monday, April 16: 8:30-9:30 AM – JASON Project presentation in the auditorium “Paleontology” — K-8 in place of Gathering   Tuesday, April 17/April…

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  • Girls and Boys Varsity Lacrosse Start 2012 Season With Wins

    Both the Girls and Boys Varsity lacrosse teams jumped out to a hot start for the 2012 campaign as they faced Wakefield School (The Plains, Va.) on March 29th on the road. The Boys Varsity lacrosse team edged Wakefield 7-3. Powhatan won 11 of 13 face offs, 36 ground balls,…

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  • School Math Team Finishes 3rd At State

    The Powhatan School Math team took the bronze medal last weekend at the state competition in Richmond, Va. The 3rd place finish is the highest finish in Powhatan’s history. Congratulations to Haley, Nick, Eli and Julia for an outstanding year! “The School Math team has a long and storied history…

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  • MathCounts Team Takes 3rd Place At State & Destination Imagination Teams Compete At State

    The Powhatan School MathCounts team took the bronze medal last weekend at the state competition in Richmond, Va. The 3rd place finish is the highest finish in Powhatan’s history. Congratulations to Haley, Nick, Eli and Julia for an outstanding year! Good luck to all 4 Powhatan Destination Imagination (DI) teams…

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  • 8th Grade Students Team Up With SU For History Project

    Powhatan School 8th Graders joined forces with Shenandoah University students and faculty in a unique History project on March 29th.  Upper School students Tabor, Anna Claire, Mattea, Josh and Calum spent six hours  learning valuable research methods, the history of Winchester and taking the opportunity to work with college students.…

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  • Powhatan Announces Major Gift In Support Of Athletics

    Powhatan Announces Major Gift In Support Of Athletics March 16, 2012   BOYCE, VA. – Powhatan School is pleased to announce a significant donation from the James R. Wilkins Charitable Trust. The funds, totaling $50,000, are to be used by the school to replace the current gym floor with a…

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  • Coach Nelson Talks Girls Lacrosse (Video)

    We caught up with Coach Nelson before practice this week to talk about her approach to coaching.     “We are extremely fortunate to have such a knowledgeable and experienced coaching staff here at Powhatan”, said Powhatan School athletic director Brian Burke. “The majority of our coaches played in college…

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  • Destination Imagination: 4 Teams Headed To State Tournament

    Powhatan School teams performed very well at the DI regional competition this past Saturday. “Science Busters” won 2nd place in their challenge category, “All of the Above” won 1st place in their challenge category, “In the Dog House” won 1st place in their category, “Apollo DI” won 1st place in…

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  • Science Curriculum Training: The JASON Project

    Students, how did you spend your holiday weekend? Upper and Lower School science teachers spent their entire Saturday engrossed in a special science curriculum training on February 18, 2012. Funded by a generous donation by longtime Powhatan supporters Don and Mary Shockey, Powhatan will be incorporating The JASON Project curriculum…

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  • VAIS Accreditation

    Did you know that Powhatan School was a charter member school of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)? The school gained VAIS accreditation in 1973 and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). The VAIS accreditation program, which is recognized and approved by the Virginia…

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  • Powhatan Hoops Teams Win Tournament

    Congratulations to the Girls’ and Boys’ basketball teams for winning the Powhatan Invitational Tournament over the weekend!

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  • Powhatan Wins 2012 Regional MathCounts Title

    The Powhatan School MathCounts team swept the field on their way to back-to-back regional championships over the weekend. The competition, hosted by the National Society of Professional Engineers, is open to Middle school teams and individuals from Clarke, Frederick, Page, Shenandoah, and Warren, counties. With the victory, the Powhatan School…

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