• Gym Floor Renovation Progress Report

    Take a look at the progress we’re making on renovating the gym at Powhatan: from the new wooden floor waiting for sanding and the final touches, to the locker rooms’ new benches and fresh paint, to the construction of the new coat and computer cubbies. Click here to donate to…

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  • Congratulations to the Class of 2012

    Congratulations to the Class of 2012! Powhatan School’s 2012 graduation was held on Friday, June 8th. The eighth graders have worked hard to receive their diplomas and deserved to have all the students share their sense of accomplishment. The faculty, staff and entire Powhatan community wish you the very best!…

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  • Graduation 2012

    Powhatan School’s 2012 graduation will be held on Friday, June 8th, at 9:30 a.m. The eighth graders have worked hard to receive their diplomas and deserve to have all the students share their sense of accomplishment. It is a very student centered ceremony and sets the standard for younger children…

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  • Powhatan Destination Imagination Teams Excel At Global Finals

    Powhatan School would like to congratulate the 18 students who competed in the Destination Imagination global competition in Knoxville Tennessee this past week. Two of the teams placed in the Top-10 in their respective divisions. Powhatan sent three teams to the Global Finals: “All of the Above” finished 15th out…

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  • Lego Team Earns State Honor

    Congratulations to Powhatan’s youngest engineers (1st grade) Colin A., Argyle D., Ethan E., and Nikil S. who are all part of Shenandoah Builders, a lego team that meets regularly here at Powhatan. Recently, they received “Best Construction Innovation Honor” for their design and engineering efforts to develop a fully automated…

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  • 2012 Field Day Results

    The annual Post/Rail Field Day was held on Friday, May 18. The Posts won by a narrow margin of 288 to 277. Congratulations to all our competitors and special congratulations to the individual medalists in grades 4-8.   Watch the ceremonial opening lap to start the competition:   jhjhj  …

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  • MathCounts Team Finishes 3rd In State Competition (Video)

    Powhatan School’s 2012 MathCounts team placed 3rd in the State of Virginia MathCounts competition this year. It was the highest finish for a school from this region since the late 1980’s. We caught up with the Upper School students on the team to talk a little about MathCounts. We also…

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  • Earth Week Science Presentation: Paleo Quest Scientists

    Powhatan School welcomed paleontologists Dr. Aaron A. Alford and Jason E. Osborne to campus on Monday, April 16 to kick off Earth Week science programs. The scientists are researchers with the Virginia based Paleo Quest program and Host Researchers with The JASON Project. Mr. Osborne and Dr. Alford shared their…

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  • Earth Week 2012 Summary (Video)

      Established in 1948, Powhatan School is an independent K-8 Private School accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is a member of both the National Association of Independent Schools and Independent Education. Powhatan School opened the 2012-13 school year with an enrollment of 234 students. Powhatan serves…

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  • Paleontologist Presentation: April 16

    Powhatan School will welcome paleontologists Dr. Aaron A. Alford and Jason E. Osborne to campus on Monday, April 16. The scientists are researchers with the Virginia based Paleo Quest program and will be discussing their work as paleontologists with a focus on fossils from the middle Eocene and early Miocene…

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  • 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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