• Powhatan Announces ‘The Crocker Conservancy’

    Powhatan School is pleased to announce the generous donation by Agnes Crocker Brengle, Constance B. Crocker, and Isabelle Crocker Osborne of 46.8 acres. The land, which will be held in perpetual easement for educational and recreational uses, more than triples the current acreage of the campus and will allow Powhatan…

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  • Upper School Retreat 2011

    When it comes to annual traditions at Powhatan School, the Upper School Retreat is always near the top of the list. A wonderful event that encourages teamwork and collaboration through two days worth of fun and sometimes challenging events, it is an experience that bonds classmates and teachers alike. “It…

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  • Letter to Alumni from New Head of School

    August 1, 2011 Dear Powhatan Alumni, It is with great excitement, anticipation and joy that I assume the position as Head of Powhatan School.  My husband, Cary and I arrived about two weeks ago, and although we are still unpacking many boxes, Virginia is already starting to feel like home. The…

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  • Class of 2007: Off to College

    Congratulations to the Class of 2007! The faculty, staff and entire Powhatan community wish you the very best! The Powhatan School Class of 2007 will continue their education this fall at the following Colleges & Universities: The Boston Conservatory Brown University Emerson College Georgetown University James Madison University  (2) Lord…

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  • Powhatan Welcomes Susan C. Scarborough, Head of School

    The entire Powhatan School community welcomes Susan C. Scarborough as Head of School. Ms. Scarborough brings a significant amount of academic experience to Powhatan. Before accepting the position, she was the Director of the Lower School at Buckingham Brown & Nichols, a premier co-educational day school located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.…

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  • Congratulations to the Class of 2011

    Congratulations to the Class of 2011 Powhatan School’s 2011 graduation was held on Friday, June 10th. 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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  • Winchester Star Article: Beloved headmaster nears retirement at Powhatan

    Winchester Star Article: Beloved headmaster nears retirement at Powhatan June 11, 2011 By Rebecca Layne The Winchester Star Headmaster John Lathrop is enveloped in tiny hugs within seconds of opening the classroom door at Powhatan School. It’s Tuesday, and he’s making an impromptu visit to a class full of second-graders…

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  • Winchester Star Article: Graduation 2011

    ‘Bittersweet’ farewell for Powhatan grads June 12, 2011 By Rebecca Layne The Winchester Star ______________________________________________________________________________________________ BOYCE– Powhatan School Headmaster John Lathrop expressed his certainty that the 25 eighth-graders graduating Friday would change the world. “We expect great things from you … leaders, scholars, entertainers and servants dedicated to your community…

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  • 6th Grade Math: Menger Sponge Project

    The 6th Grade Math class has been working on building a Menger Sponge using Origami techniques. You can view the final product in the first floor hallway of the McIntosh Center for the Arts & Sciences. The description of creating a Menger Sponge is as follows: (written by the 6th…

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  • Graduation: Class of 2011

    Powhatan School’s 2011 graduation will be held on Friday, June 10th, 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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  • Forms

    Document216 TRP13 Document8624   Powhatan School is a 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 serves families in Clarke County, Frederick County, Western Loudoun County, Warren County, Winchester City and…

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  • Holloway Honored as 2011 Mathematics Educator of the Year by VCTM

    The Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (VCTM) is proud to announce that Harry Holloway, a 6th – 8th grade math teacher and K – 8 math coordinator at Powhatan School in Boyce, VA, has been selected to receive the 2011 VCTM William C. Lowry Mathematics Educator of the Year Award for the middle school level.

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