• 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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  • 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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