• Señorita Shourds Presentation At The Foreign Language Association Of Virginia Conference

    On October 7th, 2011 Señorita Shourds traveled to Richmond, Va. to present at the annual Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) conference. The presentation was titled Service Learning in the Language Classroom… And Beyond!It focused on how service-learning projects can be a part of world language objectives as students go…

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  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Salvador Dali

    During the month of September 15-October 15, 3rd grade Spanish students have been looking at famous Hispanic/Latino artists in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. We particularly learned about Spanish painter and surrealist Salvador Dali and analyzed repeating themes in his work. We looked at the juxtaposition of objects and metamorphosis…

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  • Kindergarten & 1st Grade Field Trip to Blandy Experimental Farm – University of Virginia

    On September 30, 2011 Kindergarten & 1st Grade took their first field trip to Blandy Experimental Farm as a part of the NEAL program. Blandy Experimental Farm is a 700-acre University of Virginia research facility located in Clarke County and is the home of the State Arboretum of Virginia. Watch…

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  • 6th Grade Survival Trip

    “It’s hard to make a fire in the rain.” – Harrison, 6th Grade Powhatan School Student.   Even spending the day in a down pour did not dampen the spirits of Powhatan School’s annual 6th Grade Survival Trip. The trip is a hallmark of the Upper School experience and is…

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  • 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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