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  • Celebrating Major Milestones!

    Maya Angelou once said “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” We are excited to announce that the generosity of many Powhatan parents, grandparents, alumni and faculty has propelled our Curiosity Ignited! Capital Campaign for STEM over the $1,000,000 mark! This is a major milestone that we…

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  • Artist in Residence – Powhatan Alumna Catherine Peek

    Powhatan Alumna and land art specialist Catherine Peek began her Artist-in-Residence program with Powhatan students this week! Ms. Peek attended Monday gathering and provided the students with some background about what land art is, how it is different from landscape architecture and the importance of form in land art. She…

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  • The Powhatan Spirit

    On a dark, winter morning in 1988, former Headmaster Billy Peebles did what he always did – arrived at school around 6:00 am to get a jumpstart on the day. This February 26, however, would turn out to be anything but normal. Mr. Peebles entered the back door of the…

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    MATHCOUNTS Team Defends Title

    The Powhatan MATHCOUNTS Team participated in the 2016 Blue Ridge Chapter Regional Competition at Admiral Robert E Byrd Middle School on February 20, 2016. The Powhatan team successfully defended their championship, as the team took home the region title for the sixth year in a row! Individual finishes and team scores…

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    Nancy St. Clair Talley Writing Prize

    Powhatan will be holding the annual writing competition and awarding the Nancy St. Clair Talley Writing Prize to one upper school student. The writing competition will take place on Friday, March 4, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, which is a Professional Day (no regular school that day). During the competition,…

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  • Financial Aid Deadline Extended: 2/17/1016

    With possible power outages due to icy conditions from the winter storm, the Financial Aid deadline has been extended until February 17th. All families are required to submit the PFS online through the SSS website: http://sssbynais.org/parents Powhatan’s SSS school code is 5890. Please contact Mr. Hatfield, Director of Admissions, at hatfieldm@powhatans.org or…

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  • Who Will It Be?

    The Art Department will soon be unveiling our artist in residence for the Spring trimester. We are all very excited to see who will be joining us! Last year, thanks to the generous support of the Bessette family, renowned painter John Barber shared his experience and technique as our artist…

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    Spring Graphic Novel Workshop

    Join us for an exciting afternoon in March for the Graphic Novel Workshop! Participants will work with three amazing professionals in the comic/graphic novel community! This is a hands-on workshop, so plan to get your fingers ink smeared and your brains supercharged! Registration opens today at noon:  http://powhatanlibraryonline.com/    …

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  • Powhatan Alums are stepping up!

    Powhatan Alums are stepping up! The outpouring of support from alumni to Mrs. Morgoglione’s “All of Us” Challenge to benefit the Curiosity Ignited Capital Campaign for STEM has been inspiring! In just 4 weeks since the $25,000 challenge was launched, we are thrilled to report that Powhatan alumni are just…

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    Studies Endorse K-8 Model

    Studies out of Harvard University and Columbia University show that students who remain in a K-8 environment produce higher test scores and have more opportunities for leadership and growth…

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    Making the Transition to Upper School

    Transition to Upper School Consisting of grades six to eight, with each grade divided into two sections of up to sixteen students, the Upper School seeks to prepare students to be academically successful at the high school level as well as socially skilled, community minded, civically and environmentally responsible. Moving…

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