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    ERB Scores: Top 90th Percentile in Reading, Math & Vocabulary

    The annual release of ERB data shows average scores from the 2015 graduating class were outstanding. The class median score came in at 98th percentile nationally on vocabulary scores, 97th percentile in Reading Comprehension and 97th percentile in Math. This exemplary news is revealed as Powhatan School released assessment results in the…

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  • Military Honors for former Headmaster Donald E.W. Niemann

    The Niemann family invites the Powhatan community to attend a ceremony with military honors for their parents, former Headmaster Donald E.W. Niemann and his wife, Cornelia. Their ashes will be inurned at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, December 4th at 11:00 am. Those wishing to attend the ceremony will need…

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  • Shakespeare Week at Powhatan School

    It is Shakespeare Week at Powhatan! Please be sure to join us as the eighth grade presents Comedy of Errors on Friday. Traditions and rituals help cement a school’s identity, while signaling what a school values. This tradition has been a part of the school since the early 1960s, and…

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    The Mile Run at Hill School: 68 Runners set Personal Best Times

    The Athletic Department is extremely proud of the performances of our fourth – eighth graders at the Annual Mile Run this past Tuesday at Hill School. Powhatan had 121 runners participate this year with 68 runners setting personal best times (56%). All of our runners are commended for such a…

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    Off to College: Class of 2011

        Congratulations to the Class of 2011! The faculty, staff and entire Powhatan community wish you the very best! The Powhatan School Class of 2011 will continue their education this fall at the following Colleges & Universities: Do you recognize the Powhatan alumna in this #princetagram? College of Charleston*…

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    Leave a Message for Mr. Bell

    Mr. Bell has been a member of the Powhatan faculty since 1973, and began directing the Shakespeare play in 1982 with the production of The Tempest. Leave a message for Mr. Bell “Working with Mr. Bell was the highlight of my acting career at Powhatan.  Performing in the annual Shakespeare…

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    Join Us! Admissions Open House (Nov. 6)

    We learn not for school, but for life.   Welcome to Powhatan School! We invite you to visit and experience a day at Powhatan School! Join us and learn about our innovative literature-based curriculum, small classes, the NEAL program, our STEM initiatives, foreign languages and so much more! Teachers will…

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    Coach Nelson Inducted Into US Lacrosse Hall of Fame

    Powhatan lacrosse and field hockey coach, Mrs. Sarah Nelson, was honored on Saturday by United States Lacrosse as she was one of eight men and women inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in Baltimore, Md. The US Lacrosse press release states: Nelson was a two-time collegiate All-American as…

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    Powhatan Alumni Honored At Mercersburg Academy

    Four Powhatan alumni were among those honored at Mercersburg Academy this week for outstanding performance on AP tests by The College Board’s 2015 Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards program. Alumni Nathan Marincic ’11, Lillian Wilkins ’11, Caroline Brown ’12 and Haley Carter ’12 were all recognized for exceptional scores on multiple AP examinations. Caroline…

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    Field Trip to Blandy Experimental Farm

    Kindergarten and First Grade took a field trip to Blandy Experimental Farm on Friday, October 16th. Blandy is a 700-acre University of Virginia research facility located in Clarke County and is the home of the State Arboretum of Virginia. “Field trip experiences allow us to live our mission – We learn…

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    Reflections on Mark Kelly’s Visit to Powhatan School

    It is not often that a small independent school in a rural area is given the opportunity to meet a true American hero who also represents the best of the best in his field, but that is exactly what happened on Tuesday, October 6. In the weeks and days leading…

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  • Annual Kindergarten Iowa-Michigan Game

    The Iowa Hawkeyes faced the Michigan Wolverines at 3pm yesterday afternoon in Ibit’s Courtyard. It marked the 13th year of the annual contest in kindergarten. Iowa rallied late in the fourth quarter to overcome a huge early Michigan lead. The game ended in a 42-42 tie.   The Michigan Film:…

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