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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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    Save The Date: Summer Camp!

    Powhatan School will once again host two weeks of Summer Camp! Please mark your calendars for the weeks of June 27th-July 1 and July 11-July 15th. As you know, one of the major pieces of a terrific camp experience are the Camp Counselors. Meet a few of our alumni who…

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  • Two Hour Delay: January 13, 2016

    Please be advised that Powhatan is on a two hour delay today, Wednesday, January 13th. Students may begin arriving at 10:10 a.m. and must be in their homerooms by 10:25 a.m.

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    Admissions Process 2016

    The start of the New Year brings excitement and the familiar bustle of children back in the classroom! It also signals the start of the admissions season at Powhatan. Applications are already starting to roll in – so we’ve put together this quick reference guide to help you navigate the…

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    Monkeyflowers & Bumblebees: Scientist Kicks Off Science Fair Projects

    Research scientist, Dr. David Carr, spoke to Upper School students about his research and methodology. During his hour-long presentation, Dr. Carr explained his study of the relationship of monkeyflowers and their bumblebee pollinators. He discussed several different experiments he and his colleagues have done with flowers and bees, including looking…

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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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  • The Season of Gratitude

    Powhatan School is so fortunate to have such widespread support of parents, grandparents, alumni, friends and faculty. With your help to date, our Curiosity Ignited Capital Campaign to elevate STEM programming has propelled our Science and NEAL instruction in the Lower School through the addition of a Lower School STEM…

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  • Top-7 Blog Posts from 2015

    The Powhatan Pulse is a fun way to meet our faculty and view our classrooms online. This fall there have been approximately 4,891 page views since September 1st. During that time there were 33 new blog posts from the current school year. We gathered a few of our most popular blog…

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  • Top-5 Videos: Fall 2015

    Did you know that the Powhatan School YouTube page has 45,511 views as of 12/20/2015? Let’s review the Top-5 videos from this fall, selected by number of views…

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  • A Tribute to Beverly Edwards

    Our Bev Edwards, Our Powhatan Friend Written by Dick Bell Bev Edwards appeared in many roles at Powhatan School. We first met her as Mom when Kenan began school. Bev was always cordial, exquisitely polite, good with a laugh, and an attentive listener. Soon she was the wife of a…

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