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  • Writer’s Workshop: Creative Energy

    You can just feel the creative energy! ~Ms. Lane Powhatan just finished up a whirlwind creative weekend as 30 students and faculty attended a Writers Workshop on Saturday, September 24th. A jam packed day with three professionals guiding the creative experience, students were led through every step of the writing…

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    Navy combat veteran and retired NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly will visit Powhatan School to speak with students on space exploration on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 in the Niemann Auditorium. Captain Kelly will spend the afternoon with our students and talk about: • Space exploration • Time spent on the…

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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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    Mary B. Porterfield Award Winner

    Powhatan School congratulates faculty member Stacy Sefton on being presented the Mary B. Porterfield Award for continuing education in the fields of mathematics and technology! The Fund was created and named in her memory in 2003 by her children, Susan Porterfield Golladay ’62, Philip Porterfield ’63, and Virginia Porterfield Crawford…

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    Join Us: Writer’s Workshop with Matt de la Peña

    Please join us on Saturday, Sept. 26th for Writer’s Workshop as Matt de la Peña shares his craft with fellow writers in fourth grade and up. The Saturday workshop is open to both Powhatan students and alumni and to students in the community. Mr. de la Peña will be on…

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  • Crocker 5K Registration Form

    Crocker 2015 5K registration form

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  • Rest in Peace, Donald E.W. Niemann

    Dear Powhatan Community, It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of beloved Headmaster Donald E. W. Niemann, who passed away on July 25, 2015 at the age of 90. Don was Headmaster of Powhatan School from 1963-1982, and his impact on our school curriculum, culture and spirit…

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  • Open House Registration Form 2015-16

    Open House Registration: Select an Open House: *Please select the Open House you would like to attend:Friday, November 6, 2015 Parent's First Name: Parent's Last Name: Student's Name: Student's Current Grade: Pre-SchoolPre-Kindergarten (4)Kindergarten1st Grade2nd Grade3rd Grade4th Grade5th Grade6th Grade7th Grade8th Grade Email * Phone Would you like for you child…

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  • Fall Admissions Open House: Nov. 6, 2015

    We learn not for school, but for life.   Join your neighbors! Did you know that approximately 10% of our students hail from West Virginia? Powhatan offers convenient bus transportation to Charles Town, WV. We invite you to visit and experience a day at Powhatan School! Join us and learn…

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  • Save The Date: Visiting Author Matt de la Peña

    The Lindsey Library is excited to announce that Matt de la Peña will be the Visiting Author this Fall! Please save the date for Saturday, Sept. 26, for the Writer’s Workshop as he shares his craft with fellow writers in fourth grade and up. The Saturday workshop is open to…

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    Top-10 Powhatan Pulse Blog Posts

    In August of 2014 we launched the Powhatan Pulse: A School Blog. The purpose was to strengthen our…

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    Thank You Camp Counselors

    Meet a few of our alumni who returned to Powhatan this summer to assist with camp…

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