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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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  • 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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