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After the Burn: Checking in on the Wildflower Meadow

With a full mug of coffee in hand we took Mr. Holgate, the new Upper School Director, out to the Crocker Conservancy this morning. We hiked up the nature trail to check in on the wildflower meadow. Curious to see… Continue Reading →

2019 Top-10 Videos Countdown Winner!!!

Top-10 Video Countdown Today we unveil the most popular videos (views) from the past school year! Thank you for tuning in all week as we rank the Top-10 most popular classroom videos from the school’s YouTube channel. And the winner… Continue Reading →

2019 Top-10 Videos Countdown (#4, #3 & #2)

Top-10 Video Countdown Tune in all week as we rank the Top-10 most popular classroom videos from the school’s YouTube channel. Videos were ranked by the number of views this year. Today we unveil the #4, #3 & #2 videos… Continue Reading →

2019 Top-10 Videos Countdown (#6 & #5)

Top-10 Video Countdown Tune in all week as we rank the Top-10 most popular classroom videos from the school’s YouTube channel. Videos were ranked by the number of views this year. Today we unveil the #6 & #5 videos in… Continue Reading →

2019 Top-10 Videos Countdown (#8 & #7)

Top-10 Video Countdown Tune in all week as we rank the Top-10 most popular classroom videos from the school’s YouTube channel. Videos were ranked by the number of views this year. Today we unveil the #10 & #9 videos in… Continue Reading →

2019 Top-10 Videos Countdown (#10 & #9)

Top-10 Video Countdown Tune in all week as we rank the Top-10 most popular classroom videos from the school’s YouTube channel. Videos were ranked by the number of views this year. Today we unveil the #10 & #9 videos in… Continue Reading →

Where do your students go after they graduate?

“Where do your students go after they graduate?” It is a question we hear on campus tours from parents who are considering Powhatan for their children;  where do your students go after they graduate?  With the excitement of last week’s… Continue Reading →

Fourth Grade State Fair Project

The fourth grade presented their annual State Fair on Friday, May 31st. Each student chose a state to study with the aim of becoming an expert of their state. They set up stations surrounding Ibit’s Courtyard to share their information…. Continue Reading →

POSTS/RAILS Field Day 2019

The annual Field Day, pitting POSTS vs. RAILS, was held Friday, May 24. Find out who won:

Intro to Entrepreneurship: Market Day

Second graders have been participating in a Project Based Learning (PBL) activity that centers around a mini economy called Market Day. Second grade studied the dynamics of an economy and then applied their understanding in the role of an entrepreneur… Continue Reading →

Passive Solar Technology

For the past three weeks seventh graders have been exploring alternative energy sources. Through multiple hands-on science labs, students have worked on a number of design challenges based around biofuels, solar, geothermal, hydro-electric and wind energy. They wrapped up last… Continue Reading →

Busy Bees!

The bees are back at Powhatan! The Earth Day 2019 theme was “Protect Our Species” along with exploring pollinators. Here at Powhatan, we have a beautiful, natural showcase in our sprawling campus and the Crocker Conservancy. Our trees burst into… Continue Reading →

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