The Chinese Unit of Study culminates on Chinese New Year with a dragon parade and Chinese feast, where children sample cuisine. This cross-curricular study allows children to read fiction and non-fiction stories through shared reading and Guided Reading, write stories,… Continue Reading →
At Powhatan, we talk a lot about 21st Century Skills – skills that will help students find success in a world of ever-changing technology and volumes of information. Critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration are widely accepted as fundamental skills for… Continue Reading →
Mrs. Garrity, the Lower School art teacher, walks us through a fourth grade art project in this video:
Service is a pillar of the Powhatan mission. Each grade at Powhatan selects a local charitable organization to assist, and many of the classes focus their service efforts during the Holiday Season. School Service Over the years Powhatan students have… Continue Reading →
First graders have been exploring how animals survive during the cold winter months. In this lab, students learned about how animals adapt if they do not migrate or hibernate. Student’s focused their research on two areas of adaptation; blubber and down… Continue Reading →
In the video below, Ms. Davis, the Upper School music teacher, talks about the preparations for her favorite performance of the year… Carol Sing
Tag along with Kindergarten as they explore fundamentals of architectural elements in the MakerSpace with Mrs. Garrity!
One of the key signs of a healthy faculty culture is collaboration between disciplines. “I found this cross-curricular project quite fascinating for the students,” says Mrs. Scarborough, Head of School. “But just as important to me is to see the… Continue Reading →