As second graders are learning about the traditional lifestyles of Native Americans, they are creating a hands-on project representing each of the four regions that we study. For the plains region, our students created coded beadwork bookmarks. First, students learned… 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 →
We were thrilled to launch Powhatan’s computer science curriculum through participating in the global Hour of Code event last week!
We caught up with Mrs. Garrity, the Lower School Art Teacher and the Director of the Makerspace, during the Hour of Code Week to learn about some of the cross-curricular activities happening in the Makerspace this week: “Product design is… Continue Reading →
Students designed and created their own tessellations as a part of their Pre-Algebra class. The project, a cross-curricular endeavor that combines both art and math, required students to be creative and come up with their own unique artwork. They designed… Continue Reading →
The performance of and preparation for a production, like Macbeth, is a terrific example of fostering 21st Century Skills…
Shakespeare Week is upon us, and who better to talk with us than the man who directed 35 plays. Mr. Bell has been visiting campus twice a week for the past two months as he begins to pen the history… Continue Reading →
Performing a Shakespeare play for the school community is a Powhatan tradition that lends itself to cross-curricular learning. In the early weeks of the school year, while the actors became familiar with their Macbeth roles and lines during drama class,… Continue Reading →