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Bristlebot Design Challenge

January 15th, 2020|Food for Thought|

In the Makerspace, students put their growing understanding of circuitry - as well as their teamwork, ingenuity, and engineering skills - to the test with the Bristlebot Design Challenge. The challenge was to assemble a bristlebot that would propel itself forward and knock over...

Powhatan School Launches Head of School Search Upon Retirement Announcement of Susan C. Scarborough

January 10th, 2020|Food for Thought, Powhatan News|

Over the past decade, Sue has led Powhatan with grace, dedication and a true love of children. Under her leadership, the School completed a successful capital campaign focused on innovative STEM programs and facilities, both in a traditional indoor setting that includes lower and upper school science labs and a makerspace, as well as improving access to Powhatan’s Crocker Conservancy...

Holiday Service Learning

December 18th, 2019|Food for Thought|

Service is one of the five pillars of the Powhatan mission. Earlier this month, the fifth grade students collected canned goods. Students stock piled the canned goods in their classroom in preparation for their annual field trip to stock the shelves of the Christ Church Cares Food Pantry.

Hour of Code: Buddy Fun

December 11th, 2019|Food for Thought, In The Classroom|

“Incorporating our school’s buddy system is something I feel helps make this week a success each year,” says Mrs. Miller, the innovation and technology teacher. “It is always amazing to me to see the confidence that having an older buddy instills in our youngest learners on campus."

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