Greetings from Powhatan, where reopening for the coming school year is in full swing. Our faculty and staff are hard at work preparing for the first day of school on Wednesday, August 25. While our situation is much [...]
Powhatan School’s 2021 graduation was held on Friday, June 11th. The eighth graders have worked hard to receive their diplomas and deserved to have all the students share their sense of accomplishment. The faculty, staff and entire Powhatan [...]
In addition to having the good fortune of teaching our 8th graders, I had the opportunity across the year to see Powhatan's excellent faculty and staff in action. These colleagues are inspiring to me and balance beautifully the need for both structure and creativity...
The fourth grade presented their annual State Fair this morning. 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. [...]
Our third graders have been studying the importance of the wetlands on the Crocker Conservancy. Students put on their muck clothes and waded into the wetlands to discover which plants and insects were thriving in our calcareous muck [...]
"Big Dreams Day - a designated time and space to celebrate students' hard work and wildest dreams - began as a tradition after the inspiration of a stellar colleague in Huntington, West Virginia who, herself, was a wild [...]
Microeconomics: 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 [...]
Lower School Reflections allows us to build on the communications from the summer and enhance the knowledge base of our community by touching on topics that emerge from COVID changes and highlighting great learning and teaching.
For grades 4-8 POSTS & RAILS Field Day is a competition made up of traditional track and field events. This includes events such as the high jump, long jump, shot put, distance races, and multiple other activities. And [...]