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PHS Future Business Leaders Recognized

PHS FBLA members at National Leadership Conference
Powhatan High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter was well represented at the National Leadership Conference.  Nathan Salomosky was recognized for Who’s Who in FBLA, Dylan Ratliff received the highest level of the Business Achievement Award and PHS teacher, Kayla Siwiec was recognized as an Outstanding Local Chapter Adviser.  The PHS FBLA Chapter was also recognized for completing the Chapter Challenge and named as an Honors Chapter and Diamond Chapter.

Division News Listing

PCPS Elementary School
Realignment Committee

Powhatan County Public Schools is taking applications from interested citizens wishing to participate on the Elementary School Realignment Committee.  The committee will work on adjusting the elementary school attendance boundaries to maximize classroom space at all elementary schools.    The committee will work with our consultants to bring a recommendation to the School Board by December 12, 2017 so that the new boundaries can take effect the 2018-2019 school year.

The committee will meet on September 21, October 19, and November 2nd from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  If you are interested in serving on this committee, please fill out the application linked here and return it to Michele H. Wilson at or by mail 2320 Skaggs Road, Powhatan, Virginia by September 11, 2017.

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Powhatan County earns national achievement award for Passport to Summer Reading Program.

Full news release linked here.

WASHINGTON – Powhatan County’s Passport to Summer Reading Program has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.

PDF Version Linked Here

2017 Best Communities for Music Education logo
Powhatan County Public Schools has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Powhatan is one of 4% of districts across the nation receiving the prestigious award in 2017. Full article linked here.

Important information for 2016 employees regarding W-2 Data Breach linked here

PCPS Honor Roll - Fourth Nine Weeks

Congratulations to all students that
honor roll for the fourth nine
weeks!  Keep up
the great work!

PCPS Fall, 2017 Adult Education Classes

Powhatan County Public Schools offers Adult Education classes to its citizens. Any member of the community, who is eighteen years of age or older (out of high school), may enroll in a variety of exciting evening classes. Class brochure (PDF version) linked here

Operation School Supplies 2017-2018

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Operation School Supplies
is a program through Community Life Church that provides free backpacks and school supplies to Powhatan County children whose families are in economic need. Students must be enrolled in grades K-12 in the Powhatan County School District to be eligible to receive free school supplies. Applications will be accepted after deadline. PDF flier & application linked here. More information also available at

Virginia Preschool Initiative
Preschool for 4-year-olds in Powhatan County

Powhatan County Public Schools is pleased to offer a pre-kindergarten program for 4 year old children for the 2017-2018 school year. Further information & application found here.

Powhatan County Public Schools is excited to provide summer academic offerings for students in grade 6-12 that target a wide variety of learners and span a wide range of curricula. We will offer courses face-to-face and/or online for students who were not successful during the regular school year.  We will offer support through Project Graduation for students who passed a course, but not the corresponding end-of-course SOL test.  We will also offer boot camps and academies to provide support for the upcoming school year.  Finally, we will offer courses for advancement.  Courses and registration information found here

Summer Camp Registration

Powhatan County Public Schools is excited to provide summer camp offerings that target all learners and span a wide-range of curricula. Our camp focus is the whole student and developing multi-faceted skills including teamwork, problem solving, collaboration, flexibility, written and spoken communication, as well as goal setting. Our camps showcase a summer staff that includes highly-engaging educators excited about learning and skilled at equipping students to become life-long learners. Summer Camps will be held at Powhatan High School and Flat Rock Elementary School unless otherwise indicated.  Please see the attached camp descriptions for the specific location of your camp.  Camp hours are 8:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.(FRES) /12:45 P.M. (PHS) with a 15-minute snack break. Snacks are not provided.  

You will find registration information at

AcelaNet is now offering high speed wireless internet service to Powhatan County. The project will be accomplished in phases, but work has already begun. Please visit AcelaNet's website and add your home address. They will use this data to inform decisions as they build out their network in the county.

Applications for enrollment in the Powhatan Preschool Inclusion Program for the 2017-2018 school year will be available beginning March 1, 2017 in the offices of Pocahontas Elementary School, Powhatan Elementary School, and Flat Rock Elementary School.

Dr. Eric Jones Named 

2017 VASS Superintendent of the Year

POWHATAN, VA - Dr. Eric L. Jones, Powhatan County School Superintendent, was named Region 1 Superintendent of the Year by the Virginia Association of School Superintendents on February 2, 2017. Region 1 consists of 15 school divisions – Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George, Richmond City, Surry and Sussex County.