Collegiate School 5th Graders compete in the annual Water Olympics as a fun-filled end to their yearlong study of water. Read More
Chinese New Year
Chinese language students at Collegiate bring in the Year of the Pig. Read more
A group of Collegiate seniors taking the River City Capstone class visit the Richmond Slave Trail with faculty members Rhiannon Boyd and Brad Cooke in their ongoing efforts to understand the James River and its impact on the Richmond region. Read More
Students on both sides of our Mooreland campus celebrate Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights.
Collegiate School hosts the Virginia High School Ethics Bowl each fall. Click here to learn about the qualifying event for the National High School Ethics Bowl Championship.
Through in-field study and hands-on observation, students studied and compared the ecology of Virginia and Costa Rica.
“In today’s times, providing a curriculum and programs that allow students and faculty to challenge their assumptions, engage with others in the broader community and push their boundaries of understanding and empathy has never been more important. I am grateful for the JK-12 impact the Powell Institute for Responsible Citizenship has on our learners." Sara Boisvert Director, Powell Institute for Responsible Citizenship Responsible Citizenship Team
Responsible Citizenship at Collegiate empowers engaged, contributing citizens by nurturing students’ compassion, creativity and purpose.
The mission of the Powell Institute for Responsible Citizenship is to empower engaged, contributing citizens by nurturing students' compassion, creativity, and purpose. The School's promise is to nurture and equip its students as scholars, citizens and leaders. The mission of the Institute and promise of Collegiate are actualized through collaborations with faculty and integration of programs in JK-grade 12 that build the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for today's and tomorrow's world, through the identified areas of Global Engagement, Inclusion, Economic Literacy, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, Ethics, and Civic Engagement.
Through the Powell Institute for Responsible Citizenship, Collegiate supports and creates opportunities for the myriad ways individuals engage responsibly and compassionately with others. Just as there are many lenses through which we see the world and our place in it, The Powell Institute for Responsible Citizenship encourages our community to see that there are many lenses through which one can take action to make a better world.
Students in each division of our School exemplify their understanding of and growth in the tenets of these areas by participating in a culminating capstone program. Our 4th Graders participate in Envision Collegiate, our 8th Graders participate in Envision Richmond and our 12th Graders participate in Envision Your World.
Ignite - Responsible Citizenship Blog
Igniteoffers insight into how our programs come to life in Collegiate's curriculum, highlighting various examples of student projects and faculty reflections across the seven identified areas.
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Cochrane Summer Economic Institute Is A Virtual Success For 2020
High school students from around the Richmond region collaborated with area organizations and implemented design thinking strategies to develop strategic solutions for those partners during the 43rd Annual, and the first virtual, Cochrane Summer Economic Institute (CSEI).