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  • Portrait of an Alum: Koleman Nix

    By Sara Kennedy on June 23, 2016

    Photo: James, Kim and Koleman Nix.  Koleman is the son of Veritas’ Head of School, Keith Nix. The “Portrait of an Alum” blog series gives a glimpse of life after graduation, with a particular emphasis on our students’ readiness for the transition to college and how their affections and outlook have been shaped through their experiences, teachers and Christian...

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  • God, Food and Human Flourishing

    By on March 29, 2016

    By Joshua Gibbs & Dr. Jim Watkins, Upper School Humanities For a moment, ponder how much of your day revolves around food. We rise, we eat. But we do not right away. First, we decide what we will eat. Then we prepare what we will eat. Then we eat. Then we clean the plates and cups. Then we put...

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  • Portrait of an Alum: Chris O’Kuinghttons

    By Sara Kennedy on February 24, 2016

    Photo Credit: Alan Norfleet, Veritas Spring Fling Sing, 2014 The “Portrait of an Alum” blog series gives a glimpse of life after graduation, with a particular emphasis on our students’ readiness for the transition to college and how their affections and outlook have been shaped through their experiences, teachers and Christian community at Veritas. For this portrait, Director of...

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  • Swoops and Swirls: Cursive in Kindergarten

    By on February 3, 2016

       In our latest post, Veritas Lower School Principal Hal Waller shares an exciting new initiative: cursive in kindergarten! If you happened to pop your head into a Kindergarten classroom this year, you might have seen students standing and swinging their arms in long “swoops” through the air, like giant propellers. The students weren’t preparing for takeoff—at least not...

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  • Portrait of an Alum: McKenzie Francis

    By Sara Kennedy on December 15, 2015

    Photo: McKenzie, preparing to film in Mongolia The “Portrait of an Alum” blog series gives a glimpse of life after graduation, with a particular emphasis on our students’ readiness for the transition to college and how their affections and outlook have been shaped through their experiences, teachers and Christian community at Veritas. 2011 was a big year for Veritas....

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  • Morning Meeting: A Reflection by Dean of Academics Robyn Burlew

    By on November 25, 2015

    You are a great God and a great King and a great King above all gods. In your hand is the life of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind. May the mind of Christ my Savior live in me from day to day, by his love and pow’r controlling all I do and say. Make us...

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  • Audio Recordings Collection

    By on October 16, 2015

    Veritas is honored to host a variety of excellent speakers throughout the year.  In this post, we are pleased to share several of the most requested recordings.   James KA Smith “Re-Imagining the Secular” Audio, Part I, February 2015   James KA Smith “Re-Imagining the Secular” Audio, Part II, February 2015   Lori Jill Keeler “Shepherding the Middle Schooler’s...

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  • Principles of Partnership

    By on September 24, 2015

    At Veritas, we believe learning can truly be a ‘garden of delight’, a place where young plants are given excellent nourishment, rich ‘soil’, and joyful encouragement.  Partnering with Christian parents who are growing in their faith, in the care of a church community, means that the minds and hearts of students are cultivated not only at school, but also...

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