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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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  • Portrait of an Alum: Mary Coggins

    By Sara Kennedy on July 28, 2015

    Photo: Mary in County Wicklow, Ireland 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 profile, Director of Communications Sara Kennedy...

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  • Fidelity

    By Sara Kennedy on June 26, 2015

    Social Hour in the 1940’s, Virginia Hall Gallery.  Photos throughout this post are credited to the collections of the Presbyterian School of Christian Education. Over the past few months, our place – that is, the campus Veritas School has been entrusted to steward – has been the focus of much prayerful consideration by our Head of School, the Board...

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  • What is Your Telos: Auditing a Classical Music Program

    By on June 22, 2015

    This article by Veritas’ own Lilli Benko was recently published in The Journal, a quarterly publication of the Society for Classical Learning.  Music classes and performances at Veritas are captured in photos throughout. What if education wasn’t first and foremost about what we know, but about what we love?” – James K.A. Smith, philosopher and professor at Calvin College...

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  • Portrait of an Alum: Tripp Fitch

    By Sara Kennedy on June 6, 2015

    “The healthful and pleasant abode of a crowd of honorable youths pressing up the hill of science with noble emulation, a gratifying spectacle an honor to our country and our state, objects of honest pride to their instructors and fair specimens of citizen soldiers, attached to their native state, proud of her fame and ready in every time of...

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  • Portrait of an Alum: Evan Maddox

    By Sara Kennedy on March 12, 2015

    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 profile, Director of Communications Sara Kennedy interviewed 2014 graduate Evan Maddox, a...

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  • 2015 Scholastic Writing Awards

    By Sara Kennedy on February 26, 2015

    Photo credit: Veritas Senior Emma Asbury In addition to awards in the visual arts, three Veritas students were recognized as Honorable Mentions in Scholastic’s recent regional award list.  Congratulations, students.  This indeed is a high honor.   Silence and Seclusion Margaret Earnest, 8th grade Have you ever felt More lonely and different Than this: When you realize That the...

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  • 2015 Regional Scholastic Art Awards: Photography

    By Sara Kennedy on February 11, 2015

    The photos featured in this post represents a collection of the work submitted to the Scholastic Photography Contest. See our February 5th post for the beautiful paintings, sculpture and drawings submitted to the Regional Scholastic Art Competition.   Congratulations to our student photographers on their achievement in the arts this year!   1 Gold Key photography portfolio – Emma...

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