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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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  • Extraordinary Opportunity: 7th Grader Nicholas Leggett

    By Sara Kennedy on February 5, 2015

    For the 45 days of General Assembly Session this winter, 7th grader Nicholas Leggett will wake up in the Omni Hotel in downtown Richmond rather than his home in North Chesterfield. Along with approximately forty other 13 and 14 year olds from across the Commonwealth, Nicholas has the high privilege of serving as a page in Virginia’s House of...

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  • 2015 Regional Scholastic Art Awards

    By Sara Kennedy on February 5, 2015

    The artwork featured at the end of this post represents a collection of the work submitted to the Scholastic Art Contest.  Photography and writing submissions will be featured in a subsequent post. Great News from Upper School Art Teacher Sunny Rosebro! This September, while registering Veritas for the prestigious National Scholastic Art & Writing Contest, it was discovered that...

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  • Portrait of an Alum: Luke Gregory

    By Sara Kennedy on January 28, 2015

    Our Head of School, Mr. Nix, likes to say that the goal of a Veritas education is not college admissions, but rather the formation of a person who loves to learn, thinks and reasons clearly, engages their community faithfully and will sincerely pursue God’s purpose and leading in their life. While that path often begins with a traditional four-year...

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