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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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  • It was the Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times: An Advent Reflection

    By Sara Kennedy on January 2, 2015

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of...

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  • Portrait of an Alum: Kathryn Clikeman

    By Sara Kennedy on December 15, 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 profile, Director of Communications Sara Kennedy interviewed 2013 graduate Kathryn Clikeman, a...

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  • Culture Making: Sophomore Molly Crews

    By on December 4, 2014

    “Teen Stylin is a program for Virginia students in grades 6 – 12 with a passion for clothing design. Participants attend an orientation followed by six free Creative Clothing Workshops led by VMFA educators, who guide students in using a variety of alternative fashion materials to create one-of-a-kind works of wearable art. After a dress rehearsal, the program culminates...

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  • “Glory to God for All Things”: A Thanksgiving Hymn

    By Sara Kennedy on November 27, 2014

    Glory to Thee for calling me into being
    Glory to Thee, showing me the beauty of the universe
    Glory to Thee, spreading out before me heaven and earth
    Like the pages in a book of eternal wisdom
    Glory to Thee for Thine eternity in this fleeting world
    Glory to Thee for Thy mercies, seen and unseen
    Glory to Thee through every sigh of my sorrow
    Glory…

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  • Navigating a Secular Age: A Book Review of ‘How (Not) to Be Secular’ by James K.A. Smith

    By on November 25, 2014

    Kevin Germer, Veritas theology instructor and pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church, recently reviewed James K.A. Smith’s “How (Not) to be Secular” for The University Bookman.  Re-posted here are the opening paragraphs of this fascinating look at Smith’s latest work.  Read the entire essay at the original source site: http://www.kirkcenter.org/index.php/bookman/article/navigating-a-secular-age/. In early August I went backpacking in the Glacier Peak...

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  • Portrait of an Alum: Christa Schuping

    By on November 18, 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.  In this profile, Director of Communications Sara Kennedy interviews recent graduate Christa Schuping, a...

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