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  • In His Own Words – Hal Waller, New Lower School Principal

    By Sara Kennedy on September 8, 2014

    In the beginning of the Protagoras by Plato, Socrates speaks with his friend Hippocrates about a famous lecturer and teacher who has just arrived in Athens—Protagoras the sophist. Hippocrates is keen on becoming a student of Protagoras and is initially confident that he will learn useful things. Socrates, however, is skeptical, and, in typical Socratic fashion, questions his friend...

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  • Welcome, Robyn Burlew

    By on September 2, 2014

    I am excited to join the Veritas community and to make my new home in Richmond. I have lived in three states, each one progressively more to the south. I plan to stop that trend in Richmond, as I love snow! I grew up in a tiny upstate New York town near the Finger Lakes. My parents were both...

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  • Blog One: Launch Day!

    By Sara Kennedy on August 20, 2014

    By: Sara Kennedy, Director of Operations and Communications A little over a year ago, I scrawled ‘website project’ on the tab of a simple file folder. Little did I imagine the hundreds of pages of notes, line drawings and stick figures, brain-storming sessions, site searches, photographers, videographers and revisions that would follow. Staying within our modest budget, our patient...

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