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  • A Homily on Courage

    By Sara Kennedy on September 18, 2014

    Georges de La Tour, “The Repentant Magdalen” This devotional was written by new Upper School Humanities teacher Josh Gibbs and presented at the Upper School Retreat last week.  We will continue to explore the virtue COURAGE and its implications in our lives throughout this year. Last year, The New Yorker published a story about how an extremely reclusive and...

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  • Portrait of an Alum: Lexi Kozlowski

    By Sara Kennedy on September 12, 2014

    “Keeping the end in mind” is a high value at Veritas.  More than the principle guiding the way we shepherd the hearts of our students in a particularly challenging moment or directing the curriculum chosen for a specific course, we are considering what kind of human being can most fully live into their purpose as image bearers of God. ...

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  • A Beautiful View: Lingle and Newbury Join the Veritas Campus

    By on September 10, 2014

    Lingle Hall, under construction in 1967. Posted by Keith Nix, Head of School As I look out the east window of my office, I see beautiful Lingle Hall and am amazed. A year ago, I couldn’t see it. Literally, I couldn’t see it, as Lingle Hall was hidden behind at least eight twenty-foot Holly trees. But what I really...

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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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