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Reclaiming Our Culture for Christ...One Young Heart and Mind at a Time! BLOG
Apr
10
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Veritas Press Scholars Academy – New Headmaster

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It is with great pleasure that we announce the hiring of Dr. Bob Cannon to fill the position of Headmaster of Veritas Press Scholars Academy. Having served as a Vice President, Faculty member and Dean at the collegiate level as well as a Principal in the K-12 world, Dr. Cannon brings with him a wealth

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Apr
09
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Short Story Contest Winner – Grade 11

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Ingeminate Noah’s eyes fluttered open. Trees. He was surrounded by trees. How did he get here? He heard a low roar in the distance and jumped to his feet. Too soon, he thought. He felt a sharp pain run up his leg and he fell back down. “Ugh!” he cried. He landed on something hard.

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Mar
28
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Short Story Contest Winner – Grade 9

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This winning submission is by Elijah Franco, Grade 9 Noah’s eyes fluttered open. Trees. He was surrounded by trees. How did he get here? He heard a low roar in the distance and jumped to his feet. Too soon, he thought. He felt a sharp pain run up his leg and he fell back down. “Ugh!”

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Mar
26
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Short Story Contest Winner – Grade 6

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Jonathan Knight, Grade 6, submitted this winning entry in our recent Short Story Contest: Duke loved going to the circus. He loved watching the acrobats, the fire-eaters, and the elephants, but the one thing he always looked forward to was the lion! It was his dream to be a lion trainer, but his mother would

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Mar
25
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Short Story Contest Winner – Grade 5

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Here’s another winning entry from our recent short story contest. This one is by Charlotte Cross. Violet hated wearing her hair in a bun. She also hated wearing dresses and the tiara that went with them. Violet secretly wished she was a unicorn trainer. They got to have all the fun! Which is why, this

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Mar
24
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What a Surprise! (Short story contest winner – Grade 3)

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This week, we’re sharing the winning entries from our recent short story contest. This first one was written by our youngest winner - Azrielle Nathania Ginting What a Surprise! Violet hated wearing her hair in a bun. She also hated wearing dresses and the tiara that went with them. Violet secretly wished she was a unicorn

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Mar
20
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Dumbing Down?

DistanceRunner

A little known fact about Laurie, my wife, is that she was a state champion runner in high school and a Division 1 college runner at Vanderbilt. I don’t like to run. So I’d been wondering what to do about that dislike. It became fairly clear … I’d run less. Instead of going five miles,

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Mar
03
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VPSA Students Score Wins in the National Classical Etymology Exam

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We are proud to announce the winners of the National Classical Etymology Exam for the 2013-2014 academic year. The NCEE, comprised of 50 multiple-choice questions, is entirely in English and is designed to test a student’s ability to handle both Latin and Greek derivatives and their usage in the English language. These VPSA students competed

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Feb
14
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Roses are Red – Valentine’s Who?

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According to Hallmark—and they should know—one hundred eighty-eight million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged each year, and that does not even include the countless packaged kids’ valentines that are given. When thinking about this day, we might picture stressed young men poring over racks and racks of pink and lace at the last minute, but

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Feb
04
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Notes from the Road – Kansas City

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January 28, 2014 – Kansas City The game night event was held In another really cool venue, the Thompson Barn, fka the Lenaxa Conference Center was is a barn built around 1870 and has been preserved by the town of Lenexa (suburban Kansas City,Mo) and available for group use. We were invited to dinner before

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