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Sep
08
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Another School Year Begins

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It’s Labor Day, and Laurie and I find ourselves in a ritual I expect many easterners experience—returning from the “shore,” as we call it. We were in Cape May, New Jersey, for the day and now are crawling home at 10 mph. This is not our routine, our ritual, but it’s evident that it is

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Jul
07
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The Power of Truth and the Online Classroom

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Trisha Williams Though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon the earth, so Truth be in the field, we do injuriously by licensing and prohibiting to misdoubt her strength. Let her and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew Truth put to the worse, in a free and open encounter. JOHN MILTON, Areopagitica

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Mar
03
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Epistula Short Story Contest!

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Photo credit to Joshua Waitman This month we’re featuring two of the winners of the Epistula Short Story Contest. In our January issue of Epistula, students were challenged to write their own story from two of our story prompts. Below are the winning stories in the 1st – 3rd grade category, and the 7th – 9th

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Jan
23
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Veritas Press Omnibus, Why We Serve at Wisdom’s Feast

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The same pleasure you take in preparing a holiday feast is the same pleasure that Wisdom feels, in the book of Proverbs, as she prepares an education for her children. In Proverbs 8, Lady Wisdom concludes her eloquent invitation to wisdom, “And now, sons, hear me; Happy are they who keep my ways. Hear instruction

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Jun
26
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…to the Graduates

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…to the Graduates Our online school, Veritas Press Scholars Academy celebrates the end of the school year during the week of Memorial Day each year. This year over 650 students, parents and grandparents gathered in Lancaster, Pa for several days of fun and festivity. They came from 35 states and 6 countries. We wish all

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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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