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Archive: Mar, 2014

Mar
28
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Short Story Contest Winner – Grade 9

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

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

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)

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?

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

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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