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Sep
08
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Another School Year Begins

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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Sep
02
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My Wonder Years

One sunny April morning my boys and I, along with eight strangers, climbed aboard an inflatable raft on the windward coast of Oahu. It was a Zodiac – the sturdy rubber raft that was birthed after the sinking of the Titanic and eventually became popular with the military. We had been living in Hawaii for...

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Aug
27
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August Angst

AHHHHH! August! What does that mean? Panic? Pain? Squeeze in a few more sunny days at the beach? It’s the stark reality that this train is running down the track and careening to the start of another school year. Are you ready? Am I ready? No … I never feel ready. For me, August seems...

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Aug
17
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Government… The How & Which

The question “should there be this law” and “must there be this law” is not a trivial game of semantics. It is foundational to whether we will be a republican styled polity or not. The Constitution does not permit or require every law you like. Nor does it prohibit every law you hate. If you...

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Aug
05
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Thoughts on Statistics, the “Rogue” Math Class

Consider this question: “If you had it to do over again, would you have children?” This question was posed in the syndicated column of Ann Landers in newspapers quite a few years ago. After collecting responses for a period of time, her column headlined, “70% OF PARENTS SAY KIDS NOT WORTH IT.” What would you...

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Jul
07
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The Power of Truth and the Online Classroom

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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Apr
28
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Exciting News! VPSA Is Now Accredited by MSA

We have some exciting news that we would like to share with you. Something wonderful happened this week that has been years in the making. Veritas Press Scholars Academy has officially been accredited by the Middle States Association! Words cannot express how happy and blessed we feel to be able to tell you this. Accreditation is an independent validation of...

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Apr
02
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Epistula Short Story Contest Winners

Photo Credit to Faith Linton Last month we shared with you two winners of the Epistula Short Story Contest, and this month, we’re sharing the winners of the 4th – 6th grade category and the 10th – 12th grade category. In our January issue of Epistula, students were challenged to write their own story from two of...

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Mar
03
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Epistula Short Story Contest!

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

Omnibus Text Book

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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