Ty Fischer

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Christianizing Time: The Hegemony of Christ Over Our Calendars

Posted by Ty Fischer on Dec 28, 2021 5:57:38 PM

There is an odd but important word that has been popping up recently.

It is hegemony.

It seems that ... Read More

A New Crest, a Renewed Vision, and a Steadfast Mission

Posted by Ty Fischer on Jun 3, 2021 11:54:55 AM
  • Now into our 25th year, Veritas Academy is unveiling a new look to our school crest.
  • Our crest uses meaningful symbolism to share our school's story and value with ... Read More

The Words of Power: How We Train Kids to Use Words Wisely & Well

Posted by Ty Fischer on Apr 15, 2021 6:48:10 PM

This article originally appeared in The Classical Difference magazine (a publication of the Association of Classical Christian Schools) Spring 2021 issue. Read on for a stirring glimpse of one ... Read More

Lessons We Learned From 2020

Posted by Ty Fischer on Jan 21, 2021 2:30:00 PM

Good lessons result from hard circumstances.

I sparred with a friend a few times in high school. He was a talented boxer. He had a way of teaching me. As we moved around the ring, he would ... Read More

Keeping Christ in Class at Veritas

Posted by Ty Fischer on Dec 17, 2020 5:56:24 PM

X is a strange letter. It marks the spot. We solve for it. It can serve as an unknown. 

I remember, as a young child, the first time I saw the abbreviation “XMAS”. It was on ... Read More

A Concluding Hope for Our Kids: To Love Christ & Be Prepared for Life

Posted by Ty Fischer on Jul 9, 2020 2:08:48 PM

I am a dad. That is one of the most important roles I am called to fulfill in my life. Being a father of four daughters is one of the most joyous, most difficult, most challenging parts of my ... Read More

Happiness Now or Later? Classical Christian Schools Offer Both!

Posted by Ty Fischer on Jul 7, 2020 4:06:48 PM

As a father, I want my kids to be happy. But sometimes I have to make hard choices for the long term good of my daughters that may sacrifice their short-term happiness.

A lot of those ... Read More

Stranger Things: Unexpected Results of Classical Christian Education

Posted by Ty Fischer on Jul 2, 2020 5:55:25 PM

If you have been following this series of blog posts, it would be evident to you by now that the Read More

Life Abundant: Good Soil Produces Grads With Gratitude, Grit, & Goals

Posted by Ty Fischer on Jun 30, 2020 3:05:00 PM

As parents, we want happy kids who grow up to be responsible adults, with full lives characterized by thriving and joy that comes from a deeply rooted relationship with the Lord.

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Scripture & Science: Teaching Kids To Love & Learn Both Well

Posted by Ty Fischer on Jun 25, 2020 9:48:33 PM

Once, at a conference, a fellow Christian school administrator told me - somewhat jokingly - of this little exchange he had with a prospective parent.

“What about science?” the parent had ... Read More