What's the Point of Learning Latin?

Posted by Kylee Bowman on Feb 18, 2021 4:15:33 PM

Bona fide. Verbatim. Status quo. Carpe diem. Bonus. Extra. Versus. Vice versa. Et cetera.

You probably recognize most of these words and phrases that pepper our everyday ... 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 Tale of Two Schools: Why History Makes All the Difference

Posted by Kylee Bowman on Nov 22, 2020 5:16:48 PM

This is the second installment of our two-part blog uncovering why it's so crucial for kids to receive a robust history education, and what that type of education can look like and do for our ... Read More

Why History? Educating For The Future By Examining the Past (Part 1)

Posted by Kylee Bowman on Nov 19, 2020 7:28:12 PM

Cancelled.

It’s a word that has seemed to permeate our lives this year. For many families, even Thanksgiving (or, at least, the traditional way we’ve celebrated it) is likely to be, well, ... Read More

Helping Students Select a College That's Right For Them: A Christian Perspective From a College Counselor

Posted by Rachel Kiehl on Nov 5, 2020 6:48:21 PM

The phrase “college admissions” commonly instigates a feeling of paralysis among both students and parents.

Some students’ reaction is based upon the fear that there are too few options, ... Read More

Good Debate and Public Discourse: Teaching Kids to Argue Well

Posted by Graham Dennis, Dean of Students on Oct 22, 2020 9:29:24 AM

Here on the day of the final 2020 presidential debate, we look back on what it was that made the first debate so disastrous, and how this school is training a generation to learn how to argue ... Read More

Joyful Learning: A Priceless Pursuit, Even In a Pandemic

Posted by Kylee Bowman on Sep 24, 2020 11:15:00 AM

“Have fun! Be safe!”

It’s been an oft-sung refrain for countless parents over the ages, called out to children as they cavort off to whatever ... Read More

5 Biblical Back-to-School Principles For Families in 2020

Posted by Kylee Bowman on Aug 13, 2020 4:24:48 PM

“I’m tired of living during a pandemic.”

My nine year old son sighed as he said this, wearily, before dinner tonight as we were discussing preparations for an upcoming road trip - and all ... Read More

Summer Reading List: Book Recommendations From the Veritas Community

Posted by Kylee Bowman on Jul 23, 2020 11:43:42 PM

As summer's hazy, lazy days crest their peak and begin the descent toward their final month, this season offers up a few more weeks of opportunity to sit with a good book that can challenge, ... Read More