Guarding Your Child's Mind - To Censor or Not to Censor

by Macy Thornton on Jun 1, 2017 9:30:06 AM

In society today, our youth are being exposed to things beyond their capacity. In The Republic, Plato believed that media of the day needed to be censored for ...

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Classical Christian Education: An Answer to My Prayers

by Janet Garcia on May 21, 2017 7:51:07 PM

Our three beautiful children have attended Veritas Collegiate Academy (VCA) for the last three years. Before VCA we had been homeschooling for two years. I had a fifth grader and two kindergartners ...

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5 Reasons to Teach Your Child to Write ‘Thank You’ Notes

by Lauren Elkins on May 13, 2017 1:33:32 PM

A handwritten expression of gratitude benefits the writer and the recipient more than any text or email can.  Our understanding of culture, history, and our own families comes by reading ...

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Changing Your Pre-Teen’s Heart:  From Drama Queen to Peacemaker

by Tera Hodges on May 6, 2017 9:29:13 AM


Parenting a pre-teen girl is not for the faint of heart. Girls are going through physical changes, and the world is beginning to tempt them with social media. It’s a time when their ...

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The New Veritas Website Has Launched!

by Brian Hodges on May 2, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Thanks to everyone for following the Veritas blog. The blog is only a small part of a new phase for Veritas Collegiate Academy. The next big step is upon us.

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USA vs China High School Basketball:  A David and Goliath Sports Story - Local Virginia Team Goes to China and Beats Top-Ranked Team

by Brian Hodges on Apr 25, 2017 12:32:08 PM

In a truly David and Goliath moment, the small Veritas Collegiate Academy basketball team defeated a much larger team from Beijing.

The Veritas Collegiate Academy boys’ basketball team had ...

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School Choice: Why You Want It and How It Could Work

by Brian Hodges on Apr 22, 2017 8:51:42 AM

Americans love choices. We have hundreds of choices on cable television. Streaming services like Pandora and Spotify have exponentially increased our musical choices. If you buy a new car, you can ...

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Make Easter Meaningful, Part II: Delicious, Symbolic Recipes

by Lauren Elkins on Apr 10, 2017 6:00:00 AM


Nothing brings us together and puts joy in our gatherings like food. In many cultures, food for Christian holy days is also symbolic.

Jesus referred to himself as the bread of life, ...

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Make Easter Meaningful, Part I:  3 Simple Activities

by Lauren Elkins on Apr 8, 2017 7:30:00 AM


What is your favorite family tradition?  What Thanksgiving dish makes your children’s eyes sparkle with a unique joy?  The traditions we create bond our families together through ...

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Create a Simple Easter Advent Calendar for Your Kids

by Lauren Elkins on Apr 2, 2017 11:07:25 PM

One of the joys of a celebration is the anticipation of the actual event.  For Christians, we look forward to looking back!

The Lenten and Easter Season is a time of reflection as we ...

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