Current Events: How Ebola Affects-Not Infects-Me Photo by Jodi Smith
DIY: Omnibus Halloween Costumes Photo by Hunter Grace Jernigan, 9th Grade, Kaneohe, HI
VP’s Best & Worst Halloween Costumes! Source: www.foundanimals.org
Reflections on Scripture: Never Be Ashamed Kyra Mikat, 12th Grade, Lohnsfeld Germany
Book Reviews Book Review: Straight from the Press

Book Review: Straight from the Press

Pages of History: Secrets of the Ancients is the first volume in a new series written by Alexia Detweiler and our own Mr. Bruce Etter. This delightful story comes alive through the authorship of these writers and through the art of Mr. Ned Bustard. The book is set in the […]

Student Spotlight Claire McAdams Photography

Profile: Senior Spotlight

Sarah Anderson is a part of VPSA’s 2014 graduating class. She lives in Houston, Texas, and loves musical theater and reading. Recently, I interviewed her and found out about her high school experiences and college plans. Summer Allen: How long have you been with VPSA? Sarah Anderson: This is my […]

Reflections on Scripture Kyra Mikat, 12th Grade, Lohnsfeld Germany

Reflections on Scripture: Never Be Ashamed

Romans 1:16 – 17  “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as […]

Did You Know... Photo source:  “Merry Old Santa Claus 1889.” Photo. Allposters.com

From Saint to Santa Suit: The Evolution of Santa Claus

Everyone has heard of Santa Claus, whether through the mall advertisements—“A visit from Saint Nicholas”—or any picture book about Christmas. But who is this man? Where did he come from? Did he always have that round belly and red suit? It is intriguing to find out where this myth came […]

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Photo by Jodi Smith
Current Events

Current Events: How Ebola Affects-Not Infects-Me

Today we live in a world of fear, danger, and despair. There always seems to be something that you should be afraid of or “watch out for.” Ebola could easily fall under that category. Before we begin talking about how it affects us, we need to know what it is.  […]

Photo by Hunter Grace Jernigan, 9th Grade, Kaneohe, HI
DIY

DIY: Omnibus Halloween Costumes

It’s Halloween! If you’ve been too busy studying and don’t have a costume yet, why not dress up like a character from many of the literature books in Omnibus? Here we’ve rounded up a couple of the easiest and most fun Omnibus costumes for all ages, boy or girl. Omnibus […]

Source: www.foundanimals.org
DIY

VP’s Best & Worst Halloween Costumes!

Think your costume is clever, ironic or awesomely bad? We want to see it! Send a photo of yourself dressed up in costume, including your name, grade and city to VPSAGriffin@gmail.com by Monday, November 3 at midnight. We’ll take a gander and choose our favorites to post on the blog. […]

Kyra Mikat, 12th Grade, Lohnsfeld Germany
Reflections on Scripture

Reflections on Scripture: Never Be Ashamed

Romans 1:16 – 17  “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as […]

Media

Video: VPSA Graduating Class of 2013

It’s finally here! As we prepare to wish our 2014 graduate farewell, let’s not forget our graduating class of 2013. Hopefully we’ll see some of these friendly faces at the EOYG this year! Thanks to Maddie MacMath, Sr. Pliego, Myles Lum and all the graduates.

Nathaniel Bovell
Creative Outlets

Creative Outlets: Art

The Griffin is always proud to showcase the creative works of VPSA students. Mrs. Yerington’s Art Studio I class is studying Johannes Vermeer’s famous painting, Girl With a Pearl Earring. Here are some of our favorite interpretations:

Claire McAdams Photography
Student Spotlight

Profile: Senior Spotlight

Sarah Anderson is a part of VPSA’s 2014 graduating class. She lives in Houston, Texas, and loves musical theater and reading. Recently, I interviewed her and found out about her high school experiences and college plans. Summer Allen: How long have you been with VPSA? Sarah Anderson: This is my […]

Photo by Hunter Grace Jernigan
Student Spotlight

Profile: Senior Spotlight

Caroline Bolton is part of VPSA’s class of 2014. This Tennessee girl loves animals, music and art in its many forms. Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing her to find out about her high school experiences and what she plans on doing after graduation. Summer Allen: What is your […]

Profile: Senior Spotlight
Student Spotlight

Profile: Senior Spotlight

Recently, I was able to interview VPSA senior Josie Alex. Josie, a VPSA veteran of six years, lives in Erie, Pa., where she enjoys kickboxing, cooking, and skiing. In our interview, Josie told me about her high school experiences and plans for the future. Summer Allen: What plans do you […]

Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners
Short Stories

Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners

Over the next few weeks, The Griffin will be publishing the winners of the 2014 Epistula Short Story Contest. Students were given writing prompts and asked to complete the story. Entries were divided by age group (grades 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12), and a winner was chosen from each group. This […]