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Healthy Living: Spring Break Bucket List Photo by Miriam Crain
Photo Journal: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada This is the elegant Alberta Legislature building.  There’s often something exciting going on here, for you can skate in the winter and swim in the summer.
A Forgotten Poem Photo by Jordan Hobgood
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 Where Are They Now: Jonathan Williams

Where Are They Now: Jonathan Williams

I had the exciting opportunity to speak with a 2013 VPSA graduate and salutatorian, Jonathan Williams. Natalie Tederoff: What was your favorite subject in school? Jonathan Williams: I’d say one of my favorite subjects was biology. I thought it was very fascinating to understand how life works, particularly on the cellular level, […]

Reflections on Scripture Advent Week 4: Never-Ending Love

Advent Week 4: Never-Ending Love

By Erica Esterly Now we are on the fourth week, the last, of Advent. This week focuses in on the topic of love, and how God shows his love to us. Here are a few verses to read before I start talking about the incredible ways God loves us. John […]

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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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DIY

DIY: Hair Tutorial and Spring Decor

Spring Hair Tutorial  by Natalie Tederoff Do you love wearing your hair down yet want it out of your face? Then this style’s for you! In six easy steps you can transform your hair into a delightful flower. Without further ado, allow me to introduce a fresh new way to […]

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Current Events / Healthy Living

Healthy Living: Spring Break Bucket List

This year, VPSA’s spring break spans from March 30 to April 4. Enjoy your vacation to the fullest with ideas from our Spring Break bucket list! 1. Follow a Bible reading plan. During the school year, it’s easy to be “too busy” for a daily Bible study. Spring break is […]

This is the elegant Alberta Legislature building.  There’s often something exciting going on here, for you can skate in the winter and swim in the summer.
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Photo Journal: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Greetings from Alberta, Canada! I am excited you can join me on a scenic tour through my city, Edmonton.   I hope you enjoyed this tour of my beautiful city!

Photo by Jordan Hobgood
Creative Outlets / Poetry

A Forgotten Poem

The snow falls No longer silent No longer peaceful Swirling flakes demanding our attention Blinding us Pushing us deeper within our hollow homes What once was white and pure is now spotted by the aftermath of its own destruction Bending beneath the weight of the burden they struggle to bear […]

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Politics

Politics: Meet Your Junior Class Officers!

Veritas Press Scholars Academy’s (VPSA) team of student officers has positively impacted the Diploma Program through Student Connections meetings this school year. You should know by now that our junior class officers are Harrison Buehrle (class president), Margaret Duren (vice president), and Mary Grace Metheny (secretary). These three students are determined […]

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Poetry

Student Spotlight: Poems from a VPSA Student

Traveling the Globe by Elizabeth Russell, 9th Grade Austin, Texas   My fingers spin the globe, The whole world in front of me. One finger poised to stop it. Where will I land next?   There! I feel a mountain ridge, A long one, extending far. What huge peaks those […]

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Poetry

Student Spotlight: Poems from a VPSA Student

Opening A Book by Elizabeth Russell, 9th Grade, Austin, Texas.   A wonderful thing happens The instant I open a book. I am immersed in another world… Its trials, its struggles, its joys.   The country may be wide and wonderful Or harsh and lonely But I am glad to […]

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Healthy Living

Healthy Living: Brain Food

We all know that time of day when we feel like we could just go take a five-hour nap. Our brain power is at 0% and we can’t focus on a single thing.  But the algebra and Latin homework you didn’t get done prevents you from taking the break you feel is necessary. […]

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In the Now / Technology

Technology: iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Review

With its recent release and new design, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are becoming more and more popular.  Interestingly enough, sales for the smaller–and slightly cheaper–iPhone 6 have toppled iPhone 6 Plus sales with a 4 to 1 ratio.  Though these iPhones are quite expensive investments, being an owner of […]

From Bible to Big Screen: Exodus: Gods and Kings Review
In the Now

From Bible to Big Screen: Exodus: Gods and Kings Review

From Bible to Big Screen: Exodus: Gods and Kings Review 4/10 stars From the epic trailer to the A-list actors, I don’t think it’s any doubt we were all excited about the “Exodus: Gods and Kings” movie. It was a movie we all wanted to like. Christians everywhere bought their […]