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Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners
Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners Short Story: 2014 Epistula Contest Winners
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 […]

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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 […]

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Reflections on Scripture: Why Reading the Bible is Important

The Bible is the most important book ever written. Not only has it given us a clear view of how the Earth came into existence, but it is also a handbook from God on how we should live our lives. Benefits of reading the Bible include: shaping us into a […]

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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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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.

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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:

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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 […]

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 […]

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People / Student Spotlight

Profile: Senior Spotlight

I recently had the privilege of interviewing Dylan Bates, a senior here at VPSA. Born and raised in Medford, Ore., he enjoys photography and videography (specifically creating short films for YouTube). In our interview, Dylan shared some of his high school experiences and plans for the future. Summer Allen: What […]

Recipes

Recipes: Healthy Easter Treats

Easter is a time of rejoicing because of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Many will be filled with sweets by the end of Easter Sunday. In this article are three recipes from sweetlyraw.com, dark chocolate mousse, summer berry tart and blueberry cardamom cheesecake. These recipes use healthy ingredients making them […]

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Media Reviews: Doctor Who

    Rating: 8/10 Stars Recommended for: Science-fiction fans of most ages Rating: Doctor Who does not have an official rating, but the MPAA suggested rating is PG-13 for intense science-fiction violence, some disturbing images, and brief mild language. However, most episodes would simply earn a PG rating. Airs on: […]