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This Week in History: How Halloween Began
This Week in History

This Week in History: How Halloween Began

October 31 is one of the most anticipated days of the year for children as they await the trick-or-treating that always comes with this holiday. While some of the Halloween traditions, such as dressing in costume and asking for candy, seem innocent and even fun, the history behind them is […]

by Emily Gaut
Creative Outlets

Creative Outlets: Art

Every year we showcase some of our favorite interpretations of Johannes Vermeer’s famous painting, Girl With a Pearl Earring. Here are some spectacular pieces from Mrs. Yerington’s Art Studio I class:

Photo by Dana Hansen
Current Events / VPSA Events

VPTAD Returns!

Veritas Press Teacher Appreciation Day (VPTAD) is back for its fourth year with new ideas and a new team member. For the first time, the VPTAD team will be holding a teacher awards contest. This year’s VPTAD staff includes: Alice Hui, Joshua Avalos, Rahel Keller, and their newest member (or […]

photo by Erica Esterly
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 […]

Photo by Miriam Crain
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.
Media

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 […]

Photo by Kyra Mikat
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 […]