Prepared for Citizenship and Democracy

In defining classical Christian education the distinction is often made between "instrumental education" which has a goal of training you to do something, that is, it prepares you for a job, and "formative education" which aims to shape and nurture you in wisdom and virtue. Classical education, what we strive for at Veritas, is the latter. It was … [Read more...]

Make Time for Books

Over the months I have encouraged you to read in your homes -to make reading a part of your family life. Reading -quality and quantity -is part and parcel to a Veritas education. The data from numerous formal studies and from every teacher's observation is that there is a very strong correlation between a child's love of reading and their parents' … [Read more...]