School Announcements
Coffee with the Headmaster: Campus Expansion and 2018-2019

Friday, January 19, at 7:40 AM, come join headmaster David Dean in the Library for conversation, coffee, and light refreshments. He will be talking about the upcoming expansion of our campus, the new classrooms for VPA, and other effects on the 2018-2019 school year.

Parent Seminar Series Continues: Frost's Poetry

You don't have to be a trained poet to enjoy Mr. Winebrenner's upcoming conversation about poems by Robert Frost. Mr. Winebrenner is a veteran literature teacher and your guide through selected well-known - and some lesser-known - great works by Frost. January 30, 5:30 - 7:00 PM.

This is a continuing series for parents: future poetry sessions with Mr. Winebrenner will focus on poems by Housman, Crane, and Eliot.
 
Sessions coming soon in other subject areas from our teachers...
Club Updates for Second Semester

Art Club, Typing Club, and Drumline have new registrations for the second semester, among others.

A Look at the Calendar...
9th-Grade Field Trip to State Capitol, January 19
On Friday, January 19, VPA freshmen visit the state capitol and tour the historic building along with their Humane Letters teachers. This continues a tradition of our American and Arizona history students enriching their classroom study in this way. Students arrive on campus and attend first period; they will leave and return during the school day.
 
Registration due January 12.
 
Click here to register and complete permission.
A Night in Valhalla:
High-School Winter Formal, Jan. 27

From 7:00-10:00pm in Van Brunt Gymnasium

Tickets on sale NOW until Jan. 24th. Early-bird pricing and raffle until Jan. 3rd!
 
Parent and Student Volunteers needed! Volunteers for decoration making and setup are needed throughout January, on Friday afternoon Jan. 26th and Saturday morning the 27th. Parent chaperones are also needed for two shifts on Saturday.  PLEASE SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER HERE!
Click here for the full calendar of academic and social events.
Angulus Discipulorum:  
Students' Corner
Summer HS Science Internship Opportunity

Helios Scholars at TGen is a paid, eight-week summer internship program in biomedical research open to incoming and continuing undergraduate, graduate, and medical school students who have studied at an Arizona high school, college, or university.
 Interns work full-time on a research project under the mentorship of a TGen scientist to unravel the genetic components of diabetes, neurological disease and cancer. At TGen North in Flagstaff, interns focus their summer research on public health and pathogens such as Valley Fever and antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Applications due February 9, 2018.
56th Street Journal: New Issue of Student Paper

Click here to read Volume I, Issue 3!

Inside This Issue...
  • Powderpuff Game
  • Soccer Profile 
  • Fall Festivitas       
  • Teacher of the Month
  • Creative Corner     
  • Holiday Recipe   
  • Coloring Page   
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We love to recognize the good work our students do in the classroom and beyond. In future issues we will be featuring
  • Student poems
  • Student artwork
  • Short essays
  • Honors and recognitions
Teachers will be referring student poetry and artwork. If you would like to offer a submission, please send us a note here.  
Athletics
Attention, Falcon Nation!  
 
The Veritas Prep Athletic Department is looking to fill the below coaching positions for the 2018 spring season. If interested please contact Athletic Director Troy Head at Thead@Veritasprepacademy.org. We would love for you to join in on the fun that is VPA Athletics. Go Falcons!
 
High School:
  • Sand Volleyball Head Coach
  • Track and Field Assistant Coach (2)
Middle School:
  • Girls B Basketball Head Coach
  • Track and Field Assistant Coach
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