Academy Announcements
Spelling Bee Info Session

Middle school students, if you signed up for the Spelling Bee, or are interested in joining the Spelling Bee, come to room 112 right after school on October 31st for a short meeting. We'll go over the rules and pass out copies of the official word list. Remember, the Veritas Prep Spelling Bee is November 30!
Science Bowl Starting

The Science Bowl is a competition among teams of high school students throughout the country. The fast-paced question and answer categories include astronomy, biology, physics, chemistry, mathematics, current events in the scientific community, computer, earth and general sciences.
Meets Fridays during HS Lyceum and lunch in room 297. Click here for registration. Contact sponsor Mr. Ward with any questions.
PSO Needs Field Day Parent Volunteers: November 3

Permission required for students to participate in Athletic Field Day. If you do not have email confirmation of your student's Athletic Field Day permission (search your email for "Athletic Field Day"), click here  to complete.
After-School Math Practice

Starting Monday, November 6, we will be offering students an opportunity to reinforce and improve their understanding of math fundamentals through independent online work on the Khan Academy website, using the school's laptops, under the supervision of Mr. Blake Myers. This supplementation will help your child to fill in gaps that may be present in their math background on concepts that otherwise won't be covered in their regular classroom.

Project #: 824821
Upload Code: Falcons
Upcoming Events
Click here for the full calendar of academic and social events.

Thursday, October 26
notMYkid Parent Assembly
6:30 - 7:30 pm in the Lund Center - See Info Below

Monday, October 30
Mr. Winebrenner Recites Poe's "The Raven"
2:45 - 3:15pm in the Lund Center - Click here for details

Friday, November 3
Athletic Field Day
No regularly scheduled classes; attendance required. Click here for information and permission form.
Juniors and Seniors: Trojan War Documentary
Parents: Read Poems with Mr. Winebrenner!
On the evening of Thursday, November 16, 7:00 PM, Mr. Winebrenner will be discussing select poems by John Keats. Click here for info and registration!
Sectio Discipulorum: Students' Section
Monthly Student Newspaper: 56th Street Journal!

This year's student publication, published monthly, is titled 56th Street Journal. Enjoy the first edition, and find future back issues, linked here on our school's website:   
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.  
College Counseling
College Visit Season 
College Visits are in full swing at Veritas Prep! A weekly schedule of all Veritas visits will be posted on the College Counseling bulletin board, the Senior Commons bulletin board and at the Front Desk. Sophomore- through Senior-class students should sign up in Naviance for visits they are interested in. Instruction on how to do so are listed HERE. 
High School soccer has tryouts October 30th-November 4th!
Athletics Registration and Eligibility Checklist
All items are hyperlinked for convenience: 
  1.  Veritas Fall Athletic Form 2017/2018(MS/HS)
  2. AIA Annual Physical 2017/2018 (MS/HS) (BOTH part A AND part B), 1 time per year
  3. AIA Brainbook Course (HS), 1 time per HS Athletic Career
  4. Consent to Treat (MS/HS), 1 Time Per Year
  5. Athletic Fee (click here for MS/HS), 1 Time Per Sport
Fees :  MS - $240;  HS - $285; Employee Fee - $150
If you are able to check off all the items listed above, your child is eligible to play this fall. Completion/verification of all items should be copied, printed and turned in to the Athletic Office.
November 18
9:00am start
Canal at 56th Street and Indian School
Would you like to commemorate your family? Sign up for a Silver Sponsorship and get your name on the race shirt! Click HERE for more information or contact Sarah Marbach at
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