Veritas Classical Schools, South Carolina

Veritas Classical Schools, South Carolina


Partnering With Homeschool Families VERITAS CLASSICAL SCHOOLS Homeschool Resource Campuses Open House Now Enrolling 2019 - 2020 Join us for one of our Open Houses: Mount Pleasant Campus Monday, January 14, 2019 at 10:00am Seacoast Church 750 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant West Ashley Campus Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 10:00am Grace on the Ashley Baptist Church 2014 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston If you are homeschooling your children or are considering doing so, Veritas Classical Schools is here to help. The goal of Veritas is to offer homeschooling families a unique complement to their home study programs with an emphasis on classical as well as traditional subjects taught from a distinctly Christian perspective. Veritas serves you by coming alongside in the role of tutor and providing quality instruction one day a week. We provide homeschool families with: Integrated core curriculum in history, geography, literature, composition, grammar, critical thinking, and vocabulary/language with regular assignments to outline student's work at home Weekly (one day a week) classroom instruction and peer interaction in an academic environment Math, Science and Foreign Language courses to complement our Humanities program are offered on a second day Biblical encouragement by knowledgeable, Christian instructors who help you guide your student in understanding that all truth is God's truth Gentle accountability for completed assignments Teaching of advanced subjects with enrichment activities not frequently included in homeschool studies Evaluation of Student's progress by experienced educators Veritas recognizes that parents are ultimately responsible before God for the education of their children. This education includes an upbringing that will teach them the basics of education and plant in them a thirst for knowledge and truth. Visit us on the web at: / or contact: Alan Wilson 843-693-5059 Dee Goodnight 843-693-5739 Director of Academics Director of Administration [email protected] [email protected] VERITAS CLASSICAL SCHOOLS, SC Communicating the Truth, Training the Mind, and Cultivating the Heart
New homeschoolers, even in the past 5 years, come to a Newcomers' Meet & Greet at CiCi's in Goose Creek, Tues 7/24 at 630pm!

We are a homeschool resource which provides support, curriculum, Biblical Worldview and assistance to families who teach their children at home.

A Homeschool resource center which provides support, curriculum, Biblical worldview and assistance to families who teach their children at home.

Mission: Partnering with Homeschool Parents to communicate the truth, train the mind, and cultivate the heart in a Christ-honoring atmosphere.

Why Active Reading to Our Children Matters | Read It Forward Keep reading alive in your life, if not for your own mental resource-building, but for the many benefits it offers for learning lifelong skills for your children. The practice of active reading involves a very unique form of learning that builds directly on who we are as a human species: story-telli...

Raising Lifelong Learners

I could not love this more.

A Defense of Cursive, From a 10-Year-Old National Champion

Cursive is important and lovely! Edbert Aquino is a national handwriting champion from New Jersey, where a lawmaker wants all public schools to teach the skill again.

“Children need art and stories and poems and music as much as they need love and food and fresh air and play. “ Wise words from Philip Pullman, who received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2005: Children need art and stories and poems and music as much as they need love and food and fresh air and play.…

The Unexpected Connection Between Handwriting and Learning to Read

Handwriting can seem so mundane and is a real struggle for some of our youngest. This helps understand the purpose in all of this practice! Why does handwriting matter for literacy and learning to read? Dr. Sheldon Horowitz explains the unexpected connection.

[08/27/19]   This is the first week of classes for Veritas Classical Schools, South Carolina. We are so excited to begin our 13th year in this great state and we await expectantly what the Lord has for us and for these dear children, kids and families! We pray that the Lord will raise up countless warriors for Christ who are armed with the Word of God, the love of Christ, and a lifetime of learning ahead.


Delaying Kindergarten May Reap Benefits Through Adulthood

So important!! Studies show that delaying kindergarten a year may have long-term effects on the academic achievements of children.

Home | Veritas Classical Schools SC A homeschool resource center in Charleston, South Carolinacommitted to Communicating the Truth, Training the Mind and Cultivating the Heart.

It's science: Reading out loud to your kids makes them smarter and kinder

Great article with reminders of why reading aloud is so much fun and important! Great ideas on making it happen in our crazy-busy lives. The best thing is that it’s completely free, it takes just 10-15 minutes a day, and anyone can do it.

Veritas SC :: Welcome to Veritas Classical Schools

Hi Homeschooling families! We would like to invite you to our Open House this week at both campuses. Monday at 9:30 at Seacoast Church, Mount Pleasant and Wednesday at 9:30 at Grace on the Ashley Church, Charleston. Visit our new website for more information: Welcome to Veritas Classical Schools: A Home School Resource Center Currently Enrolling  2019 - 2020 Partnering With Homeschool Families                                                                                  ...

Cursive: Reasons It Should Be Taught Today & the Science Behind It It is a grave mistake to believe that keyboard fingering fluency will develop minds of students as much as traditional cursive handwriting lessons once did.

Harvard Study Shows the Dangers of Early School Enrollment

As a Kindergarten teacher this issue especially crucial even in a one day a week program... Instead of recognizing that schooling is the problem, we blame the kids.

[11/11/18]   Well, here we are again in year 12 of Veritas Classical Schools and our Thanksgiving Feasts are this week! That is the perfect name because we are filled with thankfulness for the precious families the Lord has sent our way and spending time with them each week is truly a "feast!" Thank you Lord for your gracious gift of the Veritas family!

[09/14/18]   We are praying for all our families that you will be safe from the storm. Remember Psalm 104:3

A clear afternoon - WORLD

Hopefully we can enjoy this "hug" of a movie while we still have some relaxed summer days left! Christopher Robin reminds us of the joys of time unplanned

AU graduate, Garrett Black, wins International Film Festival Award | Anderson University South Carolina

Congratulations to Garrett Black, a Veritas graduate on winning this prestigious award! We are all so proud of you Garrett! Garrett and 4 other CAS students won the coveted Remi Award from the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival for a project they shot and edited for their AU Corporate Video Production Course. Worldfest Houston is one of the largest and oldest film festivals in the world. Submitted By Gorman Wo...

[05/11/18]   We are about to finish year 11 in South Carolina! What a great year it has been.

Susan Wise Bauer

What is this new tech-world doing to our brains?!

"[N]euroscience proves what each of these busy people have found: it actually takes less energy to focus intently than to zip from task to task. After an hour of contemplation, or deep reading, a person ends up less tired and less neurochemically depleted, thus more able to tackle mental challenges." A timely challenge from Philip Yancey.

Susan Wise Bauer

Words of wisdom from out mentor, Susan Wise Bauer!

When we recommend memorization in THE WELL-TRAINED MIND, this is the kind of memorization we have in mind--not meaningless mnemonics and raw repetition, but the repetition of repeated use and the connection of facts together with a whole body of knowledge. Great piece on the difference for your weekend reading.

Paul David Tripp


These are the two most important lessons a dad can teach his children.

We are grateful to God for the past 10 years of Veritas, South Carolina. Listen to one of our graduates who received a full ride academic scholarship for university this Fall.

[05/06/17]   We are grateful to God for His faithfulness to VCS South Carolina. He has guided us for 10 years and we look forward to many more years of His unmerited blessings. We are also excited for a new chapter beginning in the Fall of 2017 with the opening of our Augusta, GA. campus. Pray with us that Jesus Christ will continue to be glorified through the hard work of parents and students who are committed to homeschooling.

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[02/16/17]   Veritas Classical Schools is pleased to announce that we will be opening a campus in Augusta, GA this Fall, 2017. Please invite anyone who may be interested to our:

OPEN HOUSE: Thursday night, 7:00 PM at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 2367 Washington Road, Augusta Ga. 30904.

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Pressed By Common Core And LGBT Agenda, More Families Homeschool Local newspapers and homeschool leaders from West Virginia to Alabama and North Carolina to Texas report a surge in homeschooling interest and enrollment in just the past year or two.

Kim Murphy, Hybrid School Teacher

Great interview with Kim Murphy! In recent years, more and more parents have opted for a new educational approach that many believe offers the best of both worlds: hybrid schooling. While hybrid schooling still allows for a hands-on experience with your children’s education, it also adds an aspect of expertise that many paren...

[Blog Post] 7 Writing Tips from Charles Spurgeon Charles Haddon Spurgeon is the most prolific Christian author of all-time. Prior to the standardization of typewriters—let alone the development of computers—Charles Spurgeon literally penned a boatload of content. He’s considered to be the most widely read preacher and he produced more written mate…

RAR # 46: Assigned Versus Free Reading - Sarah Mackenzie

Just in time to enjoy lots of summer reading! In this brand new episode of the Read-Aloud Revival, we tackle one of the most frequently asked questions we get at the Read-Aloud Revival… “How much reading should I assign?” It must be something we all wonder about- how do you know what that balance should be between how much reading should be ass...

100 + Whole-Hearted Books To Fight Back the Culture 

I think I've shared this before but this is great summer reading list material!! Many of you have asked for a list of great books for children, the kind that inspire a young heart to courageous living. I have been busy and did just that.

How Screen Time Affects Your Child

So very important for our little children! Parents today are inundated with alarmist headlines alerting them to the myriad supposed dangers of modern life; everything from plastic baby bottles to radiation from cell phones to the preservatives in our food are purported to be cause for concern.

What changed this teacher's mind about home schooling A 10-year-old girl lies in bed with a fever of 104 and a flaming rash on her head and neck. But instead of driving her to the emergency room or even calling a physician, her parents pray at her bedside for a cure.

Raising Readers

Tolkien Reads from The Hobbit in Rare Archival Audio from His First Encounter with a Tape Recorder

Oh my! Just listen. “He was Gollum — as dark as darkness, except for two big round pale eyes.”

The Unplugged Family: Great Big List of Living Books Links {Charlotte Mason Monday}

Get unplugged for the holidays! Merry Christmas! : } You are simply a blessing to so many of us. I discovered your blog maybe a year ago or so when you were on a hiatus...only to my marvelous surprise days after my returned!!! I can't thank you enough for all the time and effort you put into this blog, into your family, into your child…

The Miracle of Squanto’s Path to Plymouth

Many of our Veritas students have learned about God's hand in Squanto's life and in the life of our fledgling country. Even our Kindergarteners were read this story. Enjoy ~ and Happy Thanksgiving! In The Wall Street Journal, Eric Metaxas writes that the Thanksgiving tale of the Pilgrims and the Indian has an astonishing, less well-known back story.

Number of Homeschooled Children Soars in America: Up 61.8% Over 10 Years - Breitbart Between 2003-2012, the number of American children between ages 5 to 17 who are home schooled has risen 61.8 percent, and that the percentage home schooled in that age range has increased from 2.2 to 3.4 percent.

Just read about God's promise of the rainbow with the Kindergarten last week...

Don't you love this?!

Screentime Is Making Kids Moody, Crazy and Lazy

Important info to consider in our electronic age! 6 Ways electronic screen time makes kids angry, depressed and unmotivated.

[07/29/15]   We are excited about the upcoming year at Veritas! If you know anyone who is considering joining us, please encourage them to get in touch soon. Some of the classes are filling up fast. We are expecting record numbers this Fall.

To Parents: Keep Reading Out Loud

Love this....please read and share with others. Many think once your child can read by themselves there is no need to continue reading to them. If you start your family culture early in the read-aloud tradition your children will benefit greatly and will never think it strange. Everybody knows how important it is to read to toddlers. Apart from the emotional element, reading . . . .

WORLD | From Bible-blocker justices to the Daniel Option | Marvin Olasky...

Words of wisdom and grace to encourage us to stand and be a Daniel. "Kennedy’s decision will lead more Christians to think we should pursue the 'Benedict Option' and opt out of mainstream America. Maybe, but think...

How Gracy and Lacey got their start in show homeschoolers!

17 years ago . . . the third @broadwayonthedriveway musical . . . when the "Fiddler" was literally on the roof! We believe this is the first newspaper article!

To watch the 2 minute video of how @gracieandlacy got started:!the-sisters/c1jz9

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Premier Driving School of Mount Pleasant/ Low Country of South Carolina Premier Driving School of Mount Pleasant/ Low Country of South Carolina
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Mount Pleasant, 29466

South Carolina Low Country driving school. Lessons taught by educators. Classes held at Wando High School in Mt. Pleasant.

Coastal Ballet USA Coastal Ballet USA
497 La Mesa Road
Mount Pleasant, 29464

Professional Training Program serving dedicated students A conservatory quality of dance instruction embedded in a broader educational model

Cario Bands Cario Bands
1121 - B Park West Blvd Boix 224
Mount Pleasant, 29466

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Carlier's School of Guitar & Music Carlier's School of Guitar & Music
1340 Ben Sawyer Blvd, Ste A
Mount Pleasant, 29464

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Institute for Dream Studies Institute for Dream Studies
233 S Plaza Ct
Mount Pleasant, 29464

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Coding Kids Club Coding Kids Club
Ben Sawyer Blvd
Mount Pleasant, 29464

Coding Kids Club is an organization of parents, engineers, and technologist whose mission is to teach kids programming. Real line level coding!

Language Center in Charleston SC Language Center in Charleston SC
724 S Shelmore Blvd, Ste 101
Mount Pleasant, 29464

Language Training, Cross-Culture Training, Interpreting, Document Translation

Wando High School Musical Wando High School Musical
1000 Warrior Way
Mount Pleasant, 29466

The O'Quinn Schools -  Mount Pleasant The O'Quinn Schools - Mount Pleasant
761 S Shelmore Blvd
Mount Pleasant, 29464

The O'Quinn Schools of Porter-Gaud strive to be innovative in methodology while remaining traditional in basic goals. We offer developmentally appropriate, learning-centered curriculum. Our programs help foster a lifetime love of learning!

Crown Leadership Academy Crown Leadership Academy
1455 Wakendaw Rd
Mount Pleasant, 29464

Crown Leadership Academy is a private Christian K-12 School committed to educating students to be critical thinkers and problem solvers.

Piano Basics Piano Basics
1053 Rifle Range Rd, Apt 4B
Mount Pleasant, 29464

For young instrumental or vocal music students, piano skills add a depth of understanding to the music being performed in those ensembles.