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View the 2018-2019 Academic & Holiday Calendar HERE.

 

 

You will often hear, "Parents are primary, but not solitary," as a key motto at Veritas Academy (from Dr. Turner's Character Driven College Preparation). To ensure you are not walking the Veritas journey alone, we invite you to engage in the Defender Community and be a part of all the great things happening within our school.

Please click on "Categories" for calendar cateogries and know that we actively keep this calendar up-to-date as the primary event calendar for Veritas. For more detailed information, please read the weekly School Memo and check the school calendar in ParentsWeb.  

 

 

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SR Football Home Game
September 1, 2018 |07:30 PM - 09:30 PM -

SR Football kicks off their season tonight vs. the Lutheran High School Mustangs. Come our and cheer on your Defenders!

Labor Day
September 3, 2018
Great Books Study: Jane Eyre
September 4, 2018 |07:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

Join Mr. Hanenburg and fellow parents and teachers in the study of a great classic, Jane Eyre.

Courtyard Conversations
September 5, 2018 |08:30 AM - 09:30 AM -

Courtyard Conversations are back! We hope you will join us this morning in the courtyard between the Lower Village and the SL/R Academic Building after drop off to chat with school leadership! If...

Trinity University Visit to Veritas
September 5, 2018 |10:45 AM - 11:30 AM -

Michaela Knipp from Trinity University in San Antonio will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Franklin University Switzerland (NY)
September 6, 2018 |01:45 PM - 02:30 PM -

Harry Herbert from Franklin University Switzerland in New York, NY will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Defender Dads Kick-Off Meeting
September 7, 2018 |08:30 AM - 09:30 AM -

Defender Dads are kicking off a new year! Come out and meet your fellow dads at Veritas as we begin another great year of fellowship and service. For more information, please contact Defender Dads ...

Southern Methodist University (SMU) Visit to Veritas
September 7, 2018 |09:15 AM - 10:00 AM -

Alex Munoz from SMU will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Trinity College Visit to Veritas
September 7, 2018 |11:30 AM - 12:15 PM -

Courtney Roach from Trinity College in Hartford, CT will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Mercer University Visit to Veritas
September 7, 2018 |02:30 PM - 03:15 PM -

Alex Thomas from Mercer University in Macon, GA will visit with interested 10th -12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Deadline to Submit GS Pick-Up Form
September 7, 2018 |05:00 PM - 05:00 PM -

We need a completed GS Pick-Up Designation Form for each GS student. Please complete the form linked in the School Memo by today at 5pm.

Defender Dads Volunteer Opportunity
September 8, 2018 |08:00 AM - 12:00 PM -

We are looking for a group of 4-5 dads to put together picnic tables and a couple of other items on campus. If you are the construction type and available for a couple hours, please let Defender Da...

Carnegie Mellon Information Session in Austin
September 9, 2018 |02:00 PM - 03:30 PM -

The session offers an experiential look at the university through student and faculty stories. During the hour-long session, you'll learn more about their colleges and programs, admission, financia...

SR Chapel
September 10, 2018
SL Chapel
September 10, 2018
GS Parent Connections
September 10, 2018 |08:20 AM - 09:00 AM -

Your Family Ministries team would like to welcome all GS parents for a relaxed time of prayer, perspectives on co-teaching, and practical tips to make your home days run smoothly.

Lynn University Visit to Veritas
September 10, 2018 |09:15 AM - 10:00 AM -

Ryan Coss from Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Hamilton College Visit to Veritas
September 10, 2018 |10:00 AM - 10:45 AM -

Brenna Murphy from Hamilton College will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Texas State University Visit to Veritas
September 10, 2018 |11:45 AM - 12:30 PM -

Nicholas Howell from Texas State University will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Samford University Visit to Veritas
September 10, 2018 |12:15 PM - 01:00 PM -

Erin Aspegren from Samford University in Birmingham, AL will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

University of Alabama Visit to Veritas
September 11, 2018 |10:00 AM - 10:45 AM -

Charlotte Williams from the University of Alabama will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Great Books Study: Jane Eyre
September 11, 2018 |07:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

Join Mr. Hanenburg and fellow parents and teachers in the study of a great classic, Jane Eyre.

Stuffed Animal Drop-Off
September 12, 2018

Your Fall Fest team would love for you to consider bagging up any gently loved stuffed animals or tiny toys (Lego mini figures, action figures, My Little Ponies & LOL dolls) and dropping them off o...

Faculty Meeting (Delayed Start)
September 12, 2018 |07:30 AM - 09:00 AM -
Texas A&M University Visit to Veritas
September 12, 2018 |10:00 AM - 10:45 AM -

David Schwartz from Texas A&M will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Willamette University Visit to Veritas
September 12, 2018 |10:45 AM - 11:30 AM -

Mary Randers from Willamette University in Salem, OR will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Lawrence University Visit to Veritas
September 12, 2018 |01:45 PM - 02:30 PM -

Gaelyn Rose from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Courtyard Conversations
September 12, 2018 |03:15 PM - 04:15 PM -

We hope you will join us this afternoon in the courtyard between the Lower Village and SLR/Academic Building before pick-up to chat with school leadership during Courtyard Conversations! If you c...

5th & 6th Grade Game Night Social
September 12, 2018 |04:00 PM - 05:30 PM -
NCAA Athletics/Highly Selective College Admissions Parent (and Student) Session
September 13, 2018 |06:30 PM - 09:00 PM -

Parents AND Students are invited to attend one or both of the sessions. NCAA information for propsective college athletes will be presented from 6:30-7:30. A session on navigating and understandin...

GS Curriculum Night
September 13, 2018 |06:30 PM - 08:00 PM -

Co-teachers should make plans to attend this evening for great training and tips!

Thomas Aquinas College Visit to Veritas
September 14, 2018 |09:15 AM - 10:00 AM -

Matthew Plaisted from Thomas Acquinas College in Santa Paula, CA will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Austin College Visit to Veritas
September 14, 2018 |12:15 PM - 01:00 PM -

Hank Ewert from Austin College will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Fall Fest Kick Off Meeting
September 14, 2018 |01:00 PM - 02:30 PM -

If you're a Fall Fest fan and would like to take a more active role in Fall Fest preparations, come on over to Molly Ingram's house for our Kick-Off Meeting! We'll look through some stuffed animals...

5th Grade Class Trip Meeting
September 14, 2018 |03:00 PM - 04:00 PM -
Defender Family Night @ SR Football
September 14, 2018 |07:30 PM - 09:30 PM -

Grab the whole family and head out to cheer on our football team! There will be student activities for everyone, especially our littlest Defenders, so go ahead and make sure you have a blue shirt a...

ATM
September 17, 2018
GS Parent Connections
September 17, 2018 |08:20 AM - 09:00 AM -

Your Family Ministries team would like to welcome all GS parents for a relaxed time of prayer, perspectives on co-teaching, and practical tips to make your home days run smoothly.

Courtyard Conversations
September 17, 2018 |08:30 AM - 09:30 AM -

We hope you will join us this afternoon in the courtyard between the Lower Village and SLR/Academic Building before pick-up to chat with school leadership during Courtyard Conversations! If you c...

Baylor University Visit to Veritas
September 17, 2018 |10:00 AM - 10:45 AM -

Micah Marroquin from Baylor University will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

New Family Welcome Team Meeting
September 17, 2018 |10:30 AM - 12:30 PM -

This New Family Welcome Team event is for current NFWT members. Individuals who have expressed interest in this team will be notified in the spring of upcoming opportunities. Thank you!

SR Assembly
September 17, 2018 |11:05 AM - 11:35 AM -
St. Edward's University Visit to Veritas
September 18, 2018 |09:15 AM - 10:00 AM -

David Bernay from St. Edward's University will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Bucknell University Visit to Veritas
September 18, 2018 |02:30 PM - 03:15 PM -

Marylyn Scott from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Great Books Study: Jane Eyre
September 18, 2018 |07:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

Join Mr. Hanenburg and fellow parents and teachers in the study of a great classic, Jane Eyre.

Family Ministries' Fall Good Word Gathering
September 19, 2018 |08:30 AM - 11:00 AM -

Family Ministries invites all parents to attend this special time of fellowship where we'll hear an encouraging word from guest speaker Pastor Scott Weatherford of FBC Wimberley. You'll enjoy his d...

Colorado College Visit to Veritas
September 19, 2018 |10:45 AM - 11:30 AM -

Shawn Miller from Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

5th & 6th Grade IRW Meeting
September 19, 2018 |11:15 AM - 12:00 PM -

Parents with students in our 5th and 6th Grade IRW classes, please join us for a brief meeting to answer any questions or concerns you may have about spelling, reading, grammar, and/or writing comp...

University of Georgia Visit to Veritas
September 19, 2018 |01:45 PM - 02:30 PM -

Amber McFarland from the University of Georgia in Athens, GA will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

University of Tulsa Visit to Veritas
September 19, 2018 |02:30 PM - 03:15 PM -

Mackenzie Payton from the University of Tulsa will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Abilene Christian University Visit to Veritas
September 20, 2018 |11:30 AM - 12:15 PM -

Tunisia Singleton from Abilene Christian University will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Simmons College Visit to Veritas
September 20, 2018 |12:15 PM - 01:00 PM -

Samantha Shepard-Guerinoni from Simmons College in Boston, MA will visit with interested 10th -12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Boyce College Visit to Veritas
September 20, 2018 |03:15 PM - 04:00 PM -

Ruthie Shaw from Boyce College at the Southern Baptist Theologicsl Seminary in Louisville, KY will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Colorado Christian University Visit to Veritas
September 21, 2018 |11:30 AM - 12:15 PM -

Bailey Schrag from Colorado Christian University will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Cookies & Careers
September 21, 2018 |12:00 PM - 12:45 PM -

Have you ever had the dream of working in the Aeronautics Industry? Don?t miss the chance to talk with International Airline Pilot (and Veritas Dad), Mr. Ryan Dobbs! Bring your lunch and we'll bri...

Smith College Visit to Veritas
September 21, 2018 |03:15 PM - 04:00 PM -

Patricia Allen from Smith College in Northhampton, MA will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

TX Academy Day
September 22, 2018 |09:00 AM - 12:00 PM -

Academy Day is an opportunity for students to learn about and talk to representatives from all Military Academies (West Point, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Coast Guard Academy and Merchant Mar...

American University Information Session
September 23, 2018 |01:30 PM - 03:30 PM -

SAVE THE DATE - Admission representatives from the American University in Washington, D.C. will be visiting the Austin area and would like to meet students and their parents. Registration will be o...

9th Grade Dress Down Day (Spirit Wear)
September 24, 2018

9th Graders, your grade had the most SR students at last week's Defender Family Night! You have earned yourselves a dress down day on Mon, Sep 24!

PreSchool & 3rd Grade Dress Down Day
September 24, 2018

PreSchool & 3rd Grade, your grades had the most GS students at last week's Defender Family Night! You have earned yourselves a dress down day on Mon, Sep 24!

8th Grade Dress Down Day
September 24, 2018

8th Graders, your grade had the most SL students at last week's Defender Family Night! You have earned yourselves a dress down day on Mon, Sep 24!

GS Parent Connections
September 24, 2018 |08:20 AM - 09:00 AM -

Your Family Ministries team would like to welcome all GS parents for a relaxed time of prayer, perspectives on co-teaching, and practical tips to make your home days run smoothly.

Veritas SHINES Interest Meeting
September 24, 2018 |09:00 AM - 10:00 AM -

Veritas SHINES is the committee that plans our MLK Service Day each year while also providing different service opportunities for us as a community to serve. If you would like to be apart of plann...

University of Connecticut Visit to Veritas
September 24, 2018 |09:15 AM - 10:00 AM -

Magdalene Manu from the University of Connecticut will visit with interested 10th - 12th grade. Students should register in Naviance.

SR Assembly
September 24, 2018 |11:05 AM - 11:35 AM -
Wofford College Visit to Veritas
September 24, 2018 |12:15 PM - 01:00 PM -

Arsenio Parks from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

High Point University Visit to Veritas
September 24, 2018 |01:00 PM - 01:45 PM -

Erin Aspegren from High Point University in High Point, NC will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Drexel University Visit to Veritas
September 24, 2018 |01:45 PM - 02:30 PM -

Sagar Patel from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Nova Southeastern University Visit to Veritas
September 24, 2018 |02:30 PM - 03:15 PM -

Mahia Valle from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Courtyard Conversations
September 24, 2018 |03:15 PM - 04:15 PM -

We hope you will join us this afternoon in the courtyard between the Lower Village and SLR/Academic Building before pick-up to chat with school leadership during Courtyard Conversations! If you c...

University of Indiana Bloomington Preview in Austin
September 24, 2018 |06:30 PM - 07:30 PM -

Indiana University Admissions Department will be in Austin to meet with prospective students and their families to learn more about their top-notch academic programs, amazing student experience and...

NUWHE Tour - Austin
September 24, 2018 |07:00 PM - 09:00 PM -

Join admission representatives from Emory University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Virginia, and Washington University in St. Louis for a group presenta...

Tulane University Information Session - Austin
September 24, 2018 |07:00 PM - 09:00 PM -

Interested students and their families are encouraged to attend and meet Tulane admissions counselors at this Austin reception.

Defender Dads Happy Hour @ NXNW
September 24, 2018 |07:00 PM - 09:00 PM -

Defender Dads are getting together tonight to watch some sports and do some networking! If you are interested in joining, please meet us at the NXNW (Slaughter & Mopac) from 7-9pm.

Boston University Information Session
September 25, 2018

Staff and students from Boston University Admissions Department will be in Austin to meet with prospective students and their families.

Westmont College Visit to Veritas
September 25, 2018 |09:15 AM - 10:00 AM -

Karl Fredrickson from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA will visit with interested 10th - 12th gr

Point Loma Nazarene University
September 25, 2018 |10:45 AM - 11:30 AM -

Lexii Ybarra from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Villanova University Visit to Veritas
September 25, 2018 |02:30 PM - 03:15 PM -

Daly Simpson from Villanova University in Villanova, PA will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

University of Chicago Visit to Veritas
September 25, 2018 |03:15 PM - 04:00 PM -

Rebecca Kahn-Witman from the University of Chicago will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

NACCAP Christian College Fair
September 25, 2018 |06:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

NACCAP (North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals) collaborates with hundreds of Christian Universities and Colleges in order to promote Christian higher education and provide...

Great Books Study: Jane Eyre
September 25, 2018 |07:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

Join Mr. Hanenburg and fellow parents and teachers in the study of a great classic, Jane Eyre.

Grammar School Picture Day
September 26, 2018

Practice your smiles, and get ready for GS picture day this coming Wed, Sep 26! Remember to wear your Chapel uniform, and send any picture purchase forms with your student the day of pictures.

Brokenness Book Study with Ellen
September 26, 2018 |08:30 AM - 09:30 AM -

Do you long to be revived by a fresh encounter with God? Do you hunger for His grace? Come join our six-week book study on Brokenness by Nancy Leigh DeMoss, a journey that will spark revival in yo...

Sewanee University of the South Visit to Veritas
September 26, 2018 |09:15 AM - 10:00 AM -

Nancy Mann of Sewanee University of the South in Sewanee, TN will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

VIP (Veritas In Prayer)
September 26, 2018 |09:30 AM - 10:30 AM -

Please join our VIP team on Wednesday mornings from 9:30-10:30 for a time together to pray for our students, teachers, families, and administrators.

Hillsdale College Visit to Veritas
September 26, 2018 |10:00 AM - 10:45 AM -

Kelsey Drapkin from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, MI will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Visit to Veritas
September 26, 2018 |10:45 AM - 11:30 AM -

Lizzette Green from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Duke University Visit to Veritas
September 26, 2018 |11:00 AM - 11:45 AM -

Leslie Niiro from Duke University will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Tulane University Visit to Veritas
September 26, 2018 |11:15 AM - 12:00 PM -

Julie Slusky from Tulane University will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

California Baptist University Visit to Veritas
September 26, 2018 |11:30 AM - 12:15 PM -

Austin Borders from the California Baptist University will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Miami University-Oxford visit to Veritas
September 26, 2018 |12:15 PM - 01:00 PM -

Andrew Boehm from Miami University-Oxford in Oxford, OH will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Palm Beach Atlantic University Visit to Veritas
September 26, 2018 |01:00 PM - 01:45 PM -

Lexie Brantley from Palm Beach Atlantic University in Palm Beach, FL will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Hollins University Visit to Veritas
September 26, 2018 |01:45 PM - 02:30 PM -

Meghan Bray from Hollins University in Roanoke, VA will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Illinois Wesleyan University Visit to Veritas
September 26, 2018 |02:30 PM - 03:15 PM -

Andrew Starnes from Illinois Wesleyan University will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Belmont University Visit to Veritas
September 26, 2018 |03:15 PM - 04:00 PM -

Steven Martin from Belmont University in Nashville, TN will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

University of Denver Visit to Veritas
September 27, 2018 |09:15 AM - 10:00 AM -

Wahhba Carter from the University of Denver will visit interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Northeastern University Visit to Veritas
September 27, 2018 |10:00 AM - 10:45 AM -

Evan Layne from Northeastern University in Boston, MA will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Loyola University Visit to Veritas
September 27, 2018 |10:45 AM - 11:30 AM -

Angie Alamah from Loyola University in Chicago, IL will visit interested 10th - 12th students. Students should register in Naviance.

Lipscomb University Visit to Veritas
September 27, 2018 |01:00 PM - 01:45 PM -

Conner Crocker from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Best of the West Student Night - Austin
September 27, 2018 |06:30 PM - 08:30 PM -

Select PAC-12 institutions are coming together to ensure students and families are prepared to navigate the college selection process! Best of the West Student Night - Austin has teamed up to ho...

Kansas State University Visit to Veritas
September 28, 2018 |09:15 AM - 10:00 AM -

Mandy Marchesini from Kansas State University will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

Vanderbilt University Visit to Veritas
September 28, 2018 |10:45 AM - 11:30 AM -

Anna Flagg from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders.

University of North Texas Visit to Veritas
September 28, 2018 |02:30 PM - 03:15 PM -

Victor Lopez from the University of North Texas will visit with interested 10th - 12th graders. Students should register in Naviance.

SR Football Home Game
September 28, 2018 |07:30 PM - 09:30 PM -

Come cheer on your Defenders tonight as they face the Baytown Christian School Bulldogs!

Discover UT Dallas
September 30, 2018 |04:00 PM - 06:00 PM -

Join University representatives who will answer questions and provide information regarding admissions, scholarships, financial aid, academic programs and campus life. Space is limited so register ...