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Rollover your IRA for Good

An Easy Way to Help Our Cause

If you are 70½ or older, rather than simply take your withdrawal this year, you can direct your IRA administrator to distribute a gift from your IRA to Verbum Dei High School, Tax ID#: 95-2225787. 

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2016 Commencement

On June 9th, the class of 2016 marched across the sanctuary at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in Los Angeles as the 51st Commencement Class of Verbum Dei High School to the excitement of donors, corporate partners, staff, faculty, volunteers, etc.

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Facts You'll Want to Know...

Verbum Dei High School - founded in 1962 - is a Catholic, Jesuit, college and career preparatory complemented by our corporate internship program, serving young men of Watts and the surrounding communities who are economically and academically underserved. We develop self-confident gentlemen who are intellectually motivated, spiritual, contemplative, and courageous in their pursuit of a more humane and just world.

Motto

Working in the Jesuit Tradition

School Colors

Blue and Gold

School Mascot

Eagle

Verbum Dei Alma Mater

Hail to Verbum Dei, the Word of God, everlasting and true;
We come to the Nest young and uncertain,
just as the morning sun that’s just beginning to rise.
The Eagle stands before you wearing your colors: noble gold and blue;
With love strengthened by unity,
we’ll fight for the rights of all, faith, and liberty;
We leave you, accepting your challenge:
“Be strong my sons of Verbum Dei, to face and serve your world.”
Sing hail to Verbum Dei, the Word of God, everlasting and true.

Verbum Dei Pledge

I pledge allegiance to the Brotherhood of Verbum Dei High School. With my actions and words, witness to all the Eagle represents.

I soar high to the excellence with my faith, honor, values, principles, goals, total effort and standards - in every area of my life. I command respect and embody self-pride and dignity in my dress, speech and conduct.

Accreditation and Memberships

Cristo Rey Network
Jesuit Schools Network
Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Western Catholic Educational Association
The College Board
National Catholic Educational Association

 

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