Category Archives: Academics

LMU masters student Mangar serves Verb scholars as tutor

By Jacob Salgado, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School’s legacy in academics remains among the most elite; This is due to the fact the college preparatory institution is deeply invested in the education of its students. In that same spirit,  … Continue reading

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Mid-year transfers allow prospective students another shot

By Brian Diaz, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School has begun to accept students who are transferring from other institutions mid-year. This is a departure for VDHS, as the school has not allowed such transfers in many years. Most often, transfer … Continue reading

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President Privett fosters strategic planning and considers academic initiatives based on STAR test data

By Kawika Smith, Staff Writer                                                          The newly appointed Verbum Dei High School … Continue reading

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College Access Period offers guidance for college preparation

By Tamajai Dampeer, Staff Writer As senior year becomes more and more intense for Verbum Dei High School’s Class of 2020, college application and preparation closes in like the walls within a child’s nightmare. On Tuesday, October 1, the senior class, … Continue reading

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UCLA advises seniors on importance of UC-app writings

By Tamajai Dampeer, Staff Writer As part of the effort to properly prepare the Verbum Dei High School senior Class of 2020 for college, college guidance counselors Shannon Slade and Brittany Bradley often make arrangements for colleges across the United States … Continue reading

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VDHS Parent/Teacher fall conferences set for October 22-25

By Kawika Smith, Staff Writer                                                                        … Continue reading

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SAT preparation course contributes to college admission rates

By Uriel Molina, Staff Writer The SAT Prep program at Verbum Dei started in the 2016-2017 school year, and it has found a permanent position in the Verbum Dei scholastic junior schedule. Besides the sacrifice of adding a extra period to the entire … Continue reading

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AP course offerings and examinations challenge students

By Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer At the Verb, certain students go above and beyond to achieve academic excellence, and part of that striving toward excellence means enrolling in Advanced Placement (AP) classes.  As it is almost the end of the school year, … Continue reading

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Trending: Internet access a boon to scholars’ education

By Oscar Herrera, Column/Opinion Editor The internet is constantly changing and shaping everyone’s life.  The internet is everywhere, and there is no escaping it. Whether or not one may agree with the role the internet plays in our daily lives, … Continue reading

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AP Spanish and Calculus Saturday sessions prepare students

By Randdy De Paz and Uriel Molina, Staff Writers Many students at Verbum Dei High School take the challenge of Advanced Placement classes. Besides the college-level coursework, many also make the sacrifice of going to AP Saturday sessions to receive additional class time. … Continue reading

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