Category Archives: Arts and Entertainment

Present Dei Puzzler challenges with both math and language

March’s Present Dei Puzzlers: Problem 1: WHAT IS IT? Fill in the blank in each row with a word to form a common phrase, name, or compound word with the word preceding and following it. For example, given DANCE _____ … Continue reading

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NCAA basketball tourney bracket to build enthusiasm at Verb

By Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer A bracket competition is being held for those who love college basketball or those who even enjoy the thrill of a slam-dunk, alley-oop, or plethora of three-pointers. The March Madness Bracket will be held as soon … Continue reading

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Easter egg hunt inspires creative hiding places and mirth

By George Rosales, Staff Writer An Easter egg hunt tradition began in the spring of 2016 with the planning of staff in the Administration Office.  The inaugural hunt seemed to lighten the mood of the students, so it has become a fixture of Verbum Dei … Continue reading

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Senior Fine Arts students contribute art to Spring Gala auction

By Gerardo Leon, Staff Writer On March 7, seniors enrolled in the Fine Arts elective will auction their art work at the Verbum Dei High School Spring Gala at the historic Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.  The auctions will begin at … Continue reading

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Music class prepares for “a privately public” mid-term recital

By Randdy De Paz, Staff Writer On March 5 and 6, Eddie Joe Vierya’s Period 5 Music students will be performing two pieces as a significant component of the midterm for the course.  The students were given the opportunity to decide whether they will perform in … Continue reading

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Verb students visit the J. Paul Getty Museum, January 26

By Nathaniel Zelada, Photo Editor Led by Fine Arts Director Allison Kennedy and other teacher chaperones, Verb students went on a field trip to the  J. Paul Getty Museum, located at 1200 Getty Center Drive, Brentwood, on Saturday, January 26.   Departing campus at … Continue reading

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“Present Dei Puzzler” returns with two to confound

February’s Present Dei Puzzlers: Problem 1:               Problem 2: What number am I? What is the smallest whole number that: when divided by 2, leaves a remainder of 1; when divided by 3, leaves … Continue reading

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Verb’s drumline to be rebooted after a three-year hiatus

By Brian Hernandez and Uriel Molina, Staff Writers Interested in rhythm – in snares, toms, cymbals, and bass drums?  Verbum Dei High School is rebooting the Drumline program for the first time since 2015.  The program is set to resume this year and … Continue reading

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Verb fans weigh in on Rams/Patriots Super Bowl match-up

  Stranger in a strange land – Sam McGrath, transplanted New Englander and erstwhile Patriots fan, sports his team’s colors and “merch.”  The theology teacher prays for victory in what he hopes will be a close game against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, February 3 in … Continue reading

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Movie Night set for the Eagles’ Nest, February 15, 6-10 P.M.

By Brian Hernandez, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School’s Associated Student Body is hosting a Movie Night, on February 15, 2019, in the gym, from 6:00 to 10:00 P.M.   Admission for the event is $5, and students and their guests are encouraged to bring blankets … Continue reading

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