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Dine (Navajo) Immersion Trip: Natural wonders and service

By Hector Arrieta, Editor in Chief, and Nathaniel Zavala, Photo Editor An awe-inspiring view of the Grand Canyon, the scenery of the open road surrounded by vast deserts and blue skies, the interaction with both members of an indigenous culture and adults … Continue reading

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Broken windows bring end to games of catch in Senior Square

By Oscar Herrera, Columns/Opinion Editor Verbum Dei High School experienced its second broken window of the 2018-2019 school year in recent weeks.  Both windows were broken at the west entrance to the Eagle’s Nest: the first broken window was a smaller pane to … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Guadalupe to be honored at Las Mananitas, 12/12

By Uriel Molina, Staff Writer The Latino Student Union will host Las Mananitas, a very special mass and day for all Catholics and Latinos, in the gym at Verbum Dei High School from 8:30 to 9:45 A.M. (Liturgy Schedule) on December … Continue reading

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First Semester finals week nears; testing schedule released

By George Rosales, Staff Writer The First Semester at Verbum Dei High School is coming to an end, and teachers and staff are preparing for review activities and finals week.   Students shall be taking exams on the last week of school … Continue reading

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A lifetime of giving: Blood drive inspires Verb to give for others

By Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School to host its annual blood drive for students, as well as parents, teachers and staff who wish to donate blood. The Blood Drive will be held at Verbum Dei on Wednesday, December 5th … Continue reading

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Four lunch hour music recitals set for December 10-14 in MPR

By Alejandro Aquino and Nicolas Cortez, Staff Writers As December approaches, all students in E. J. Vieyra’s Music class expect to participate in a series of music recitals December 10, 11, 12, and 14, 2018, during lunch in Verbum Dei High School’s Multipurpose Room. During … Continue reading

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9-12 service hour deadlines approach; service trips on horizon

By Randdy De Paz and Joshua Papaqui, Staff Writers Junior service hours are due December 3; senior hours are due December 7, and freshman and sophomore service hours are due December 11. “Over half the students have had [their hours] done on time. It’s good, … Continue reading

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Readying to leave the nest, seniors prepare their college, FAFSA, and Educational Opportunity Program applications

By Christopher Poz, Profiles/Features Editor and George Rosales, Staff Writer Verbum Dei seniors have been working diligently in their College Access Period (CAP) to complete their college applications.  The seniors began the college application process in the beginning of October, and they were expected to … Continue reading

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The Mascot, student produced film, currently in production

By Hector Arrieta, Editor in Chief Lights. Camera. Action! California is home to Hollywood, considered to be the “Entertainment Capital of the World.” Hollywood was home of stars like Marilyn Monroe and James Dean, and is currently the home of stars like … Continue reading

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CWSP Make-up opportunities during Thanksgiving break

By Rafael Villalobos and Uriel Molina, Staff Writers Thanksgiving break, with the exception of Thanksgiving day, provides an opportunity for  students to make up missed work days and avoid paying the mandatory fee.  The Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) will be allowing students … Continue reading

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