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New senior CWSP workplace presentations to begin in May

By Brian Hernandez, Staff Writer Students at Verbum Dei High School are all required to work throughout their four years in a corporate environment under the auspices of the Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP). Last year, a senior presentation at the job site was incorporated … Continue reading

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March 7 Spring Gala recognizes Joe Viola and Class of 2019

By Joshua Papaqui, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School held its Spring Gala on Thursday March 7, 2019 at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.  The graduating Class of 2019 was honored at the event alongside Joe Viola, who has … Continue reading

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Class of 2019 sets Prom and Grad Nite dates near year end

By Rafael Villalobos, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School’s Class of 2019 will be hosting its Prom on Saturday, May 11 from 6:45 – 11:00 P.M.  The annual Grad Nite for graduating seniors is set for Thursday, May 30, from 10:00 … Continue reading

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English teacher Stradley to lead day hike in San Gabriels

Eight Verbum Dei freshmen, John Stradley, VDHS English teacher, and Ana De Castro, former VDHS Spanish teacher, pose for a group photo at the trailhead of Mount Baden Powell in the San Gabriel Mountains on the first of what has become a … Continue reading

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One-off bands to perform original compositions at lunch in May

By Alejandro Aquino, Staff Writer Verbum Dei’s senior Music students are creating one-off bands to perform for students, faculty, and staff. On dates yet to be announced, the Music students and their ensembles will perform during lunch. These music recitals will … Continue reading

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ASB sponsors monthly activities during Friday’s co-curricular

By Christopher Poz, Profiles/Features Editor Students will be able to partake in activities hosted by Associated Student Body one Friday in the gym each month during lunch and co-curricular period. The planned activities include film screenings, pick-up basketball, or indoor soccer games. These … Continue reading

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New Chromebooks to replace aging and damaged units in 19-20

By Brian Hernandez, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School’s Information Technology Department is very tech savvy; thus, it its mission is to provide the best of modern technology for the students.  It has been doing this mission; however, it seems as if … Continue reading

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ASB town hall meetings to offer forum for student voices

By Hector Arrieta, Editor in Chief What are some of the things people think about when they think about the United States? Some people may respond baseball, county fairs and their food, or even the major cities like Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Pasadena’s Norton Simon Museum visit set for April 17; open to Fine Art students and to all other interested parties

By Hector Arrieta, Editor in Chief Verbum Dei High School is not necessarily the most art heavy school in the Los Angeles area. Before the 2018-2019 school year, Verbum Dei discontinued its digital media course as the teacher, Martin Ngo, … Continue reading

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Urban art mural “pops up” on south-facing wall of Eagles’ Nest

  The Present Dei Online News Source staff alights about the completed mural on the south wall of the Eagle’s Nest.  Image by John Stradley, Moderator     Interview conducted by Joshua Papaqui, Staff Writer A stylistic mural by Jack … Continue reading

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