Monthly Archives: November 2018

OPINION: It is time for Verbum Dei to reconsider the Regular Schedule, and particularly, the benefits of earlier dismissal

Verbum Dei High School recently changed its class schedule to accommodate the First Semester Parent/Teacher Conferences, and the one-week shortened class schedule resonated with a positive reception from students. The schedule sequence was Periods One and Two; break; Periods Three … Continue reading

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Basketball season holds promise for players and coaching staff

By Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer With the season opener for Verbum Dei basketball nearing, there is excitement building for the team to display its senior talent. The first varsity game of the season is set for November 14, 2018, against Bellflower High School in … Continue reading

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Verb X-country to run Division 5 CIF on 11/10 in Riverside

By Joshua Papaqui, Staff Writer The Verbum Dei Cross Country team finished in 2nd place overall in the Santa Fe League, thereby qualifying the team for the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Preliminary Round run on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at the Riverside Cross … Continue reading

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Democracy in action: student poll workers assist voters, 11/6

By Christopher Poz, Profiles/Features Editor On Mid-term Election Day November 6, 2018, students from the Honors Economics class worked in various polling places in Los Angeles County from 6:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. Senior students Hector Arrieta, Joshua Aguilar, Oscar Herrera, and Christopher Poz worked at precincts closest to … Continue reading

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Eagles baseball team regroups for another season of promise

By Hector Arrieta, Editor in Chief “For it’s one – two – three strikes, you’re out at the old ball game,” goes the 1908 song “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” by Albert Von Tilzer. Baseball, often referred to as America’s … Continue reading

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Mission Advancement’s Adopt a Student Meet and Greet event fosters student/benefactor relationships, giving, and gratitude

By Gerardo Leon and George Rosales, Staff Writers A Meet and Greet was hosted by the VDHS Mission Advancement department on  November 7, 2018.  Students met their matched donors from the Adopt a Student program. This program allows for benefactors to financially support the school for the benefit of … Continue reading

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Seniors enjoy divided class retreats to Joshua Tree National Park and to Camp Wrightwood in the San Gabriel Mountains

Thirty-eight days shy of 40 – Verbum Dei seniors, staff, and faculty retreated to Joshua Tree National Park for a desert camping and hiking experience on October 28-29, 2018 – Images by John Stradley, Present Dei Online News Source Moderator By Khalid … Continue reading

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VDHS houses to show their “can-do” attitude of generosity

By Alejandro Aquino, Staff Writer As Thanksgiving Day approaches, students, faculty, and staff, and their respective houses at Verbum Dei High School are gathering non-perishable food items for families in need. All Verbum Dei High School students, parents, and staff are welcome … Continue reading

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VDHS soccer teams to begin season at Bosco Tech High School with new mindset and strategies and one concern

By Rafael Villalobos, Staff Writer The Verbum Dei soccer teams will play their first away games on November 16, 2018, against Don Bosco Tech at Don Bosco Tech High School, 1151 San Gabriel Blvd, Rosemead; Junior Varsity will play at 1:30 P.M. and Varsity will … Continue reading

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