Monthly Archives: May 2019

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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Verb summer athletic programs build brotherhood and bodies

By Khalid Nelms, Staff Writer The athletic program at the Verb has been soaring to greater heights year after year, and with each year comes a different program that supports the Verb athletes. The Athletics Department plans to offer a summer program to give … 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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Annual Faculty/Staff Appreciation Week set for May 6-10

By Nicolas Cortez, Staff Writer The annual Verbum Dei High School Faculty/Staff Appreciation Week will take place on May 6-10, 2019.  Also known as Teacher Appreciation Week, the series of events provides social activities and offers students a means of expressing their feelings … Continue reading

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CWSP jobsites offer summer work to some VDHS students

By Gerardo Leon, Staff Writer As the school year comes to an end, some Verbum Dei High School students will have the option to work at their jobsites and earn for themselves over the summer break. However not all jobsites offer this … Continue reading

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Last blood drive of 18-19 to be supported by seniors and others

By Brian Hernandez, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School will host its third and final blood drive of the school year for students, faculty, and staff who wish to donate blood on Friday, May 17, between 8:30 A.M. and 2:30 P.M. “During … Continue reading

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VDHS soccer banquet recognizes scholar athletes and qualities of commitment, excellence, grit, spirit, and sportsmanship

By Rafael Villalobos, Staff Writer To celebrate the 2018-2019 season, Verbum Dei’s soccer teams held their annual soccer banquet on Thursday, March 28, in the Multi Purpose Room (MPR). Head coach Oscar Rosa, designs and plans the soccer banquet every year … Continue reading

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NCAA tourney has VDHS bracket; free shoe day for Sigma

By Khalid Nelms and Brian Hernandez, Staff Writers As March Madness college basketball season approached, the campus of Verbum Dei wanted to do something to participate, thus a bracket was made for students to take a shot at guessing what … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Twilight Zone reboot shows potential in first episode

By Hector Arrieta, Editor in Chief The original Twilight Zone, created and narrated by Rod Serling, first aired in 1958 and ran until 1964. The show was an episodic series that tackled the dimensions of morality through the lens of … Continue reading

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Concordia University and CSULB host VDHS sophomore class

By Randdy De Paz, Staff Writer The Verbum Dei High School sophomore class visited Concordia University in Irvine and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) on Friday, March 29, 2019. The visits took the entirety of a school day, from 7:30 … Continue reading

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