Monthly Archives: November 2019

VDHS soccer play and befriend “Nick’s Kids” in preseason

By Robert Turner, Staff Writer “Can we play here so the kids can have a safe place to play?” asked Officer Salgado of the Los Angeles Police Department’s 108th  Street station.  Salgado was addressing Verbum Dei High School Head Soccer Coach … Continue reading

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JV soccer to face AGBU Vatch in preseason make-up game

By Kevin Parada, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School’s junior varsity soccer will be facing AGBU Vatche and Tamar Manoukian High School on November 22, at 2495 East Mountain Street, Pasadena, CA, at 3:30 P.M. “Both teams needed preseason games, and … Continue reading

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Soccer technology to assist players and coaches this season

By Alessandro Leon, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School soccer team is underway in its 2019-2020 season, and with along with this new season comes new technologies for the soccer team including the “Titan trackers” and a “smart ball.” “Whenever you … Continue reading

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Renovation proposal begins with survey of improvements

By Tyon James, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School is attempting to keep things fresh and innovative by embarking on a renovation plan. As of Monday, November 18, Paul Hosch, Senior Vice President of Mission Advancement, Jeff Bonino-Britsch, Vice President of Operations, … Continue reading

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Beyond “Admissions” – faculty, staff, and students represent Verbum Dei both on campus and in lives beyond school

By Brian Diaz, Staff Writer When people think of Verbum Dei High School’s Admission Department, they often just think about William Liu, Dean of Enrollment Management, and Pablo Zapotecas, Director of Admissions. However, many times, people do not realize that Verb’s … Continue reading

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Class of 2020 to return to Camp Pondo for its final retreat

By Eduardo Landa, Staff Writer As the Class of 2020 embarks on the last lap of its high school race, seniors will be having their final retreat from Monday January 6 through Wednesday, January 8, at Camp Pondo, 31324 Green Valley … Continue reading

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Eagles soccer to vie against Maya Angelou for first time 11/20

By Eric Ramirez, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School soccer will play its second season game versus Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School on Wednesday, November 20, at 300 East 53rd Street, Los Angeles, CA.  Both varsity and JV will … Continue reading

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New parking lot banners mounted in advance of Open House

By Douglas Granados, Staff Writer New branding banners with different designs are appearing on the Verbum Dei High School campus; the bold banners mounted on the parking lot light poles have replaced the aged banners installed years ago. “The sun and rain … Continue reading

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Senior Kawika Smith appears at TEDx event to recount his efforts in challenging the longstanding hair policy at VDHS

By Jacob Salgado, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School senior Kawika Smith’s initiative to bring attention to the restrictive hair policy at Verb has shown students that their voices matter, and his appearance at a TEDx event has brought his student … Continue reading

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Teele Art Studio trip shifts focus from sculpting to painting

By Daniel Garrido, Staff Writer   Last Saturday November 9,  Art teacher Allison Kennedy and the five Verbum Dei High School students went to the Teele Art Studio, 13040 Cerise Avenue, Suite O, Hawthorne, CA, for what was said to be a hands-on experience … Continue reading

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