Monthly Archives: December 2019

Torrance refinery hosts Eagles interested in engineering

By Andrew Rodriguez, Staff Writer A handful of Verbum Dei Seniors were invited to the Torrance refinery, 3700 W. 190th Street, Torrance, CA, for a tour of the 700-acre facility. The refinery, located in the South Bay produces an impressive … Continue reading

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VDHS Service hour deadline nears; Urban Compass most convenient

By Andrew Rodriguez, Staff Writer                                                                        … Continue reading

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National Honor Society toy drive continues through 12/13

By  Jacob Salgado, Staff Writer The National Honor Society (NHS) at Verbum Dei High School is turning its festive cheerfulness into an active attempt at bettering the surrounding Los Angeles community. To bring joy to the children of Watts, the NHS … Continue reading

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Mission Advancement phone-a-thon maintains connections

By Jose Lopez, Staff Writer Mission Advancement interacts many supporters who financially support Verbum Dei High School every year. These funds are used to enhance programs at the school and to further the education of its students. Donors hold a very … Continue reading

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Commitment Day celebrates the next chapter for VDHS seniors

By Tamajai Dampeer, Staff Writer Commitment Day: after all their hard work and dedication, a day for seniors to display and represent both an ending and a beginning. Commitment Day: a day of decompression from all the rigorous juggling of sports, … Continue reading

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“Men and women with and for others”: strong Jesuit presence blesses Verbum Dei with clergy, faculty, staff, and volunteers

By Kawika Smith, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School, a Jesuit high school in South Central Los Angeles, has been educating scholars for more than 50 years. The Jesuits are members of a religious order known as the Society of … Continue reading

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Corporate Work Study Program begins mandated site visits

By Douglas Granados, Staff Writer At Verbum Dei High School, occasionally promoted as “The School that Works,” students from all grade levels work in corporate settings five days each month as part of the institution’s Corporate Work Study Program. Every year … Continue reading

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Alumnus and Rhodes Scholar Caylin Moore inspires Eagles

By Jacob Salgado, Staff Writer, On November 14, Verbum Dei High School welcomed Rhodes Scholar, successful author, and alumus from the Class of 2012, Caylin Moore. Upon return to his high school, Moore delivered a speech wherein he spoke to … Continue reading

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First school wide examen of school year set for January 16

By Tyon James, Staff Writer On January 16, 2020, Verbum Dei High School students, faculty, and staff will be participating in a school wide examen. This first examen of the 2019-2020 school year is orchestrated by the entire Campus Ministry team. … Continue reading

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Alpha Junior Gents offers mentoring and career information

By Massai Walker, Staff Writer Project Alpha of L.A., Inc., a nonprofit organization operated by the Mu Sigma Lambda Alumni Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., has brought a  male youth mentoring program, the Alpha Junior Gents to the Verbum … Continue reading

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