Monthly Archives: January 2020

Gifts of life: Second blood drive of year slated for February 12

By Daniel Garrido, Staff Writer   Verbum Dei High School will hold its second blood drive of the school year in conjunction with Cedars-Sinai Blood Services on February 12, from 8:00 A.M. until 2:30 P.M in the Eagle’s Nest.  Students 16 … Continue reading

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Faculty/Staff retreat set for 3/7 at LMU Jesuit Community

By Alberto Lopez, Staff Writer On Friday March 27, the Verbum Dei High School faculty and staff will have its second retreat of the school year. This retreat will take place at the Loyola Marymount University Jesuit Community.  Planned by Federico … Continue reading

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VDHS appeals to Shea Foundation for campus enhancements

By Tyon James, Staff Writer As we usher in the new decade, Verb has many potential renovations on the horizon with hopes of entirely transforming the physical front of the school. This will take form in various ways: spanning from … Continue reading

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Cristo Rey re-formats work-study performance evaluation

By Jose Lopez, Staff Writer   Verbum Dei High School has a Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) in which the students are provided work experience and great networking opportunities. The students work one day each week and alternating Fridays of each … Continue reading

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CWSP assignment workshop to assist student preparation

By Douglas Granados, Staff Writer In the Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP), students are required to turn in a monthly assignment on the Friday they are scheduled to work, and the assignment must be submitted to Lorenz Willis, CWSP Program … Continue reading

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Looming large: March 1 deadline for FAFSA submission

By Tamajai Dampeer, Staff Writer As acceptance letters begin to fill the Class of 2020’s mailboxes, deadlines, ranging from college applications to financial aid programs such as Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), creep closer.  The deadline for the … Continue reading

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Cardinal Roger Mahony to visit Verbum Dei March 19

By Kawika Smith, Staff Writer Fr. Steven Privett, SJ, Verbum Dei High School President, crossed paths with Cardinal Roger Mahony and invited him to visit the school.  Mahony graciously accepted the offer and is scheduled to visit Verbum Dei High … Continue reading

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ASB’s Late Night Hoops fund-raiser to return in Mid-March

By Benjamin Rivera, Staff Writer In the spirit of March Madness, Verbum Dei High School’s Associated Student Body will be hosting its annual Late Night Hoops basketball event in the gymnasium during undetermined dates in the latter weeks of March. … Continue reading

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High School Placement Test administration set for January 25

By Brian Diaz, Staff Writer Verbum Dei High School will host this year’s High School Placement Test on January 25. For over fifty years, high schools nationwide have used the High School Placement Test, also known as the HSPT, to … Continue reading

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Eagles varsity basketball dunks Bosco Tech 74-37 with injury

By Massai Walker, Staff Writer The Verbum Dei High School varsity Eagles basketball team had a dominating 74-37 win in league play against Bosco Tech High School on January 15.  With the win on Wednesday night, the Eagles improved their … Continue reading

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