The Pearl Post

  • October 19Senior Portraits will be taken on Nov. 3.
  • October 19The Great Shakeout earthquake drill will be on Oct. 22 during period 3.
  • October 14Oct. 15 is a minimum day.
Resource teacher Jennifer Walker grabs a snack as she recovers from getting her blood drawn at a past Red Cross Blood Drive. (file photo)
Resource teacher Walker receives promotion, leaves DPMHS
Emily Flores October 22, 2021

Resource teacher Jennifer Walker got promoted to be an assistant principal at Napa Elementary School in Northridge. Oct. 11 was her last day here at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School.  She was at DPMHS for six years. Before...

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Learning loss due to distance learning is still affecting students and needs to be addressed.
LAUSD must provide resources to remedy reality of student learning loss
Delilah Brumer October 14, 2021

After a month of in-person learning, the sight of bustling hallways, energetic basketball games and lively classrooms makes it tempting to believe that the effects of distance learning are behind us....

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New school climate advocate talks to senior Danielle Haiwongse in the hallway of Daniel Pearl Magnet High School. The new position this year is in response to the 
removal of campus police in the district and aims to keep the enviroment on campus positive and calm. “I’m very happy to have this position, and I hope that I can help as many students as possible,” Ruiz said.
New position aims to maintain positive environment on campus
Mimi Haque October 7, 2021

Mediating between fights and conflict is no easy feat, especially when the people involved are teenagers. Magaly Ruiz understands this and her job as this school’s climate...

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Junior Nancy Medrano hustles to scoop up the ball during a varsity lacrosse practice after school on the field of Birmingham Community Charter High School. Due to COVID
protocols, student athletes have to take several precautions such as wearing masks on the field during practices and games.
Athletes face off with COVID protocols
Emily Flores and Branden Gerson October 15, 2021

Varsity lacrosse player Giselle Khalil has been unable to attend her team’s daily practices on account of remaining unvaccinated for COVID-19. She said her parents are worried about side-effects she...

Freshman Derek Vasquez  is one of several student athletes who continued to play the sport they love during unprecedented times.
Ready. Set. Go!
May 6, 2021
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Senior Chareena Pascua carved a spooky tree to get in the Halloween spirit.
Halloween Spirits
Emily Short October 18, 2021

Many students are thrilled to get ready for a spooky and fun Halloween especially since this will be the first Halloween back on campus. “I’m excited to go trick...

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The charger cord organizer is guaranteed to save you time from having to untangle your charging cords.
Gadgets and websites guaranteed to help you out in college
Delilah Brumer April 22, 2021

Many students in the Class of 2021 will be going off to college this fall. This exciting new chapter in their lives also provides an excellent opportunity to buy some helpful...

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As the end of the first mester approaches, students still have mixed feelings about the block schedule.
New block schedule's benefits outweigh drawbacks for students
Emily Short October 13, 2021

As the first mester of the school year slowly comes to a close, students start to reflect on the pros and cons of the newest change, their schedule. Students were...

The Pearl Post Print Editor-in-Chief Valeria Luquin and Online Editor-in-Chief Delilah Brumer look forward to a successful year.
On campus, on deadline
September 20, 2021
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Sports/Tech Editor Branden Gerson and Newsmagazine Editor-in-Chief Valeria Luquin speak to Dr. Judea Pearl.
The Pearl Post takes 2nd place at 63rd Annual LA Press Club Journalism Awards
Branden Gerson October 20, 2021

The Pearl Post placed second in Best High School Newspaper for their October 2020 issue at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 63rd Annual Awards dinner on Oct.16. The...

Holding Up A Future is a piece junior Gabrielle Lashley created to represent what a better future might look, like as part of a collaboration with DreamWorks.
A work of art
August 27, 2021
Online Editor-in-Chief Delilah Brumer interned this summer for the magazine Girls Life Magazine.
Living the writer's life
August 23, 2021
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