The Pearl Post

  • November 17There is no school on the week of Nov. 22 to Nov. 26.
  • November 17Friday, Nov. 19 is a minimum day.
  • November 14Parent-teacher conferences are available by Zoom appointment from Nov. 15 to Nov. 19.
Students, teachers and parents protest the LAUSD staff vaccine mandate on Oct. 18.
School staff vaccine mandate sparks protests, causes librarian to leave
Nathalie Miranda November 8, 2021

When the school district staff vaccine mandate took effect in Los Angeles, many teachers, parents and students protested at the busy intersection of Balboa and Victory Boulevards. Protesters then marched to Los...

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Senior Cameron Frank skims through online fast fashion stores on his computer.
Fast fashion industry grows rapidly due to TikTok influence
Gabrielle Lashley November 29, 2021

During quarantine, fast fashion chains have grown bigger and faster than ever before due to their promotion on social media, with TikTok being one of the most popular platforms. “(Social Media) has...

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Sophomores Anthony Jimenez, Andrew Romero, Yonatan Juarez, Jose Mendoza and School Climate Advocate Magaly Ruiz play games in the grove.
No One Eats Alone ensures inclusivity on campus
Mimi Haque October 26, 2021

Many students eagerly await lunchtime as a break from class and a chance to see their friends, but for some lunchtime is a dreaded period because of the loneliness they experience...

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Diego Villanueva grabs  hold of an offensive linemans jersey during an intersqaud scrimmage on Oct.26.
Athlete of the Month: Villanueva gets a taste of organized football, this season
Draven Lukata November 10, 2021

Every month we recognize two student athletes, one from a boy’s team and another from a girl’s team for their performance on the field.  This month, we recognize Diego Villanueva, the defensive...

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The Enchanted Forest of Lights in the Descanso Gardens are full of illuminating, aesthetic decorations. a great place to visit during Thanksgiving break.
Local activities to engage in during Thanksgiving break
Nickalas Lembo November 18, 2021

The first Thanksgiving since quarantine is just around the corner. With many students and their families now vaccinated, many are heading out of their homes during the weeklong...

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Call of Duty: Vanguard, the 18th installment of the popular World War II video game franchise, is released Nov. 5.
Call of Duty back in action with its 18th installment: Vanguard
Nickalas Lembo November 4, 2021

Call of Duty fans were caught off guard with the sudden announcement in mid-August about the fall release of the 18th installment of the franchise.  “Call of Duty: Vanguard”...

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Students should make an effort to shop more at thrift stores and there are many local options. Along Ventura Boulevard there are trendy stores like Iguana and American Vintage.
Protect the environment: thrift, avoid fast fashion
Nathalie Miranda November 30, 2021

Fast fashion severely damages Earth, yet it’s still how many students fill their wardrobes. Thrifting is a better alternative, as it allows students to reuse nice clothes...

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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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