The Pearl Post

  • December 1DPMHS Town Hall Meeting is on Friday, Dec. 4 at 5:30.
  • November 13The deadline to submit CSU applications is Tuesday, Dec. 15.
  • November 13The deadline to submit UC applications is Friday, Dec. 4.
LAUSD gives students second chance with new “no-fail” policy
As we wrap up the year, the amount of student who have used social media to create a voice concerning various social issues, has made 2020 the year of speaking up. From protesting about Black Lives Matter and the protest for Armenia, students use the media to bring to attention social problems.
Teens utilize social media platforms to amplify their voice on social justice issues in 2020
Maribella Ambrosio December 14, 2020

From Joe Biden’s win in the presidential race to the nomination of Amy Coney Barret to the Supreme Court and to the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, teens turned to social media in 2020 to have...

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Over thousands of years, the perception of what clothing and accessories are considered to be feminine have changed.
Harmful gender roles perpetuate years-long discrimination
Evan Gleason December 18, 2020

Gender roles are something that society has made to associate with a specific gender and need to be eliminated. These roles are something that our current social climate...

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Quarantine has allowed streaming devices to flourish with new shows, among them is Netflix
Take a trip down quarantine lane, look back at the most popular shows this year
Branden Gerson December 18, 2020

We have been stuck at home in quarantine since March and there have been times where we feel stuck with nothing to do. Therefore, watching TV has become one of everyone's...

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Call of Duty: Cold War is the latest game in the Call of Duty franchise. The game takes place during the Cold War era.
Call of Duty: Cold War brings gamers action-packed fun in the Cold War era
Antonio Bedon • December 8, 2020

Gamers across the world have been patiently waiting for Activision’s newest installment of Call of Duty: Black Ops. Now, the wait is finally over and Call Of Duty: Black...

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Reminiscing on trends, activities that got us through quarantine
Reminiscing on trends, activities that got us through quarantine
Jair Sanchez December 17, 2020

 2020 has been the strangest year Gen Z has ever experienced. People in 2019 were so excited because all the holidays in 2020 landed on perfect days: Fourth of July was...

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CIF released an official statement saying that practices are postponed until further notice.
CIF postpones all sports practices due to surge in COVID-19 cases
Delilah Brumer December 17, 2020

Varsity girls basketball point guard Janna Holley works out with her team via Zoom every other day for an hour. While virtual practices are not ideal, she still finds a way...

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Digital Media Editor Valery Barrera takes a virtual booth photo during the National High School Journalism Convention on Nov. 21. She also won an Honorable Mention award in videography and fourth place for Best Digital Story of the Year.
Students virtually attend national journalism convention
Branden Gerson December 9, 2020

  Six students including myself from Daniel Pearl Magnet High School Student Media (DPMHS) attended the online National High School Journalism Convention (NHSJC)...

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The student news site of Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in Lake Balboa, CA
The student news site of Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in Lake Balboa, CA