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  • December 1Spirit Week from Monday, Dec. 4 to Friday, Dec. 8
  • December 1Fiesta Friday during lunch in the Grove on Friday, Dec. 8
  • December 1Winter Concert from 7 to 9 p.m. in the MPR on Friday, Dec. 8
  • December 1Field trip to Lake Balboa Care Center during Periods 5 & 6 on Wednesday, Dec. 6 (Chorus students)
  • November 17Concert by the Gay Men’s Chorus at 12 p.m. in the MPR on Monday, Nov. 27
  • November 17Thanksgiving Break from Monday, Nov. 20 – Friday, Nov. 24

The Pearl Post

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

The Pearl Post

Senior Alejandra Iniguez practices piano during a winter concert rehearsal on Dec. 4.
Get ready for a 'Holly-Jolly Holiday' concert
Emma Rosenberg December 6, 2023

Students and families are invited to attend this year's “Holly-Jolly Holiday” concert for an evening of holiday music and cheer. The concert is being held on Dec. 8 in the MPR at 7 p.m.  “I...

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A Los Angeles Police Department officer directs traffic on Balboa Boulevard in front of the entrance to the Daniel Pearl Magnet High School parking lot on Aug. 17.
Traffic congestion raises safety concerns for school community
Maggie Simonyan November 30, 2023

Every day, amid the bustling streets dominated by cars and public transportation, senior Derek Vasquez walks home after school, despite being aware of the heavy traffic situation and the dangers it could...

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Medical Club President Behishta Safi leads a group discussion on Nov. 17. The club met in Room 6 and planned for a speaker to visit the club in the upcoming months, as well as discuss possible volunteer opportunities.
Club Corner: Students' passion for health inspires new Medical Club
Donovan Ochoa December 7, 2023

Junior Behishta Safi realized there was not yet a club that focused on health. This inspired her to create the new medical club where students can learn more about healthy living and explore opportunities...

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Sophomore Marianna Alvarez Patino stretches on the field before soccer practice at Birmingham Community Charter High School on Nov. 29.
Athlete of the Month: Alvarez has big goals for girls soccer
Jenny Marquez November 30, 2023

Every month, we spotlight student athletes for their athletic abilities on the field. This month we recognize sophomore Marianna Alvarez Patino. This is Alvarez Patino’s first year on the Birmingham...

Junior Karissa Aguilar tackles an opponent during wrestling practice on Sept. 22. Aguilar is a new student athlete expressing her long-time passion for wrestling on the BCCHS girls wrestling team.
Pin it to win it
October 26, 2023
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During finals season, students schedules are filled with exams, studying and projects. Without proper mental health support, many students will be overwhelmed.
Editorial: Mental health support during finals season is what we need most
December 8, 2023

As finals approach, students prepare for the exams and projects of numerous subjects. These last assignments of the semester often make or break students’ grades, leaving many stressed and overworked....

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Joyful films to watch during winter break
Emma Rosenberg December 8, 2023

With winter break approaching, here are some movies to watch with friends or family coming to theaters and streaming in December. Diary of a Wimpy...

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The Pearl Post staff holds the publications Best of Show awards during the National Scholastic Press Association awards ceremony on Nov. 4.
The Pearl Post staff brings back awards, memories, experience from NHSJC
Sophie Ortega November 10, 2023

The Pearl Post came back from the National High School Journalism Convention (NHSJC) with several awards, including first place in Best of Show for small school website...

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Senior Brisa Chajan swims laps at Birmingham Community Charter High School swim practice on Nov. 29.
Photo of the Week

Every week, staff members of The Pearl Post send in the best photo they've taken that week. After an in-class vote, the most popular picture...

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Fiesta Friday: The Full Breakdown
Rikka Dimalanta and Jenny Marquez November 27, 2023

In the Season 3 premiere of Room 22 podcast, co-hosts Rikka Dimalanta and Jenny Marquez talk to Magnet Coordinator James Morrison and Leadership...

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