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

The Pearl Post

  • September 27No school on Wednesday, Oct. 5
  • September 19Make-up Picture Day will be on Thursday, Sept. 29
  • September 19SSC Orientation and Election will be at 5:30 on Zoom on Thursday, Sept. 22
  • September 18No school on Monday, Sept. 26
  • September 18Spirit Day on Fiesta Friday: Wear your Hispanic heritage clothing or DPMHS colors on Sept. 23
  • September 18Gay Men's Chorus will perform and hold a Q&A session on Sept. 22
The student news site of Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in Lake Balboa, CA

The Pearl Post

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

The Pearl Post

Edward Salm, a member of GMCLA, shares a personal life story about coming out as a gay man and how the chorus has given him a safe place with his brothers.
Gay Men's Chorus Los Angeles performs, shares their stories at DPMHS
Alysa Basmadzhyan September 27, 2022

  The voices of the Gay Men’s Chorus Los Angeles (GMCLA) were on full display at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School (DPMHS), causing the MPR to overflow with excitement during the group’s...

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Protesters raise their signs at a pro-choice protest on May 14. Organized by MoveOn, a progressive public policy group, the march was a response to the potential Supreme Court overturn on Roe v. Wade.
Students speak up about potential overturn of Roe v. Wade
Elishava Ibarra and Gabrielle Lashley May 27, 2022

Students like Alyona Vaynerman have taken action by attending protests and spreading awareness on social media after learning that the U.S. Supreme Court could revoke the landmark case Roe v. Wade this...

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Magnet Coordinator Natalie Berghoudian starts off the behavior expectations meeting for freshmen during 1st period on Aug. 29.
Berghoudian seeks to build community on campus
Sabrina Robertson September 15, 2022

Magnet Coordinator Natalie Berghoudian is loving the “tight-knit community” her new school has.  “It’s such a rare opportunity, especially at a high school level, to know every single student...

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Varsity small forward Justice Harper works on his one-handed slam dunk during practice for the Birmingham Community Charter High School Patriots.
Senior athletes reminisce on their high school sports careers
Nickalas Lembo June 8, 2022

Following the conclusion of the high school sports season for the 2021-2022 school year, seniors Danielle Gonzalez and Justice Harper reflect upon their experiences as student-athletes.    

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Junior Shawn Abram-Marsden catches up on class criteria with resource teacher Sadia Aziz on Back to School Night. Marsden was told to practice his writing skills, so he wrote a letter on things he loved about a family member.
Bring back the learning center
Jason Arevalo September 14, 2022

The Learning Center, a safety net that served as a study hall for most students, closed at the start of the fall 2022 semester. Students used the Learning Center every day for homework, tests, or just...

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Players find a tiny robot companion named B-12, who needs help recovering its memories.
Video Game Review: Claw your way through 'Stray'
Sabrina Robertson September 29, 2022

  In Stray, a part platformer, part adventure game, you utilize the cat's best abilities. Playing from a cat's perspective is very intriguing...

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Director of Student Engagement and Special Projects and Instructor in Journalism Colin Donohue goes over working as a Floor Director with senior Naamah Silcott during a broadcast rehearsal.
'I'm so glad I pushed myself out of my comfort zone'
Naamah Silcott September 1, 2022

  The Emerging Journalist Program (EJP) was an off-the-cuff decision for me. However, this impromptu choice opened my eyes to unique jobs that are often overlooked. EJP...

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GMCLA President Ernest Harrison addresses the audience during their Period 3 performances on Sept. 22.
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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An ode to teachers: part 3
Gabrielle Lashley and Valeria Luquin May 10, 2022

In this week's episode of the Room 22 podcast, co-hosts Valeria Luquin and Gabrielle Lashley highlight Daniel Pearl Magnet High School teachers...

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