The Pearl Post

  • September 1The first Fiesta Friday of the year is on Sept. 17 at lunch.
  • September 1Back to School Night is on Sept. 9 via Zoom.
  • August 31There is a five-day weekend from Sept. 3 to Sept. 7.
In September, 56 DPMHS students responded to a survey about their vaccine status.
LAUSD announces vaccine mandate for all eligible students
Jessica Melkonyan September 17, 2021

Los Angeles Unified School District is the first district in the country to require eligible students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Non-vaccinated students who do not get the vaccine by Jan. 10, 2022 will not be permitted...

A photo of the World Trade Centers Twin Towers are displayed in the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City.
'It was just devastating'
September 10, 2021
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George Floyds murderer, Derek Chauvin was arrested and charged for the unlawful death of George Floyd. However, one arrest doesnt justify the justice of every Black victim who had faced the same force of police brutality.
Arrest of Derek Chauvin isn't enough justice
Gabrielle Lashley June 1, 2021

It’s been one year since the murder of George Floyd and the recent conviction of his murderer has stirred up celebration. Floyd’s murderer, Derek Chauvin, was found guilty of second-degree murder,...

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Timothy Hughes, the new physics and chemistry teacher,  teaches his Period 1 about Newtons Laws.
'A lot of people think they can't do science or can't do math and I want to change that mindset.'
Emily Flores September 8, 2021

Timothy Hughes thinks there are many big problems with the American education system and he wants to be a teacher to take his part and change that.  “Well, I think...

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Naamah Silcott is named the CIF All-City Division I girls’ volleyball co-player of the year. This was after the BCCHS varsity volleyball team won the city championship. “It felt like a dream I guess,” said Silcott, an incoming Daniel Pearl Magnet High School junior.
Naamah Silcott named CIF All-City Division I girls volleyball co-player of the year
Delilah Brumer June 23, 2021

Excited screams and jumping teammates surrounded varsity volleyball player Naamah Silcott when their team won the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Los Angeles City Section Division I girls...

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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Summer movies are beginning to flood our screens, among them is Cruella by Disney+ which was released on May 28.
Soon to be released, summer movies not to miss
Jessica Melkonyan June 2, 2021

Summer is just around the corner and new upcoming films could be experienced in movie theatres once again or in the comfort of your own home on various streaming services.   Cruella...

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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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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

As The Pearl Post staff readjusts to in-person learning, we plan on applying and building on the communication skills used during distance learning to aid our transition back...

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From a national applicant pool of 7,663 students,  Luquin felt extremely proud to be one of the 480 students selected to participate in Youth Leadership Insitute.
Summer institute instills value of 'paying it forward & paying it back'
Valeria Luquin August 30, 2021

While it felt overwhelming at first to be on Zoom for around five hours each day, with short breaks scattered in, the energy and excitement radiating from my peers through...

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
Alliana's vaccine vlog
April 15, 2021
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