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  • 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

Captain Hailee Kessler serves against Cleveland High School varsity volleyball girls on Oct. 3

Athlete of the Month: Hailee Kessler

Jade Campbell, Photo Editor November 14, 2018

Q: How long have you been playing volleyball? A: I’ve been playing volleyball since sixth grade.   Q: Why do you enjoy playing volleyball? A: I enjoy playing volleyball just because...

Juniors Nicole and Leticia Gabino have earned enough credits from community colleges to graduate one year early with the class of 2019.

Gabino twins take on college one year early

Alliana Samonte March 11, 2019

Sisters Nicole and Leticia Gabino are anything but average juniors. After taking several college courses during the past three years to fulfill graduation requirements, the twin sisters are able to walk...

BCCHSs Lady Patroits became city champions on Nov. 3 by beating Granada Hills High School.

Girls volleyball spikes to victory in city finals

Alexis Gutierrez November 15, 2018

The Birmingham Charter High School girls varsity volleyball team ended the season with a loss in the final game but they made up for it by winning playoffs, becoming city champions and advancing into state...

 Varsity volleyball captain Hailee Kessler poses with her fellow Lady Patriots Audree Alaras and Keona Paniagua after their home game against the Toreadors October 11.

Seniors set a hole in the Lady Patriots varsity team

Martin Garcia October 17, 2018

It’s something that’s normal every year in schools- seniors graduate. And Birmingham Community Charter High School’s (BCCHS) Lady Patriots from the varsity girls volleyball team are no exception. “As...

Juniors Hailee Kessler and Karina Mara pose with a friend they met at the Rotary Youth Leadership Assembly in Blue Jay, California, on April 29.

Reflecting on the RYLArian experience

Karina Mara May 9, 2018

Chosen as one of the three students from Daniel Pearl Magnet High School to receive the Rotary Youth Leadership Award, I spent three days in a camp surrounded by nature, strangers and an aspiration to...

Junior Hailee Kessler receives a certificate for being selected to participate in RYLA.

Leaders unite for the Rotary Youth Leadership Award

Elizabeth Cortez April 23, 2018

Trust, teamwork, problem-solving and communication are just a few of the skills necessary to become a community leader. After writing an essay describing why they want to participate, juniors Karina...

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

David Eskichyan March 21, 2018

David Eskichyan Junior Hailee Kessler, sophomore Kaia Greenwood and freshman Kathy Rihani make posters for the #Enough Walkout on March 14. Students were invited to help make posters in the poster room.

Students walk out to protest gun violence

Karina Mara and David Eskichyan March 14, 2018

Chanting “Protect our schools, not our guns,” about 150 students walked out of classes today in support of stricter gun control. “I support the idea that students have the right to peacefully...

Sarahah features an anonymous messaging network and becoming popular with teens looking to speak their mind.

Speak your mind with Sarahah’s anonymous network

Karina Mara October 17, 2017

Landing on the top free apps of the iOS and Google Play store, Sarahah has been a craze with its anonymous messaging social network. The app allows people to send and receive honest criticism from one...

A group of juniors were selected to attend a special assembly at Panorama High School on Aug. 17, 2017 to hear about the EduHam program.

“Hamilton” helps add creativity to classroom

Jade Ajileye September 25, 2017

Hailee Kessler can now breathe a sigh of relief after completing her simple and entertaining curriculum assigned by the history teachers for the junior class. “Finding sources...

Stephanie Wolfson, director of education for the David Labkovsky Project, works with sophomore Hailee Kessler in prepara on of the student run exhibit.

Sophomores prepare to curate art exhibit while learning about Holocaust

Elsie Morales May 22, 2017

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story gave the wrong time of the exhibit. It is June 1 at 6:30 p.m. Alishon Raymundo has been a curator-in-training for the past few months preparing for an art...

Junior Jessica Salguero prepares to serve the ball to the other side of the court.

Girls volleyball trains with intent to win

April Serrano September 15, 2016

With volleyball season just beginning, the players of Birmingham Community Charter High School (BCCHS) prepare for the upcoming season. Ending last season with an overall of four wins and 12 losses,...

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