The Pearl Post

  • January 5The UTLA teacher's strike is postponed to Jan. 14

  • December 9Last day of school is on Friday, Dec. 14

  • November 29Winter show will be on Dec. 6

Castellucci talks music and books with students

Jose Herrera

February 15, 2013

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Punk rock music and a passion for writing; are the two main components to author Cecil Castellucci’s award-winning novels. “Music gives me an anchor to get done what I want to get done,” Casstellucci said. Castel...

Reporter visits writing class

Valentina Comar

February 15, 2013

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 Cortney Langely, an experienced reporter, is used to talking to strangers to gather information about themselves for her stories. But during a recent visit to Daniel Pearl Magnet High School (DPMHS), she appeared uneasy tal...

Students Ellie Batchiyska, Edgar Ruvalcaba receive scholarships

Patrick Avongnon

February 15, 2013

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After all the hard work, applications, tests and anticipated admission decisions, Daniel Pearl Magnet High School seniors Elitza Batchiyska and Edgar Ruvalcaba have been offered golden tickets to two of the nation’s best universities. ...

Why do we celebrate Black History Month?

Ciara Brown and Patrick Ewing

January 29, 2013

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One of the many reasons we celebrate Black History Month is to honor the legacy that African Americans left behind and to integrate the nation’s moral obligations and change societal norms. This month celebrates the many acc...

"In the Game" with Roman Tomashoff

Elsy Barcelo

December 10, 2012

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  Speaking with enthusiasm and knowing his sports facts, sophomore Roman Tomashoff has been doing his podcast “In the Game” since Oct. 28 “I think my podcast is fun and I like to talk about sports. I don’t ...

COLLEGE CORNER: FAFSA and CSS Profile

Patrick Avognon

December 10, 2012

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As winter break approaches many high school seniors are in the final stages of completing their college applications and awaiting the decisions of those respective schools. Applying is only half the headache. Once you g...

Welcome new magnet coordinator

Kevin Pichinte

November 14, 2012

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From teaching American History to becoming dean and now a magnet coordinator at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School (DPMHS), Noreen Castellani is adjusting to the campus and the way things are run at DPMHS. “I really wante...

Freshman experiences life on the other side Student raises money for homeless by sleeping in a box

Ilana Gale

November 14, 2012

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  My parents dropped me off at the Glendale Church of Christ on Sept. 29 to spend the night sleeping in a box. No, I was not being punished. Each year, dozens of people pay $10 to $15 to participate in this momentous event. Th...

Giving back with Interact Club

Elsy Barcelo

October 11, 2012

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With a new year starting, Interact Club is planning new projects and recruting new people to join them in helping others. “Our club is just doing service for others and helping. We only get money so that we can use it for others in our ommunity who need it,” said club founder Avi Gurvis, a...

Singer aims for fame in Armenian community

Patrick Ewing

October 11, 2012

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Instead of having a sweet 16 birthday bash like most teenage girls do, Jasmine Ter-Minasyan spent the day making her first music video. Ter-Minasyan is currently producing new music that will be available to the public l...

Kiddoo gets promotion and says goodbye to Pearl

Natalie Moore

September 7, 2012

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  From her desk in her new office at the former Local District 1 building, Janet Kiddoo says she can see the gates of Daniel Pearl Magnet High School (DPMHS) “and that makes me smile everyday.” Janet Kiddoo who...

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