The Pearl Post

  • February 3No school Monday, Feb. 17 in observance of President's Day
  • February 3Minimum day on Friday, Feb. 14
  • January 16No school Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Day

Interact Club builds water purifiers for Uganda

Christie Virgini

March 8, 2013

Throughout Daniel Pearl Magnet High School (DPMHS) on Sparkle Saturday there were numerous projects taking place, one of the many was the building of Water Pasteurization Indicators (WAPIs). The Interact Club of DPMHS built over 500 WAP...

PBS Broadcast Promotions Editor Ty Woodson visits film class

Cailin Reid

March 8, 2013

From DSLR cameras to LED lights, PBS Broadcast Promotion Manager Ty Woodson was fully prepared to show the students how to turn a video from mediocre to professional. Students participating in the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting  at Da...

Joseph Weiss builds tables for Eagle Scout project

Ciara Brown

March 8, 2013

  Since he was a kid, Daniel Pearl Magnet High School Senior Joseph Weiss has strived to earn his Eagle Scout Badge from the Boy Scouts of America. Now that he is in the final stages of completing this service, he has decide...

Castellucci talks music and books with students

Jose Herrera

February 15, 2013

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

 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

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

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

  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 ...


Patrick Avognon

December 10, 2012

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

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

  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...

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