The Pearl Post

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Students meet up after summer on first day of new school year

August 12, 2014

By ALEX PINEDA Students gathered in clusters in the halls shrieking with excitement and even some tears were shed as the new school year began on Aug. 12. With an increase in the population of the student body, there were fuller hallways that resulted in a lot more shoving and ve...

PHOTO: Disney Day

May 14, 2014

  Freshman Viviana Rodriguez dresses for Disney Day during Spirit Week at Daniel Pearl....

PHOTO:Doppelgänger Day

May 13, 2014


PHOTO: Fiesta Friday Film Festival

May 2, 2014

During Fiesta Friday, students attended the lunchtime film festival that featured short films made by Daniel Pearl Magnet High students. Here, the audience watched a news story on Daniel Pearl World Music Day, which was held...

PHOTO: Armenian Genocide

April 24, 2014

Thursday marked the 99th anniversary of the Armenia genocide at the hands of Turkey. During lunch, junior Alex Zakarian handed out information about the Armenian genocide to students, including seniors Harry Fanthorpe, Rafael...

PHOTO: Denim Day

April 23, 2014

During lunch on Wednesday, sophomore Lauren Fritschi signs a Denim Day banner pledging not to judge people on what they wear. Denim Day was originally triggered by a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court in the 1990s where a ...

Spirit Week: Animal Day

March 20, 2014


GLIDE Assembly

February 6, 2014

GLIDE representative Sammy Zweben writes down stereotypical terms that are often associated with the LGBT community. She sought students to say those terms so she can start a discussion about homophobia Thursday morning. Volun...

Christmas cheer

December 19, 2013

Music teacher Jackie Gorski's choir class perform holiday songs for the elderly at the Lake Balboa Care Center on Thursday morning. Photo by Rusel Ramirez ...

Toiletry drive

December 19, 2013

Leadership student Alex Zakarian, a junior, files through the toiletry products donated by the students and faculty. The items will be given to a local homeless shelter. Photo by Jake Dobbs ...

Canned Food Drive

November 20, 2013

Senior and Leadership student Jasper Harris organizes the cans collected during the canned food drive at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School. The donated items will be given to MEND, a nonprofit organization based in Pacoima. F...

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