The Pearl Post

  • August 14First day of school Tuesday, Aug. 20
  • August 12Returning student orientation Thursday, Aug.15
  • August 12New student orientation Wednesday, Aug. 14

Upcoming WASC one-day review

Cristina Jercan

March 16, 2016

As the school reaches the three year mark of their six year accreditation, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) officials are coming on April 15 for a one day school review. “Some schools get a few...

LAUSD votes to ban ICE from campuses

Nely Correa

March 16, 2016

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board has voted unanimously to ban Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents from entering any school campuses without the district’s permission. According to the...

CAHSEE on hold for 3 years

November 20, 2015

Gov. Jerry Brown suspended the California State Exit Exam (CAHSEE) from mandatory school requirements. The CAHSEE has been suspended for three years due to a new law that was passed by Brown in October, allowing 5,000 s...

New umbrellas have arrived

Maia Hito

September 21, 2015

Costing over $15,000, the 20 umbrellas have yet to be installed in the school lunch tables. Many students have been anticipating the installation of these umbrellas since former student body president, Kimberly Chaleco, pr...

Teachers to receive 10 percent pay increase

Saba Mahmoudi

May 29, 2015

After eight years without a pay raise, Los Angeles School District teachers will receive a 10 percent increase over the next two years. This new contract has been approved by both the union membership and the Board of Education....

Court date set for lawsuit against school district

Rebekah Spector and Alejandra Aguilera

May 29, 2015

After a year of its initial petition, James Anthony Scott's lawsuit against the Los Angeles Unified School District continues. Scott, who goes by Shear Avory, is a former student who attended Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in the...

School year starting later

Joseph Mousaed

May 28, 2015

The 2015-2016 school year will begin on Aug. 18, a week later than previous years. This is because of debates over the arguments that occurred in March. The Los Angeles School District Board of Education (LAUSD) discussed the...

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