The Pearl Post

  • February 21The Red Cross Blood Drive will take place in room 14 on Thursday, Feb. 27.
  • February 3No school Monday, Feb. 17 in observance of President's Day
  • February 3Minimum day on Friday, Feb. 14

App of the Month: Write or Die

December 10, 2012

  By Ana Hernandez Staff Writer Procrastination is one of  the most dreaded enemies, particularly among students. There’s Twitter, Facebook, and many more distracting tabs that keep us from finishing important assignm...

Pinterest is now a social media player

December 9, 2012

By Vanessa Yu Contributing Writer   In the age of social media, Pinterest is a pin-board style photo sharing website that is taking the media by the storm. Pinterest was founded by Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra, and Evan Sharp. The site began developing in 2010 and in 2011 the site launched its closed beta with some 5...

Gifts for geeks

Chris Bower

December 9, 2012

As the holiday season rolls around, we start to think about gifts for our friends and family. Almost everyone knows that one person who buys the geekiest stuff, who is impossible to buy gifts for. Fear not, for I have compiled a list of gifts for your use. A favorite s...

(Almost) all the colors of the rainbow

Chris Bower

November 17, 2012

              Ever since the iPhone 4S came out, iPod owners, including myself, have been wondering one thing: When are we getting Siri? The answer, my friends, is now. Or to be more precise, whenever y...

Springfield, USA comes to the iPod

November 14, 2012

By Robert Tapia Contributing Writer America’s favorite family, The Simpsons are back the in all new game “Simpsons: Tapped Out.” “Simpsons: Tapped Out” is an app that sticks to the storyline of the television series...

"Bad Piggies" side of story is told

October 4, 2012

By Elitza Batchiyska Editor-in-Chief: Another bang, another boom, another crack, squeal and oink and you have got yourself the adorably addictive game that is “Bad Piggies”. An extension to the Angry Birds franchise created by Finnish game developers, Rovio, “Bad Piggies” takes the same evil bu...

The time of tax-free internet is over

October 4, 2012

By Noy Baraness Contributing Writer: Many students in both high school and college found Amazon a very useful place because it was convenient and they offered competitive prices. In an article from the Los Angeles Times, some people were saying that they were buying things such as laptops, cam...

Fall video games: old favorites, new sequels

September 27, 2012

By Chris Bower Tech Editor: As fall rolls around, the video game designers start rolling out the new releases. Sequels to many favorites are in store.   The future is black. Or at least that’s what it says in the numerous...

Another iPhone? It's true

September 7, 2012

By Chris Bower Tech Editor Today, technology seems to be moving faster than ever before and one company is a prime example of this. That company is Apple. Since its inception in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, the company...

Google glasses take computing to new dimension

August 20, 2012

Since the dawn of the technological age, Google has been a pioneer in the development of new ideas. This is shown to be true in 2012, as Google unleashes plans for its latest project: augmented reality glasses. First announced in April 2012...

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