The Pearl Post

  • October 11Senior portraits will be taken on Saturday, Oct. 26
  • September 23No school Wednesday, Oct. 9 in observation of Yom Kippur
  • September 23No school Monday, Sept. 30 in observation of Rosh Hashanah

PlayStation 4 Vs. Xbox One

September 4, 2013

By Marcelina Vergara The anticipated release of the new consoles from PlayStation and Xbox has gamers buzzing about the new features each console has. "I currently have the Xbox 360 but if I buy a new console, I'd pick the PS4...

The Virtual Voice: Back to School

August 29, 2013

In this week's Virtual Voice, reporter Alex Pineda asks students to tell us about their favorite back to school supply....

Fire drill

August 29, 2013

Students calmly walked out of their second period class and headed to The Grove during Thursday's fire drill. The school does a series of practice drills, including earthquake drills, throughout the year to make sure students...

Editor trains at journalism camp in Washington, D.C.

August 28, 2013

By Carlos Godoy: At the airport, the search began for students who were wearing the same yellow t-shirt I was wearing. There was no luck until I boarded the plane. There, I met two of the 41 aspiring journalists  I would be spend...

Junior Class Votes

August 22, 2013

Eleventh graders began voting today for members of the Junior Class Council. Student Ricardo Lopez is among the students who cast a ballot during his U.S. History class this afternoon. Photo by Melyssa Montoya...

House Meetings

August 16, 2013

Students attended their House meetings on Friday during lunch to welcome each other to the new school year. Higgins House members decorate their courtyard with chalk art and welcomed new science teacher Mabel Wong. Photo by ...

DPMHS music teacher Jacqueline Gorski wins LAUSD Teacher of the Year award

Chris Bower

June 11, 2013

Daniel Pearl Magnet High School (DPMHS) has received yet another prestigious honor. Music teacher Jacqueline Remillard Gorski, who has been teaching for 11 years,  is one of 21 recipients of  Los Angeles Unified School District's...

2013 House Awards

June 7, 2013

The underclassmen received House awards on the final day of the spring semester. Some students also received special recognition from Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian for their California Standardized Test scores.

Photoslide: Class of 2013

June 6, 2013

Here is a photoslide of the graduation ceremony that took place on June 5. The Class of 2013 is the first group of students to have attended Daniel Pearl Magnet High School from 9th to 12th grade. Photos by Dion Mazor and Ana...

Students receive scholarships for dedication and hard work

June 6, 2013

By Jake Dobbs and Ana Hernandez: As the school year ends, graduates say goodbye, lockers get cleaned out and students leave for the summer, two students received scholarships for their remarkable hard work. Daniel Pearl Magnet H...

Anti-bully campaign receives Human Relations award

May 28, 2013

Jasper Harris addresses the Los Angeles Unified School District's Curriculum and Instruction Committee on Tuesday afternoon. The school's Be More Heroic group was one of four groups in the district that received the third annu...

School loses $130,000 in Title I funds

May 24, 2013

By NATALIE MOORE: At the beginning of the school year, many students did not turn in their lunch applications. Little did they know that this would lead to a major loss in the school’s budget. Title I funding adds up to a...

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