The Pearl Post

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The Pearl Post is a 2014 Pacemaker Finalist

September 17, 2014

The Pearl Post has been announced as a 2014 Pacemaker Finalist for the first time in its six years of existence. The Pacemaker award is put on by the National Scholastic Press Association, a major organization in high school journalism. Th...

Sun’s out, stay inside: my two weeks at ASU’s (really hot) summer program

Chris Bower

August 21, 2014

For two weeks this past summer, I got to endure the blistering Arizona heat as part of a learning experience. This wasn’t some tribal rite of passage, but the Summer Journalism Institute at Arizona State University’s (ASU) Walter...

The Pearl Post wins second place at 56th annual Los Angeles Press Club Awards

Chris Bower and Natalie Moore

July 8, 2014

Three editors of The Pearl Post sat anxiously in the grand ballroom of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles on June 29, waiting for their category to be announced in the Los Angeles Press Club Awards. For the third ye...

Electronics ban disappoints students

June 6, 2014

By IRENE FEHER The School Site Council (SSC) voted to keep the ban on electronic device usage during nutrition and lunch at their meeting on April 29. “It was very clear that the devices were only to be used during nutriti...

Millions wasted with discarded cafeteria food

June 4, 2014

By AVIDAN RISHON GURVIS The food served in school cafeterias, though meant to be healthy, has been met with little enthusiasm on the part of the students. As students discard this food, they waste millions of the district’...

Daniel Pearl Magnet High School moves up in rank

June 4, 2014

By ANNE LIMA Daniel Pearl Magnet High School has once again been placed in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of best high schools. DPMHS has moved up two percent with a national rank of 515 and a state rank of 108 since the last year. Principal Deb Smith said thes...

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