The Pearl Post

  • February 3No school Monday, Feb. 17 in observance of President's Day
  • February 3Minimum day on Friday, Feb. 14
  • January 16No school Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Day

Remembering the Armenian genocide

Karine Malkdzhyan

April 9, 2014

When people ask me why I am absent on April 24 every year, I tell them it is the Armenian genocide and they looked at me with a look of confusion. Since April 24, 1915 to this day the Armenian genocide is not recognized among...

U.S. Department of Education official visits for mock press conference and Q&A

March 17, 2014

By ILANA GALE AND CARLOS GODOY Former reporter and now U.S. Department of Education official Massie Ritsch toured Daniel Pearl Magnet High School (DPMHS) on Monday. Ritsch also held a mock press conference with advanced jo...

Journalism and yearbook students compete and win at state write-offs

March 15, 2014

By NATALIE MOORE About 200 students from Los Angeles and Orange counties competed in the state write-offs hosted by the Southern California Journalism Education Association. The all-day event was held Saturday at Rancho Domin...

Staff Editorial: Students unhappy about 6-period schedule

March 14, 2014

After two years of hectic schedules, Daniel Pearl Magnet High School has deemed the seven-period schedule problematic. For the upcoming school year, DPMHS will be returning to its original six-period schedule. The introduction...

United States lacks in education compared to other countries

March 14, 2014

By DION MAZOR   The education firm Pearson confirmed the United States’ 17th spot in education compared to 40 other developed countries in a study conducted in 2012. Finland and South Korea appear at the top the list...

NEWS VIDEO: Most students feel safe on campus, according to survey

February 13, 2014

The majority of students feel safe on campus. But 20 percent say they don't feel safe, according to a school-wide survey conducted by one of the video production classes. ...

Technology: Too hard to put away

Saba Mahmoudi

December 26, 2013

From smart phones, tablets, iPods, to video games and much more, people from all over the world are surrounded by technological gadgets. According to the website Science- Daily, more than 60 percent of teenagers spend 30 ...

Staff Editorial: School policies made to protect the students

December 16, 2013

With the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting approaching, school districts across the country have taken the initiative to reevaluate and improve their security plans. Daniel Pearl Magnet High School (DPM...

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