Education

DPMHS doors reopen to welcome hybrid learning

DPMHS doors reopen to welcome hybrid learning

After 13 months of locked gates, desolate hallways and careful preparations, Daniel Pearl Magnet High School welcomed students back for hybrid learning on Tuesday. Junior Trevor Doherty, who was on campus on Tuesday, went back in hopes of returning to a sense of...

DPMHS prepares for changes as campus reopens

DPMHS prepares for changes as campus reopens

After being closed since March 16, 2020, Los Angeles Unified School District middle and high schools will reopen for hybrid learning the week of April 26. Daniel Pearl Magnet High School students who have opted for in-person instruction can expect to return on April...

Reflecting on one year of distance learning

Reflecting on one year of distance learning

Daniel Pearl Magnet High School senior Amelia Sanchez’s routine used to consist of getting coffee with her friends each morning before school started. The school bus dropped her off at around 7:15 a.m., then she met her friends in front of the school and they walked...

Column: Even behind a screen, I choose to thrive

Column: Even behind a screen, I choose to thrive

Living in a small town, I thought it would be the last place where the coronavirus would appear. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it hit hard, forcing me to adjust almost every aspect of life onto a virtual platform. From virtual family milestones to Zoom classes,...

How COVID-19 has impacted student sleeping habits

How COVID-19 has impacted student sleeping habits

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our lives in many ways, from the expansive loss of life to the inability to do once considered everyday activities to millions of students having to resort to virtual learning. As students are adapting to this new way of life, how...

Erika’s Lighthouse shines a light on depression

Erika’s Lighthouse shines a light on depression

The pages of Daniel Pearl Magnet High School junior Sylvana Prieto’s leather journal are covered with messy doodles, notes and illustrations. Journaling is one of the many coping skills that students, including Prieto, learn through the program Erika’s Lighthouse,...