Brahma Briefing

Week 26 - February 22 - 26, 2021

Welcome to Week 26

Dear Brahma Parents & Guardians,


Hello, welcome to Week 26!


Though it was a shortened week with only three days of school last week, we enjoyed some exceptional activities at Diamond Bar High. The week included community collaborations, important guest speakers, and staff development opportunities. Listed below are highlights from our all-school assembly with Mr. Dee Hankins, our Mag 7 Parent fundraiser (special thanks to Teruni Evans and Cristina Bravo!), District Staff Development Day and special guest speaker from NASA, Mr. Joshua Allen.


This week, our Grade Level Coordinators will be speaking to all students during their English classes and providing them with the information needed to select their classes for next school year. It is important that all courses are reviewed by parents/guardians before they are submitted on March 7th. Please take some time to discuss this information with your student and contact their GLC if you have any questions.


Also this week we have another powerful Black History experience with Mr. Hardy Brown (with a surprise special guest), Instrumental Music fundraisers, and celebrations for our National Champion ESports Team and NMSQT Finalists. As our Head Softball Coach, Kurt Davies, says, "It's a great day to be a Brahma!"


Week 26 Activities:

  • Monday, Feb. 22: GLC Visit Classes for Fall 2021 Registration Information
  • Monday, Feb. 22: NMSQT Drive-thru celebration
  • Tuesday, Feb. 23: IOC Meeting
  • Wednesday, Feb. 24: Black History Month Celebration with Mr. Hardy Brown @ 1:10 PM
  • Thursday, Feb. 25: Family Dinner Night & Virtual Concert Drive-thru 4:00-8:00 PM
  • Thursday, Feb. 25: All-Staff Meeting 1:10 PM
  • Saturday, Feb. 27: Virtual PSAT


Best Regards,


Reuben Jones

Principal

WVUSD Fall 2021 School Survey

Click here or on the image below to complete the survey. Thanks

Congratulations to our DBHS Overwatch Esports team for winning the National Overwatch Competition!


Here is a list of the team members and their roles they play in the game:


Derek Wang (Support) & ESports Club President

Andy Quach (Tank) & Esports Club Vice President

Joshua Kang (Tank) & Captain

Peter Chang Captain

Jacky Zhang (Tank)

Nathan Kang (DPS)

Alton Hsiung (DPS)

Jonathan Dang (DPS)

Aiden Arciga (Support)

Aaron Dulnuan (Support)

Jacob Kaitz (Staff Advisor)

Randy Thomas (Staff Advisor)


Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. Described as a "hero shooter," Overwatch assigns players into two teams of six, with each player selecting from a large roster of characters, known as "heroes," with unique abilities.

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2021 NMSQT Finalists!

DBHS National Merit Finalist

Dear Brahmas,


Diamond Bar High School’s, Pathways Communications Academy is now accepting applications from current freshmen and sophomores for the 2021-2022 school year.


Pathways offers:

  • Block Scheduling
  • Small Class Sizes & Learning Community
  • College Prep Courses, English Honors Courses & Specialized Electives
  • Educational Field Trips
  • Team Building, Leadership Training, and much more…

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NCAA Eligibility Center


NCAA Eligibility Center


Attention Senior Student-Athletes:


If you plan on participating in college-level athletics at the NCAA Division I or II levels and are in contact with college coaches, you must be certified as an eligible athlete by the NCAA ELIGIBILITY CENTER.


*Register online at www.eligibilitycenter.org.


Mr. Patterson, our NCAA GLC, will be notified by the Eligibility Center once you have registered. At that time, your transcript will be sent to the Eligibility Center by Mr. Patterson. Only students in the Class of 2021 should register at this time.

WVUSD Staff Development Day Drive Thru
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WVUSD Nutrition Services continues meal distribution in 2nd semester.

Go to https://walnutnutrition.org/ for more information.

*Pick-up Free Breakfast and Lunch for Students!

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Click HERE to read the answers from last week's FAQ.

Still have questions about Distance Learning?


Please Click HERE to log your question and we will post the answer on the above Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) link.

Stay Healthy & Take Care!


Reuben Jones,

Principal