Brahma Briefing

Week Eight - September 28 - October 2, 2020

Welcome to Week Eight!

Hello Brahma Parents & Guardians,


On Saturday, September 26, 2020, our District hosted the 4th Annual Parent Symposium. Special thanks to Dr. Taylor and our District Administration for providing this resource for our parents. If you missed the Symposium, click HERE or on the video link below to watch the presentation.


In addition, last week our Superintendent, Dr. Taylor shared updates about our school's reopening status in regard to the guidelines set forth by our Health Department. Please click HERE to access Dr. Taylor's Community Letter.


Best Regards,


Reuben Jones

Principal

WVUSD 4th Annual Parent Symposium

WVUSD - Parent Symposium 9/26/20

*Click on any day below to open the full Calendar

DBHS Distance Learning Resources

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Collegewise is a free series of college planning programs and resources, carefully structured to give students and parents the tips, tools, and timelines they need to reach their college goals.
Seniors, is your CSU major impacted?

Seniors, if you want to attend a CSU School, be aware of majors that are impacted. Impacted majors have higher admission requirements. Talk to your GLC about impacted status!

Collegeboard SENIOR Scholarships


Students and parents: We encourage seniors to sign up for the College Board Opportunity Scholarships program and start earning chances at scholarships. Students and parents can also take advantage of these resources this fall:



  • Visit Collegeboard's Class of 2021 page for college planning resources in response to covid-19 to help your senior stay on track for college.


We encourage seniors to get ahead on the FAFSA® by visiting www.getfafsahelp.org to sign up early for Wyatt℠, a free FAFSA assistance chatbot that answers their questions by text.

The Bull’s Eye is a group of students driven by a passion for journalism. Its staff strives to manifest the day-to-day life of the Brahmas into the words you see here today with the utmost accuracy and integrity. It is through this passion that the Bull’s Eye is able to stand at the very forefront of delivering the latest in both news and entertainment to YOU, the reader.
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Want to be a USB Commissioner?

2021 USB Apps for the United Student Body (USB) are available here! Would you like to apply to be a USB Commissioner? You may access the application by clicking HERE. USB Commissioner Applications are due October 2, 2020.

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Congratulations Mi-Hyun Suh!

Mi-Hyun is the winner of the 48th Edith Knox Performance Competition, and has been given the opportunity to perform a solo recital for Classical Crossroads’ “First Fridays at First! ~ fff” concert series!


Click HERE on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 12:15 PM


The performance will premiere live on YouTube, and Mi-Hyun will perform the Sonata in b minor by Franz Liszt at the First Lutheran Church of Torrance.

Pianist Mi-Hyun Suh Performs Liszt's Sonata in B Minor, S178
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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.

DBHS ATHLETICS - UPDATES

PREPARATION FOR RETURN TO ATHLETICS

WVUSD is currently working on an action plan for student-athletes to return to campus in phases, following LA County/NFHS/CIF/State guidelines to ensure the safety of your child and family. Implementing this plan is based on our current COVID situation and LA County Health Department.


ATHLETICS CLEARANCE

In preparation for the possibility of athletics to commence, please ensure your child is athletically cleared. Student-athletes that are not cleared will not be able to participate in athletics. Specific athletic instruction can be found HERE.

WVUSD Nutrition Services Continues Meal Services Mon - Fri 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

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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

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Last Friday, September 25, seven candidates vying for two City Council positions shared their vision for Diamond Bar, answered questions, and connected with our community. Click HERE to watch the recording!


OVER 1.5K views!


We are so proud of Diamond Bar students, Diego Tamayo, Allison Santogrossi, and Julia Ruelas for moderating the event!


Good luck to (in alpha order) Sam Castorena, Stan Liu, Ruth Low, Jen Fred Mahlke, Aaron McAlrea, Tommy Orona, and Bill Rawlings.


Special thanks to our Mag 7 President, Teruni Evans for coordinating the event!