Brahma Briefing

Week 14 - November 9 - 13, 2020

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Welcome to Week 14!

Hello Brahma Parents & Guardians,

Welcome to Week 14, November 9 - 13, 2020.

On Friday, November 6, our Superintendent, Dr. Robert Taylor sent a message to our school community about our District's Distance Learning program, our reopening status, and plans for the 1st semester. If you did not have an opportunity to read the letter, please click HERE for the complete update from Dr. Taylor.

Best Regards,

Reuben Jones


This Wednesday, November 11, 2020 marks the day our nation celebrates our US Military Veterans.

Veterans Day became a national holiday in 1938, and on behalf of Diamond Bar High School, we express our gratitude for our Brahma US Military Veterans for their commitment, service, and sacrifice.

Please join me in honoring the following Brahmas:

  • US Army - Mr. Kurt Davies (Social Science teacher)
  • US Army - Mr. Albert Lim (Athletic Director)
  • US Army - Mr. Ken Carlson (Forensic Science teacher)
  • US Navy - Mr. Michael Mott (Varsity Football Coach)

Click HERE for more facts about Veterans Day.

DBHS Distance Learning Resources

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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 to sign up early for Wyatt℠, a free FAFSA assistance chatbot that answers their questions by text.

AP EXAM Deadline - Friday, November 13, 2020

The final deadline for AP test orders for yearlong classes and first semester classes is Friday, November 13. If you still plan on taking an AP test and have not paid for your test, please submit your payment through the DBHS WebStore by November 12 at 11:59 PM.

*This is the LAST CHANCE to pay before College Board will be charging a $40 late order fee.

Click HERE to make your AP Exam payment.

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Future DBHS Instrumental Music Building

DBHS Virtual Winter Musical Theatre Camp November 14!

Join us for our Virtual Winter Musical Theatre Camp!

  • Who ? Ages 6-13

  • When ? November 14 from 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Cost ? $35 per student

Camp Tuition includes:
  • Zoom Instruction in Musical Theatre Singing & Dancing from Mr. Kaitz (DBHS Drama Teacher)
  • Camp T-shirt
  • Virtual Performance as part of the DBHS Winter Musical Production "The Nutcracker: A Miraculous Journey" on December!

Email with any questions.

Limited spots available!

Signup at


Mr. Jared Kaitz

Drama Director

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Over ten (10) Tons of Clothing Donated for Instrumental Music Program Fundraiser! Thanks Mr. Acciani and Mrs. Santos!

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Hello Brahmas Athletes!

Week 14 Updates:

Please click HERE for detailed Athletics Updates.

Albert Lim

Athletic Director

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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

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.



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.

"Tell a Friend"

Dear Parents,

We are seeking your help to “Tell a Friend” about the opportunities to attend Walnut Valley Unified for the 2021/2022 school year. Walnut Valley will be hosting enrollment information meetings beginning this month to share information with prospective parents on how to enroll based on District of Choice, Inter-district Transfers, Allen Bill, or Caregiver applications.

Click HERE for the flyer and website information to share with friends interested in attending our District. The above website has the upcoming dates and locations of our meetings to any family interested in attending Walnut Valley. Current families enrolled in Walnut Valley do not need to attend these meetings.

Please click HERE to access the flyer.

Best Regards,

Reuben Jones


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,