Brahma Briefing

Week 34 - April 26 - 30, 2021

Week 34 - April 26 - 30, 2021

Diamond Bar High School Activities


MONDAY 4/26/21

  • Election Week - Class Office
  • V Girls Golf @ Walnut Tournament 8:00 AM
  • Hacienda 5 – Outstanding Senior Awards (Zoom)


TUESDAY 4/27/21

  • V Boys Tennis vs South Hills Home 2:00 PM
  • V Girls Tennis vs South Hills Home 2:15 PM
  • V Baseball vs Wilson Home 3:15 PM
  • V Softball vs Wilson Home 3:15 PM
  • V Golf vs Los Altos Home 4:00 PM


WEDNESDAY 4/28/21

  • Class of 2024 Campus Tours
  • Voting Opens Spanish Club Meeting 2:30 PM
  • F Boys Basketball vs Walnut Home 4:45 PM
  • JV Boys Basketball vs Walnut Home 3:15 PM
  • V Girls Basketball @ Walnut 4:45 PM
  • V Boys Basketball @ Walnut 6:30 PM
  • V Boys Soccer vs South Hills Home 5:00 PM
  • V Girls Soccer @ South Hills 5:30 PM
  • V Girls Golf vs Troy Home 4:00 PM


THURSDAY 4/29/21

  • Safety Day during Tutorial
  • JV Girls Tennis vs Walnut Home 2:00 PM
  • V Girls Tennis @ Walnut 2:00 PM
  • V Boys Tennis @ Walnut 2:00 PM
  • V Track & Field @ South Hills 3:15 PM
  • V Swim vs Walnut Home 3:15 PM
  • JV Baseball vs Wilson Home 3:15 PM
  • V Baseball @ Wilson 3:15 PM
  • JV Softball vs South Hills Home 3:15 PM
  • V Softball @ South Hills 3:15 PM
  • V Boys Golf @ Los Altos 1:30 PM
  • V Girls Golf @ Los Altos 1:30 PM
  • V Girls Basketball vs La Mirada Home 6:00 PM


FRIDAY 4/30/21

  • FRIDAY Senior Funday “Senior Centers” 1:10 – 2:30 PM
  • Attention Parents: DBHS Intent to Enroll Date DUE Today (In-person vs Virtual)
  • Class Officer Voting Closes
  • V Boys Basketball vs Rowland Home 6:30 PM
  • V Boys Soccer @ Walnut 5:00 PM
  • JV Girls Soccer vs Walnut Home 3:15 PM
  • V Girls Soccer vs Walnut Home 5:00 PM


SATURDAY, 5/1/21


  • ALL CAMPUS CLOSED for a construction project: No personnel allowed on campus on Saturday, May 1, 2021.


Best Regards,


Reuben Jones

Principal


P.S. *Only Home athletic events are listed above. Click HERE for all athletic contests!

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Important Message about Enrollment at DBHS for the 2021-2022 School Year

Dear Brahma Parents and Guardians,


For those who completed the Intent-to-Return question in Aeries Portal, thank you very much. For those who have not, please sign-in to Aeries Portal and indicate whether your child will attend school in-person or join virtual learning for the 2021/2022 school year by Friday, April 30, 2021.


Reminder, your options for your child are to attend traditional school for in-person instruction every day (5 days per week subject to change based on capacity limitations due to adequate spacing of students), OR join Virtual Learning for 2021/2022 School Year.


Please see the video and the directions on how to access Aeries Portal to complete your Intent-to-Return for 2021/2022.


Thank you,


Reuben Jones

Principal

Welcome our new Instructional Dean, Ms. Jennifer Burns!

Congratulations to Jennifer Burns, who was approved as our new Instructional Dean for Math and Science by the WVUSD Board of Trustees April 21, 2021.


Ms. Burns served for 17 years as a math and science teacher at Suzanne Middle School, Walnut High School and Diamond Bar High. During this time, Jennifer held leadership roles as an Advisor (CSF, Cheer, and Class) and WASC Focus Group Leader. She is also a DBHS alum (Class of ‘99).


Welcome Ms. Burns!

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Reintegration Process: "Back to School 2021"

New On-Campus WiFi for Students & Visitors

There is a new WVUSD WiFi network to which students and visitors can connect that DOES NOT require a user name and password to join. It is WVUSD_BYOD. BYOD is short for “Bring Your Own Device”. It is similar to joining WiFi when you are at Starbucks or at a hotel. This network has been set up in preparation for more students bringing personal devices to school. Feel free to share this information with students and visiting guests.

Guidance Office Updates:

Updated information on registration summer appointments and reopening are posted in your grade level websites. Please visit your grade level's web page for the more current news updates.
DBHS Students Of The Month - April 2021
In-Person Graduation Interest Form

We need your help to determine the limits of our stadium capacity for our Class of 2021 Commencement. Please complete the Google Form ASAP!

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Click HERE to see the Class of 2021- Senior Wall

Email your GLC a picture and your Post-Secondary plans!

Senior Friday Activity! Sign-up HERE!

Check out last week's Senior "Friday Activity"- Bingo, Boba, & Blanket! (See below)

Senior "Fridays" 4-23-21

HELLO SENIORS!

For this Friday, we are turning DBHS into a "Senior Center!" You can participate in activities with friends and our staff.

Here is a list of some of the activities. You will be able to choose two of the following centers:

- Get a group of friends together (4-6 in each room) and try to break out of the classroom with in an in-real life Escape Rooms created by Ms.Feix. Be sure to discuss which room number and time you plan to attend so that you and your friends sign up for the same one. You can only do ONE escape room; either one during session or one during session 2.

- Learn how to grill with Dr.Jones

- Learn how to play poker with Mr.Desmond

- Start your own succulent garden with Ms.Ku

- Challenge Watkins & Davies a game of corn hole

- Participate in a broadway workout with Mrs.Simonson & Mr.Kaitz

- Bring a shirt and Tie Dye with Mrs.Galindo

- Karaoke with Mr.Sorenson

- Paint your own canvas picture with Mrs. Dizon and USB

- Crafting Paper Flowers with Mrs.Daza

- Yoga with Ms.Chiang

- Make friendship bracelets with Mrs.Arionus


Click HERE to sign-up!


On the day of the event, here is a link to the Health for you need to fill out. Be sure to only fill it out the day of the event & be read to show us the receipt that was emailed to you:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfUztRNAMOEL_aQFDNaPWlT0BrAaHLRQeCgdtBQ-V0Ni42yZg/viewform

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California Science Test (CAST) and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Attention Juniors - State Testing - May 13, 2021

Juniors, Mark your calendars for the California Science Test (CAST).


The California Science Test (CAST) is an online assessment based on the California Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) . All local educational agencies (LEAs) with eligible students in grades five and eight and in high school will administer the CAST operational test.


More information on the CAST will be shared soon.

For questions, contact Instructional Dean, Ms. Jennifer Burns @ jburns@wvusd.org

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Class of 2023 GLC Shout Out
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Pathways Communication Academy Whale Watching Field Trip, Fall 2019

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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. Watch our VIDEO for a peek into how Pathways can be a good fit for you. Click HERE for more information on how to apply.


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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"The Music of the Night: A Tribute Concert

to The Phantom of the Opera"


May 28-29, 2021


Click HERE for more details!

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Welcome to our New Head Swim Coach - Isabelle Cheng

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.

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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.


Still have questions about 8th grade orientation?


Link for more c/o 2025 information Click HERE.

Stay Healthy & Take Care!


Reuben Jones,

Principal

COVID VACCINE AVAILABLE! Click HERE to Register.

April 27 8AM - 12 PM @ WALNUT SENIOR CENTER 21215 LA PUENTE ROAD WALNUT CA , 91789 Questions? Call (310) 780-8753 Center for Family Health and Education