Diamond View Middle School

Mrs. Heimbigner, Principal

Welcome Panthers

Dear Students and Families,

I am thrilled to take this moment to introduce myself to all the wonderful individuals joining our DV Family and extend a warm welcome to our returning students at Diamond View Middle School. My name is Dede Heimbigner, and I bring with me over nineteen years of experience as a dedicated classroom teacher. Now, embarking on my fifth year as the principal of Diamond View School, I am truly honored to be part of this incredible community.

As a fourth-generation Lassen County native, I hold a deep-rooted connection to this area. In my heart, I will always be a DV Panther, and I am proud to call myself an alumna of Lassen High and the University of Nevada. Whenever our DV Panthers, LHS Grizzlies, or Nevada Wolf Pack are competing, you can count on me to be cheering them on with enthusiasm!

Middle school is a crucial and transformative period in every young person's life. Reflecting on my own time at Diamond View, I remember a mix of challenges and triumphs. However, what truly made a difference was the unwavering support I received from an exceptional team of teachers, support staff, and administrators. They went above and beyond to help me reach my full potential and strive for academic excellence.

Looking ahead, we are eager to build upon the positive momentum we experienced towards the end of the previous year. We will continue to provide complimentary breakfast and lunch service, host Back to School Night, offer PE and Sports, and, even more excitingly, continue to provide opportunities for students to explore various Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathways.

Maintaining the high academic standards that Diamond View students have come to expect and fostering a positive campus culture remain our utmost priorities. We firmly believe that the best outcomes are achieved when parents and school staff collaborate, leveraging their expertise, knowledge, and genuine care for our students. I invite you to stop by and introduce yourself at your convenience. If you would like to schedule a meeting with me, please feel free to call the school office or email me directly to arrange an appointment.

I eagerly anticipate the opportunity to meet and work alongside each one of you.

Diamond View School Website - www.diamondviewschool.org

We want our website to be user-friendly for our students and parents. Updates continue to be made. However, if there is something specific you are looking for and cannot find, please send us an email or call, and we can get it for you.

First Day of School

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

School Starts at 8:25 AM

Daily Hours

Mondays and Early Release Days- 8:25- 1:09

Tuesdays - Fridays 8:25- 2:58

*** Gates open at 8:00 AM. Please do not drop students off before 8:00 AM, there is no yard duty on-site before 8:00 AM.

Back to School Night

Wednesday, Aug. 16th, 5:30-6:30pm

850 Richmond Road

Susanville, CA

Please join us at 5:30 PM for introductions in the multipurpose room, then classroom tours will be available for parents and families to visit.

8th Grade Parent Information Meeting- Graduation, Trip, Constitution

Thursday, Aug. 18th 2022 at 6:30-7pm

850 Richmond Road

Susanville, CA

8th Grade Parents- Please join us in the Multipurpose Room following Back to School Night for an 8th Grade Parent Meeting.

Master Bell Schedule

Classroom Assignments and Class Lists Posted on School Wise

On Tuesday, 8/15/23, class lists will be finalized, these lists can be found on your parent/student SchoolWise Account. If you see your schedule before Tuesday, please understand that it is subject to change until finalized.

If you do not have access to your student's SchoolWise account, class lists will be posted on the front office window on Tuesday, 8/15 after 4:00 PM.

Teaching Staff

Tdap Vaccination

Students entering seventh grade must show a recent Tdap vaccination which protects against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. The Tdap vaccine is mandatory for all students entering seventh grade, and students will not be able to start the first day of school without proof of vaccination. Please turn in your proof of vaccination before school starts.

Want to show your Panther Pride at school or sporting events? Order your gear here. This link is always available on our website.

Breakfast and Lunch.............................. Free for ALL STUDENTS!!!

Breakfast will be served daily starting at 8:10 AM.

Lunch will be served daily, rotating between grades. Please see the daily bell schedule for scheduled lunchtimes.


All students can ride the bus for the first two weeks of school, but after two weeks, students must have a bus pass. Bus pass applications are available in the office or can be found on our school website.


Second Step- Social Emotional Learning Curriculum

Second Step for Middle School: Not Just Better Students, Better People