Brahma Briefing

Week 23 - February 1 - 5, 2021

Hello Brahma Parents & Guardians,

Welcome to Week 23.

The week of February 1 - 5 is National School Counselor's Week and our Guidance Counselors are exceptional! Our Guidance Counseling Team is one of the most important components of our school and we celebrate their knowledge, professionalism and care for our students and staff. Thank you Guidance Team!

The month of February is Black History Month. I am excited to share the activities that our students and staff have been preparing for our school community.

*Black Student Union (BSU) Activities:

  • Use the Zoom link below and join BSU's Monthly Meetings & celebrate African-American culture.
  • Thursdays, February 4, 11, and 25, 12:40 - 1:15 PM
  • All are welcome!

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 318 160 9893
Passcode: bsu

*United Student Body (USB) Activities:

  • Weekly infographics and story activities on the USB Instagram.
  • Are you following? Go to @DiamondBarUSB
  • Instagram Story Takeover event “Supporting Black-Owned Businesses: Food Edition” which will take place in the last week of February. This event is for the sole purpose of spotlighting local black-owned restaurants and introducing a way to support our community.

*Black History Lecture Series with Mr. Hardy Brown:

  • Wednesdays, February 10, 17, and 24, 1:10 - 2:00 PM
  • Listen, Learn, Dialogue with CEO of Black Voices Foundation, Mr. Hardy Brown - Footsteps to Freedom
  • All students welcome.
  • Zoom Link will be shared directly to all student emails and Grade Level Google Classrooms.

*Senior Recognition!

In honor of the Senior Class 2021, the font color of the heading titles in our Brahma Briefing are in their class color, pink! Thanks to our Senior Class Advisors, Mrs. Arionus, Mrs. DeCambra, & Ms. Silver for showing our Seniors how much we care!

Important Reminders:

  • February 5 - Year Book Senior Ads Due
  • February 10 - Virtual Open House Showcase/8th Grade Orientation
  • February 18 - In-N-Out Fundraiser by Mag 7! (Click HERE to buy tickets!)
  • February 19 - Deadline To Drop A Course (Click HERE for more info)

Best Regards,

Reuben Jones


Special Thanks to our Guidance Team for supporting and guiding our students!

Special Thanks To:

Seniors - Class of 2021: Mr. Patterson and Mrs. Duenas

Juniors - Class of 2022: Mr. Desmond and Mrs. Brummett

Sophomores - Class of 2023: Mr. Gonzales and Mrs. Burns

Freshmen - Class of 2024: Mrs. Auten-Zimmerman and Mr. Natividad

Pathways Academy: Mrs. Salas

Intervention Counselor: Mrs. Osajima-Baird

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Get your SENIOR AD in the Yearbook! See Below For Details!

Want to purchase a Senior Ad?





Parents - Order and design your child's senior ad online. Ads are in full color and messages can be personalized!

STEP ONE: Go to Herff Jones by clicking HERE!

STEP TWO: Enter DBHS's job number: 7353

STEP THREE: Go to Yearbook Ads and click

STEP FOUR: Follow the rest of the directions when prompted

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Brahma Bundles - Valentine Edition!

For a limited time get a $10 Valentine Brahma Bundle. Go to the following form to customize your bundle!

Orders need to be in by 2/10/21 to guarantee delivery by Valentines Day!

DBHS has partnered with Revolution Prep to provide our students with the opportunity to practice taking college admissions exams while remaining safely at home.

This proctored practice exam is the best way to get a real-time snapshot of testing performance in order to create a testing plan and timeline. This exam is not associated with the college board and will not qualify 11th graders for the NMSQT. Click HERE for NMSQT qualification process.

Sign up at the DBHS Web Store. It is listed under USB Practice Exam.

  • Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
  • Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm PT
  • Where: Live Online
  • Cost: $20 with activity card $25 without the activity card.
  • Materials and instructions will be emailed to students 24 hours before the exam.
  • Every Revolution Prep practice exam comes with a free 30-minute score report review to assess specific strengths and areas of improvement. We highly recommend taking advantage of this opportunity.
DBHS California Scholarship Federation (CSF), a chapter of the CSF organization, is the only school-sanctioned club on campus that rewards its members with scholarship opportunities. We firmly believe in the organization’s motto, “Scholarship for service,” and hope to broadly spread this message to the entire student body. With the pandemic obstructing our typical club recruitment activities, we hope to leverage all DBHS-managed digital platforms to reach a broad audience, consisting mainly of current sophomores and juniors. Click HERE to Join!
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Here is the published scheduled for the NASEF High School Scholastic Tournament Finals


February 20 & 21

10 AM – 6 PM


Meridian Technical Charter High School (Meridian, Idaho)

Xavier High School (Palm Desert, California)

Francis Howell Central High School (St. Charles Missouri)

Garnet Valley High School (Glen Mills, Pennsylvania)

Rocklin High School (Rocklin, California)

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.

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WVUSD Nutrition Services continues meal distribution in 2nd semester.

Go to 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,