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Welcome to the Daily Diamondback!

To access our Daily Diamondback from your smartphone or computer simply go to smore.com/z20wx to access this digital flyer.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Today is a Regular Schedule

School is dismissed at 2:55pm

Today's Birthdays

Students: Rilye Kline, Maria Maynard, Eduardo Pantoja, and Draque Porter

CONGRATULATIONS to Football!

Both JV and Varsity Football teams beat Bradshaw Christian.
  • JV won 34-15!
  • Varsity WON 22-20!!
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Congratulations to Girls Golf!

Our Girls Golf team are UNDEFEATED!

Please congratulate the Girls Golf Team for completing an undefeated season and winning the SVC League title yesterday!


· Payton Darrah

· Grace Salvestrin

· Kyla Denault

· Maddie Sorber

· Emily Wheeler

· Mercedes Merry

· Sydney Kopping

· Eva Camps

· Melanie Arechega

Also congratulate Payton, Grace, Kyla, Maddie and Emily for earning ALL-League Honors!

JV/V Girls Volleyball vs. Bradshaw Christian tonight!

JV @ 5pm

Varsity @ 6pm

See you at the Snake Pit! (Rescheduled from yesterday).

October FFA Meeting-Today

The October FFA Meeting will be held Tuesday, October 16 at 5:30 pm at the school farm. Following the business meeting will be a pumpkin carving contest and snacks.

Attention FUTURE Softball Players-Meeting today

Varsity coach McFarland and JV coach McMillan-Hebert, aka Coach Mack and Coach Ro respectively, will be hosting a meeting for all students wishing to play softball.
  • Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 in the UMHS Cafeteria
  • 3:30 to 5:00pm.
This meeting is open to students and parents, and the intent is to begin a dialogue between the new coaching staff, parents, and all players. We will be discussing team Mountain Mayhem (out of season 18u team). We look forward to meeting with all of you.

College Applications

Need help with college apps? Come to the College and Career Center during Dback tomorrow. Tickets are available in the CCC.

Safe School Ambassador Meeting tomorrow in DBACK

There will be a Safe School Ambassador meeting this Wednesday during DBACK. Check into your advisory and then use your lime green Advisory pass to head to the Cafeteria!

United Sports Track & Field

Interested in being an athlete on the UM United Sports Track & Field Team? Stop by and see Mrs. Zeiter-Smith in H-14 for a permission slip. Permission slips due by Friday, October 19

College Reps on campus

UC Santa Barbara will be at Union Mine tomorrow morning, University of San Francisco will be in the CCC during break. Swing by the CCC for information!

UMHS Presents: NOISES OFF!

Come to the Theatre at the Mine to see our fall play, Noises Off!

  • Opening Night is Friday, October 19, 2018 @ 7:00pm
Additional shows are:

  • October 20, 25, 26 and 27 @ 7:00pm
  • Sunday, October 21 @ 5:00pm
Purchase your tickets online and reserve seating!

Girls Basketball Meeting (Wednesday)

Attention all girls interested in playing basketball! Please attend the mandatory meeting on Wednesday, October 17th at lunch in H-12. More information about practices and tryouts will be given.

Attention Future WRESTLERS (Thursday)

Parents and students of future wrestlers are invited to attend an informative meeting.
  • Thursday, October 18
  • 6:00-7:00pm
  • In Room N-1
Contact Coach Mallot with any questions.

Pre-Register for Winter Sports by Friday October 26!

Any student interested in trying out for a winter sport, must complete the following by Friday, October 26:
  • Turn in a sports physical to Mrs. Kling (front office)
  • Pre-Register online thru the 8 to 18 website (parents do online)
  • Have a 2.0 or higher GPA
  • No book fines
Click here for more details

Winter sports include: Boys & Girls Basketball, Boys & Girls Soccer, Ski/Snowboard Team, Wrestling Team.

Tryouts are Monday, October 29! See Mrs. Kling in the front office with any questions!

Reminder! Backpacks not allowed at after-school activities!

Backpacks are not permitted at after school activities such as dances, home games, or any other after school event.

They will no longer be stored or kept by staff at any of these events. It is your responsibility to either leave your backpack at home or find a safe place to store it.

The school is not responsible for any lost or stolen bags.

This is Us Week is coming!

This is Us Week showcases important Union Mine values like Kindness, Diversity, Mental Health Awareness and Unity. Stay tuned for fun activities at lunch and during the day throughout the week of October 22-26.

Attention ALL students! Got Photos?

The yearbook staff needs your homecoming photos!

  • Group and couples shots appreciated as well as any other shots from the night!
  • Email them to us at umhsrattler@gmail.com or share them using the Jostens ReplayIt App.
Also, the yearbook staff would like to invite you to join us in a gel photo shoot!

  • Come to B2 (between the counseling office and the library) during DBack on October 17th, 24th, or 31st.
  • This is a very special opportunity that can guarantee you to be in the yearbook!

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Attention all Seniors! Class of 2019!

Senior Portrait Make Up days:
  • Friday October 26th Saturday October 27th in C208.
  • Go to billsmithphoto.com to book your appointment now!
This is your last chance to be in the Yearbook, and for the option to get specialized packages.

Buy your 2018-19 UMHS Yearbook, The Rattler!

Purchase online or by cash or check to room B-2.
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COLLEGE ATHLETICS NIGHT AT EDHS, October 23

Students and parents from all four high schools are invited and encouraged to attend this

informational evening. Many topics will be discussed from NCAA Eligibility Compliance to tips on how to promote your student-athlete to colleges. Hear from three different collegiate and professional athletic advisors, and get all the information you need in order to achieve your dream of playing sports at the college level. Click here for more details.

  • Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
  • Where: EDHS Multipurpose Room (campus map attached)
  • Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Stop it APP - School Access Code (UMHS)

STOPit - help keep UMHS safe

Take an active part in making this school a place you can be proud of. Report student behavior, unsafe conditions, or anything else you think the office should be aware of to the STOP it app with School Code: UMHS. If you do not have access to a phone use the TAKE A STAND form in the office or Library. Let's make UMHS the best it can be!