Union Mine High School

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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.

Today is Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Today is a D-Back Bell Schedule.

  • School will be dismissed at 2:55pm.

Today's Birthdays

Students: Rilye Kline, Eduardo Pantoja Zepeda, and Tenaya Tague.

PSAT test is today!

  • All students that have a PSAT ticket meet outside the small gym at 7:30am (back side of the small gym along Union Mine Way to check in).

Attention: students with siblings or family on campus!

If you have a sibling or family member on campus, please stop by C208 during D-Back today to be highlighted in the 2019-2020 Yearbook. Students who attend will be entered in a drawing to receive extra autograph pages!

Volleyball Tonight!

Come to the Snake Pit tonight to watch our Girls Volleyball play vs. Liberty Ranch.

  • Frosh @ 4pm
  • JV @ 5pm
  • Varsity @ 6pm

Interested in Ski/Snowboard Team?

Anyone interested in trying out for the UMHS Ski and Snowboard team must come to a meeting with Coach Purdum. The meeting is tomorrow night for parents and students.
  • Thursday, Oct. 17
  • 6:00pm in E6.

Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 26, 2019

Winter Sports Registration is OPEN Now!

Tryouts for winter sports will be on Monday, November 4.

In order to tryout for any sport you must be cleared by the athletic office by October 31. See Mrs. Kling in the front office for more information.

  • Be sure to pay any library or textbook fines.
  • Turn in a current sports physical to Mrs. Kling
  • Parent/Guardian must register you online at www.athleticclearance.com
  • 2.0 and above GPA required
  • If you have below a 2.0 and wish to appeal your grades, your appeal letter must be turned into Mr. Aliff in A-1 by Friday, November 1 @ 3pm. See Mr. Aliff for details.

Union Mine ASB presents Haunted Trail 2019

One night only...this Saturday, October 19 from 8-10pm.

An approximate 1/4 mile trail in the dark with non-stop chills, creeps, and scares. Including 6 scare zones for every type of thrillseeker!


  • $5 OR bring a boxed food item for El Dorado Food Bank
Not for children 12 and under, or individuals who have strobe light and/or sound sensitivity, lung heart, or other serious health conditions are NOT recommended for this event!

CLASS OF 2020 Shirts

SENIOR SHIRTS will be on sale FRIDAY at lunch for only $15 cash or check. Hurry and pre-order these limited editions shirts for the class of 2020! You won't want to miss out on these amazing shirts that will bring back great memories from your time here at Union Mine!

  • Attention all Seniors the Senior Shirt deadline has been set for November 1st.
  • You only have 4 Fridays to purchase your limited edition shirts!

Yearbook Recognition Ads due Oct. 31

Yearbook recognition ads are a great way for parents, families and friends to commemorate student achievements and important milestones. Order a yearbook recognition ad today online through Jostens by going online to www.jostensadservice.com. Ads must be placed online by October 31, 2019.

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. Let's make UMHS the best it can be!

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