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Principal's September Newsletter

Principal’s Newsletter

The “Real” Deal

September, 2011

 

 

Dear DBHS Parent/Guardian,


Below you will find my Principal’s Newsletter.  The goal of the newsletter is to include you as part of the DBHS family as well as make you aware of all the great activities and opportunities available to you and your students.  Time sensitive activities/events are highlighted in red.


Be sure to scan the opportunities listed below.  Most activities have an embedded link so that you can quickly and conveniently get more info and/or register if interested.


Thank you for your ongoing support and for all that you do to make Diamond Bar High School one of the best schools anywhere, near or far.  We couldn’t do it without you!


Sincerely,


Catherine Real,

Principal,

Diamond Bar High School



 

Brahma Boosters September Meeting: The Brahma Boosters Organization would like to invite all DBHS Supporters to attend the next Brahma Boosters meeting which will be held on Tuesday, September 27 at 7 pm in the Golden Horseshoe.  Come to this meeting and get insights on how you may become a Booster Member and be a part of the Booster support team. To get more information, please contact Sharon Goger - Brahma Boosters President at SGoger@cvs.com  or call (714) 681-5521.


California High School Exit Exam Results Are In: Results are in and Diamond Bar High School’s class of 2014 did exceptionally well.  Our pass rate for last year’s sophomores was 99% in Mathematics and 96% in English. This is even more impressive when compared to the results for LA County: 81% in both Math and English. 


Lunches in attendance: Due to our staff shortages, safety, and health reasons, we can no longer accept lunches left for students in the attendance office.  With a school the size of ours our attendance ladies were spending a good deal of the day on “lunch duty.”  Unbeknownst to the parents, students often forgot to pick them up and they sat, unrefrigerated for hours to be thrown away by the janitors in the evening.  Instead, the district offers a very convenient alternative that you can do from the convenience of home or your workplace.  If you’d like to create a convenient account, click here.


SAPA Social: SAPA will be holding its annual welcome back social for members and new members on Tuesday, September 20th at 7:00 pm in the Golden Horseshoe.  For more information, email Nilima Tanna at desiot@gmail.com


SAT Review Courses: Diamond Bar offers many opportunities for students to review for the SATs.  Although the review course offered by the Finance Corp. is full, here are a few more options for your children:


6-week SAT Review Course: 6 week course offered on Wednesday evenings from 6-9 pm by Revolution Prep. Pre-test scheduled for Saturday, 9/24. Cost is $499.  See attached flyer for more information and/or visit www.revolutionprep.com for more info or email Karin Tran at Karin.Tran@revolutionprep.com  You may also call (877) 738-7737 to speak to someone about the program. Deadline to enroll is Monday, September 19th.


2-day SAT Boot camp Review Course: Weekend SAT review boot camp offered on Saturday, 9/24 and Sunday, 9/25 from 9 am- 1 pm. Deadline to enroll is Monday, September 19th. Cost is $165. See attached flyer for more information and/or visit www.CatalystPrep.com for more information.