Diamond BarHigh School

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C/O 2021 GLC NEWS & NOTES

Class of 2021 Grade Level Coordinators

Mr. Kevin Patterson  Mrs. Stephanie Duenas   Mrs. Julie Salas

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CLASS OF 2021 GLC NEWS AND NOTES

VOLUME 3  (JUNIOR YEAR) ISSUE #3

 

October 15, 2019

 

Class of 2021 Students and Parents,

 

As we have the past two school years, we will publish this GLC News and Notes Newsletter periodically during the school year.  Our goal is to keep our students and parents up-to-date on relevant and timely topics and issues. 

 

PSAT/NMSQT

The PSAT/NMSQT (Practice SAT and National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is scheduled to be given this Saturday, October 19, 2019 here at Diamond Bar High School.  Students who have already registered and paid for the test should have received an email with details about the test including when to arrive, what to bring etc.  A summary of this information is included in the bullet points below:

  • Registered students should arrive no later than 7:45 am on Saturday, October 19th at the DBHS Amphitheater next to the gymnasium.
  • Bring Photo Identification
  • Bring at least two #2 pencils
  • Calculators are optional.  Calculators must be an approved calculator approved by the Collegeboard.  See www.collegeboard.org for this information or go to the following link:

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/taking-the-test/calculator-policy

  • Student Guides and Practice tests are still available in the Guidance Office
  • If a student wants to ensure if he or she has registered for this October 19th exam, he/she should check the list of registered students on the Guidance Office window, Room 106.
  • Classroom Assignments will be available the morning of the test and are also available on the Guidance Office Window-Room 106.
  • Most students will finish the test and be dismissed after 12:00 noon.
  • 11th grade students who did not register to take the exam and who are still interested in registering should report to our Finance Office in Building 100 to purchase the test for $27.  Any remaining spaces are limited so do not delay any longer.

 

MT. SAC  Junior Day-Class of 2021

We are very excited to announce that a group of approximately 40 junior students have the opportunity to attend a field trip to MT.SAC community college.  MT.SAC will host juniors from area high schools so they can attend informative workshops, take a tour of the campus and their facilities and learn about the tremendous opportunity MT.SAC and community college offers our students.   The date of the field trip is Thursday, November 7, 2019.  Additional information on how to sign up for this event will be available soon.  Space is limited for this trip so when sign ups begin, please follow through.  More information and details soon….!!

 

Dress Code

Dress Code policies were reviewed during our Due Process/Expectations meeting the third day of school.  Each student, in their English class, attended this Due Process/Expectations meeting led by their GLCs,        Mr. Patterson and Mrs. Duenas.  Below are details on the Dress Code Policy.  Please discuss these policies with your student, as we need your support.  Violations of the Dress Code will result with consequences assigned starting with an hour of a Saturday Work Program-SWAP and progressing through our sequential discipline process for students who have violated the policy more than one time.

Examples/Pictures of appropriate and inappropriate school attire are included in our Due Process/Expectations Power Point which can be found on the Class of 2021 webpage.

 

1. Shoes must be worn on campus at all times.

2. No student on or about school property shall wear or possess any apparel, jewelry, accessory, and/or inscription on personal belongings that is obscene, gang-related, promoting violence (e.g. guns, bombs, etc.) and/or racially or ethnically prejudiced. Clothing advertising illegal substances including alcohol is also prohibited.

3. Clothing shall conceal undergarments at all times. See-through fabrics (lace fabric, leggings, etc), halter tops and tube tops (female), tank tops (male), and bare midriffs/stomachs are prohibited.

4. Pants/leggings, shorts, and skirts must conceal undergarments at all times. (Except as designated in Athletics, Physical Education, and/or competition/performing groups.) Baggy pants must be belted or held up so that undergarments are not exposed.

5. Students are not allowed to wear any hat, cap, or visor except for unaltered DBHS apparel. Non-DBHS hats are not to be visible during the school day. Students are not allowed to wear hoods at any time except for rainy days. This enables staff to identify students and non-students and ensure campus safety.

 

Tutoring

We have several opportunities for students to receive academic support/tutoring from teachers and peers.  Please see this information on the Class of 2021 Webpage.

 

Midpoint of Semester 1

Believe it or not…we are at the midpoint of semester one.  Our second grading period-the 12-week grading period ends on November 1st and the end of the semester is on December 18th!

 

Miscellaneous

Girls Soccer Tryouts:

Wednesday, October 23   4:00-6:00 pm (New and Returning Players)

Thursday, October 24  5:00-7:00 pm  (New and Returning Players)

Friday, October 25  4:00-6:00 pm  (By Invite Only)

  • Interested athletes should bring cleats, shin guards, water to the DBHS Stadium.
  • All athletes trying out MUST be CLEARED before Tryouts (athleticclearance.com)
  • Player/Parent Contract must be signed before trying out-Available on Class of 2021 Webpage
  • Athletes in a current Fall sport should contact Coach Matt Franco for information on dates and times of their tryout.  mfranco@wvusd.k12.ca.us

 

 

Keep Checking the GLC/Guidance Webpage and the Class of 2021 Webpage

We encourage students to check our webpages regularly for new postings, announcements, opportunities etc. 

www.dbhs.org then…Guidance/GLC Link  then…Class of 2021 Link

 

 

Kevin R. Patterson  Stephanie Duenas   Julie Salas

Grade Level Coordinators – Class of 2021