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The Principal's Newsletter

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.

Be sure to scan the opportunities listed below. Each activity has 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!


Catherine Real,
Diamond Bar High School

All-Southern California Honor Band: 55 Diamond Bar students were recently named to the All-Southern California Honor Band. No single school has ever had more than 31! We have a tremendous amount of talent here. For more information on the honor band concert, please click on the following link: CLICK HERE

Bingo: Booster Bingo continues to provide a valuable resource to Diamond Bar High School every Saturday. They are in the process of installing a new state of the art caller’s table and attendance has been increasing. To access a recent article in the Patch, click on the following link: CLICK HERE

Board Nominations (Brahma Boosters):
Nominations of eligible candidates to the executive board can be made at the February and March Booster meetings. The February meeting is scheduled for 2/22/11 at 7 pm in the Golden Horseshoe. For more information, please contact Booster President Larry Young at Lyoungod@gmail.com

Board Nominations (PINC): Parents of India and Neighboring Countries will be holding their general meeting on 2/9/11 at 7 pm in room 218. Fundraising and board nominations will be on the agenda. For more information, click on the following link: CLICK HERE

Boeing Summer Internship: Ms. Alina Gallardo, Director of our Brahma Tech Academy, has been working hand-in-hand with Mr. Clark Rucker, parent and Boeing employee, to earn an internship opportunity for Brahma Tech students through Boeing’s Engineering High School Internship Program. This will be a great school-to-work opportunity for our kids. For more information click on the following link: CLICK HERE

Chaparral Graduates: For those of you who have connections to Chaparral Middle School, you will be excited to know that Chaparral will be holding the ribbon cutting and grand opening of their new gymnasium on February 10 th . Feel free to stop by and take part in this event. For more info, please visit: CLICK HERE

Diamond Bar Patch: A former student, Gyasmine George, has been hired as a sports writer by the Patch. For up-to-date Patch articles on Brahma Athletics, check out her page at CLICK HERE

District API Celebration: The Walnut Valley Unified School District will be hosting an event on Wednesday February 2 nd to publicly recognize the success of all Walnut Valley schools. The celebration will take place in the Walnut High School Theater at 3:30 pm.

Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Essay Contest: Diamond Bar High Senior and CAAP scholar Gabriella Momah deserves recognition for winning the 2010 Black College Expo Scholarship. This will come in handy as she prepares for her freshman year at Stanford University. The scholarship was awarded among a plethora of candidate submittals. This award notification was followed closely by another award won by Seniors Rachel Scott and Gabriella Momah as they submitted winning essays in the Martin Luther King Jr. - Social Justice Essay Contest. To view more information about this, click on: CLICK HERE

Principals Tweet Too! If you’re interested, please feel free to look me up and get updates on various goings-on around campus: DBHSprinciPAL at www.Twitter.com

SAT Bootcamp: Sat, Feb 26 & Sun, Feb 27, 9:00 am-1:00 pm Refreshments and study booklet are provided. The course will take place 2 weeks before March SAT test. Cost is $165.00 per student. To enroll, visit www.CatalystPrep.com and click on “Boot camp Sign-Up.” For more information, email info@CatalystPrep.com or call 800.235.0056. Enroll on-line by Thursday, 2/24/11 at 6pm.  All grades are welcome. Please contact Olga L. Jauregui at ojauregui@roadrunner.com for additional school-related information.

Second Annual WVUSD 5K Fundraiser: Diamond Bar High School will host the 2 nd annual WVUSD 5K fundraiser on Sunday, March 6 th at 8:00 am. For more information on registration, click on the following link: CLICK HERE

Summer School: Summer School dates have been set. For information on Summer School please refer to the following link: CLICK HERE

Whooping Cough Booster Shot:
Starting July 1, 2011 all students in grades 7-12 must show proof of the TDAP booster before starting the 2011-2012 school year. For more information, please visit the district website at: CLICK HERE