Diamond BarHigh School

All school campuses in the Walnut Valley Unified School District, including DBHS, will be closed through the remainder of the 2019-20 school year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are transitioning to online instruction.

Principal’s Newsletter

Principal’s Newsletter

The “Real” Deal


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.  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!




Catherine Real


Diamond Bar High School



Birthday Announcements: Honor your student’s special day with a birthday announcement displayed on the school marquee.  The cost is $10. You can get a birthday announcement envelope in the front office.  Please provide at least a 2-day notice.


Brahma Foundation Fundraiser: Please help your school, teachers and students by donating to the Brahma Foundation's school-wide fundraiser!  All proceeds go directly back to Diamond Bar High School. This year the group is using Pay Pal for convenient on-line payments.
For more information, click on the following link:



CAHSEE for 10th graders: On March 8th and 9th, the California High School Exit Exam will be administered to all 10th graders.  This is a very important test for your students and for the school.  Please do your best to make sure that students attend school and are prepared for success.


Celebrity Basketball Fundraiser: On Wednesday, March 9th, our faculty will be taking on the Hollywood Knights celebrity basketball team.  Come join the fun and excitement in our gym: $8 pre-sale or $10 at the door.  Pre-sale tickets will be sold outside room 224 from Tuesday, March 1st to Wednesday, March 9th. For more information, email Coach Watkins at twatkins@walnutvalley.k12.ca.us


DBHS Future Scientists Show Their Stuff: Our Science Olympiad team is headed to state championships!  Coincidentally, one of the members of the Olympiad team was also selected as a semi-finalist for the US Physics team.  Read more about these awesome science students and their advisor, Angela Jensvold by clicking on: http://dbhs.wvusd.k12.ca.us/apps/news/show_news.jsp?REC_ID=178075&id=0


Pathways Academies: Wednesday, March 9th is the application deadline for freshmen wishing to be part of our Pathways program.  The Pathways Communications Academy is one of nearly 300 California Partnership Academies and is currently celebrating its 13th year. The Academy is structured as a school-within-a-school and offers smaller class sizes, block scheduling, more individualized attention, college prep courses, career technical electives, educational field trips and more. For more information, click on the following link: http://dbhs.wvusd.k12.ca.us/apps/bbmessages/show_bbm.jsp?REC_ID=46592


Walnut Valley USD 5K: The annual district 5K events are this weekend!  Please see the following link for registration information as well as information on the events leading up to the big race: