Diamond BarHigh School

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Principal’s Newsletter - Janurary 2012

Principal’s Newsletter

The “Real” Deal

January, 2012



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!


Catherine Real,


Diamond Bar High School

Aquatic Center Groundbreaking Ceremony: Please join us on Wednesday, January 18th at 4:00 pm for the groundbreaking ceremony for our long-awaited Denis R. Paul Aquatic Center.  Parking will be available on the Brea Canyon lot—don’t miss this momentous event as we break ground on this very exciting project.  For more information, click here.

Birthday Announcements: Get your student’s birthday up in lights! Stop by the front office to purchase a DBHS birthday marquee message for just $10.

Brahma Boosters January Meeting: The Brahma Booster organization would like to invite all DBHS supporters to attend the next Brahma Boosters meeting which will be held on Tuesday, January 31st  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.

CAAP Casino Night:The Council of African American Parents is proud to announce their Casino Night which will be held on Saturday, March 17th from 6:00 pm to midnight.  This year’s event will be held at the Sheraton Fairplex, Avalon Room, at 601 West McKinley, Pomona.

CAAP 20 Year Celebration Event: The CAAP parent group is celebrating their 20 Years of parent support by having a celebration event on Sunday, June 10th, 2012 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Titan Center within Cal State Fullerton.  Stay tuned for more information as the school year progresses!  

CAPA Chinese New Year Celebration: The Chinese-American Parents’ Association will be hosting a Chinese New Year celebration on the Diamond Bar High School campus on Saturday, January 28th from 10am-4pm. Please join them in celebrating the lunar New Year with games, food, and fun activities.  For more information, see the attached flyer.

Citibank Donation - Diamond Bar High School will receive a $5,000 STEM Program donation from Citibank. The presentation will take place at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Diamond Bar branch located at 1188 S. Diamond Bar Blvd. at noon (Old Ralphs shopping center) at 12:00pm Noon on Friday, January 27th.  Representatives from the Diamond Bar City Council, WVUSD School District, and Diamond Bar High will be on hand for the ceremony. The DBHS Pep Squad and Band will be on hand as well. Please join us to celebrate and support this new Diamond Bar branch opening.

Food Truck Festival featuring several popular gourmet food trucks including Don Chow Tacos, The Slumming’ Gourmet, Slammin’ Sliders, Sweet E’s Bake shop, Bool Korean Barbecue, NomNom Truck, and Jogasaki will be held on Saturday, February 11th.  A portion of the sales will be donated to the school. The event will be held in the parking lot in front of the school from at 21400 E. Pathfinder Road 11am to 3pm. The entry donation will be $2.00 which will all go to Diamond Bar high school. This event is open to the community – all are welcomed. For more information, click here.

Free Tutoring! CSF tutoring will resume beginning tomorrow.  Peer tutoring available in all subjects, Mondays-Thursdays in room 232 from 3:00-4:30 pm, no appointment necessary!  Please take advantage of this free and helpful resource!

Multicultural Spring Carnival  - Diamond Bar High School and the Hispanic Organization of Parents for Education (HOPE) will be hosting their first-ever Multicultural Spring Carnival from Friday, February 17th to Sunday, February 19th. This event, in partnership with Ted Holcomb – Fiesta de carnival Promotions will feature mechanical rides, game booths, student performances, etc.  There is no entry fee for the event however there is a $1.00 ride ticket fee. Ride tickets may also be purchased in advance for 50% off at the school. The carnival will be held in the parking lot in front of the school at 21400 E. Pathfinder Road. The carnival times are: Friday - 5pm to 11pm, Saturday – 2pm to 11pm, and Sunday - 2pm to 11pm (Monday is a Holiday). This event is open to the community – all are welcomed.

SAT Workshop: Brahma Foundation and Revolution Prep are offering another SAT workshop for the March 10th SAT exam.  Classes will take place on Tuesdays from 6-9 pm and Saturdays from 9 am – 1pm .  Classes begin Saturday, January 28th. The cost for this comprehensive review course is $499 and the classes are conducted on Diamond Bar High School’s campus.  For more information, please see the attached flyer or visit www.revolutionprep.com

Speaker and author Tyler Durman will present Three “Stuff 4 Your Life” assemblies for all Diamond Bar High School students at the school on Wednesday, January 18th . Tyler is a sought-after storyteller for his ability to make people laugh, while giving them wisdom and hope. He has spoken at over 7,800 schools, conferences, and events, and to more than five million teenagers. During the three assemblies at DBHS, he will focus on the topic of dealing with stress during college preparation, SAT exams, and completing college applications. Durman will also host a Parent Meeting that evening at 7p.m. to give parents important tips on how to support their children during this important time in their life. This presentation is funded and sponsored by the Brahma Foundation and the South Asian Parent Association (SAPA) and is open to all Walnut Valley Unified students and families. For more information, click here.