Diamond BarHigh School

All schools in the Walnut Valley Unified School District, including DBHS, are scheduled to be closed through Tuesday, May 5, because of the COVID-19 pandemic

Principal's Memo - Week 6

WEEK 6 – September 17 – September 21

 

Hello Brahma Parents and Guardians, 

 

Welcome to Week 6.

This week marks the end of our first 6-Week grading period. Six-week grades are not recorded on your child’s Official Transcript, but they are a valuable progress check, and can influence participation in extra-curricular activities. If you have any questions about a grade, please email the teacher directly, and let your Grade Level Coordinator (GLC) know if you need any help.

This Week’s Activities, Updates, and Reminders:

  • Wednesday, September 19 – Undergrad (9th -11th Grade)Make-up Picture Day in the Golden Horseshoe, 7:00am – 3:00pm
  • College Visits this Week…
    • Tuesday, September 18 University of Chicago @ lunch in the Career Center.
    • Wednesday, September 19 Columbia University @ lunch in the Career Center.
    • Wednesday, September 19 John Hopkins University @ 1pm in the Career Center.
    • Friday, September 21 USC @ lunch in the library. Bring your lunch and get informed.  
  • For 10th and 11th Graders, EAOP's Road to College Conference will take place on Saturday, September 22 at UC Riverside from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. This conference is designed to encourage sophomores and juniors to be well-rounded individuals, while maintaining competitive eligibility for college admissions. Participants will receive information about:
  • Free SAT/ACT prep resources
  • Various colleges and universities and their admissions
  • Financial Aid
  • All participants must register for the event by Friday, September 14.

**To register, visit www.eaop.ucr.edu

 

  • PSAT – If you have already signed up for the official PSAT/NMSQT happening on our campus on Saturday, October 13, please come by Guidance to pick up a College Board Student Guide. There is much information to help you prepare for the PSAT/NMSQT. Juniors taking this test are entered into the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. If you are a JUNIOR (c/o 2020) and have not yet registered for this exam you may still do so by paying the $27.00 fee in the Finance Department (Main Office) by September 11.
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  • SAT Bootcamp at Diamond Bar High School
    • Just $195 Per Student

-The SAT is a boring exam, but learning to ace it doesn't have to be. At Catalyst, we take the actual SAT every time it's given to gain insider knowledge of the exam, and we pass our expertise to students with patience, understanding, and a welcome sprinkling of humor and creativity.

 

-Catalyst’s two-day SAT Bootcamp arms students with go-to strategies for every question they’ll face on the day of the test so they can march into the SAT with confidence, momentum, and every key strategy fresh in their mind.

 SAT Bootcamp at Diamond Bar High School

  • Saturday, September 29, 9am - 1pm
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  • Sunday, September 30, 9am - 1pm 

(Students attend all days.)

-Tuition is just $195. For more information on this special prep opportunity or to enroll, call 800.235.0056, sign up at https://catalystprep.com/bootcamp_su or emailinfo@CatalystPrep.com. The deadline to enroll in this special prep opportunity is Wednesday, September 26.

ACT Bootcamp at Diamond Bar High School
Just $195 Per Student

Catalyst's ACT Bootcamp is a confidence-boosting two-day seminar that teaches students strategies for every type of question they're guaranteed to encounter on the ACT. Selected topics include how to:

·Shortcut math questions that stump more than 90% of test-takers

·Highlight key information in seemingly confusing ACT Science passages

·Use a surefire template for the newly-revise ACT essay

·Crack the 10 types of English questions guaranteed to be on the ACT

Catalyst's ACT Bootcamp is not a mock test or an infomercial for our services. Students learn proven strategies from experts who earned perfect scores on the ACT. Participants receive 8 hours of instruction, Catalyst's 224-page ACT Bootcamp book, bonus online instruction, and personalized feedback.

ACT Bootcamp at Diamond Bar High School

Saturday, October 20, 9am - 1pm

Sunday, October 21, 9am - 1pm

(Students attend both days.)

Tuition is just $195. For more information on this special prep opportunity or to enroll, call 800.235.0056, sign up at https://catalystprep.com/bootcamp_su, or email info@CatalystPrep.com. The deadline to enroll in this special prep opportunity is Wednesday, October 17.

 

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Best Regards,

 

Reuben A. Jones 

Principal 

Diamond Bar High School

Go Brahmas!