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Class of 2021-WELCOME TO DIAMOND BAR HIGH SCHOOL
 
Your Grade level Coordinators for your four-year career here at Diamond Bar High School will be:
 
Mr. Kevin R. Patterson-Last Names Beginning with (A-Lio)
Mrs. Stephanie Duenas -Last Names Beginning with (Lip-Z)
Mrs. Julie Salas -Pathways Communications Academy
 
PLEASE JOIN OUR TEXT MESSAGE REMIND SYSTEM.  THIS ALLOWS YOUR GLC TO SEND THE ENTIRE CLASS OF 2021 (STUDENTS AND PARENTS) TEXT MESSAGE REMINDERS THROUGHOUT YOUR HIGH SCHOOL CAREER.  FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS BELOW:
TEXT MESSAGE REMIND SYSTEM:  TO JOIN: 
ENTER THIS NUMBER:   81010 
TEXT THIS MESSAGE:    @24gd92
 
GLC NEWS AND NOTES
See Files Below-Look for Files Titled GLC News and Notes Issue #...
 
PAST GLC NEWS AND NOTES NEWSLETTERS-9TH & 10TH GRADE
See File Below for PAST GLC News and Notes Newsletters from PAST school years.
  
TUTORING PROGRAMS
Please access information on our tutoring programs.  See the FILES BELOW for details on where students are able to find support with their academic studies.
 
Universities which have TEST-OPTIONAL ADMISSION POLICIES-Check out this link for universities who provide students an alternative to SAT/ACT scores for admissions.
 
ACT Test Preparation Website-Great "How To" Tutorial Videos
 
SAT Practice-Khan Academy
 
NCAA Eligibility Center
To become an NCAA Division I or II level student athlete directly after high school, students must meet certification requirements.  
See the (NCAA Initial Eligibility Center Presentation) File BELOW for a very detailed explanation of NCAA Requirements
 
EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS
1.  TED Talk on GRIT.  What characteristic is key to being successful.
2.  BE KIND ONLINE-What every teenager should know and practice while posting ONLINE-MUST VIEW!
 

RESOURCE FOR PLANNING AND PAYING FOR COLLEGE-GREAT INFORMATION!
www.CollegeCovered.com 

 

College Board National Recognition Programs

Starting in fall 2019, if you take the PSAT/NMSQT and you're African American, Hispanic American or Latinx, Indigenous, attend school in a rural area, or are from a small town, you may be invited to apply for academic recognition as part of the College Board National Recognition Programs*.

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/scholarships-and-recognition/recognition-programs?SFMC_cid=EM239299-&rid=47676093

 

Please check Class of 2021 Webpage Often

CONGRATULATIONS TO SONNY CAO FOR READING THE CLASS OF 2021 WEBPAGE AND WINNING A STARBUCKS GIFT CARD ON October 1st.

CONGRATULATIONS TO RACHEL JANG FOR READING THE CLASS OF 2021 WEBPAGE AND WINNING AN  IN-N-OUT GIFT CARD ON November 3rd.

Thanks for regularly reading the Class of 2021 Webpage-Surprise!- Congratulations to Camille McCurry and Caden Scaccia for being the first to reply to SURPRISE #3!  Enjoy your Starbucks beverages!

SURPRISES ARE PLENTIFUL AND OFTEN POSTED ON THIS PAGE!

 

Upcoming Events

 

1.  Marine Corps. Summer Leadership And Character Development Academy:

Takes place aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA  High School sophomores or juniors spend six days learning how to lead from those who define the virtues of character and ethical decision-making-United States Marines.

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JANUARY 31, 2020.  ACADEMY DATES-JUNE15-20, 2020

 https://slcda.marines.com/

 

2. UC IRVINE HEALTH DEPARTMENT OF UROLOGY'S SUMMER SURGERY PROGRAM

Nicole Givenrod, Program Director for the UC Irvine Health Department of Urology’s Summer Surgery Program is excited to share that applications for the 2020 Summer Surgery Program are now available! The program offers 2 session each lasting 2 weeks each. Session I: July 6, 2020 – July 17, 2020 and Second Session II: July 20, 2020 – July 31, 2020. Applications are accepted until the program is full and we do offer scholarships. Please be advised the scholarship applications are due by April 1, 2020.

See the UCI Flyer in the Files Below...

http://www.urology.uci.edu/education_summersurgery.shtml

 

3.  Study at Harvey Mudd College This Summer 2020

Augment your skills and ignite your intellectual curiosity by enrolling in the Summer Session at Harvey Mudd College. Harvey Mudd students, other Claremont College students and those from other local colleges, ambitious high school juniors and seniors, visiting scholars and other lifelong learners can take advantage of Harvey Mudd’s exceptional faculty, and campus resources to study selected courses in the humanities, the social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics. Join us this summer as the College expands its course offerings and invites you to experience its strong institutional culture of academic excellence and innovation.

https://www.hmc.edu/summer-session/

 

4.  Youth Leadership Conference on Asian and Pacific Islander Health-Stanford University

The 18th Annual Youth Leadership Conference on Asian and Pacific Islander Health will be held from Wednesday August 5 - Saturday August 8, 2020 at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.  

 100 High School students will be selected to stay at Stanford University to:

-Learn from industry experts about leadership, network, and make friends

-Compete in a Team Leadership Challenge and present their project to an audience of 200 people

-Experience life at one of America's top ranking Universities

 The 2020 Conference fee is $500 for the four-day stay with meals/dorm stay/Conference materials.  Local and out-of-state travel fees are also the responsibility of selected participants.  Financial aid is available for students that demonstrate need, and Merit Based scholarships are available for high school seniors.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScimsidAyjhBSsc7J_8Nkpdcf9fyAT-KieLyJrUb64r8aoeNg/viewform

 

5.  Summer Pre-College Programs at Carnegie Mellon

For over 100 years, Carnegie Mellon has offered students unique and hands-on educational programs from the fine arts to technology and everything in between. Through the Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Program, rising juniors and seniors in high school have the opportunity to experience this world-class education.  Mirroring the undergraduate experience, our Pre-College program gives students the opportunity to explore their interests while receiving instruction from acclaimed Carnegie Mellon faculty and staff. Students will also participate in a robust outside of the classroom experience.

https://apply-precollege.studentaffairs.cmu.edu/apply/

 

6.  Speech Contest

Open to ALL DBHS students-boys and girls.  The Eleanor Stem Allen Memorial Speech Contest sponsored by AAUW-American Association of University Women.  DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS JANUARY 17, 2020.  

Contact:    http:///www.aauw-ca.org/speech

Look for the 2020 Speech Trek Student Tool Kit

For additional information contact Amer Holmes  amer.h.holmes@gmail.com

 

UC-University of California:  SAT Subject Test (RECOMMENDATIONS PER UC CAMPUS)

Use the link below to determine which UC Campus and which major recommends taking the SAT Subject Test

https://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/admission-requirements/freshman-requirements/exam-requirement/sat-subject-tests.html

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE-CLASS OF 2021

The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States.  Any high school junior who plans on enrolling in college in the fall of 2021 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply.  Coolidge Scholars are selected based primarily on academic excellence and an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service.  The Coolidge Scholarship and additional information can be accessed on their scholarship site:  www.coolidgescholars.org.  DEADLINE TO APPLY IS THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020 AT 5:00 PM EST.  Questions can be sent via email at coolidgescholars@coolidgefoundation.org or by calling  202-827-4291.

 

INFORMATIVE  /  HELPFUL  FILES BELOW: