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Back to School Night is going virtual!
Please see the important notice posted below regarding changes to our Back to School Night this year:
 
 
Welcome to Diamond!

Welcome to William Diamond Middle School’s website. One of two middle schools in Lexington, Diamond offers a rich and interesting program of study in traditional academic subjects, physical education, the arts, and technology. We serve about 850 students in grades 6, 7 and 8. We are proud to participate in the METCO Program, welcoming students from Boston as well as Lexington into our Diamond community.

This website is designed to give you access to a range of information about Diamond, and about your child’s current and future experiences here. Among other things, you will find information about departments and courses, and links to teacher web pages, as well as information about clubs and activities. We hope that you find it informative and easy to use. Welcome to Diamond! 
 
 
 
 

Afterschool Clubs & Activities

Afterschool Clubs/Activities Schedule
 
Registration for fall clubs is now closed.
Students may still join a club as long as space is available.
Contact the club advisor.
 
 
 TUESDAYS:
• ANIME I - Room 204 (D. Gallagher)
• Gr. 7/8 DEBATE - Room 196 (Boege)
• LexBeFriends - New ILP Room (Jackson)
 WEDNESDAYS:
• Gr. 6 DEBATE - Room 204 (D. Gallagher)
• GSA - Room 238 (Levy & Vosland)
• MAGIC THE GATHERING - Room 149 (Zhou)
THURSDAYS:
• EINSTEIN'S WORKSHOPS - Rooms 225 & 232
YEARBOOK - Room 152 (Aman)
 FRIDAYS
 • STUDENT COUNCIL - Room 129 (at 7:20 AM)
 

Announcements

  • Report absences via Email
    Include student name & date in subject line and reason for absence in body of email.

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  • DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS


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  • Spain Trip Information
    Details about Diamond's annual study abroad program can be found here.


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  • Update your emergency contacts online
    Use your Aspen Family Portal to update your child's contact information. Click here for instructions.


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  • Temporary Construction Project Traffic Plan
    Drop-off and Pick-Up Instructions for the rear (Sedge Road) side of the building.  Details here.


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  • Not Returning to Diamond?
    Students not returning to Diamond (or Lexington Public Schools) for the 2016-2017 academic school year must complete an official withdrawal form. If you want your academic records forwarded you need to fill out a record release form. Return both documents ASAP to Ms. Swanson (Guidance Dept.)

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  • Water Testing Update
    Testing update, June 17th, from Shawn Newell, Assistant Director of Facilities. Original memo regarding water testing in school buildings.


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  • Math Courses
    Placement Info

    Download information re: placement for Grade 6 students, Grade 7 students


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  • Report Bullying
    If you or someone you know at Diamond is being bullied or unsafe, report it online by using the form under Quick Links (left side of this page).
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  • Sentricon Info
    Click here to read more about the Sentricon Termite System installed at Diamond. While no termite activity has been noted, and no chemicals are currently being used, Massachusetts law requires us to notify parents about the treatment program in the event that the need arises. 
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