• October 20, 2017

    Posted by Diamond Main Office at 10/20/2017

    Attention 8th grade students:  On Thursday, November 16th, Minuteman Tech is having a Showcase Day from 8:15am to 11:00am. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in attending Minuteman next year to visit the school and tour the different programs they have to offer. If you would like to attend the Minuteman Tour please come to the Counseling office, Room 220, and see Mr Wilcox or Ms Swanson to sign up and get a permission slip. Permission Slips are due by November 9th. If you have any questions please see Mr. Wilcox

    Sign up for the Win Presentation called Diamond Buzz.  A presentation about bees by Mr. Forte on Nov. 2 and Nov. 9th.  You will learn all about Bee Keeping, Honey production, and many facts about Bees.  Mr. Forte is a professional Bee Keeper in his spare time.  Beeeeeeeeeee You There 

    If 6th grade students are still interested in the Debate team that there are some spots and they need to see Ms Factor in 1007. It will be on a first come basis. 

    Tickets are now on sale for the Fall play: The Phantom Tollbooth.  Performances are on Friday, November 3rd and Saturday, November 4th at 7PM.  Tickets cost $5 each and can be purchased at the main office or online.   Check out the posters for the website!  It's a really fun show! Get your tickets soon!

     PM Announcements:

    There will be no D.A.T.E. club meeting on Wednesday, October 25. Members please continue thinking about your artistic representation for next week!

    Sorry for the late notice, but there will be no field hockey practice this afternoon. We have a home game against Wayland on Monday, so please be ready to warm-up at 3:10.

     

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  • October 19, 2017

    Posted by Diamond Main Office at 10/19/2017
    AFTERNOON ANNOUNCEMENTS:
    • Don't miss the science bowl written test tomorrow.  Come to room 2007 after school on Friday. Questions will be from the first three sets of sample questions on Dept of Energy website. Check Diamondscience.org for more details. 
    • On Thursday, November 16th, Minuteman Tech is having a Showcase Day from 8:15am to 11:00am. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in attending Minuteman next year to visit the school and tour the different programs they have to offer. If you would like to attend the Minuteman Tour please come to the Counseling office, Room 220, and see Mr Wilcox or Ms Swanson to sign up and get a permission slip. Permission Slips are due by November 9th. If you have any questions please see Mr. Wilcox.
    • Students please take a minute to check out next week’s WIN offerings and have your choices ready for homeroom tomorrow.
    • DC Trip packets will be available in homeroom tomorrow morning.
     
    MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:
    Attention 8th grade students:
    On Thursday, November 16th, Minuteman Tech is having a Showcase Day from 8:15am to 11:00am. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in attending Minuteman next year to visit the school and tour the different programs they have to offer. If you would like to attend the Minuteman Tour please come to the Counseling office, Room 220, and see Mr Wilcox or Ms Swanson to sign up and get a permission slip. Permission Slips are due by November 9th. If you have any questions please see Mr. Wilcox.
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  • October 18, 2017

    Posted by Diamond Main Office at 10/18/2017

    AFTERNOON ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • The date for IMLEM meet #1 has been changed from October 19th to Thursday October 26th. If you were selected for JV or Varsity and can no longer attend the meet, please notify Mrs. Doonan immediately.
    • There is a student council meeting tomorrowmorning at 7:30 in room 1005.
    • On Thursday, November 16th, Minuteman Tech is having a Showcase Day from 8:15am to 11:00am. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in attending Minuteman next year to visit the school and tour the different programs they have to offer. If you would like to attend the Minuteman Tour please come to the Counseling office, Room 220, and see Mr Wilcox or Ms Swanson to sign up and get a permission slip. Permission Slips are due by November 9th. If you have any questions please see Mr. Wilcox.

    MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    Attention 8th grade students interested in the Washington, D. C. trip this spring:  We will have an informational meeting for parents tonight at 7 PM in the school auditorium.  This meeting is for parents, only.   We will have a student assembly on Thursday during WIN to provide you with further information.  Registration for the trip will begin October 17 and run through December 1st

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  • October 17, 2017

    Posted by Diamond Main Office at 10/17/2017

    AFTERNOON ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • The date for IMLEM meet #1 has been changed from October 19th to Thursday October 26th. If you were selected for JV or Varsity and can no longer attend the meet, please notify Mrs. Doonan immediately.
    • Don't miss the science bowl written tests this week.  Come to room 2007 after school on Wednesdayand Friday. Students are welcome to do one test or both. Questions will be from the first three sets of sample questions on Dept of Energy website. Check Diamondscience.org for more details. 
    • Science Olympians: Please fill out the Parent Volunteer Survey as soon as possible. This survey can be found on the Google Classroom page. Make sure that you are frequently checking this page for updates about Science Olympiad!
    • There is a student council meeting Thursdaymorning at 7:30 in room 1005.

    MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    7th and 8th graders interested in Debate Club this fall -- please see Ms. Burgin in Rm. 2007 if you haven't been coming to the Thursday meetings but are still interested in Debate Club.  There are a few spots open.  But you have to contact Ms. Burgin today or tomorrow!

    There is a student council meeting Thursday morning at 7:30 in room 1005.

    There are new bike racks near the Sedge Rd entrance that students should feel comfortable using.  They do not need to use the old ones by the construction trailer anymore.  The old one will be taken down soon. 

    Attention 8th grade students interested in the Washington, D. C. trip this spring:  We will have an informational meeting for parents tomorrow, October 18th, at 7 PM in the school auditorium.  This meeting is for parents, only.   We will have a student assembly on Thursday during WIN to provide you with further information.  Registration for the trip will begin October 17 and run through December 1st.

    Science Olympians: Please fill out the Parent Volunteer Survey as soon as possible. This survey can be found on the Google Classroom page. Make sure that you are frequently checking this page for updates about Science Olympiad!

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  • October 16, 2017

    Posted by Diamond Main Office at 10/16/2017

    AFTERNOON ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • The date for IMLEM meet #1 has been changed from October 19th to Thursday October 26th. If you were selected for JV or Varsity and can no longer attend the meet, please notify Mrs. Doonan immediately.

    MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    Students who have Engineering and Spanish during D block, please remember that your MONDAY lunches have changed.   Students in Spanish will have third lunch.  Students in Engineering will have second lunch.

    7th and 8th graders interested in Debate Club this fall -- please see Ms. Burgin in Rm. 2007 if you haven't been coming to the Thursday meetings but are still interested in Debate Club.  There are a few spots open.  But you have to contact Ms. Burgin today or tomorrow!

    We are excited to announce an expansion to our after school homework club.  If you are in need of some extra support to study for a test, work on a project, catch up on some work, or need someone to explain some of the lessons you've worked on, please join us in Room 1004 Tuesday through Thursday.  High school students will be available to help you with your tutoring needs.  Of course, you can still join us for a quiet place to get work done Monday through Thursday, but you may also want to take advantage of this unique opportunity for targeted tutoring.  Drop in any day, no need to sign up ahead of time.  See Ms. Sharp if you have any questions.

    Could we add a notice to announcements that there are new bike racks near the Sedge Rd entrance that students should feel comfortable using.  They do not need to use the old ones by the construction trailer anymore.  The old one will be taken down soon. 

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  • October 13, 2017

    Posted by Diamond Main Office at 10/13/2017

    AFTERNOON ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • The date for IMLEM meet #1 has been changed from October 19th to Thursday October 26th. If you were selected for JV or Varsity and can no longer attend the meet, please notify Mrs. Doonan immediately.
    • There are new bike racks near the Sedge Rd entrance that students are welcome to use.  You do not need to use the older ones by the construction trailer anymore; they will be removed soon.
    • Reminder to all JV Field Hockey Players that there is practice on Mondayfrom 3:00 - 4:30.

    MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    Halloween themed science bowl practice today in Mrs. Burgin's room 2007. Come for a spooky time!

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  • October 12, 2017

    Posted by Diamond Main Office at 10/12/2017
    AFTERNOON ANNOUNCEMENTS:
    • The date for IMLEM meet #1 has been changed from October 19th to Thursday October 26th. If you were selected for JV or Varsity and can no longer attend the meet, please notify Mrs. Doonan immediately.
    • Hip Hop Culture will meet today in room 208 and is still accepting students, even if you didn't sign up.
    • Magic the Gathering is also still accepting students and meets on Wednesdays in the Library.
     
     
    MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:
    We are excited to announce an expansion to our after school homework club.  If you are in need of some extra support to study for a test, work on a project, catch up on some work, or need someone to explain some of the lessons you've worked on, please join us in Room 1004 Tuesday through Thursday.  High school students will be available to help you with your tutoring needs.  Of course, you can still join us for a quiet place to get work done Monday through Thursday, but you may also want to take advantage of this unique opportunity for targeted tutoring.  Drop in any day, no need to sign up ahead of time.  See Ms. Sharp if you have any questions.

    If you are interested in participating in Science Olympiad this year and you did not attend the general interest meeting on Tuesday, you must attend either the interest meeting during WIN today or after school today from 3-3:45. Meetings will be held in room 2001.

     

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  • October 11, 2017

    Posted by Diamond Main Office at 10/11/2017

    AFTERNOON ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • The date for IMLEM meet #1 has been changed from October 19th to Thursday October 26th. If you were selected for JV or Varsity and can no longer attend the meet, please notify Mrs. Doonan immediately.
    • This is a reminder that all varsity and JV field hockey players need to be changed and ready to get on the bus at 3:00.  
      • If you want to see a fast paced game on turf, come cheer on your peers as they take on Clarke at Lincoln Field at 3:45.  We would love the support of fans. 

    MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    We are excited to announce an expansion to our after school homework club.  If you are in need of some extra support to study for a test, work on a project, catch up on some work, or need someone to explain some of the lessons you've worked on, please join us in Room 1004 Tuesday through Thursday.  High school students will be available to help you with your tutoring needs.  Of course, you can still join us for a quiet place to get work done Monday through Thursday, but you may also want to take advantage of this unique opportunity for targeted tutoring.  Drop in any day, no need to sign up ahead of time.  See Ms. Sharp if you have any questions.

    The date for IMLEM meet #1 has been changed from October 19th to Thursday October 26th. Please notify Mrs. Doonan if this poses an issue for you if you were selected for Varsity or JV.

    Come for a Halloween Science Bowl practice in room 2007 this Friday after school 3-4. Study up about black cats, bats and rats, rattling skeletons and sulphurous gases!

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  • October 10, 2017

    Posted by Diamond Main Office at 10/10/2017

    AFTERNOON ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    • Don't forget that if you are interested in participating in Science Olympiad this year, you MUST attend one of the general interest meetings this week! The first meeting is today after school from 3-3:45in Room 2001. There is also an after-school meeting on Thursday and a meeting during WIN on Thursday. Attending ONE of these meetings is a requirement for participating on Diamond's Science Olympiad team.
    • This is a reminder that there is no Diamond Dispatch today.  The next meeting is on October 17 from 3 -4.   Please submit any articles by then. 
    • Diamond field hockey will practice from 3 -4:30 today.  Please come cheer us on tomorrow as we take on Clarke at Lincoln Field.  
    • Reminder to JV field hockey players there is a game tomorrowat Lincoln Field against Clarke. The bus will take you to the field after school but parents need to pick you up at Lincoln Field around 5:30
    • The date for IMLEM meet #1 has been changed from October 19th to Thursday October 26th. Please notify Mrs. Doonan if this poses an issue for you if you were selected for Varsity or JV.

    MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS:

    Don't forget that if you are interested in participating in Science Olympiad this year, you MUST attend one of the general interest meetings this week! The first meeting is today after school from 3-3:45 in Room 2001. There is also an after-school meeting on Thursday and a meeting during WIN on Thursday. Attending ONE of these meetings is a requirement for participating on Diamond's Science Olympiad team.

    This is a reminder that there is no Diamond Dispatch today.  The next meeting is on October 17 from 3 -4.   Please submit any articles by then. 

    Diamond field hockey will practice from 3 -4:30 today.  Please come cheer us on tomorrow as we take on Clarke at Lincoln Field.  

     

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  • October 6, 2017

    Posted by Diamond Main Office at 10/6/2017

    Science Bowl first written qualifier will be on Oct 18th and Oct 20th in Mrs. Burgin's classroom room 2007. Questions will be from the first three sample sets on the DOE website. Use the long weekend to have some fun with science!

     

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