• Parent-Teacher Conferences Are October 24

Science Labs Give Students Real-World Perspective

Steve Pekich, Igaramkin Editor

November 7, 2019

Students have been learning in many different ways besides the standard lecture and notes that some are used to. Many students are beginning to see different labs and visuals from some teachers at Dimond, especially in the Sc...

Tabaczka Brings His Love of Teaching and History to Dimond

Zarif Turker, Igaramkin Reporter

November 7, 2019

Nick Tabaczka is a new World History and Alaska Studies teacher who owns two golden retrievers named Charlie and Abby.  Tabaczka was a substitute teacher at a variety of different schools, from elementary schools to high sch...

Suicide Prevention: Awareness Is Important

Sophie Thiele, Igaramkin Reporter

November 7, 2019

Suicide is a huge issue in America, so it’s important to know the statistics and how we can change them. The suicide rate went up more than 30 percent in half the 50 states since 1999, according to the Center of Disease C...

Ratliff Changes Roles, from Teacher to Counselor

Maria Stoyanovska, Igaramkin Reporter

November 7, 2019

      Sometimes change can be intimidating and overwhelming, but interesting as well.        This is what happened to Jennifer Marquardt Ratliff, former Dimond High history teacher, now school counselor.     ...

Inspiration Leads Dimond Students to Bear Apparels

Mauri Butzke, Igaramkin Reporter

November 7, 2019

Inspiration can sprout from anything and anywhere. For one young entrepreneur and  Dimond student, Zavier Hajdukovich, all the inspiration he needed was his two favorite things, bears and colorful designs. Friend and fellow Dimo...

Storyworks Spreads Student Voices

Stevan Pekich, Igaramkin Editor

October 11, 2019

Throughout the next couple of weeks, students may find that an organization called Storyworks has been at Dimond, especially if you are in Dimond English teacher Marcus Reese’s English I or Honors English II classes. Storywor...

Vaping Issue Hits Close to Home

Gwen MacLean, Igaramkin Reporter

October 11, 2019

With the recent vape health upset striking a bit too close to home, Dimond officials and students had something to say about implications that may be seen here in Anchorage.  In an article published by CBS News, it was stated that The Food...

Popular Homecoming Dance Is Back-to-School Highlight

Angel Stacey, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2019

A new school year has started at Dimond High and that means the very important Homecoming dance. “This year’s dance was very interesting. The music was different than normal. They played Metal music which the majority ...

Dimond Students Impacted by Destructive Fire Season

Colin Kleckner, Igaramkin Editor

September 29, 2019

In the year 2019, Southcentral Alaska has been through one of the worst wildfires in living memory. Beginning with the Swan Lake Fire near Kenai, fires from lightning strikes and human negligence have burned a swath of des...

Seniors Share Excitement As Graduation Nears

Shayla Blood, Igaramkin Reporter

May 9, 2019

As the year comes to a close there are many exciting things ahead for everyone, but especially seniors. For the most part we have all picked our colleges and are on our way to fully becoming adults. That diploma gets closer ...