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Canvas Can Be Helpful Tool for Teachers, Students

Maria Stoyanovska, Igaramkin Reporter

December 20, 2019

 Canvas is an electronic educational for both teachers and students in the Anchorage School District. Every student receives a Canvas account, but not all teachers use it for their students. It features a calendar, the co...

New Dimond Teacher Has Large Role in Japanese Program

Jenna Walch, Igaramkin Reporter

December 20, 2019

The legendary Miyuki Imai left the Japanese Immersion Program last school year, leaving the position as teacher of the AP Japanese class, the freshman class and Honors Japanese class to be filled by Daisaku Yamamoto, the new Ja...

Senior Year Brings Graduation Orders, Senior Photos and College Applications

Angel Stacey, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2019

Senior year is a go, which calls for graduation orders, senior photos and most importantly college applications.  “I toured some colleges over the summer to see if I would actually like them and if I liked the campus,” Dim...

Yearbooks: Memories that Last for Years to Come

Angel Stacey, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2019

The perfect way to get a recap of year is to buy a yearbook. Yearbooks hold pictures and memories from throughout the year.  These yearbooks are especially expensive for the Dimond yearbook team to produce. Dimond Senior an...

Community Involvement Class Is Partnership Between Dimond and Chinook

Reese Thwaites, Igaramkin Reporter

December 20, 2019

Pete Mandel, a Dimond counselor, teaches a community involvement class for Dimond students in search of elective credits. Mandel said, “I love it. The class has been going for 12, maybe 11 years. I think it’s a great pa...

Dark Mode Saves Your Phone and Your Eyes

James Frischkorn, Igaramkin Reporter

December 20, 2019

Recent studies have found that dark mode has risen in popularity and that it can benefit the phone as well. Dark mode is a setting on many phones, most notably the newest Android and iOS devices. In the words of Linus Tech...

Sprite Cranberry Is Holiday Blend with Mixed Reviews

Reese Thwaites, Igaramkin Reporter

December 20, 2019

The friendly, animated face of Lebron James offers anyone and everyone a Sprite Cranberry around this time of the year. Some people feel like it’s overrated and others adore it. Some people feel like the only thing Sprite ...

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...

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