• Spring Break Is Around the Corner!

Law Adds Restrictions to Use of Electronic Devices in School Zones or on School Grounds

Colin Kleckner, Igaramkin Editor

December 20, 2019

As of June 20, 2019, the Anchorage Assembly has instituted a new law “Making it unlawful for a driver of any vehicle to talk on a mobile communication device while driving a vehicle within an active school zone or on school...

Two Dimond Teachers Awarded Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Steve Pekich, Igaramkin Editor

December 20, 2019

Two Dimond high school teachers were awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) and got the opportunity to travel to Washington DC to receive their award along with other esteemed...

Winter Brings Problems to Student Parking Lot

Stevan Pekich, Igaramkin Editor

December 20, 2019

As the winter season kicks off in Anchorage, the roads have become icy and slick. With the addition of a few days of snowfall, Anchorage residents have transitioned into winter driving conditions. The student parking lot has been heavily aff...

Alaska Rock Gym Gets New Boulder

Gwen MacLean, Igaramkin Reporter

December 20, 2019

The Alaska Rock Gym unveiled a newly renovated free-standing boulder this October. The new boulder is taller, larger and changed the climbing angles available to athletes.  The boulder is a free-standing climbing structure that provides ...

Climate Strike Involves Anchorage Teens

Gwen MacLean, Igaramkin Reporter

November 7, 2019

On Sept. 20th, millions came together all around the world in what may be the largest climate strike ever seen. Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg has long called for action, sitting alone outside of government buildings ...

Long-Awaited Galaxy Fold Brings Unique Phone Experience

James Frischkorn, Igaramkin Reporter

November 7, 2019

Samsung unveiled the first major folding phone the Galaxy Fold last February and promptly recalled the device from reviewers before it reached consumer hands.  While the phone has been out in Samsung's home country, South Ko...

New Athletic Director Is No Stranger to Dimond Athletics

Angelline Nageak, Igaramkin Reporter

November 7, 2019

After the retirement of former athletic director and teacher John Snead, it was pretty obvious as to who should obtain the job of athletic director at Dimond. Kathleen Navarre is the varsity flag football coach and is very ...

Dimond Teacher Designs Online Classes for Smithsonian

Colin Kleckner, Igaramkin Editor

October 11, 2019

Mischell Anderson, a Dimond High World History and Psychology teacher, has over the last year had the privilege of working to design online classes for the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. Anderson, The Dimond Social Studies Chair, m...

Dress Code Rules Change with Input from Women’s Empowerment Club

Jenna Walch, Igaramkin Reporter

October 4, 2019

Dimond students have been seen wearing clothes that have been banned from the dress code in recent years.  For years the young ladies of Dimond have been subjected to the rules of the dress code, such as not wearing spaghett...

Dimond Students Experience Large Class Sizes as School Year Begins

Stevan Pekich, Igaramkin Editor

September 29, 2019

As the 2019-2020 school year began at Dimond, students started to notice larger than normal class sizes, with as many as 40 students in one classroom. It may be easy to blame higher attendance rates for the large amounts of ...

News