Parent-Teacher Conferences Cancelled Due to Earthquake

Gigi Powelson, Igaramkin Reporter

February 14, 2019

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The second conferences supposed to be held this year have been cancelled due to a tight schedule caused by the earthquake and in anticipation for Alaska’s unpredictable weather. ¨The school board has decided to cancel con...

Math Competition Is Coming Up

Colin Kleckner, Igaramkin Editor

February 11, 2019

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The annual Dimond math competition will be held this year on Valentine’s Day, Todd Stark a Dimond Mathematics teacher who helped create the competition said that it is held in, “February, around Valentine’s day” and ...

Earthquake Aftermath Impacts School Activities

Stevan Pekich, Igaramkin Reporter

February 4, 2019

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After the 7.0 earthquake that hit Anchorage Nov. 30, schools were closed for the entirety of the week following, which had major effects on Dimond sports and activities. Dimond High School students who are involved in theater were pre...

Members Only Allowed Entry to Costco

Burak Turker, Igaramkin Reporter

October 30, 2018

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Shortly after Sam’s Club closed, the administration of the Costco on Dimond enforced a new rule in order to prevent thefts. Costco started to check membership cards at the entrance to make sure that only members are entering th...

Dimond Students Stow Backpacks in Lockers During School Day

Michele Kaneski, Igaramkin Editor

October 30, 2018

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Starting this school year Dimond High has decided to implement a new system for backpacks. Students are to keep their bags in their locker at all times during the school day. Small purses are allowed, but the bag cannot be big enough to fi...

Dimond Sees Larger Class Sizes

MJ Molloy, Igaramkin Reporter

October 3, 2018

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      Class sizes this year at Dimond are bigger.       It may seem unnecessary, but there is an understandable reason for this.      Christian Caldarera, the curriculum principal at Dimond, said, “We los...

Annual Crossover Assembly Is Dimond Rite of Passage

Naomi Cashion, Igaramkin Reporter

August 19, 2018

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On May 4, Dimond held its annual crossover assembly, an assembly where students look towards their next year of high school as they cross into a new section of the bleachers. As each class enters a new section, they begin to reveal their l...

Dimond Prom Court Announced

Ellese Chapados, Igaramkin Reporter

August 12, 2018

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Dimond’s final school dance, Prom, ends with the most coveted court out of the three courts at Dimond. It is Prom Court, and seven ladies and guys are chosen from the senior class based on a teacher committee, and the res...

Students March for Tighter Gun Control Laws in Wake of Parkland Shooting

Naomi Cashion, Igaramkin Editor

May 14, 2018

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On Mar. 24, ASD students and Anchorage community members gathered on the Park Strip to show support for tighter gun control laws in America, conveying that they will no longer stand for gun violence. In the wake of 17 students killed, and 15 mo...

Prop. 1 Vote Puts Anchorage in National Spotlight

Naomi Cashion, Igaramkin Editor

May 14, 2018

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Since the Anchorage Assembly unanimously voted to include sexual orientation as a protected class under the city’s equal rights ordinance on Dec. 30 1975, Anchorage has fought over LGBTQ rights. After the Anchorage Assembly passed the ordi...

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