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Puerto Rico Still Suffers After Hurricane Maria

Naomi Cashion, Igaramkin Editor

November 14, 2017

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In the past weeks, Dimond students have been well aware of all the natural disasters occuring in the United States. The Dimond student body raised well over a thousand dollars to go towards Hurricane Harvey relief, and ano...

Library Features New Chromebits Lab

Melozie Madland, Igaramkin Reporter

October 26, 2017

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This school year Dimond got new internet-only computers in the library computer lab. The technology coordinator, Charles McCubrey said, “They are called Chromebits… it’s a desktop version of a Chromebook, so rather than...

PEAKS Test Results Raise Questions, Concerns

Naomi Cashion, Igaramkin Editor

October 9, 2017

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The Anchorage School District has been left in a state of confusion over the past month as seemingly inadequate Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s Schools scores arrive. In spring of the 2016-2017 school year, students from grades thr...

Engineering Program Acquires Virtual/Augmented Reality Systems

Wyatt Brown, Igaramkin Editor

October 9, 2017

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Dimond High School's Engineering Program has recently acquired virtual reality and augmented reality systems (VR/AR) for students to use and interact with. VR is a device that you put on over your head, covering your eyes, that s...

Disappointing Homecoming Dance Leads to Changes

Danielle DuClos, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2017

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A.J. Dimond High School had its Homecoming dance earlier this month with high expectations, but those soon went out the window as misbehaving students caused the dance to be shut down. With an attendance of 900 people, the Dimond...

Teams Will Be Recognized with State Banners

Angel Stacey, Igaramkin Reporter

October 2, 2017

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What do all high school teams strive for? To become state champions. A state championship is a huge accomplishment that takes a lot of hard work, dedication and commitment. One way for athletes to see the fruits of their la...

Canvas Pilot Program Benefits and Challenges Educators and Students

Danielle DuClos, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2017

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As of the fall semester of the 2017‒2018 school year, Dimond High has become a pilot school for the new Canvas By Instructure educational program. Along with two other high schools, Service and Bartlett, Dimond will be tryi...

Dimond Women Take Part In March

Piper Sato, Igaramkin Editor

February 21, 2017

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On January 21, people all over the nation gathered to protest the inauguration of President Trump. This Women's March originally started in Washington D.C., but other cities throughout the US felt inspired. Anchorage was...

Why Are Students So Involved in the 2016 Election?

Nicole Aufderheide, Igaramkin Editor

November 7, 2016

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For the 2016 election, the presidential candidates are Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and Dimond High School has seen a sharp increase in interest in politics. In classes and the halls, one can overhear discussions revolving...

Students Express Opinions on Debate

Danielle DuClos, Igaramkin Assistant Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2016

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This presidential election has been one of the most popular, or maybe unpopular would be more appropriate, in history. On Sept. 26, the first presidential debate took place with Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic...

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