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Honor Grad Night Recognizes Academic Achievement

Ellese Chapados, Igaramkin Reporter

March 27, 2018

Every year, Dimond staff members plan an evening ceremony in the Auditoria to honor the academic accomplishments of Dimond’s finest seniors. This year, the event will be at 6:00 pm on Apr. 12. Parents and teachers are in...

Tide Pod Challenge Is Dangerous Fad

Colin Kleckner, Igaramkin Reporter

March 20, 2018

The Tide Pod challenge: harmless teenage pastime, or teenage health crisis? The Tide pod challenge is one of many of the latest viral trends to sweep the nation’s youth. Many teenagers undertake the challenge of eating...

The Opioid Assembly: Was It Effective?

Elyahnee Auelua-Satele, Igaramkin Reporter

February 16, 2018

The entire Dimond High School recently attended an assembly, conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), that helped spread awareness about the ongoing opioid outbreak. The three hour presentation included a short...

Dimond Hosts Lego League Robotics Tournament

Allen Koch, Igaramkin Reporter

February 16, 2018

Robotics is like a sport without the extreme physical labor. Students work on designing, building and programming robots at daily practices. On Jan. 20, 2018, Dimond High School hosted a F.I.R.S.T. Lego® League robotics to...

NHS, Dimond Students Break Record for Beanie Boxes

Naomi Cashion, Igaramkin Editor

January 30, 2018

National Honor Society (NHS) members gathered together before the holidays to wrap shoe boxes, and then place the donated items into them. Each box held items such as hats, gloves, scarves, socks, lotion, chapstick, toothbrushes...

Puerto Rico Still Suffers After Hurricane Maria

Naomi Cashion, Igaramkin Editor

November 14, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...