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Key Club Raises Funds for Kiwanis, UNICEF Eliminate Project

Lizzy Randall, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2015

Dimond High School’s Key Club recently participated in the Eliminate Project, put on by Kiwanis International and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund. Kiwanis is Key Club’s parent organization. This...

Dimond Takes Part in New AMP Test

Alisa Pairmore, Igaramkin Reporter

May 20, 2015

This April, Freshmen and Sophomores participated in the new statewide standardized testing. The AMP test, or the Alaska Measures of Progress test, replaced SBAs, shocking students all over Dimond. Because the state adopted...

Pennies for Patients Donations Exceed Last Year

Frances Dun, Igaramkin Reporter

May 14, 2015

Pennies for Patients is a school wide fundraiser that collects money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  This money provides a base for people who cannot afford the treatment that is needed. It also also used for cancer research. According...

Ceiling Shells Enhance Acoustics for Dimond Performances

Harrison Greenough, Igaramkin Reporter

April 29, 2015

In late November, Dimond High School was fortunate enough to receive a grant which would provide funding to improve its auditorium with acoustical ceiling shells. The original legislative grant request was made by the Anchorage...

Dimond Library Adapts to Change

Makayla Clark, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2015

At the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year, the Dimond High School library experienced many changes. The staffing went from one librarian and two full-time assistants to one librarian and a part time assistant. The library...

Cheerleading Wins State, Division Honors

Beatrice O'Campo, Igaramkin Editor

April 29, 2015

Dimond Basketball Cheer has won state again, and Competitive Cheer (Comp) also won first in its division at the championship meet at South High School. Basketball Cheer has always been strong, and this year was no exception,...

Japanese Immersion Marks 25 Years At Dimond

Allie Barkeley, Igaramkin Reporter

February 27, 2015

This year Dimond High school is celebrating 25 years of participating in the  Japanese Immersion program. The Japanese Immersion has had a large impact on Dimond. Sophomore Kelsey Eagle is in Honors Japanese at the moment,...

ASD Develops New Government Curriculum

Makayla Clark, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2015

The new Government curriculum is “in the final stage of adoption right now,” one of Dimond High School’s Government teachers, Missy Nurmi, said. The committee is doing a final revision of the new curriculum and then “it...

Scholastic Art and Writing Competition Recognizes Excellence

Kobe Huang, Igaramkin Reporter

February 26, 2015

Among the many opportunities for students at Dimond to showcase their abilities, the Scholastic Art and Writing competition provides those who have a passion for the arts and writing to excel further. With the competition ending...

North Korea Is in the News

Connor Weiss, Igaramkin Reporter

February 25, 2015

The past couple of months’ headlines have been full of news about North Korea. North Korea is small country that lies above its neighboring country, South Korea. Being an autocratic government, the country is known for...