Ceiling Shells Enhance Acoustics for Dimond Performances

Harrison Greenough, Igaramkin Reporter

April 29, 2015

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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

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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...

Japanese Immersion Marks 25 Years At Dimond

Allie Barkeley, Igaramkin Reporter

February 27, 2015

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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

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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...

ASD Implements New Testing Requirement for Juniors, Seniors

Makayla Clark, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2014

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Recently, the High School Graduation Qualifying Exam (HSGQE) was replaced with the College Career Readiness Assessment (CCRA) as a graduation requirement, Dimond’s Assistant Principal of Curriculum Frank Hauser said. “Last...

New Tests Bring Challenges

Kobe Huang, Igaramkin Reporter

December 19, 2014

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Due to the new AMP (Alaska Measures of Progress) testing, this year’s standardized testing season could prove to be one of the more unfamiliar and difficult. The AMP tests will replace the Standards Based Assessments and...

It Wasn’t A Drill: Duck and Cover

Makayla Clark, Igaramkin Editor-In-Chief

October 16, 2014

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According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) website, a 6.2 earthquake shook parts of Alaska at 9:51 AM on September 25, 2014. Its epicenter was 80 miles Northwest of Anchorage, Alaska and 58 miles West Northwest of...

Is There Too Much Homework?

Nicole Bagg, Igaramkin Reporter

October 15, 2014

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I think too much is expected from students. After a long day at school everyone is tired and students are stressed out by the amount of homework they receive. I know the last thing I want to do when I get home from school is...

School Temperature Can Be A Problem

Jhervee Velasco, Igaramkin Reporter

October 15, 2014

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The temperature here at school proves to be a problem for many students, especially me. I feel as if the school can be too cold and this discourages me from wearing a regular t-shirt on most days. Other students prove otherwise....

Social Media May Be Problem, Lifestyle

Chloe Martiniz, Igaramkin Reporter

October 15, 2014

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For many people, social networking may seem to be a problem, but for others it seems to be a lifestyle. It allows some people to be more confident but it also puts others down. In my generation social networking seems to...

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