Dimond Drills Prepare Students, Staff for Emergencies

Kayce Brown, Igaramkin Reporter

March 21, 2014

Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

In Alaska, the federal, state and the Anchorage School District make many rules and regulations on how to keep the schools safe from danger. The students at Dimond High may know about the lockdowns and drills that they practice...

Track Team Hoping for Success this Year

Wesley Brantley, Igaramkin Reporter

March 21, 2014

Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Dimond High School track team is looking to run the state this year when it comes to track and field. The team has had great success the past few years, along with having some of the best athletes and fastest sprinters in the ...

Dimond Kicks Off Soccer Season

Rachel Towslee, Igaramkin Editor

March 21, 2014

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Dimond High is known all around Anchorage for having exceptional soccer teams. Not only are the boys and girls good soccer players, but they are very good students, as well. Junior Trask Shamburg, a returning Dimond High Schoo...

Wait for World Cup Almost Over

Ben Froehlich, Igaramkin Reporter

March 21, 2014

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The wait since the last World Cup is almost over as Brazil gets ready to host this summers World Cup. Excitement is growing around the world to watch the best players play on the highest stage of soccer. Junior Callum Toohey...

Dimond to Stay with Six-Period Schedule Next Year

Makayla Clark, Igaramkin Editor

March 6, 2014

Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

As of right now, Dimond, along with the other Anchorage School District high schools, will hold on to their current six-period schedule next year, Dimond Principal Cheryl Guyett said. The possibility of a seven-period day in Anch...

Dimond Faces Scheduling Challenges Next Year

Makayla Clark, Igaramkin Editor

February 17, 2014

Filed under News, Showcase

Due to the challenges of budget cuts, high schools will be losing teachers, prompting the school district to ask “each high school to prepare for a seven period schedule next year,” Dimond Principal Cheryl Guyett said. Dimond...

Game Consoles Incorporate New Features

Sevy Sheppard, Igaramkin Editor-In-Chief

February 10, 2014

Filed under A&E, Showcase

Last fall, Microsoft and Sony released their new generation game consoles to the United States. Sony released the fourth installment to the Playstation consoles, known as the PS4. Only one week later, Microsoft released the XBOX On...

Senioritis: Does It Exist?

Tanner Crowe, Igaramkin Editor

January 30, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The disease many fear when becoming a senior is the infamous ‘senioritis’ taking many by surprise. A student does not necessarily have to be a senior in order to think they have senioritis; even freshmen say they have the di...

Many Different Varieties of Music Displayed in Dimond

Christian Hartwell, Igaramkin Reporter

January 30, 2014

Filed under A&E, Showcase

Most of the time, there is not only one genre of music that someone will listen to. The factors that decide for them what music is the most appealing depends on their mood, whether they’re listening or playing the music and what...

Wall Quotes Enrich Dimond Halls

Lucas Katz, Igaramkin Editor

January 30, 2014

Filed under Features, Showcase

For a decade, Greg Brown, the philosophy teacher at Dimond, has been assigning his students to select famous quotes and have them creatively express them on a piece of felt. The best of these projects are hung around the second fl...

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