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Preparing for Freshman Year at Dimond

Get Ready Eighth Graders!

dimond lynx with mascot

Dimond offers several opportunities to prepare our 8th graders to be freshmen:


Mears DHS Elective Course Requests: March 7th & 8th

Dimond counselors will come to Mears to instruct students on the process of elective course requests. Students will meet with the counselors during their science period.

Freshman Planning worksheet - lists available electives,time periods, and shows example schedules. Fill it out and bring to your session. 


Other sites to find information about Dimond H.S.

Dimond H.S. website

Dimond Virtual tour (these are YouTube videos and may not be accessible from an ASD computer)

General Info about Dimond an alphabetical list with a lot of information

High School Program of Studies for all ASD high schools

High School Handbook from the Anchorage School District


Future Freshman Night at Dimond High, February 28th 6PM-7:30PM

Current 8th graders and their families are encouraged to attend the Future Freshman night to get information about classes, sports, activities and more! Also, there will be chances to get questions answered from Dimond counselors, department chairs, and teachers.


8th Grade Dimond HS Tours  90-minute Tours

Transportation will take Mears students to Dimond during the school day.

    • February 28th Team Echo
    • March 1st Team Muir
    • March 2nd Team Raven