Welcome Diamond Families

On behalf of the Diamond PTO, it is our pleasure to welcome you to the 2019-20 school year! We are looking forward to a busy, productive, and fun year ahead!

The PTO serves as a resource for Diamond families by keeping you informed of school events and news via daily announcements, weekly newsletters, and our website; providing grants and funding to teachers and staff for supplies and projects; supporting student clubs and intramural sports; and sponsoring social activities for both parents and students.  

Please see our 2019 Welcome Newsletter for more information about the first week of school, our directory, and answers to many Frequently Asked Questions.

We also hope you can attend these upcoming PTO-sponsored events:

6th Grade Pizza Social: 

September 19; 5:30-7:00 PM

Diamond Cafeteria (more details to come soon)

Feel free to email us at diamondptolex@gmail.com if you have any questions!

Vanessa Keeney, Jeanine Ferrick & Jennifer Ray
Diamond PTO Co-Presidents


What does the PTO do?

a sampling of our work from last year:

Family-School Connections

  • Diamond Daily Announcements emails

  • Weekly PTA newsletters

  • Online and printed school directory

  • Morning Principal Coffees

  • Evenings with the Principal

  • Q&A Panel for incoming 6th grade families in August

  • Q&A Panels for families of incoming 9th graders at LHS

  • "Angst" screening and panel discussion

  • "Like" documentary about social media

Teacher Grant Highlights

  • Leventhal Map Center 7th grade presentations

  • Myth Masters 6th grade performance

  • Student magazines for science department

  • Grades 6-8 assemblies/workshops with artist Raul Gonzalez

  • Books for 7th grade English classes

  • World Language Week activities/supplies

  • Funding for the Brice Kappel concert

  • Ubuntu Crew mural supplies

  • Guided Learning classroom materials

  • WIN block materials

  • ESL classroom materials

  • Professional Development grants for teacher workshops and conferences

Staff Appreciation Events

  • Lunch for staff on the first professional day

  • Dinners on the Back to School Nights this fall

  • Teacher Appreciation Week in May

Student Activities & School Events

  • After School Clubs

  • Green Team composting/recycling

  • Spiritwear

  • STEAM Fair

  • Book Fair

  • School Store

 Community/Social Events

  • 6th Grade Pizza Night

  • 7th Grade Night at the Celtics

  • 8th Grade Bowling Social

  • Spring Parent Socials

  • Barre3 parent classes

  • 8th Grade Moving Up Reception


Weekly Newsletter

You can find newsletters for last school year here.

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