Mark Your Calendars
Grades K - 6
** Thursdays are Early Release days
Review the Student Attendance Designations for specific minutes missed by students and how these minutes are coded as a portion of the day absent or full day absence.
Gradespeed ParentConnect Info Available Now!
Parents, you may sign-up for Lunch Prepay to pay on your child/ren's meal account. Please see the school registrar or cafeteria cash clerk for your child/ren's 10-digit student number. Please click the LunchPrepay.com link to access website.
Other School Information
News and Announcements
First Lady's Back to School Message
First Lady Michelle Obama wishes DoDEA parents and students a smooth opening of school. - Watch the video >>
DoDEA Americas - Back to School
Dr. Emily Marsh, Acting Director for DoDEA Americas Schools, welcomes our students, teachers, school staff members and administrators to a new school year. - Watch the video >>
College and Career Ready Website Launched
DoDEA's College and Career Readiness Priority is focused on providing a world-class education for military-connected students. A new website provides more information and resources for parents to learn more about this initiative. - Read More >>>.
DoDEA Mission Statement
Educate, Engage, and Empower Each student to succeed in a dynamic world.
Diamond Elementary School Vision Statement
Diamond Elementary School is a collaborative community committed to engaging students in purposeful learning while promoting student achievement.
Diamond Elementary is a STEM School
STEM education is the intentional interdisciplinary approach to learning where the core curriculum is coupled with real-world, project-based learning using the Engineering Design Process to develop STEM Literacy. Please email Ms. Simons for further information regarding the STEM program at Diamond Elementary.
Student Attendance Policy Implemented
DoDEA implemented a new student attendance policy. Please click here for more information. Student attendance will be designated according to the minutes they are in attendance, please click here for more information.
Student's Rights and Responsibilities
DoDEA Administrative Instruction 2051.02, “Student Rights and Responsibilities, effective SY 2012-13. The link to the instruction on the DoDEA regulations website is provided here.
Please note the rights retained by students listed in the policy section, which include the right to a safe school environment (free from bullying, harassment, etc.), the right to a public education of high quality, First Amendment rights, and right to fair and appropriate discipline. There is also a mutual courtesy and respect requirement.
This Administrative Instruction incorporates the Equal Access policy pertaining to student-led, noncurriculum-related groups. It also provides requirements for students such as; to comply with the standards for student behavior outlined in school policy and procedures, refrain from disruptive conduct, and respect the rights and human dignity of other students and school employees. Other areas covered include student dress code, freedom of expression, search and seizure, and student complaints.
Receiving Electronic Copies of the Weekly Diamond Gator Gram Parent Newsletter
Parents, our Gator Gram weekly newsletter is sent electronically via email to the primary parent email address we have in our student database. The primary parent email is NOT required to be the sponsor's military email address.
If you are not receiving an electronic copy of the Gator Gram via email, please contact our school registrar to update your family's email address, which could be a Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL, etc., email address.
Also, please add the Diamond Gator Gram to your email contact list so our weekly Diamond Gator Gram parent newsletter will not be sent to your Spam Folder.
The PTO needs parent volunteers! For Volunteer Forms, please click here.
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