Fundraiser for 8th Grade DC Trip - Dec 11th

Fundraiser at The Local restaurant to support the 8th grade Washington, DC trip!

Date: Monday, December 11, 2017

Time: 11am-10:30pm, lunch or dinner, dine in or take out

Place: The Local restaurant, 350 Cambridge Road, Woburn (near Whole Foods in Woburn)    

The 8th grade parents are organizing a fundraiser at The Local restaurant in order to help fund scholarships for the 8th grade Washington, DC trip! 20% of your check excluding alcohol sales, tax, and gratuity will be donated to the Diamond 8th grade class of 2018 DC Trip Scholarship Fund.

For any questions please contact reservations or menu questions contact The Local directly @ 781-932-5910

Please note that this is not a PTA fundraiser; the Diamond PTA is supporting these efforts with community outreach and banking assistance, but all money raised will go to the tour company for scholarships.

Substance Abuse Prevention Talk - Julie Fenn - Dec 6th

Your Middle School Student and Substances- What Are They Learning and What You Should Know

Wednesday December 6th 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Diamond Middle School Library

Come to this important session led by Lexington Public Schools Assistance Coordinator of PE and Wellness, Julie Fenn, LICSW and Prevention Specialist Kristie Demirev, LICSW to learn how middle school health class is educating students about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse. Julie and Kristie will run attendees through best practices for parent awareness and teen safety. They will also discuss what we know about substance abuse in Lexington. This will be an interactive session and all are welcome. 

Julie and Kristi will also bring the "Hidden in Plain Site" display which is a teenage bedroom set up with subtle clues that might indicate a teen is using substances. 


(Sponsored by the Diamond and Clarke PTA and SHAC's Substance Abuse Task Force  

Please direct any questions to Martha Kurland@


8th Grade DC Trip Parents Meeting Oct. 18th

There will be an 8th grade parent meeting about our Washington D.C. trip on October 18th at 7:00pm in the Diamond auditorium. At this time, we will review fundraising for this trip.