Diagonal will host the opening rounds of the Bluegrass Conference Tournament on Saturday, January 25 with the girls facing Mormon Trail at 6:00 and the boys to follow as they battle Twin Cedars. The brackets are listed below.
The Diagonal HotSpots robotics team competed in Neola, Iowa at the Alderaan League tournament January 18th. There were a total of 20 teams competing for 1 of 12 spots to advance to the Super Qualifier tournament. The HotSpots went into the semi-finals ranked 4th, allowing them to become an alliance captain. The HotSpots competed in the semifinals with alliances from Thunderstruck robotics. We fell short in the semifinals, however the team earned the Motivate award; sparking others to embrace the culture of FIRST. As a team they also earned a 2nd place Inspire award; an inspiration to other teams, acting with Gracious Professionalism® both on and off the playing field. The HotSpots were the 3rd team to advance onto the Super Qualifier based on ranking and awards. Lastly, Calli Herr was recognized as a Dean's List Semi-finalist, she will be interviewing this week for hopeful further advancement. Super Qualifier will take place on February 15th, in Le Mars.
The Essex MS and Varsity games are rescheduled for Jan. 23 with the MS playing at 4:30, varsity girls and boys to follow.
Homecoming is rescheduled for Jan. 24 against Murray.
The Conference Tournament begins on Saturday, Jan. 25. Diagonal is happy to host the opening round games beginning at 6:00 with the girls taking on Mormon Trail. The boys game will follow as they take on Twin Cedars at approximately 7:45.
Two additional rescheduled games as as follows: Ankeny Christian will come here on Feb. 4 for a girl-boy varsity doubleheader and on Feb. 8 Seymour will come to town for three games, a JV Boys, Varsity Girls and Boys game beginning at 3:00. Please note that time change.
Regional information should be out shortly. Stay tuned.
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It is the policy of the Diagonal Community School not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, gender, disability, religion, age, socioeconomic status, political party affiliation or actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code sections 216.9 and 256.10 (2). Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C.2000d and 2000E), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C.206 et. seq) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. 1210, etseq).
If you have questions or grievances related to compliance with this policy by the Diagonal Community School District, please contact:
Lorna Paxson, 6-12 Principal
Diagonal Community Schools
403 W. 2nd Street
Diagonal, Iowa 50845
641-734-5331 or email
Director of the Office for Civil Rights,
U.S. Department of Education,
500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475,
Chicago, IL 60661,
telephone number 312-730-1560
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The Diagonal Community School District offers career and technical education programs in the following services areas:
Agriculture Food and Natural Resources,
Applied Science, Technology and Manufacturing,
Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management
and Human Services.
These programs are offered in conjunction with the district’s
Sharing agreement with Mount Ayr Community Schools.
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403 W. 2nd Street, Diagonal, Iowa 50854
You may also contact:
Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education,
Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street,
Chicago, IL 60661-7204
Telephone: (312) 730-1560
Fax: (312) 730-1576
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OvernightMostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
SaturdayPartly sunny, with a high near 28. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday NightA chance of flurries between 2am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Light west southwest wind.