January Students of the Month

Submitted by scott.buck on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 12:01

Every month at Diamond Fork Junior High two students from the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades are selected as students of the month.  These students are nominated for their outstanding citizenship and hard work. Nominees are then voted on by the entire faculty.  The students of the month for January are:

7th Grade: Julia Dorny and Jackson Baldwin

8th Grade: Caitlyn Gibb and Hayden Pierce

9th Grade: Lindsy Goodell and Johnathan Tanner

Dream Team

Submitted by scott.buck on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:14

Did you know that DFJHS has a dream team?  It's true!  The dream team at Diamond Fork is a group of 8 students who assist the school in promoting our core values of courage, integrity, compassion, perserverance, and respect.  We greet new students and show them around the school, we help prevent bullying in the hallways, we highlight student's birthdays at lunch, and we are even hosting a "Jumble It Up At Lunch Day" on February 6th.

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By: Savannah Wilson

Character Education Feeds Homeless

Submitted by scott.buck on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 10:46

On Wednesday, January 29th the 7th grade Character Education class at Diamond Fork Junior High school went on their third trip this school year to the Food and Care Coalition in Provo. They provided 50 sack lunches for homeless and needy partrons of the coalition. The Character Education class is part of a student's 7th grade English class that performs service projects throughout their school and community.

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By: Lilei Leifson

School Musical

Submitted by scott.buck on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 09:47

Diamond Fork Junior High School's drama department is putting on their spring musical "Once Upon a Mattress."  They carry out a fantastic performance every spring.  This musical is directed by drama teacher Kara Poulson, and co director Maria Lewis, with choreographer Jada Poulson. The play will be performed at Diamond Fork Junior High school, on March 12th-15th.  Tickets will be sold at the door with performances starting at 7 o’clock.

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By: Tess McInelly

CTE Students Make Monsters!

Submitted by scott.buck on Wed, 12/18/2013 - 11:59

Students in the 8th and 9th grade sewing classes at Diamond Fork Junor High have been busy making monsters.  These monsters are relatively tame, at least most of the time, and they make excellent gifts.  They were finished just in time for Christmas, and are fully customizable with different arms, legs, and faces.

December Students of the Month

Submitted by scott.buck on Wed, 12/18/2013 - 11:34

Every month at Diamond Fork Junior High two students from the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades are selected as students of the month.  These students are nominated for their outstanding citizenship and hard work. Nominees are then voted on by the entire faculty.  The students of the month for December are:

7th Grade: Abigail Jones and McKay Clegg

8th Grade: Krystalyn Lockwood and Josh Sales

9th Grade: Jentri Harris and Konnor Frisby

Literary Competition

Submitted by scott.buck on Wed, 12/18/2013 - 10:29

This month at Diamond Fork Junior High the English department is holding a Literary Competition. The task is simple, all students have to do is compose the opening sentence to an imaginary novel, and then email it to Ms. Brooke Anderson, an eighth grade English teacher. In the email, students should include their first and last name, grade, English teacher, and their opening sentence.  Winners will be announced after Christmas Break.

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By: Kacie Jones

Boys and Girls Basketball

Submitted by scott.buck on Wed, 12/18/2013 - 10:12

Diamond Fork Junior High School has an excellent boys and girls basketball team.  Ninth grades students can play on the team and eighth grade students can serve as team managers.  To make it on the team students must attend three days of tryouts, and then coaches carefully select the specific girls and boys who are best qualified for the team.  

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By: Kensi Bassett

Stars Assembly

Submitted by scott.buck on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 11:08

On Tuesday, November 26th students at Diamond Fork Junior High were amazed as they watched the talents of their fellow classmates in the school's annual Stars Assembly.  From singing and dancing to comedy and drama it was all available to the audience.

Nerves were on edge as performers waited their turn, but in the end everything went off without a hitch.  Students commented, "This was really good!"  And even grizzled veteran teachers were heard to say, "I was impressed; the kids were really prepared this year." 

November Students of the Month

Submitted by scott.buck on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 10:44

Every month at Diamond Fork Junior High two students from the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades are selected as students of the month.  These students are nominated and then voted on by the entire faculty.  The students of the month for November are:

7th Grade: Reeyna Sanner and Keegan Sopher

8th Grade: Kasey Jones and Devin McQuivey

9th Grade: Shaylee Ivie and Tyler Jordan