May Students of the Month

Submitted by scott.buck on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:43

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 May are:

7th Grade: Julianna Keele and Hayden Webster

8th Grade: Cienna Dorny and Jordan Wadley

9th Grade: Alison Vance and Braeden Staheli

Journalism Visits BYU Studios

Submitted by scott.buck on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:39

Journalism students at Diamond Fork Junior High recently visited the studios of BYU TV, and the radio station KBYU 89.1 FM.  Students were able to talk with reporters and ask them questions about a career in journalism.  Students were even invited into the broadcasting booth of KBYU, and were present as the DJ broadcast live on the air.  After investigating the working environments of professional journalists, students were also able to visit the recording facilities of the YouTube hit show "Studio C."

Poetry Out Loud

Submitted by scott.buck on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:30

On Thursday, May 2nd, seventh grade students at Diamond Fork Junior High assembled together to cheer on their fellow classmates who were selected to represent their English class.  As a school activity every 7th grader selected a poem to not only memorize but "perform" for

Orchestra

Submitted by scott.buck on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:22

Diamond Fork Junior High School’s eighth grade orchestra has had a fabulous year. They recently held their end of year concert highlighting what they've been working on for the last few months.  Diamond Fork’s eighth grade orchestra teachers Sherrie Dunford and Julie Boogert were very pleased with the orchestra's performance.

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By: Lauren Blair

April Students of the Month

Submitted by scott.buck on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 12:38

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 April are:

7th Grade: Jenna Frisby and Spencer Rawle

8th Grade: Caytlin Taylor and Jake Jones

9th Grade: Amber Messick and Brandon Van Tassel

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By: Ciara Lisonbee

Choirs at Diamond Fork

Submitted by scott.buck on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 12:22

There are two choirs at Diamond Fork Junior High, Chorus 1 and Concert Choir. Students audition for Concert Choir, but Chorus 1 is open to anyone interested in working on strengthening their voice.  Students in choir work very hard to make sure their voices sound excellent for performances. 

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By: Savannah Wilson

Summer Library Services

Submitted by scott.buck on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 11:46

Did you know that our school library is open 5 days during summer vacation?  That's right, Mrs. Olsen will open our library from 10 am to 1pm on Wednesday, June 5th, Wednesday, June 19th, Wednesday, July 3rd, Wednesday July 17th, and Wednesday, August 7th. Students and their families can come in and check out books, playing chess, work on puzzles, or just relax and read a book. Since the library will be open this summer, go in and enjoy it!

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By: Valentina Heyn

Fitness Day 2013

Submitted by scott.buck on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 10:22

Diamond Fork Junior High is holding fitness day on May 22, 2013. Students, teachers and parents will be participating in a 5k run - which is over 3 miles! The race begins at 9:05 at the east side parking lot of the school. The course will lead past Larson Elementary and down Canyon Road where police will be blocking off the roads. Then they will run all the way past Park Elementary and back to Diamond Fork.

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By: Sierra Campbell

March Students of the Month

Submitted by scott.buck on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 13:43

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 March are:

7th Grade: Cossette Bushman and Candido Escobedo

8th Grade: Kristi Reategui and Cristian Vargas

9th Grade: Amber Messick and Brandon Van Tassel

BYU Concert Band Festival

Submitted by scott.buck on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 13:28

 

On Saturday, March 16th the Diamond Fork Junior High Concert band, under the direction of Dan Bigler, attended the annual BYU Concert Band Festival.  At this festival, the band played three songs in front of a panel of judges.  The band practices all year preparing to perform at this competition.

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By: McKabe Jolley