March 2012

DFJHS Beauty and the Beast

Attributions: 
Kyra Morgan

Students from Diamond Fork Junior High School's drama department
recently performed Beauty and the Beast.  After months of hard work
and diligent preparation the play went off perfectly. Many students
contributed to the success of the play including John Baadsgaard who
played the beast, Michelle Gunderson who played Belle, Lumear was
played by Brandon Bundy, Babet was played by Yvonne Bass, the
enchantress was played by Ashley Chidester, Cogsworth was played by
Tucker Sanbakken, Mrs. Potts was played by Kamryn Wilson, Nathen

DFJHS Ice Skating

Attributions: 
Nicholas Harrison

Recently students at Diamond Fork Junior High were rewarded for their
good grades by attending an ice skating field trip at Peaks Ice Arena
during Diamond Back Day.  Diamond Back Day is a unique reward system
where once every term students get to attend a field trip if they have
good citizenship and academic grades.  Each term features a different
field trip.  Third term the students went ice skating, and for fourth
term the students will be able to attend Lagoon for an entire day.

DFJHS Honor Society

Attributions: 
Kailee Howland

Diamond Fork Junior High School’s National Junior Honor Society has
been working on a service project since the beginning of January.
They have been cutting plastic grocery bags into strips and sending
them to mothers in Africa to crochet into baskets.  Honor Society
member Kiera Barton reported, “We fold regular white plastic grocery
bags a certain way and then cut them into 1-inch strips.  We roll them
up and are able to fit about fifty finished bags into a larger bag.
Afterwards, the two ladies in charge of the project pick them up from

Diamond Fork Jr. High Students Bring Home the Gold from Regional Science Olympiad

Attributions: 
Kari Nay

Competing in Science Olympiad events such as "Storm the Castle" (trebuchet), "Reach for the Stars" (astronomy), "Microbe Mission," and more, DFJHS students demonstrated their science knowledge and abilities on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at the regional competition held at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah.

Diamond Fork Jr. High students made frequent appearances on the winners' podium. In fact, every student on the team earned at least one medal! The DFJHS team also received the sportsmanship award and is coached by science teacher Sharon Myia.