8th grade student Jacob Reeves was recently recognized as a "Diamondback In Action" for his courage while facing opposition. Jacob was born legally blind and has become an inspiration to others by the way he has dealt with his disability. Instead of being angry and bitter, Jacob is the total opposite. He is open, kind and friendly with everyone he meets. He finds his challenges have actually made him a better person.
Do you know about the amazing intramural program we have here at Diamond Fork Junior High? The intramural program at Diamond Fork is the perfect time and place for students to have fun and be active with their friends. Throughout the school year students have the opportunity to participate in and play many different sports. Including soccer, flag football, basketball, volleyball and dodgeball.
Diamond Fork Junior High has a Service Learning Club that meets every Tuesday after school in the lunch room. The school started this club to serve the community and give kids the opportunity to serve outside of school. An average of 15 kids join the club and about eight come every week. The kids who join this club are caring and love to serve.
Has this ever happened to you? You’re walking down the hall with an armful of books for your next class. You turn the corner and all of a sudden someone come crashing into you sending all of your papers flying. Without hesitation the student bends down and immediately starts to help you pick up the papers. This happens all the time at Diamond Fork Jr. High. I am not meaning the crashing into each other, I’m talking about helping out each other. Diamond Fork has 5 core values that not only the students focus on but also the teachers and administrators.