September 2015

Latino Appreciation Week

Todd Claybaugh & Natalia Gonzalez

Hey Diamondbacks! We Latinos hope you enjoyed Latino Appreciation week! We had so much fun with everyone who participated in our activities. This being only our second year doing this, it went so we and fun! The lunch activities were great, thanks to all who had the courage to come up and participate. We were so glad we got to dance “el caballo dorado” and “bachara”. We shared Mexican candy. Everyone who did the Gansito activity and everyone thought they were so yummy. Lunch was great! You guys had so much respect for us and other students. The E-Time party was awesome.

Science Classes Paper Rocket Lab

Julie Nance

On September 1st, 2015, Our Science Classes had their Paper Rocket Lab.  Students used a paper template to create a rocket and see how far it would fly.  They then changed a variable on the rocket to see if it would fly farther!  They could add length, weight (with paper clips or pennies), wings, fins, or change the pressure or angle on the launcher.  They got to create 3 different rockets with their partners and see how far they could make it fly!  Everyone learned a lot about how it is important to only change one variable at a time so they know which variable made it work better, and tha

Weekly Newsletter 9-21-15

Diamondback Parent Newsletter


 PARENT CONFERENCES THIS THURSDAY: Parent Conferences will be held this Thursday from 3:30-8:00pm in the school gymnasiums. If you cannot make the conference times, please contact your student’s teachers to reschedule or answer any questions/concerns you have. FYI: Latinos In Action (LIA) will provide childcare and translation services for those who need it. Look for the signs and tables when you arrive.

Parent Conferences


We would like to invite and encourage all parents to attend our first parent teacher conference THIS THURSDAY, September 24th, 3:30-8:00 in the gymnasiums. If you cannot attend this night we strongly encourage you to email your student's teachers. 

Latinos In Action (LIA) will provide childcare and translation services for those who need it. Look for the signs and tables when you arrive.

Los Latinos en Acción tendrán una guardia de niños e interpretación para aquellos que lo necesiten. Busca para las señales y mesas cuando llega.


September Students of the Month

Katie Reese and Mandy Young

Congratulations to the following students for being selected as a student of the month at Diamond Fork: 7th grade: Maya Buck & Jack Beck, 8th grade: Abigail Hansen & Isaac Reynaga (not pictured) 9th grade: Erica Orton & Justin Lee. Student of the month is for those students who have made, and will most likely continue to make a consistent effort in their classes. Their academic and citizenship performance is first-rate. Congratulations Diamondbacks!