February 2016

Lion King Flash Mob!

Lion King Cast and Crew

Our Diamondbacks were surprised during lunch time today with a flash mob featuring "The Circle of Life" from our school's upcoming production of The Lion King Jr. Check out how amazing the cast and crew look! We cannot wait for you to come see the full production next week, here at DFJHS!


Weekly Parent Newsletter


Diamondback Parent Newsletter   2/29/16 


 9th Grade High School Registration: High school registration will take place on Thursday, March 3rd. The counselors from Spanish Fork and Maple Mountain High Schools will be at DFJHS that day to help all 9th graders register on line. All 9th graders will need to bring the registration forms they received on Orientation Day all filled out (including their electives and back-up electives) so that they can successfully register for next year. 

"Best First Sentence" writing contest Winners!

Our Amazing English Teachers

We have our winners for the English department's "Best First Sentence" writing contest. In first place, we have Tyler Bradford in eighth grade. His sentence was: "After yesterday, I have a new-found fear of duck tape."

 Our runner-ups are Gianna Paice in eighth grade and Lauren Kelly in eighth grade. Gianna's sentence was, " So, this was how it started: a paint bomb, confetti, and a whole lot of glue." Lauren Kelly's sentence was," A cannonball to the stomach makes you kind of cranky the next morning."

February Students of the Month


Congratulations to the following students selected as February’s Students of the Month!!! These Students of the Month were chosen because of their excellent academic and citizenship performance! We appreciate each of you showing respect, courage, integrity, compassion, and perseverance.

7th Grade:  Paige Burtenshaw & Ammon Gathercoal

8th Grade:  Ryan McCuistion & Jackson Smith

9th Grade:  Aubrey Smith & Harrison Virchow


ALC Field Trip

Sandy Casceras

Have you wondered what it would be like to take a college class?  Come find out!

Diamond Fork Junior High students will have the opportunity to attend a field trip to the ALC on March 1, 2016.  

This field trip is for all students.  We would especially like to invite 9th grade students to attend.  During this field trip students will be able to experience 2 classes taught at the ALC.  It is a great opportunity to visit the ALC and learn about the programs they have available.Please sign up in the Counseling Center.  There are 9 classes to choose from.  You will love it!

Parent Pampering Event offered through Nebo & Utah Parent Center

Heidi Whittaker

Nebo School District and the Utah Parent Center present:A FREE "Parent Pampering" Event for all parents of children with disabilities/special needs in Nebo School District.This is an opportunity for all "caregivers" to pamper themselves at our exciting event!  Join us for: