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Diamond Fork JuniorbrHigh hosted the 12th Annual Special Education Extravaganza for all junior highbrspecial education students in Nebo School District on Sept. 11. Studentsbrlistened to the national anthem sung by the Diamond Fork Junior High choir andbrparticipated in a flag ceremony to commemorate 9/11. Afterward, the studentsbrimmediately started playing games and competing in various sports.

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Students competed inbrOlympic type games, such as volleyball, bowling, and the high jump as well asbr“Minute to Win It” type games all throughout the gymnasium. Students wonbrtickets for their participation and could turn those in later for prizes.

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The event was a greatbropportunity for the students to socialize, have fun, and enjoy themselves.brThere were 88 participants from the special education classrooms and 80 otherbrteachers and students that made the event possible. Diamond Fork peer tutors,brleadership classes, and physical education classes were available to direct thebrgames, help the students, and ensure that the event went smoothly.

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Students ended the event with a dance, smiling faces, andbrbags full of prizes. (Submitted to Serve Daily by LanabrHiskey.)

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