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McCown-isms To Live By

I have been a part of the Trojan Torch for the past two years, this year being appointed as one of two Editors In Chief. Throughout my time on the staff, I have spent countless hours sitting in Mr. McCown’s room. Because of the sheer amount of time […]

Student Highlight: John Geary

Ever wonder where all those invitations to participate in anonymous Survey Monkey surveys come from? Those would be courtesy of AP Research—the elusive beast of Jenks High School. AP Research is taught by Mr. Horn in Building 6; it’s the second year course of the AP Capstone program, […]

My Experience Taking the ACT

On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018, all of the Juniors at Jenks took the American College Testing Exam, otherwise known as the ACT, in several testing areas around Jenks High School. The test was free, paid for by the school, to help students gain college readiness and feedback about […]

The End of an EOI Era

Students have noticed that there’s no EOIs in sight this 2017-2018 school year. Instead, Juniors take a science test, a free ACT, and a written assessment for US history. The state law has changed, so Oklahoma does not use EOIs to assess students anymore. Our state now implements […]