A Season in Review

A Season in Review

By Izzy Pankey The nailbiter of a game against Union, the thrill of winning our Homecoming game against Yukon, the blood, sweat, and tears put into every single game played under the Friday night lights: every game in the 2019 Jenks Football Season had its own story. As the season comes to an end, we [...]

Let’s Talk About Sex (Education in Oklahoma)

Let’s Talk About Sex (Education in Oklahoma)

By Lily Heritage Sex education is a touchy subject. Policies that determine whether sex education is mandatory, or if it has to be medically accurate, vary across state lines. Here in Oklahoma, a sex ed curriculum is not required, but a medically accurate HIV prevention course is. There is also new legislature that requires sex [...]

The Time to be Giving

The Time to be Giving

By Grace Abraham Whether it’s making fleece blankets or donating food to your local food bank, helping those in your community is really important. It’s easy to feel small, but changes can’t just happen. It all starts with one person. Here are 5 ways in which you can help give back to your Jenks community:  [...]

A High Schooler’s Perspective of the Alternative Center

A High Schooler’s Perspective of the Alternative Center

By Ben Brown The Sooner Building has 125 unique students who all partake in a style of education that typical high school students may not relate to. The Alternative Center provides a much smaller setting with a trimester system, closer relationships between teacher and student, and character building activities.  A class for the typical high [...]

History of Alice Haight

History of Alice Haight

By Natasha Perez In her office, seated across her array of events and meetings written neatly on her mountainous calendar, clicking away at her computer, you’d never have known how Alice Haight, the Site Secretary at Jenks, ended up becoming the backbone of the harmonious machine that is Jenks High School.  Haight started as a [...]