TEDxJenks

TEDxJenks

By Jackson Cropper We all understand what it’s like to watch a TED Talk in school. The second you hear the drip drip from the red TED logo hitting the screen, you can’t help but have your eyes glued to whoever is about to deliver thought-provoking ideas, and now students have the opportunity to share [...]

As Women’s Month Comes to a Close…

As Women’s Month Comes to a Close…

By Charlotte Suttee It seems to be that time of year when the United States pays extra special attention to the accomplishments of women in our country, for March has been legally deemed Women’s History Month since congress passed Public Law 100-9 in 1987. Organizations and leaders place a lot of importance on encouraging women’s [...]

Black History Month

Black History Month

By: Taylor Hatheway Students at Jenks may be aware that it’s currently Black History Month but they might not know how the school is celebrating it. If they have walked through Building 5, they may have seen the large banners hanging by the main office that highlight prominent people from the Harlem Renaissance or heard [...]

How to Love

How to Love

Editorial by Charlotte Suttee Modern Valentine’s Day is marketed for romance, but I believe there’s much more to love than your cute boyfriend (real or imaginary) this unofficial-holiday season. Here’s a brief list of ways we can love 5 things: planet, country, school, others, and, of course, yourself. Love the Planet: “Only buy food that [...]

Featuring: Creative Minds at Jenks

Featuring: Creative Minds at Jenks

BY Charlotte Suttee   The Artists “I like me some ink. I like the way it drip.”   That’s the voice of senior Jesse Holt describing his favorite artistic medium: ink. Jesse’s dark, dream-inspired “drip” drawings are so twistedly realistic they seem to breathe. “[Ink] is it’s own being. It’s alive… I’m not telling it [...]