Getting Hit With That New Kid Vibe: The Experience of Virtual Kids in an In-Person School

Getting Hit With That New Kid Vibe: The Experience of Virtual Kids in an In-Person School

By: Grace Abraham “Like, I’m just a kid trying to live through a global pandemic and get my work done.” You may have noticed at the beginning of the school year that many of your fellow classmates were missing. Well, they weren’t missing, they were enrolled in a fully virtual-learning instruction called Trojan Connect. Trojan [...]

Scarier Than a Pandemic: Haunted Attractions During COVID-19

Scarier Than a Pandemic: Haunted Attractions During COVID-19

By: Amelia Kimberling With the spooky season upon us, it’s hard to get excited when COVID is keeping most of us quarantined and indoors. However, some haunted attractions are braving the pandemic, and still putting on their scares with certain limitations. The Torch researched and visited some of these attractions in hopes that haunts are [...]

Brand New: Brook Lade

Brand New: Brook Lade

By Matty Mooney As the school year begins and students enter the classroom once more, new faces are not surprising. As much as Jenks loves to welcome new people and new teachers to our school, many feel overwhelmed, whether it's because of the crazy amount of students or the ever rampant COVID-19. However, they quickly [...]

How to Get Some Sunbeam During COVID-19: Top 6 Places to Hang Out with Friends While Social Distancing

How to Get Some Sunbeam During COVID-19: Top 6 Places to Hang Out with Friends While Social Distancing

By: Abigail Chow Quaran-teen-ing isn’t fun for teens, especially when we can’t see our friends. Finding fun activities to do while social distancing is hard come by during COVID-19. The Torch has curated a list of fun outdoor activities that you and your friends can do while social distancing.  Admiral Twin The Admiral Twin is [...]