To Munch or Not to Munch: Healthy Snacks to Boost Your Energy!

To Munch or Not to Munch: Healthy Snacks to Boost Your Energy!

By: Grace Abraham Snacking. Whether it's periodically throughout the day or at 2 am, we all do it. But are you looking for snacks that don't cause oversnacking or create health problems you don’t need? Perfect! Because this story is for you!  Healthy eating is so much more than just choosing the healthiest foods. It [...]

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 [...]

Pumpkin Spice it Up: Check Out What These Pumpkin Patches Offer!

Pumpkin Spice it Up: Check Out What These Pumpkin Patches Offer!

By: Grace Abraham Ahh, the season of fall. Pumpkin spice is in the air, leaves are falling, and what’s this? Pumpkin patches all over town are beginning to open for people to come with their families, friends, and dates to spend time together, shoot photos, and create experiences. I have never been to a pumpkin [...]

Flames of Passion: One Girl and her Heart for Music

Flames of Passion: One Girl and her Heart for Music

By: Grace Abraham On Saturday, September 12, Reese Buchert was the girls representative for the Jenks Highschool Vocal Music Department in the Discovery Awards Reunion Show at the Tulsa PAC. @jenksvocal Reese Buchert performing at the Discovery Awards Show as the girls representative. The discovery awards show is a highly competitive annual event that every [...]

DUB For Sharks?!? Oklahoma Aquarium Raises Funds for Shark Research with First-Ever Valentine’s Dance: Wavy 80s

DUB For Sharks?!? Oklahoma Aquarium Raises Funds for Shark Research with First-Ever Valentine’s Dance: Wavy 80s

By: Grace Abraham Friday, February 14TH was Oklahoma Aquarium’s first-ever Valentine’s dance. Dancers at this 80s themed family event swayed along with Generation X music played by a live DJ while ticket proceeds went straight to fund their shark research. “We have the largest collection of bull sharks in the world,” Danielle Beck, Special Events [...]

Looking for Christmas movies to watch? Check this out!

Looking for Christmas movies to watch? Check this out!

By Grace Abraham I love Christmas movies. I watch all the new ones that are released on Netflix every year. I mean sure they all start off with 2 characters that end up in love, but it’s what happens in between that really matters. There are super cute moments, hilarious plot points, and really awkward [...]

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:  [...]