Senioritus in Style: Top 7 Movies to Watch Before you Leave High School

Senioritus in Style: Top 7 Movies to Watch Before you Leave High School

By: Hayden Alexander Senior year is coming to a close. As you spend the week preparing for finals or just waiting for the last bell to ring,  you may find yourself with a serious case of senioritis, or just in need of a quick break. What better way to destress a little during this hectic [...]

Young Questions Answered by Old Folks: The Advice Collected Over 3-4 years

Young Questions Answered by Old Folks: The Advice Collected Over 3-4 years

By: Audrey McGee & Charisma Ganye High school can be a hard transition for many. Without the proper context of high school, certain tips and tricks stay on the down-low. To help with the transition, Torch has gathered questions from incoming sophomores and freshmen to be answered by your favorite Torch staffers, Charisma and Audrey! [...]

Bathroom Breaks: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Bathroom Breaks: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

By Abigail Chow The challenge of making time to go to the bathroom during school requires a certain amount of forethought and planning. Teachers do their best to create a healthy and orderly learning environment for students. In various ways they generally encourage students to take in-class bathroom breaks sparingly; however, even if you carefully [...]

Guide for New Students

Guide for New Students

By Elise Siebert Jenks High School can overwhelming — especially for new students. Imagine going to Jenks for the first time and trying to make your way around the huge campus. And then to make things worse, the buildings have confusing names like the “TAC,” “PEG,” and “The J.” Because of this, the Trojan Torch [...]

Senior Year: Game On

Senior Year: Game On

By: Carson Messick Senior season and football, two of the most important and stressful things in many of the students lives here at Jenks High School. Now mix them together, seems crazy right?  The football players this year are putting up a strong fight to get the state championship in our possession again, so the [...]

Officer On Hand- Gabriel Castellano Protects and Serves Jenks Students

Officer On Hand- Gabriel Castellano Protects and Serves Jenks Students

BY Jett Millican If you’ve had your eyes open this year you may have probably seen a new, badge wearing, vest toting smile around the Jenks High School. His name is Officer Gabriel Castellano, and he is one of the new Jenks Campus Police Officers. Castellano has been a police officer for almost 7 years, [...]