The Work behind the Crown: Jenks Pageant Queens

The Work behind the Crown: Jenks Pageant Queens

By Izzy Pankey When you think of pageant queens, you think of pretty dresses, a runway, and some very shiny crowns. While those are all key components, the pageant world is more than it seems. These girls spend their years volunteering, creating platforms for themselves, and overall, working to build a better community around them.  [...]

Reduce, Reuse, & Refill: Ecotastic, Tulsa’s First Refill Station

Reduce, Reuse, & Refill: Ecotastic, Tulsa’s First Refill Station

By: Izzy Pankey When it comes to the purchases you make at the grocery store, your choice of product has a major effect on our environment. Consumers produce 2,072 pounds of waste per year and only 34% of those consumers recycle. Most of that waste produced and recycled still has some life in it, so [...]

Jenks Upcoming Bond

Jenks Upcoming Bond

By Izzy Pankey As we dive into the new year, Jenks Public Schools is working on the new 2020 bond and finding ways to improve our school system. This bond vote is set for Tuesday, February 11th, where the district is requesting 12.4 million dollars, and your vote matters. But, walking into that voting booth, [...]

Students Get Involved with Politics at JHS

Students Get Involved with Politics at JHS

BY Izzy Pankey As midterms approach, politics are becoming a more important thing for people to be thinking about and getting involved in. From getting out there and telling people to vote or even just getting students in on the conversation, Young Republicans and Young Democrats Clubs are getting students involved. Even though majority of [...]