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 [...]

Take a Sugar Blast to the Past: Downtown Tulsa’s Candy Castle

Take a Sugar Blast to the Past: Downtown Tulsa’s Candy Castle

By: Avery Hudkins Ever want to go back in time and visit an old-fashioned candy and soda shop? Well now you can! Head on down to Candy Castle. Sundaes, banana splits, Italian cream sodas, shakes, and other delicious sweet treats to offer. Candy Castle now also serves hot dogs, frito chili pies, chili dogs, and [...]

Shop Small: Black Owned Businesses in Tulsa

Shop Small: Black Owned Businesses in Tulsa

By: Matty Mooney Black owned businesses and entrepreneurship has been around forever, since the beginning of the GreenWood District in the early 1900’s. Supporting our local small businesses should be celebrated and there are many great black owned small businesses around Tulsa to check out. So, use this spotlight to shop small, safely, and socially [...]

Student-Athletes Persevering Through Quarantine

Student-Athletes Persevering Through Quarantine

By: Natalie Eaton This school year certainly has been different, especially for student-athletes here at Jenks. With abrupt distance learning switches, cancellations, and contact tracing, it has been challenging for many athletes to remain positive.  Last March, when COVID hit, sports were abruptly canceled and seasons were devastatingly cut short, leaving athletes wondering if they [...]

“Ghost” of Jenks Past: Short Film by Jenks Alumni gets featured at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

“Ghost” of Jenks Past: Short Film by Jenks Alumni gets featured at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

By: Abigail Chow Jenks Alumni Joe Cappa’s animated short film, “Ghost Dogs,” is a specially selected film that will be screening at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, January 30th. Cappa graduated from the class of 2003 at Jenks High School and was the senior class president. After working for a couple of advertising [...]