Beautiful Intensity: The Work of a Ballerina

Beautiful Intensity: The Work of a Ballerina

By: Lily Heritage Whenever you think of dance, a picturesque ballerina may come to mind. They twirl with an elegance that seems almost effortless. However, effortless it is not. Behind the curtains lies a world of blisters, bandaids, and muscle rollers.  Annarose Atamian is a senior here at JHS, and she knows this world all [...]

Getting a Headstart: Northwest Elementary Students Build in STEM Lab

Getting a Headstart: Northwest Elementary Students Build in STEM Lab

By: Ben Brown The Jenks Northwest STEM lab is bustling with activity. In every corner of the room you can find discoveries being made and light bulbs going off in student’s heads. In one corner, there are students building interactive guitars from cardboard, coins, and circuits. At the opposite end of the room there are [...]

A Monologue in a New York Minute: Trystan Novak Headed to National Shakespeare Competition

A Monologue in a New York Minute: Trystan Novak Headed to National Shakespeare Competition

By: Hayden Alexander Every year the National English Speaking Union hosts the Shakespeare competition where drama students from across the country, or thespians as they are known in the theatre world, compete at state-level/branch competitions in hopes of advancing to the national level. There these performers will present Shakespearean monologues and sonnets on the Lincoln [...]