Coronavirus to COVID-19

Coronavirus to COVID-19

By: Drew Bethel A death toll in the thousands. Over 60,000 infected. Two hospitals built in less than 10 days. The Wuhan Coronavirus has spurred global panic, grasping massive media attention, and caught the eye of the CDC. Despite this, one of the biggest side effects remains under the radar: racism. With its origins beginning [...]

Dad Chats Episode 7: Luke Gray Shreds the Squawk Box

Dad Chats Episode 7: Luke Gray Shreds the Squawk Box

https://dad-chats.simplecast.com/episodes/luke-gray-shreds-the-squawk-box By Jordan McCown "How's the air up there?" is what we would ask tall man Luke Gray, if we were a show of hacks, WHICH WE'RE NOT! Instead, we asked sensitive, thoughtful questions about life, love, and little ones. And also, how tall are you? We start off funky with our Dad Song of [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

“Why wouldn’t we take the books to them?!”: Trojans Read The Way

“Why wouldn’t we take the books to them?!”: Trojans Read The Way

By: Lily Heritage Karen Workun is one of the teachers who helped organize and continues to be a major contributor to the new reading program, Trojans Read the Way, here at Jenks. You’ve probably heard about this program already, but what really is it?  Trojans Read the Way started with the idea that during the [...]