As the Bell Rings

As the Bell Rings

BY Taylor Hatheway Have you ever wondered why your friends at other schools get out of school earlier than you? Or why our school day is the length it is? Jenks currently has 180 days in the instructional calendar, which meets the state of Oklahoma’s minimum for the number of days a school must be [...]

How Did This Happen?- Inside the boardroom as new schedule is voted on

How Did This Happen?- Inside the boardroom as new schedule is voted on

    At 5:00 PM on April 18th,  the Jenks Board of Education met to discuss a solution to the missed days of school due to the Oklahoma Teacher Walkout. The boardroom was quiet at 4:55PM, only the soft conversations of the few members in attendance could be heard. In contrast to the usual full room of [...]