Getting Hit With That New Kid Vibe: The Experience of Virtual Kids in an In-Person School

Getting Hit With That New Kid Vibe: The Experience of Virtual Kids in an In-Person School

By: Grace Abraham “Like, I’m just a kid trying to live through a global pandemic and get my work done.” You may have noticed at the beginning of the school year that many of your fellow classmates were missing. Well, they weren’t missing, they were enrolled in a fully virtual-learning instruction called Trojan Connect. Trojan [...]

A Risk for Education: Transitioning Back to In Person Learning

A Risk for Education: Transitioning Back to In Person Learning

By: Mara Winters Coming back to school will always bring a lot of emotions. You may be feeling anxious, excited, or just nervous. All are natural, but coming back to school during a pandemic enhances those emotions for many students. Dealing with the stress that education brings in today’s times takes a different toll on [...]

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 [...]

Fall Fashion Trends

BY Elise Siebert Every year old fashion trends and new fashion trends start to appear. There are many new ways to spice up an outfit and different clothing items to make your style stand out. It is said that fashion repeats itself. The students at Jenks High School are proving that to be true. Mom [...]

These Themes Are The Dream: Picking an Outfit For Friday Night Lights

These Themes Are The Dream: Picking an Outfit For Friday Night Lights

One of the greatest experiences of high school is the Friday Night Lights football games. One thing that makes the student section as fun as possible is the themes. These themes connect the whole student body, but sometimes it’s hard to find what to wear.   The themes are different every week and some require [...]

Adulting 101: A High Schooler’s Guide On How to Vote

Adulting 101: A High Schooler’s Guide On How to Vote

While the vast majority of students at Jenks do not meet the age requirements to participate in elections, the test is upon the select amount of seniors that have crossed the threshold into adulthood. Oklahoma midterm elections are being held on November 6th, 2018. This will be new adults’ first chance to head to the [...]