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 [...]

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 [...]

Forensics and More

Forensics and More

Forensic Science. When you hear this term, you probably think of detective drama shows such as NCIS, Criminal Minds, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigators. However, it is much more than television series. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, forensic science is defined as the application of scientific principles and techniques to matters of criminal justice [...]