School of Rock

School of Rock

by Camille Jones A Guide to Songwriting, as Told by Jenks Musicians As many musicians know, songwriting can be a daunting task that seems almost impossible. You might get an idea, be totally ready to write it down, and then find yourself staring at a blank page for hours. I myself love writing music, and [...]

Sweet Life In Tech

Sweet Life In Tech

We all need to make money, but HOW!? There are a some Jenks students out there who have cracked the code and are going to make big bucks off of something they enjoy doing. With applications being due towards the end of February, Tulsa Tech is trying to catch the attention of students just like [...]

Club Week

Your typical day at school can be tedious, boring, and go on for what feels like days. At Jenks, there are so many interesting and fun clubs to be a part of.  On September 5th and 6th during lunch, different clubs set up booths to showcase their group and entice people to join their club. [...]

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 [...]

Fly Away

As kids we dreamt of impossible things like flying away like superman. As we grow up our dreams fade away, and some don’t have the motivation to make their ambitions come true. Senior Joshua Paul found a way to make his fantasy of flying come true by becoming a pilot. Paul's passion for his career [...]

Safe Spaces: Helping Students Be Themselves At Jenks

Safe Spaces: Helping Students Be Themselves At Jenks

Panic room. Emotional protection zone. Safe haven. Outcast club. The triggered retreat. The term “safe space” connotes a plethora of conflicting ideas, and the quizzical looks and uncomfortable “umms” of fellow Jenks students when asked about the term means that we need to find out what safe spaces are and how they fit into Jenks [...]