Harvey the Cat

Harvey the Cat

By Emma Zeller In today’s climate, it’s difficult to meet new friends. Luckily for juniors, Matthew Cimmerer and Janna Jay, they met the perfect fluffy friend. Harvey, a young black cat, has been living with Cimmerer for about four weeks. He’s thought to be a simple short haired black cat, but he’s got the personality [...]

A Pointless Divide

A Pointless Divide

By Aaron Siebert There is a vast valley dividing the people of America today. It can be seen from any news outlet or media. The entire country has dissolved into an us vs. them mentality. Whether it’s red vs. blue, right vs. left, or any other spin we can put on those two sides.  While [...]

Adolescent Addiction: Is Caffeine Addiction More Prominent Than We Think?

Adolescent Addiction: Is Caffeine Addiction More Prominent Than We Think?

By: Sophia Stunkard Caffeine and teenagers, the most important high school relationship of them all. As you walk through the halls of Jenks High School you are more than likely to see an array of Red Bulls, Starbucks coffees, and caffeine of all sorts pumping through the veins of your peers. This presents a question [...]

Three JHS Musicians vs. One Pandemic: How They Utilized Their Musical Abilities in a Time of Change

Three JHS Musicians vs. One Pandemic: How They Utilized Their Musical Abilities in a Time of Change

By: Sophia Stunkard “My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.  For three of Jenks High School’s very own musicians, their way of demonstrating and expressing their musical abilities have been completely altered due to the effects of [...]

How to Get Some Sunbeam During COVID-19: Top 6 Places to Hang Out with Friends While Social Distancing

How to Get Some Sunbeam During COVID-19: Top 6 Places to Hang Out with Friends While Social Distancing

By: Abigail Chow Quaran-teen-ing isn’t fun for teens, especially when we can’t see our friends. Finding fun activities to do while social distancing is hard come by during COVID-19. The Torch has curated a list of fun outdoor activities that you and your friends can do while social distancing.  Admiral Twin The Admiral Twin is [...]