Tag: Torch

Gifted, Talented, and Anxious

By: Andrea Rosa In an age of high intensity and competitive school environments, the label of “gifted and talented” often cultivates poor mental health and low self-esteem in students at Jenks. While each Trojan is unique in their study habits and performance, some claim that collectively, the system […]

Tribune and Torch Team Up

By: Ben Brown You’ve probably heard about The Jenks Tribune bringing a city newspaper back to Jenks, but did you know that the highschoolers at the Trojan Torch work directly with the Tribune. The Tribune meets with the Torch staff once a week and talks stories, shadowing opportunities, […]

Four Years and Four Players

By: Elise Siebert All four seniors on the Lady Trojans Volleyball team have individual qualities that help bring the team together. During every match, these players are leaders to the younger teammates, and they all have different ways to encourage and guide each other to victory. Emma Rhodes […]

Proud and Out at Jenks

By: Isabella Arias  When you hear the term LGBTQ+, what normally comes to mind? For most people, it means rainbow flags, pride marches, and being out and proud. However, many people within the queer community don’t have the privilege of feeling that way, especially in a state like […]