The rain may have postponed Run for Fun at Jenks Southeast Elementary but Dr. Stacey Butterfield had an incredible visit anyway! Our little Trojans have been very busy working on their animal research projects, researching outstanding individuals for the People of Purpose project, and learning their 50 states and capitals - Can you name them all?
It's Your Choice a pre-prom event designed to help Jenks High School students understand the impact and consequences of their actions, was a great success. Without the help of the following community sponsors, this event would not have been possible, Jenks Fire and Police Departments, EMSA OKLAHOMA, Chick-fil-A, QuickTrip, Shaudt Funeral Service, CVS Pharmacy, LifeFlight, and Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Two Jenks students are showing off their skills, on stage, this weekend in performances of The Lost Pages of Sleeping Beauty. Anabel White (Jenks East Intermediate) plays Sleeping Beauty and Kate Stiles (Jenks Middle School) plays Young Snow White.
Students from Jenks Freshman Academy and Jenks High School made real-world decisions in a simulated city called JA Finance Park. With fictional salaries that mirrored real life careers, students used a budget and made decisions around saving, spending, investing and philanthropic giving. The event is made possible by a partnership with Junior Achievement of Oklahoma and Bank of Oklahoma.
Some of the best student documentaries in the country are produced right here by Jenks High School students! Go see some of their award-winning work this Thursday, April 20th at the Jenks Chamber of Commerce (115 S. 1st St.). 6:30pm Reception and Refreshments 7:00pm Screening 7:45pm Q&A with the Student Filmmakers Free and open to the public!
At a ceremony later this month, Jenks High School drama teacher Kevin Hurst will receive the Fine Arts Educator Award from the Oklahoma Alliance for Arts Education! Seven of Mr. Hurst's drama students will be recognized - Rebekah Hansen, Madi Sanford, Josh Moore, Hudson Harder, Marisa Wojtalewicz, Ruthie Ashley, and Delaney Cole - along with three Jenks Vocal Music students - Emily Auer, Lanie McKinney, and Lexi Stallings. Nice work Trojans!
Simply amazing how a pile of dirt and rubble can be transformed in only a few short months! Take a look at the progress and get a glimpse of what is ahead for the brand new Central Campus Dining Hall, a multi-use facility which will meet the needs of many District organizations as well as the entire Jenks community! Thanks to our construction partners LDKerns Contractors and @ksq_design!
Sy Snedeker - Baseball and Josh Biggs - Lacrosse put pen to paper this afternoon to officially sign letters of intent to take their talents to the next level! Sy will be attending @princeton_university and Josh Biggs @universityofutah. Congrats Trojans, proud of your accomplishments!
In honor of #NationalLibraryWeek we want to give a big shout-out to all of our incredible librarians, media center specialists, and those who volunteer to read to our students across all school sites! Thank you for opening our student's imaginations and teaching them to use the tools of technology!