As construction of Northwest Elementary moves forward on schedule, the Northwest Elementary Transition Committee is working diligently to ensure a smooth, enjoyable experience for students, parents, and staff when Jenks’ newest school site opens in the summer of 2017. The Transition Committee, comprised of staff members and parents from Jenks East Elementary and Jenks West Elementary as well as District personnel, is meeting . . .
Ruthie Ashley, daughter of Dr. Ninette and Dr. John Ashley, is the November Senior of the Month and an enthusiastic participant in the drama department. Besides being an excellent student in the classroom, she serves as the editor for Key Club, secretary for the Jenks Thespian Club, and is an active member of French Club. In addition, Ruthie regularly volunteers at the Helmerich Library and also works as a child care worker. . . .
Here she is…Miss “Where Are They Now? Wednesday” Georgia Frazier! Since graduating from JHS in 2010, Georgia was crowned Miss Oklahoma (2015), competed in the Miss America pageant, landed a gig with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and served as an advocate for women’s health. In this week’s Q&A, Georgia reminisces about her time at Jenks, smashes stereotypes and misconceptions about pageant . . .
Students share their thoughts on what sets Jenks apart, their aspirations for the year, and most importantly, what it means to be a Trojan. How do you define a Jenks Trojan? Tell us what you think by using #beatrojan on Facebook (facebook.com/jenksps), Twitter (@jenksps), or Instagram (@jenksps).
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For more than 100 years, Jenks Public Schools has provided students with a quality education in an environment known nationwide for high academic standards and innovation. Located just south of Tulsa, Jenks Public Schools now encompasses 39 square miles and serves more than 11,700 students at its nine school sites. It is the eleventh largest public school district in the state of Oklahoma and was recently recognized as the best district . . .