Each week throughout the 2016-17 school year, the Where Are They Now? series will feature a Q&A with a notable Jenks graduate. In these profiles, Jenks’ alums from all over the country, from multiple generations, and from a wide array of career paths, will share how their Jenks education set them up for success and how they have become leaders in their industry and community. In the summer of 1977, Trey Callaway . . .
Amanda Aurigemma and Brevan Bonnet are the Jenks High School August Seniors of the Month! These students exemplify what it means to be a Trojan by excelling in academics, activities, arts, athletics, and attitude! Amanda Aurigemma, daughter of Joy and Sal Aurigemma, is the August Senior of the Month. She is a proud member of JHS Vocal Music and Trojanires, and has participated in several community theatre productions and . . .
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced this week the semifinalists for the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program, and 20 students from Jenks High School are among the 16,000 names on the list. Jenks is one of four high schools in Oklahoma with 10 or more semifinalists and one of only two high schools in the state to have 20 students qualify. The nationwide pool of semifinalists represents less than 1 . . .
As a new school year gets underway, our 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).
A new school year means a new look and a new, fully digital format for the Our Schools newsletter! Read all about how a small, but extremely talented group of employees is saving the District big bucks while leaving a lasting impression. Plus…get to know some of JPS’ new faces in the classroom, see how a pair of teachers from Jenks East Intermediate connected with students over the summer, and learn more about the exciting construction projects taking shape all over the District! All of those stories, and much more inside this edition of Our Schools!
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 . . .