View the pictures of Commencement 2017 and witness a different perspective via this unique slideshow composed with Adobe Spark. Photos included are from Reagan Renfroe Photography and Jenks Public Schools. Get a glimpse of the emotions and excitement of the graduates of the Jenks High School Class of 2017!
If your child is attending Jenks Public Schools for the 2017-18 school year, please be aware of the changes to school attendance zones due to the opening of Northwest Elementary. All students who live north of 81st Street on the east and west side of the Arkansas River - with the exception of residents of Riverchase Apartments, The Lakes Apartments, and Riverpark Apartments - will attend Northwest Elementary starting in August of 2017. . . .
The vision of one teacher at Jenks West Elementary is transforming the way students view their peers. The "Fisher Friends" program is forging true friendships and raising the level of compassion and understanding among children and their fellow students with special needs. Watch how these friendships take shape and witness how students are learning lessons that stretch far beyond the walls of a classroom.
At its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on May 1, 2017, the Jenks Public Schools Board of Education voted 5-0 to approve new school start times for the 2017-18 school year. The new start times are as follows: * PLEASE NOTE: Elementary is grades K-4, Pre-K start/end time for 2017-18 is 8:05 am - 2:50 pm at all sites. Why was the decision made to change start times? Start times are changing to reduce overcrowding on buses . . .
The Jenks Public Schools' Board of Education has approved the change of the last day of school from June 1, 2017 to Thursday, May 25, 2017 . Because only one of five built-in inclement weather days was used, the last day of school for students in all grade levels is now Thursday, May 25, 2017 . Teachers will report for their final work day on Friday, May 26.
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 . . .
Pursuant to Section 6 of HB 1017, students may progress in their educational endeavors by subject, course, and/or grade level based on mastery of the Oklahoma Academic Standards, not on time spent in classes, completion of assignments, or prerequisites. The student can successfully be moved ahead under Proficiency Based Promotion guidelines if they are able to demonstrate content knowledge, skills and application of learning in the . . .