From an all-inclusive baseball game to a teacher preventing tragedy and a police chief with a heart for service, the October edition of the “Our Schools” newsletter is one story after another of how JPS students and staff members continue to demonstrate what it means to #beatrojan. Be inspired and informed as you read about the depth of learning opportunities and meet a few teachers with a passion for their position. Check it . . .
High school grad? Accomplished at 16 years old. Business owner? Crossed off the list in her early 20’s. Sarah Lawrence was never big on rules or norms or fitting into a mold. The 2010 Jenks grad is proof of what can happen when passion is directed at achieving a goal. The journey wasn’t easy, but today, Lawrence is the proud owner and operator of Black Sheep Boutique, a clothing store that dares to be different and . . .
Caroline Cremin, daughter of Timothy and Stacey Cremin, is the October Senior of the Month. She is president of National Honor Society, captain of the cross country team, and the senior representative on Football Spirit Committee. She also is a member of Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, and Pre-Med Society. Outside of school, Caroline serves our community by volunteering at the Animal Rescue Foundation of Oklahoma, . . .
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 . . .
Students share their thoughts on what sets Jenks apart, their aspirations for the year, and most importantly, what it means to be a Trojan.
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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 . . .