WATCH: Brandon Eiland, fifth-grade math teacher at Jenks East Intermediate, shares how he connects with students in this special Tulsa World profile. A Jenks grad, Eiland is more than a math teacher. He has created programs to better meet the needs of the English Language Learners at JEI, and taken several steps to make his school a safer place for all students. Thanks to Tulsa World writer Mike Averill, and Tulsa World photographer Jessie Wardarski for telling Brandon's story!
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Singing, songwriting, and sitar – you may need to Google that last one – are the passions of Roger Jaeger, a 2004 Jenks grad and the subject of this week’s “Where Are They Now? Wednesday feature. What began as a dream at the age of 13, is now a profession for Jaeger. With three albums to his name and new music set to be released early next year, the Nashville resident is busy taking his talents on tour, and winning . . .
Eighth grade students and high school students from Jenks Public Schools enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime experience as they participated in a live downlink with NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough aboard the International Space Station. Students asked Commander Kimbrough questions about his responsibilities, his training, his diet in space, and much more.
Following the downlink, Lt. Col. Duane Carey, USAF (Ret.), a NASA astronaut for a mission to service the Hubble Telescope, spoke to students to provide insight on the capabilities of the ISS and the responsibilities of the astronauts on board. Lt. Col. Carey's visit was possible with the help of the Siegfried family as part of Flight Night Space Week.
Directions for the Enrollment Process Click Here for the online forms. You must access the online forms through this link, do not use Parent Portal to enroll you new student. If you have not enrolled a student on Registration Gateway you will need to create an account with a username and password. The link below is to the enrollment system called Registration Gateway. Please complete the online . . .
Voters in the Jenks Public School District approved two separate bond propositions totaling $10.4 million by a margin of 80 percent to 20 percent. Jenks' voters have now approved 53 of the past 54 bond issues for Jenks Public Schools. Bond dollars from the 2017 propositions will be used for the following purposes: District-wide Equipment Classroom furniture, science lab equipment, art equipment, musical . . .
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 . . .