A groundbreaking ceremony signaled the start of construction for the new Central Campus Dining Hall, a year-long project for Jenks Public Schools, LDKerns Contractors, and architects from KSQ Design. Scheduled for completion in the summer of 2017, the 35,000 square-foot facility is designed to accommodate up to 1,300 students as well as new, state-of-the-art kitchen equipment and appliances. The building will feature an open, . . .
Jenks Public Schools’ teacher Brittany Hix was named one of 12 finalists for 2017 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year in an announcement by the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Hix, a 2008 Jenks graduate who attended Oklahoma Baptist University, has spent the last four years as a 6th grade language arts and social studies teacher at Jenks West Intermediate. “I was certainly surprised and honored to be named a . . .
What sets Jenks Public Schools apart? It is the people who work tirelessly every single day to make a difference in the lives of students. The video series "Teacher Testimonials" will feature one teacher every week from each school site in the Jenks District. Watch and learn more about these extraordinary educators. Find out why they do what they do, how they're able to reach kids, and why they . . .
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 . . .