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Outstanding Administrator

CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION RECOGNIZED: Jenks East Elementary Principal Ryan Glaze holds his Flight Night Innovator Award for Outstanding Administrator, which he was awarded in September by the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance and Tulsa Flight Night. Glaze received the award due to the culture of creativity and imagination that he fosters at his school. With him, from left, and Xan Black, program director at Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance, Mandy Leemhuis, president of Tulsa Flight Night, and Rose Pixley, Jenks Public Schools director of teaching and learning.

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Preschool Offerings in South Jenks

WELCOMING VISITORS: Shayna Stubblefield, Kirk Crossing Preschool director, stands with Kirk Crossing Pastor Sean Farver at a recent open house for Kirk Crossing Preschool, which offers classes for children ages five and younger. The church’s preschool program expanded into Jenks last year. Kirk Crossing, 11420 S. James Ave., opened in Jenks in 2014 and is an extension of its Kirk of the Hills south Tulsa location at 4102 E. 61st St.

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New School Year Brings Finished Projects to Jenks

By BLAKE AUSTYN

In August, Jenks Public Schools opened Northwest Elementary, the district’s first elementary school in 26 years, and its High School Dining Hall, both in time for the 2017-2018 school year.

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Getting to Know Jenks Schools’ Board of Education

By EMILY RAMSEY

The Jenks Public Schools Board of Education is responsible for establishing the policies under which the district operates. The board must act within the framework of state and federal laws and still be responsible to the needs of the Jenks community.

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Jenks Foundation’s Trojan 20 Honored

Trojan 20, sponsored by the Jenks Public Schools Foundation, has been selected as one of four winners of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence’s (OFE) 2017 Outstanding Program Awards for Local Education Foundations.

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Jenks Students Study at Renowned Arts Institute

Eight Jenks area students spent a portion of their summer attending the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain (OSAI), where they studied under nationally renowned faculty artists from across the U.S.

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Jenks Graduate Travels as U.S. Student Ambassador

Victoria Crynes, a 2014 Jenks High School graduate, has set her career sights on becoming a U.S. diplomat and is well on her way.

During the summer, Crynes traveled to Taiwan, representing the U.S. as a student ambassador in the Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance Summer Scholarship Program (TUSA). She spent two months at the National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan, participating in an intensive Mandarin Chinese language course and engaging in numerous Taiwanese cultural activities, including Chinese painting, tea ceremony, calligraphy, Tai Chi, and educational seminars.

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Jenks Pom to Hold Fashion Show

Jenks Pom will hold its 19th annual Homecoming Fashion Show on Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Jenks High School Performing Arts Center. The show will highlight the latest fall fashions from local formalwear stores, modeled by Jenks administrators and Jenks High School seniors from academic clubs and athletic organizations.

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Jenks’ Budget Woes Continue

By MEAGAN COLLINS

Due to growing student enrollment and a shrinking state education budget, the Jenks school district is preparing for changes for the 2017-2018 school year.

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