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Jenks Team Places 1st

Jenks High School’s 6th Horn mock trial team was named the 2017 Oklahoma High School Mock Trial Champions after defeating Owasso High School in the final round of competition in March. Jenks High School’s Tremors team placed seventh in competition.

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Students Win All-State Awards

Jenks High School seniors Amber Bick, Gregory Lucas and Caroline Yaeger have been awarded 2017 Academic All-State Awards from the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence.

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The Wizard of Oz

BELOVED MUSICAL: In March, the Jenks Vocal Music Program presented The Wizard of Oz. The production featured students from Jenks High School and Jenks elementary and intermediate students. Jenks High School graduate Michael Fling directed.

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Ag Building Opens

FFA FACILITY: In March, Jenks Public Schools held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its Agricultural Science Facility, 2615 W. 101st St. S. The 5,000-square-foot facility is the first building designed specifically for the Future Farmers of America department. Created to house hogs, sheep, and goats, the facility has 27 stalls, a temperature-controlled ventilation system, a large wash bay, and a tack room.

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Foundation to Hold Fundraiser

On Feb. 18, Jenks Public Schools Foundation will hold its 2017 We are Trojans Dinner and Auction at the Cox Business Center Tulsa Ballroom, 100 Civic Center in downtown Tulsa.

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Bond Vote: Feb. 14


In her State of the Schools address, Jenks Superintendent Dr. Stacey Butterfield spoke about district growth and current and future construction projects, including projects included in the 2017 bond proposal.

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Jenks Students Present ‘Wizard of Oz’ in March

March 2-5, the Jenks Vocal Music Program will present The Wizard of Oz at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Jenks High School. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public at

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Pride Competes in Renegade Review

REGIONAL COMPETITION: In October, the Trojan Pride participated in the 34th Annual Renegade Review Marching Band Championship at Union High School, where it won third place. The event featured marching bands from both Oklahoma and surrounding states. The Pride also competed in the Owasso Invitational in September, placing fourth.

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Teacher’s Actions Save Student

EMSA recently awarded High School Food Prep and Nutrition teacher Marla Cole with its “Everyday Hero” award for her quick actions in the classroom when student Cameron Edwards suffered a potentially life-threatening injury. While Edwards was trying to cut a zip-tie, the knife she was using slipped and went into her arm. Cole acted quickly to apply pressure and call for help. Doctors burned Edwards’ artery back together, and she received 39 stitches. Additional teachers, staff and students who helped during the situation were also honored during the award ceremony.

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