Jenks Grad and Reality Show Star Majeste Pearson Returns Home
Prior to her performance at Gathering Place this past December, Tulsa native and Jenks High School graduate Majeste (pronounced “majesty”) Pearson took time to visit with Jenks vocal music students in the music building on the campus of Jenks High School. She talked to them about her career in the arts, shared her musical experiences, and sang for an audience of students and parents.
Jenks East Elementary Wins Epic Challenge
Epic!, a leading digital media brand for young students, challenged classrooms across the country to read a total of eight million books during Epic!’s Fall into Reading Challenge this past fall. Classrooms read a total of 8,500,424 books in the five-day challenge, surpassing the goal.
Jenks Hometown Huddle Highlights Fall
Hometown Huddle, hosted by the Jenks Public Schools Foundation, set the stage for an exciting year for jenks students and the community on Sept. 28.
Jenks Board of Education Continues Work to Improve Student Experience
The Jenks Public School Board of Education is comprised of community leaders dedicated to providing the community with the best education possible. Members work tirelessly with the state to ensure Jenks community values are upheld and the well-being of every child’s education is intact and prospering.
Little Library Unveiled
Jenks East Elementary celebrated the 75,000th Little Free Library unveiling on Thursday, Aug. 30. East Elementary was chosen after applying for Little Free Library’s Impact Library Program and once a month for one year, the organization will send a box of free books to East Elementary.
TTCU Presents $5,500 to Jenks Public Schools
Jenks Public School District was awarded $5,500 by as part of the School Pride program, which has donated over $1 million to schools in the Tulsa area over the past 11 years.
Jenks Elementary Students Participate in Global Program
Jenks Elementary students are excited about their new classmates – who live 6,000 miles away in Winneba, Ghana, West Africa.
Jenks sisters Emily Copsey and Clara Brown plan to merge their classrooms across nations with a program called Global Read Aloud.
Jenks Graduate Studies Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution
Victoria Crynes represented the U.S. in an international student ambassador program called the Hansen Summer Institute on Leadership and International Cooperation in San Diego, California this summer. She and 24 other students from all over the world were accepted into the highly-competitive program to learn conflict resolution on the global scale.
Jenks Graduate Kaitlyn Faust Helps OU Canoe Team to Win Competition
Kaitlyn Faust, a Jenks native, can raise her paddle in victory after winning first place in the regional engineering design, knowledge and stamina competition with 19 concrete canoe teammates from the University of Oklahoma Gallogly College of Engineering. The Mid-Continent Regional Competition was held at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale through the American Society of Civil Engineers’ collegiate chapters.