Matthew Domanchuk: A Star On Ice

By: Avery Hudkins and Bella Hunt Matthew Domanchuk has been on the ice since he was 7 years old. He continues to show his determination and commitment through his reputation as a hockey player on the OKC Oil Kings, an 18U AA (youth hockey league) team. He not only continues to show his efforts on... Continue Reading →

Netflix Documentaries Review

By: Avery Hudkins Netflix! There’s so much to watch but it’s hard to choose. I recently just had ACL surgery, and if you find yourself at home with nothing to do like me, you should follow my lead and watch these documentaries. What do you have to lose? I chose to review this genre because... Continue Reading →

Avery Shannon: Be The Light

By: Avery Hudkins On May 25th, 2018, Avery Shannon passed away in an ATV accident while up at the lake with friends. Tragedy struck the Jenks community when this happened. JHS had just lost such a promising student with such a bright future ahead of her. But what some people don’t realize is that Avery... Continue Reading →

Dutch Bros Review

By: Avery Hudkins You must be living under a rock if you have not heard of Dutch Bros before! The new and hip Oregon-based drive-through coffee place has made its way into Oklahoma and to say I am excited is an understatement. I visited the Dutch Bros on 51st and Yale since the one coming... Continue Reading →

Bus Driver Shortage

By: Avery Hudkins The effects of COVID-19 are still continuing on as we approach the end of 2021. Due to shortages caused by the pandemic, Jenks Public Schools is scrambling to find qualified bus drivers from left to right. Many Jenks students have experienced fallout from this, including long waits at bus stops or late... Continue Reading →

Jenks’ New It Girl: Sadie Obana

By: Avery Hudkins Sadie Obana, a Jenks third grader, makes her mark everywhere she goes. Whether it’s in cheer, soccer, tennis, or on the stage modeling and striking a pose, she is bound to be present. Born without a left hand, Sadie is still able to do anything anyone else can. Sadie’s lack of a... Continue Reading →

Jenks Soccer: A Year Recap

By: Avery Hudkins They shoot, they score! Through rain or shine, scrapes and bruises, and tiring practices, the Jenks soccer teams have thrived and pushed through a much different season than usual. With all the complications that came with COVID, the department did not let it interfere with their game. Without the hard work that... Continue Reading →

Life in a Wheelchair at JHS

By: Avery Hudkins Most people have an easy time getting around school and don’t think twice about the walking privileges they have. However, other people have it harder. Students such as Izzy Kitterman, junior, and Liza Butrim, sophomore, have to have a teacher, friend, or a classmate push them around school every day.  One issue... Continue Reading →

A Second Shot: Carson Cooper’s Story

By Avery Hudkins Could you imagine stepping onto a basketball court with the fluorescent lights beating down on you after being precisely moments away from death over just a month ago? Incredible right? That’s exactly what Carson Cooper, a senior at Jenks high school, did this basketball season.  Diagnosed with Minimal Change as a freshman,... Continue Reading →

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