March Art and Writing

Compiled by Charlotte Suttee Thank you to everyone who submitted to March Torch Art and Writing. Submit your work to jhstrojantorch@gmail.com by the end of April to be featured in the next issue. More guidelines found on Torch Art and Writing. "Flow" by Hudson Mazzei (12)colored pencil "always me" by Jill Spero (12)one wrong word... Continue Reading →

February Art and Writing

Composed by Charlotte Suttee This February edition is rich in poetry from more writers than ever before! To be included in March Art and Writing, submit your work following these guidelines. Thank you to everyone who sent their outstanding art and writing this February. We can't wait to see what you send in next. “Business... Continue Reading →

How to Love

Editorial by Charlotte Suttee Modern Valentine’s Day is marketed for romance, but I believe there’s much more to love than your cute boyfriend (real or imaginary) this unofficial-holiday season. Here’s a brief list of ways we can love 5 things: planet, country, school, others, and, of course, yourself. Love the Planet: “Only buy food that... Continue Reading →

January Art and Writing

Composed by Charlotte Suttee Check out these works by our very own Jenks students! Thank you everyone for the beautiful January submissions. Keep the art and writing coming by February 27 to be featured in February Torch Art and Writing. See full guidelines here. Le sang sur la mur, Le sang comme une fleuve Et... Continue Reading →

The Holy Trinity of AP Literature

How Each AP Lit Teacher’s Personality Creates a Unique Classroom Experience By Charlotte Suttee Students, you may notice how your friends have enrolled in the same course, but landed with a different teacher, and as a result, receives a very different learning experience from you. Sure, every AP English Literature class prepares students with the... Continue Reading →

Attention Jenks Students: New Club!

By Charlotte Suttee A group of three students at the PrepYou! Senior conference, on November 16, walked into a session at OSU they were only half-interested in and got a lot more than career guidance. “As a joke, we were like ‘we’re going to go to the underwater exploration [class]’ to see some pretty cool... Continue Reading →

December Art and Writing

Compiled by Charlotte Suttee Thank you to everyone who submitted to December Torch Art and Writing. Submit your work to jhstrojantorch@gmail.com by the end of January to be featured in the next issue. More guidelines found on Torch Art and Writing. Sorrowful Glare by Jasmine Oben (9)Materials: Pencil Collision by Hudson Mazzei (12)Materials: Spray paint Into... Continue Reading →

Featuring: Creative Minds at Jenks

BY Charlotte Suttee   The Artists “I like me some ink. I like the way it drip.”   That’s the voice of senior Jesse Holt describing his favorite artistic medium: ink. Jesse’s dark, dream-inspired “drip” drawings are so twistedly realistic they seem to breathe. “[Ink] is it’s own being. It’s alive… I’m not telling it... Continue Reading →

“Warm Winter” Scarf Drive

BY Camille Jones and Charlotte Suttee There are almost 6 thousand homeless individuals in Tulsa alone. All scarves and donations will go to the Denver House downtown. Scarf Making: November 20th, afterschool, in Room 5222 (Mr.McCown) WE NEED fleece fabric to make scarves, since scarves are versatile. Fleece is about $5 per 60’’ wide yard... Continue Reading →

Don’t fight it, light it!

BY Charlotte Suttee A tall shadow, fire dripping from his hand, manifests behind the silvery, water-vapor-rich smoke. Jenks’ very own AP Environmental teacher, Brian Yockers, sets a grass plot ablaze with a drip torch that makes the plants pop like microwave popcorn. Yockers isn’t starting giant fires just to look cool, though-- he is participating... Continue Reading →

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