AQUAFINA

by Kinslie Washington Imagine waking up everyday and going to someplace simple, like the Gathering Place, and people know who you are--even calling you out by your stage name. Imagine getting on your phone and seeing people jamming out to your song at parties or in their car. That happens to a student here at... Continue Reading →

Are Our Memes at Risk?

By Camille Jones Article 13. You may have heard this ominous term floating around Twitter, Instagram, and any other meme source you frequent. But, what does it really mean? Are Europeans losing their right to meme? Why is everyone freaking out? It turns out that finding unbiased information on Article 13, including the legal text... Continue Reading →

Besties Beyond Disability

By Elise Siebert Jenks High School has a sibling duo that stands out from the rest. Throughout their lives, they have always spent time together reading and watching movies. Senior Bailie Sexton and Junior Elijah Sexton are not only siblings, but they are also best friends. Elijah has cerebral palsy which is a condition that... Continue Reading →

Teacher Walkout Recap

By Jackson Cropper With April rolling around once again, it marks the one year anniversary of the 2018 Oklahoma Teacher Walkout in which teachers all throughout the state stepped out of their overfilled classrooms to urge the state’s legislature to fund public education in a fair and just way. For some people, it feels like... Continue Reading →

State Champ Wrestler

By Emily Polsten Wrestling: a sport where people without pants fight over a belt. Drake Vannoy, one of our very own Jenks High School wrestlers is the back to back champion at the state tournament a few weeks ago. At the time of publication, he is currently on his way to Virginia for the National... Continue Reading →

A Day in the Life of Golf

By Taylor Hatheway Since most people don’t know what a golf tournament is like, I thought it would be interesting to take you along with me for a two-day golf tournament on March 1st and 2nd in Granbury, Texas. Thursday February 28, 2019: When I woke up to my alarm, I rolled out of bed,... Continue Reading →

Meet the Meat (and egg) Men!

By Camille Jones and Lily Heritage Hundreds of animals squeezed inside a small enclosure, daylight escapes them. The smell of feces so overwhelming that there isn’t anything else to focus on. Animals groan and squeal at the conditions. If you’re in Workun’s AP Lang class, you may have heard about these practices. That is not... Continue Reading →

TEDxJenks

By Jackson Cropper We all understand what it’s like to watch a TED Talk in school. The second you hear the drip drip from the red TED logo hitting the screen, you can’t help but have your eyes glued to whoever is about to deliver thought-provoking ideas, and now students have the opportunity to share... Continue Reading →

The Man Behind the Noobly

By Santiago Serrano I was excited and overjoyed to interview Jenks High School’s very own Youtube sensation, the guy behind the booming gaming channel NooblyGamer. As I sat there on the second floor of the math and science center, I eagerly waited to meet the the legend responsible for the abundance of purple stickers bearing... Continue Reading →

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