SNHS: The New Science Club at Jenks

By: Natalie Eaton Students from AP-Chemistry have created a brand new science organization for any kind of science lover- the Science National Honor Society! Science Olympiad, Robotics, and Pre-Med are all foundational science clubs that have been offered for years at Jenks High School, but this year, Jenks will be welcoming SNHS to go further... Continue Reading →

Stranger Than Science Fiction

By Camille Jones On November 26th, 2018, the first gene-edited human beings were born. This may sound like the tagline of a new dystopian novel, but it’s all too real. Using a gene editing technique called CRISPR-Cas9 (a technology that allows scientists to edit parts of the genome by adding, removing or altering sections of... 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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