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Jenks Public Schools closing school year two days early  Tulsa World

Today is the last day of the school year at Jenks Public Schools.

High school baseball: Justin Timmerman hired as Jenks head coach  Tulsa World

Jenks has hired Justin Timmerman as its new head baseball coach, replacing Jeff Owens, who stepped aside after one season as interim coach.

Hideaway Pizza names 2019 Teacher Appizziation Winners

Nineteen winners were chosen from more than 900 nominations to Hideaway Pizza's fourth annual Teacher Appizziation contest this year. The winners were ...

Arrests made after potential threat against Jenks school  KOKI FOX 23

JENKS, Okla. - Jenks Public Schools confirmed Tuesday night that arrests have been made after a potential threat to the Jenks Freshman Academy was ...

Video reportedly shows two arrested in Jenks threat standing outside school with firearms  Tulsa World

Two people who have been arrested in connection with a threat against Jenks Public Schools were allegedly recorded on video with a handgun and a rifle in ...

Jenks Central Campus On Lockdown After Bixby Student Threatens S  News On 6

According to officials at Jenks Public Schools, the Jenks Central Campus is on precautionary lockdown until further notice.

Photo gallery: Jenks High School Prom at the Glenpool Conference Center  Tulsa World

Students enjoy their evening during the Jenks Prom at the Glenpool Conference Center in Glenpool, OK on 3/30/19. BRETT ROJO/For the Tulsa World.

Jenks Seniors Learn Important lesson Before Prom  News On 6

It's prom season and Spring Break. At Jenks High School, it's time for the 13th “It's Your Choice” event.

Jenks Students Win Prize In C-SPAN Documentary Competition  News On 6

JENKS, Oklahoma - C-SPAN is honoring several Green Country students for their documentaries. The teenagers were involved in a nationwide competition.

Jenks Police Department Loses One Of Its Own  News On 6

A Jenks Police Facebook post Saturday night shows Sergeant Brian Crain died of a sudden heart attack. He was a Jenks High School graduate and joined the ...

Booker T. Washington, Jenks ranked among best Oklahoma high schools by company that analyzes educational data  Tulsa World

Booker T. Washington High School has been named the best public school in the state by a private company that analyzes educational data and surveys ...

Bartlesville DQ enables Jenks girls to win 6A East swimming regional  Tulsa World

JENKS — A disqualification in the girls' 200-yard freestyle relay cost Bartlesville the Class 6A East Regional swimming championship Saturday and could very ...

Bill Haisten: Message from Allan Trimble uplifting and devastating  Tulsa World

Thirty months after his ALS diagnosis, Allan Trimble's voice packs more punch than ever before.

Crews Respond To Serious Crash In Jenks  News On 6

Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash near Jenks High School Friday night.

Jenks Police Department mourning sudden loss of an officer  KTUL

The Jenks Police Department says they are grieving the loss of one of their officers died suddenly of a heart attack. Sgt. Brian Crain, who died suddenly, was a ...

Bill Haisten: One year ago, 'awful' ALS changed Allan Trimble's football identity  Tulsa World

What I miss most is the relationships. The camaraderie,” Trimble said.

High schools: Noah Hernandez's walk-off TD lifts Trojans past Redskins in 6AI semifinals  Tulsa World

Jenks rallied after Union took a 24-21 lead with 20 seconds left on Peyton Thompson's 4-yard TD pass to Kyler Pearson.

Photo gallery: Homecoming at Jenks as Trojans defeat Edmond Memorial  Tulsa World

High School Football Week 7: Berryhill blanks Cascia Hall in Class 3A showdown; Broken Arrow, Jenks big winners · High school football, Week 7: Jenks ...

High school football: Semifinal times, dates set for Class 6A Division I and Division II  Tulsa World

This week's playoff schedule. The Class 6A Division I football semifinals are headed back to the University of Tulsa's H.A. Chapman Stadium. No. 2 Jenks (10-1) ...

Nine Tulsa-area students named National Merit Scholarship winners with $2,500 awards  Tulsa World

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corp. have announced the second group of winners in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, those ...

Meet Emmy-award winning Jenks film studies teacher Clifton Raphael  Tulsa World

Raphael's program is a success, producing documentaries that take home prizes at the C-SPAN's annual national video competition as well as students who ...

Jenks students get detention after participating in national school walkout  Tulsa World

Several Jenks Public Schools students were disciplined for failing to adhere to district guidelines when they participated in the national school walkout to protest ...

Services set Wednesday for Jenks police sergeant who died of heart attack  Tulsa World

A funeral *service* is scheduled for a Jenks Police Department sergeant who died of a heart attack Saturday.

National Signing Day: Stories from Tulsa-area athletes who signed Wednesday  Tulsa World

High school athletes from throughout the Tulsa area signed college scholarships Wednesday, the first day in 2019 football players could sign with a school.

15 students from Jenks, Broken Arrow are winners in C-SPAN's filmmaking competition  Tulsa World

Fourteen Jenks High School students and one from Broken Arrow have been recognized as award-winning young filmmakers in C-SPAN's annual video ...

Bands of America: Pride of Broken Arrow takes fourth, Jenks takes ninth at Grand National Championships  Tulsa World

The 299-member ensemble performed among dozens of other schools this past weekend at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Minnesota. The bands played to ...

High school football: Keith Riggs at full throttle as new Jenks head coach  Tulsa World

By all accounts, Riggs has set a blistering pace since being named as Trimble's successor May 7. Along with hiring new assistants, he led the program through ...

Jenks High Seniors Get Creative Painting Parking Spaces  News On 6

Seniors at Jenks High School are getting ready to head back to class later this month.

'The Biggest Baseball Game of the Year': Jenks hosts 12th annual game with special needs kids  Tulsa World

Jenks Coach Jeff Owens has been a part of the event since its inception in 2007. He said he thinks the day is as much fun for his players as.

Photo gallery: Jenks High School's 2018 graduation | Gallery  Tulsa World

Graduation season 2018: See photo galleries from Owasso, Coweta, Collinsville, Jenks, Wagoner, Edison, Skiatook, Rejoice Christian, Central, Memorial, ...

High schools: Jenks selects Keith Riggs as head football coach  Tulsa World

Jenks High School announced Friday it will promote Keith Riggs to head football coach, pending approval at its regularly scheduled board meeting at 5 p.m. ...

Two local sophomores join small percentage of students to score 36 on ACT exam  Tulsa World

Maya Chandwaney of Jenks High School and Anthony Tan of Union High School took the test in October and learned their scores in mid-November.

Photo gallery: High school football scrimmage - Jenks vs. BTW  Tulsa World

See the best photos from Muskogee vs Putnam City and Jenks vs Booker T. Washington.

Jenks High School community mourns death of pom squad member killed in crash near Grove  Tulsa World

Grief counselors were at the high school Tuesday to help students cope with the death of 17-year-old Avery Shannon, who was one of six people riding in a ...

Jenks pom staging 20th annual fashion show  Tulsa World

“Under the Stars” will be the theme when Jenks Pom stages a 20th annual pom homecoming fashion show, scheduled for 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Jenks High ...

Update: Jenks' Allan Trimble's official retirement date is June 30  Tulsa World

Update: Jenks Public Schools announced some details Wednesday morning on Allan Trimble's retirement. Trimble's retirement will officially take effect June 30, ...

Gallery: Allan Trimble through the years at Jenks High School  Tulsa World

In 22 seasons at Jenks High School, Trimble compiled a has a record of 242-41 and 13 state championships. There were streaks of six consecutive titles ...

Past Emmy-winning Jenks student filmmaker has new documentary accepted to New Orleans festival  Tulsa World

A former Jenks High School student who won an Emmy Award for her short film has continued her career in making documentaries, and her latest project will be ...

Green Country law enforcement mourns loss of Jenks sergeant  KOKI FOX 23

Jenks police officials say Sergeant Brian Crain died suddenly of a heart attack Saturday.

Photo Gallery: Jenks High School prom | Communities  Tulsa World

'Makes you sick': Death of domestic violence victim poses difficult question of what more could have been done · Woman jailed on child neglect charges ...

Jenks school sex-ed presenter won't be asked to return after backlash  Tulsa World

A contracted sex-education speaker whose comments drew backlash from students this week won't be asked to return to Jenks Public Schools, a district ...

The Franchise radio station lands Jenks High School games  Tulsa World

Don King reports that he has persuaded Jenks Public Schools officials to make a significant radio switch — moving Trojan football broadcasts to The Franchise ...

Former NFL/Jenks star Sean Mahan's flag football league continues to grow as alternative to tackle football  Tulsa World

As a kid, Mahan didn't begin playing tackle until the fifth grade.The fifth grade is the absolute earliest he'll let his sons transition from flag to tackle.

Roy S. Phillips  Tulsa World

Roy S. Phillips, 74, passed away peacefully at his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the early morning of Friday, March 29, 2019. He was born July 30, 1944 in Jenks,

Boys Spring Soccer Regional Rankings: Week 3  USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports and United Soccer Coaches will release Super 25 Regional Boys Spring Soccer Rankings. Rankings are based on results from ...

Jenks High School Students Compete In Documentary Competition  News On 6

Two Jenks High School film students are in the running to win a documentary competition.

Jenks High School tight end, Texas signee Reese Leitao arrested on complaint of selling Xanax at school  Tulsa World

JENKS — Reese Leitao, a Jenks High School tight end and University of Texas football signee, was arrested Tuesday on an allegation that he sold Xanax to ...

Schoolhouse Rock Stars: Jenks High School's Clifton Raphael teaches students how to tell stories  Tulsa World

Raphael's students have won numerous awards for documentary filmmaking. Not every student wins awards, but most, Raphael hopes, leave the class with an ...

Jenks Student Dead, 5 Others Injured In UTV Crash  News On 6

A 17-year-old girl is dead and five other teenagers were sent to the hospital after a late-night crash in an off-road vehicle.

High school football: Jenks stadium to be renamed for Allan Trimble  Tulsa World

The words "Allan Trimble Stadium" will appear on the renovated press box and the words are already visible on the back of the videoboard facing `B' Street on ...

Jenks Public Schools Support Staff Feeling Effects Of Walkout  News On 6

Jenks Public Schools will be out again Monday, which means another day support staff employees won't work.

72 northeast Oklahoma students named National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists for 2019  Tulsa World

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corp. this week announced about 16,000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, including ...

Jenks High School ranked as best in Tulsa area by U.S. News  Tulsa World

Jenks High School ranks as the best high school in the Tulsa area, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual look at the nation's top public high schools.

TU basketball, football programs partnering with Trimble Strong Foundation  Tulsa World

This week, the University of Tulsa is teaming up with former Jenks coach Allan Trimble to increase awareness of ALS and raise money for the Trimble Strong ...

Sex Education speech at Jenks High School doesn't go as planned, speaker banned  KTUL

A sex education speech went terribly wrong at Jenks High School, and now the speaker is banned, thanks to one Trojan senior who spoke up.It's a requirement ...

Jenks Students On Board To Stop Bullying  News On 6

More students are opening up to talk about bullying.

Legendary Jenks (Okla.) football coach Allan Trimble to retire  USA TODAY High School Sports

Wednesday morning, Jenks (Okla.) Public Schools announced that legendary football coach Allan Trimble is retiring. Trimble is battling ALS.

Jenks Trojan Community 'Heartbroken' Following Student's Death  News On 6

Grief counselors will available at Jenks High School Tuesday after a deadly Delaware County crash Friday, May 25th which killed a 17-year old student.

High schools: Clay Martin returns as Jenks basketball coach  Tulsa World

Martin has the most wins in Jenks boys basketball history with a 220-94 record and seven Class 6A state tournament berths in 12 seasons, including a state ...

Tulsa, Jenks Students Face Rape Charges  News On 6

Tulsa Police Department just wrapped up a rape investigation involving several Green County high school students.

Six area educators among 12 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year finalists announced Thursday  Tulsa World

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister on Thursday announced the names of 12 finalists for Oklahoma Teacher of the Year today.

Jenks Police Investigate First Homicide In Four Years  News On 6

Jenks police are investigating after a body was found near Jenks High School Sunday afternoon.

Jenks community mourns the losses of sisters killed in car accident  2 Works For You -

JENKS, Okla. -- Over 200 Jenks students and community members gathered at the Redeemer Covenant Church Sunday night to honor and remember the two ...

Jenks High School tabs Keith Riggs as new football coach  KTUL

Assistant head coach and defensive coordinator for Jenks High School football, Keith Riggs, has been recommended to the Board of Education as the next head ...

Deaths published Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | Death Notices  Tulsa World

TULSA. French, Lucinda, 65, retired registered nurse, died Friday, May 10. Memorial *service* 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Southern Hills Baptist Church. Stephens-Key ...

Photo Gallery: Jenks High School graduation | Communities  Tulsa World

Images from the graduation ceremony on Monday night.

30 northeast Oklahoma seniors named 2019 Academic All-Staters  Tulsa World

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has announced its 33rd Academic All-State Class. Recipients were selected from 535 nominations statewide, hailing ...

Owasso High School named one of 2018’s ‘Top 20 Most Beautiful High Schools’  Tulsa World

The east campus was recently named one of 2018's Top 20 Most Beautiful High Schools in Oklahoma in a report published by education-based company ...

2018 Week 8 - Tulsa Tech Spirit Stick At Jenks High School  News On 6

Dave Davis along with News On 6's Taylor Newcomb visited Jenks High School who takes on Norman Friday evening.

Assistants reunite with Allan Trimble as coach battles ALS  KOKI FOX 23

Over 30 former assistant coaches of legendary Jenks high school football coach Allan Trimble showed up to see their old boss on Saturday; Trimble continues to ...

Bill Haisten: As he battles ALS, Jenks' Allan Trimble continues a lifetime of achievement  Tulsa World

No one in the history of Oklahoma high school sports is more synonymous with a community than Allan Trimble is with Jenks, and yet there were three job ...

Allan Trimble on retirement: Coaching at Jenks has been "such a blessing"  Tulsa World

JENKS — Allan Trimble, who has won more state high school football championships for Jenks than any head coach in Oklahoma history, was at times funny, ...

Avery Margaret Shannon  Tulsa World

The Lord has received our precious daughter way too soon, Avery Shannon (17) was taken from us on May 25, 2018 in an ATV accident.

Teacher walkout today: Jenks community rallies its support at sendoff  Tulsa World

Students, teachers and others are getting ready to board a fleet of buses at Jenks High School to join the rally at the capitol in Oklahoma City ...

Art educator from Yukon named Oklahoma Teacher of the Year for 2019  Tulsa World

She was in her second year of teaching in 2013 when an EF-5 tornado tore through the Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, killing seven students.

Jenks High School students receive Chromebooks as part of technology effort  Tulsa World

JENKS — High school students in Jenks can now access textbooks and assignments online while learning technology to help them make the transition to ...

Retired Jenks High School speech teacher dies in head-on collision with truck  Tulsa World

Gregg Hartney, 66, retired from teaching speech and debate at Jenks High School in May 2015.

Jenks Police Identify 21-Year-Old Murder Victim  News On 6

JENKS, Oklahoma - Jenks police have identified the man who shot to death and found near Jenks High School on Sunday, April 22. The victim is 21-year-old ...

Bill Haisten: In an understated coronation, Keith Riggs takes over at Jenks  Tulsa World

About 45 minutes into the Monday meeting of the Board of Education, there was a routine acknowledgement that 52-year-old Keith Riggs had been approved as ...

Jenks film students win awards for short documentary work  Tulsa World

Jenks High School student Jackson Cropper saw something he had never seen before the other day, but it had a little more meaning than it might have before ...

High school basketball: Collinsville ends 43-year drought with 64-46 victory over Rogers  Tulsa World

Peyton Dees scored 22 and Ethan Cole added 15 to lead the Cardinals to their first boys basketball state tournament berth since 1976.

Republican gubernatorial candidates at Jenks forum pledge continued support for education  Tulsa World

JENKS — Three of the four Republican gubernatorial candidates at a forum at Jenks High School on Monday night turned thumbs down on a campaign to ...

Tuttle advances to title game  Chickasha Express Star

JENKS — With their lead down to three in the fourth quarter, the Tuttle Tigers needed to make a play.

Photo gallery: National Merit Scholarship semifinalists from northeast Oklahoma for 2019  Tulsa World

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corp. this week announced about 16000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, including 72 ...

Photo gallery: TU, OU, OSU and Oklahoma high school players on NFL playoff team rosters  Tulsa World

The 2019 NFL playoff season is underway. Keep an eye out for these former Tulsa Golden Hurricane, Oklahoma Sooners, Oklahoma State Cowboys and ...

"Varsity Chris" continues to inspire Jenks football  KOKI FOX 23

Chris Havenstrite, a 2016 Jenks High School graduate best known as "Varsity Chris," is back helping Trojans football this fall; Varsity Chris, who also goes by ...

Deaths published Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Death Notices  Tulsa World

TULSA. Arrington, John L. Jr., 87, retired ONEOK general counsel, died Wednesday, May 15. Services pending. Ninde Brookside. Flynn, James Patrick, 82, ...

Photo gallery: Broken Arrow wins 2018 Oklahoma Bandmasters Association Championship  Tulsa World

Six area high school marching bands competed Saturday in the 6A Oklahoma Bandmasters Association championships in Broken Arrow. In addition to the host ...

Aiden Hayes Downs David Plummer's 100 Back Record at Oklahoma 6A State  SwimSwam

2019 Oklahoma Boys' Class 6A State Meet February 15th-16th, 2019 Edmond Schools Aquatic Center, Edmond, Oklahoma. Full results Norman North High ...

Oklahoma senior from Jenks accepted at all eight Ivy League schools  Tulsa World

"It's still sinking in,” said Sarah Cameron, 18. "I couldn't believe it was happening. I called my mom, and we were both just freaking out." She is among four ...

Veterans Remember: Jim Tyer received a Bronze Star for his part in a heroic stand at Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge  Tulsa World

Jim Tyer, 94, of Jenks, talked to the Tulsa World recently about his *service* in WWII, including the story behind the Bronze Star he received when his unit held off.

Fiery partnership brings prescribed burning to urban students  High Plains Journal

That was the case at Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma, where advanced placement environmental science teacher Bryan Yockers had a fiery idea.

Court Dates Set For Tulsa, Jenks Students Charged With Rape  News On 6

Two area high school students charged with rape were in court on Wednesday, accused of the September 2017 rape of a 15-year-old girl.

John Klein: Jenks-Union tops state's best high school rivalries  Tulsa World

The Trojans and Redskins have all the elements necessary to be a great rivalry.

Oklahoma man accused of meeting teen online, selling her for sex  KFOR Oklahoma City

TULSA, Okla. - A convicted felon is back behind bars after he allegedly used social media to prey upon local teenagers. Officials say Michael Allen Brown is ...

Weekend Events Around Tulsa  News On 6

Good morning Green Country! From learning how to improve your home to learning about crocodiles, there's a lot to take in this weekend.

Jenks Upgrading Football Facilities  News On 6

Jenks High School's Hunter-Dwelley Stadium is undergoing renovations before football season begins.

Jenks' new Agricultural Science Facility like 'going from dirt-floor shack to mansion'  Tulsa World

Jenks Public Schools students can now raise farm animals in the district's new Agricultural Science Facility, where, as one teacher put it, about 20 pigs, boer ...

'Living a dream': Thousands of Burmese refugees build community in south Tulsa  Tulsa World

Refugees from Myanmar (formerly Burma) have flooded into south Tulsa over the last decade, escaping poverty and religious persecution. There are, by some ...

When Jenks conquered Kobe: 20 years ago, the Trojans rallied to hand Bryant his final high school loss  Tulsa World

In the semifinals of the 1995 Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Jenks hands the NBA legend his final high school defeat.

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