October 21, 2021

Tulsa World: Read the Way Bookmobile in Jenks Recognized

Jenks Public Schools Foundation’s Trojans Read the Way Bookmobile program was recently named a recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Program Awards for Oklahoma School Foundations. The program was recently featured in an October 2021 Tulsa World article, which you can read in full by clicking the link below: Read the Way Bookmobile in Jenks recognized

October 11, 2021

Jenks Public Schools to Be Recognized for Outstanding Achievement

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brenda Wheelock (405) 236-0006 bwheelock@ofe.org October 11, 2021 A fully equipped bookmobile, a book dispensing vending machine and a program connecting school site needs with community resources have been selected as recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Program Awards for Oklahoma School Foundations presented by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence […]

October 9, 2020

JPSF Announces Tradition of Excellence Golf Tournament

The Jenks Public Schools Foundation is excited to announce the Tradition of Excellence Golf Tournament—a new event created for friends and families in our community to have fun outdoors while raising funds for the JPSF. The Tradition of Excellence Golf Tournament will feature a welcome address and lunch at 11am (with social distancing protocol in […]

June 19, 2018

JPSF Receives 2018 Community Impact Award

2017 was filled with incredible programs, events, and fundraising initiatives that made the educational experience unforgettable for thousands of students, families, and businesses across the Jenks community. To honor this impact, the Jenks Chamber of Commerce recently presented the Jenks Public Schools Foundation with the 2018 Community Impact Award. The award recognizes individuals and organizations […]

May 23, 2018

Trojan 20 Campaign Earns Outstanding Program Award

When it comes to addressing the Oklahoma education funding crisis, the Jenks Public Schools Foundation has turned grassroots solutions into an artform. Nowhere is this more apparent than with the foundation’s fundraising initiative, Trojan 20, which recently garnered a 2017 Outstanding Program Award for Local Education Foundations from the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence. The Jenks […]

October 26, 2016

JPSF Donors Fund Educational Programs for 2016-2017

Every member of the Jenks community believes in the students and teachers of Jenks Public Schools. The educational experiences and programs offered throughout the JPS district have a life-changing impact, which is why now, more than ever, community support is needed to bridge the gap between state funding and district needs. This year, JPS district […]

August 5, 2016

Tulsa World: Summer Fundraising Effort For Tulsa-Area Schools Nearing $4M Goal

JPS summer fundraising efforts are making a HUGE difference in the push to raise $4 million for Tulsa-area public schools for the 2016 school year. In a recent Tulsa World article, JPSF Executive Director Elizabeth Inbody describes how the Trojan 20 campaign resulted in an incredible community response and donations ranging from $20 to $20,000. […]

April 11, 2016

JPSF Launches Trojan 20 Campaign

The Jenks Public Schools District is facing financial difficulties due to decreased state funding. For the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the JPS Board of Education and Administration have dealt with a reduction of $558,076. What’s worse? Projections for 2016-2017 show significantly more budget cuts of approximately $3.7 million. The Jenks Public Schools Foundation is partnering with […]

Jenks Public Schools Foundation Featured in Tulsa World

February 24, 2016 Recently, it has become routine to see news headlines outlining the looming Oklahoma budget shortfall. Monday was certainly no exception when the Jenks Public Schools Foundation was featured in a Tulsa World article focused on this familiar subject.  In the article, Executive Director Elizabeth Inbody describes how the JPS Foundation is working to bridge the gap between state […]

April 10, 2016

Danny Christner, Board President

It’s easy to casually use the expression, “heart and soul” when describing the degree to which you care about something important. However, when it comes to Jenks Public Schools, Danny Christner embodies what it truly means to put your heart and soul into a cause that matters. Danny’s connection to Jenks Public Schools stems back […]

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