Programs

Watch the video below to learn more about some of our funded programs!

The Foundation works with district administration and donors to secure private resources in support of various programs to continue the tradition of excellence that Jenks is known for nationwide. The programs the Foundation supports include:

Vision of Excellence

Jenks Public Schools Foundation Vision of ExcellenceVision of Excellence Awards reward faculty and staff for outstanding qualities in leadership, continuous improvement, customer focus, and teamwork. Faculty and staff are nominated by their peers and members of the general public through the nomination process each spring. A selection committee comprised…>>>

Junior Achievement’s BizTown

Jenks Public Schools Foundation Junior Achievement BizTownHow many 10-year-old kids do you know that have had the opportunity to be the mayor for a day? Think back to when you were in 5th grade: did you ever have the chance to operate a soundboard during a newscast, wear a hard hat at an engineering site, or be a physical trainer? While the majority of us could never…>>>

STEM Learning Labs

Jenks Public Schools Foundation STEM Learning LabsJenks Public Schools Foundation is invested in bringing the STEM Learning Lab experience to life for every student in the JPS District. Through the generosity of our donors, the Foundation has secured funding for two new STEM Learning Labs at East and West Intermediate sites. Our STEM fundraising initiatives aim to…>>>

Jenks Wild

Jenks Public Schools Foundation Jenks WildJenks Wild provides 6th grade students the opportunity to learn in a different kind of classroom—outdoor learning labs. For three days, the outdoors becomes the classroom and students engage in hands-on activities involving observations and interactions with animals and plant ecosystems found in the…>>>

GoNoodle

Jenks Public Schools Foundation GoNoodleWe’re not talking pasta; GoNoodle videos channel kid energy and stimulate learning without leaving the classroom. Students in grades PreK–6th participate in a variety of purposeful movement designed to get the wiggles out and refocus the classroom—all in five minutes or less. Core subject experts create highly…>>>

Artists in the Schools

Jenks Public Schools Foundation Artists in the SchoolsThis partnership with the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa began in the 1970s and connects professional artists with classroom teachers and their students. Each year musicians, actors, dancers, storytellers, visual artists, writers, and cultural presenters provide an exciting component to the teacher’s…>>>

AVID

Jenks Public Schools Foundation AVIDAdvancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is an in-school academic support program for grades 8–12. It is a college preparatory program that requires enrollment in rigorous curriculum, in addition to teaching leadership skills, organizational and study skills, critical thinking, and problem solving. Many of the…>>>

Author at Work

Jenks Public Schools Foundation Author at WorkLittle hands learn writing skills at an early age. Author at Work provides supplies and paper for our youngest writers (PreK – 2nd grade). These basic supplies open a world of possibilities and help our students discover the basic building blocks of writing. Every great author starts with the same tools at a young age…>>>

Linda George Scholarship

Jenks Public Schools Foundation Linda George ScholarshipThe Miss Linda George Scholarship Fund is a program designed to award a $4,000 scholarship to an academically talented, highly motivated Jenks High School senior who has demonstrated social commitment and leadership potential and who wishes to pursue a full-time undergraduate degree in education…>>>


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