Jenks Key Club-Division 25 West

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Category: Special Projects (page 1 of 23)

ELD Parent Night Volunteers

If you are in need of a few more hours for November, 6-10 volunteers are needed to help during the Title III Annual Parent Meeting (for English Language Development).

It will occur on Thursday, November 29th at the Jenks Middle School Cafeteria from 5:15pm to 8:00pm.

You will help set up, assist the adults with childcare, give away books, and you’ll end the evening by putting the tables away. Your help is greatly appreciated!

Sign up here.

Ruts N Guts Volunteering

If you attended the November meeting, you probably heard about the Ruts N Guts volunteering opportunity. It is an annual bike race held in Broken Arrow that draws in cyclocross racers from the surrounding states. They are still in need of volunteers for a variety of activities (especially clean up).

 

What- Bike race in a park- https://vimeo.com/153173062

When- Dec 8/9th. Same Schedule both days.

Where- Broken Arrow Events Park- 21101 E 101st St, Broken Arrow, OK 74014

Who- You. They need course crossing volunteers, people to clip race transponders off athletes, and course clean-up/tear down on Sunday (5-8). Many hands make light work, and would greatly appreciate your help!

Please sign up via the Sign-Up Genius. There will be a hospitality tent full of great food for volunteers and a complimentary event item (will be shirt or beanie cap).

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a4eafa62aa0f85-ruts

 

Any questions, please email rutsnguts@gmail.com

Poster Making for the Christmas Parade

This Thursday after school, we will be making posters for our Key Clubbers to carry in the Jenks Kiwanis Christmas Parade this Saturday.

This event will be from around 4-5pm in Mrs. Langley’s room.

If you enjoy painting Christmas designs, this is a great opportunity for you!

Don’t forget, you can also participate in the parade on Saturday, 10-11~ (we will be meeting at 9:15) and get double hours! (more info on a previous post)

 

If you have questions, email specialprojects@jenkskeyclub.org

Jenks Kiwanis Christmas Parade

To celebrate Lights On in Jenks, Jenks Kiwanis hosts the annual Christmas Parade. It will be on Saturday, November 17th from 10-10:30am on Jenks Main Street.

We will meet at 9:15 in the parking lot right across from building 6 (parking lot closest to the train tracks) before we participate in the parade. We will be walking as a group down Main Street in the parade.

Be prepared to possibly hold a Key Club poster and smile and wave at people as you walk down Main Street! Also, wear your best Christmas gear, especially Christmas hats!

This is an especially fun opportunity to meet other key clubbers and bring your friends!

No sign up necessary: just show up and join us to spread Key Club Christmas cheer!

 

Questions: email specialprojects@jenkskeyclub.org

 

Bonus: you will receive double hours for participating!

Asbury Second Saturday Volunteering

Asbury United Methodist Church 2nd Saturday is a wonderful way to receive four hours of community service! Below is a description of how 2nd Saturday works:

  • Guarantees 4 hours of community service (8:15am-12:15pm)
  • Is free and easy
  • You can bring friends and family (children 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Has no advance registration (except for liability form signed by parents on first visit)
  • Provides transportation to and from sites
  • Allows you to choose where and how you serve—there are different service opportunities each week for places all over Tulsa!

 

2nd Saturday is easy and fun:

  1. Come to Asbury Venue (6910 S 101st E Ave, SE of Asbury’s Main Building, east of David’s Bridal) on the second Saturday of the month at 8:15am wearing work clothes. 
  2. Registration is a simple liability form filled out by a parent on the first visit (do not need it filled out again for subsequent visits), or parents can go to the link at the bottom of this post to fill it out in advance
  3. Pick a serving site from 5-10 options which vary each month. Opportunities commonly include: Interior painting, nursing home visits, cleaning, gardening, minor repairs, neighborhood pickup, organizing, block parties and food packaging. There are projects for all ages, outside and inside, easy and difficult.
  4. Get on a bus
  5. Serve!
  6. Return to Venue by 12:15

The November 2nd Saturday will be on the 10th and some confirmed sites for this time are: Global Gardens, Out Reach Baskets, loaves and fishes, and Tulsa Dream center!

For more information about this service opportunity click here.

To access the liability form for ages 17 and under click here.

Any questions? Contact me at specialprojects@jenkskeyclub.org.

Also, you can contact Betty Higgins and Lanette Celoni, 2nd Saturday Co-Directors at ssaturday@asburytulsa.org or (918) 492-1771 ext. 2408.

Operation School Bell

Thursday, October 25, JEE needs 3 Zomi/Burmese & 2 Spanish interpreters from 3:30-6:00pm (or as soon as you can get there after school) at the Walmart at 81st Lewis for Operation School Bell event.

Operation School Bell is set up by the Assistance League of Tulsa to provide a shopping experience for children in need. They will receive discounted items such as:

  • new shoes
  • jacket
  • sweatshirt
  • belt
  • t-shirt or tank top
  • socks & underwear
  • hygiene kit
  • 2 books

Last year the Operation School Bell initiative served more than 26,000 students enrolled in 87 schools from 14 Tulsa-area school districts.

If you are interested, sign up here.

Tulsa Bubble Run

Key Club volunteers (16 and older) are needed at the Tulsa Bubble Run, Friday, October 19th and Saturday, the 20th.

You would be able to help set up for the run, help check in runners, direct runners on the track, or other activities. (more info in link)

Location: Tulsa Raceway Park – 3101 N Garnett Rd, Tulsa, OK 74116

Date: October 19th and 20th, refer to the signup link at the bottom of the post for more details.

Bubble Run- welcomes volunteers age 16 and older. If the you are below the age of 18, you MUST have an adult supervisor (parent, teacher, guardian, or club director). No volunteers under age 16 are allowed, for safety and logistics.

Everyone must sign a Volunteer Code of Conduct. If you are 16-18 years old, you must have that signed by a parent.

Sign up here.

For any questions, contact emily@coolevents.com

Organizing Supplies for “Stuff the Bus”

The local Reasor’s has provided three pallets of school supplies as a result of their ‘Stuff the Bus’ campaign. These supplies are for teachers all over the district.

Key Club volunteers are needed to come to the Jenks School Warehouse, 2065 N. Elm Street, before school and help to unpack, sort and stack these product onto tables. 4-8 volunteers are needed and you would set up tables, move boxes and bags of materials, sort like materials together to prepare for teachers to tour and select items they want.

It will be at 7:00 am before school on Tuesday, October 23, you would work until it is finished or by 9am at the latest. (it is a 3 minute drive from the high school)

Also,  donuts, juice, and milk will be provided to the volunteers!

Sign up here.

Veterans Day Concert

Students with diverse backgrounds are needed to participate in a Veteran’s Day concert at the PAC on November 7 and 8. (This is not the same Veteran’s Day assembly that the high school presents during Advisory. It is a concert presented by Jenks East Elementary.)

You will wear traditional clothing (if applicable) from their country and will speak one line in your non-English native language. The line will be, “Let there be peace on Earth and let it begin with me.”

Students from many different language backgrounds are needed: Arabic, Burmese, Hindi, Chinese, Korean, Zomi, French, Russian, Spanish, ASL, or any other background.

You will need to perform during these times at the high school PAC:

·         Wednesday, November 7 during 1st and 3rd hour

·         Thursday, November 8 during 1st and 2nd hour

·         Thursday, November 8 7:00-8:30 PM

Please fill out this form if you are willing to help out in the Veteran’s Day concert! Thank you!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfPeFSjMyRPp8iMZPRY3PB0Q2z8NLyFaX7dq09NYRaewX2Hlg/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

Please contact Laura Whitman 918-299-4415 x5129 or laura.whitman@jenksps.org if you would like more details!

Key Club Shirts!!!

Key Club T-shirts are in!

If you have not received your Key Club t-shirt and you are a freshman, you can pick up your shirt from Ms. Morris – FA 2314.

If you have not received your Key Club t-shirt and you are a sophomore through senior, you can pick up your shirt from Mrs. Langley – Math and Science 216.

You are welcome to pick up your shirt before school, between classes, or during Advisory on Wednesday. Please do NOT interrupt class to pick up your shirt. Please pick up your shirt by Friday, October 5th.

 

****Remember, if you wear your Key Club shirt to the general meeting each month, you can get an extra point****

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