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Aquarium Reopening and New Guidelines

Hello, Key Clubbers!

I know that volunteering for Key Club this year is no longer a requirement to remain in good standing, but I’d still like to update you all on the Oklahoma Aquarium reopening and allowing volunteers. First off, wearing a mask or some sort of face covering is now required to volunteer there. Secondly, their hours have changed from 10am-6pm to 9am-9pm, meaning there are now 3 shifts in a day (9am-1pm, 1pm-5pm, and 5pm-9pm). Third, there are a few new stations at the front, the Shark & Ray touch is now open during the entire day, and there will not be any feed shows (this also means turtle and stingray feed stands are closed). Finally, the _guests_ now must follow a set path to go through the Aquarium which is laid out in red tape and are also required to follow social distancing guidelines. If you have not yet volunteered at the Oklahoma Aquarium and would like to in the future, go to this link, read the page, and fill out the volunteer application. Good luck and stay safe all!

Key Club Scholarship App

Link to scholarship app:

email with any questions

Senior Cords

Congratulations to everyone who achieved good standing through turning in all your hours due by March 31! Great job showing your heart for service. 133 members!

This is the list of seniors who achieved the minimum of 36 hours this year and will receive a Key Club cord for graduation which may occur sometime this summer. Pickup date of the cords TBA.

Please email with any questions or concerns.

Food Drive and Materials Drive

Hay! Key clubbers We are doing Food Drive for Retirement Home and Also if you could sew reusable face masks that will be awesome! Because face mask is becoming a nationwide shortage. you can also drop of encouragement notes.

drop of information :

11420 South Granite Place, Tulsa 74137

There will be a blue picnic table by the driveway

Food Drive :

they take any type of non-perishable and also toiletries. but they could use mac & cheese, wrapped dessert items, bags of potatoes and rice

Materials Drive :

100% cotton material for masks that needs to be washed in hot water and run through a hot dryer cycle. 

Encouragement note :

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Aquarium Volunteer Signup

Good afternoon, Key Clubbers!

This is the link to sign up for becoming an Oklahoma Aquarium volunteer;

You will need to fill out the “volunteer application” at the bottom. Good luck to you all!

February Newsletter

Message from Jamie Gaylor

Good afternoon Volunteers!

I wanted to share some personal news this afternoon, and an update for the Volunteer Department.

After much consideration, I’ve accepted a new job outside the aquarium and will be starting Monday March 16th. My last day on staff at the aquarium will be Thursday March 12th.

Although I’m moving on from a staff position, I will definitely still be volunteering. I absolutely love the Oklahoma Aquarium and the people here, and I’m thrilled I can still be a part of the mission “to educate and inspire conservation of our aquatic world through interactive discovery.”

I leave the volunteer team in very good hands. Most of you know Chris Ray, who is currently one of our Guest Services Supervisors. I’ll let Chris tell you all about himself, but I will tell you that he is kind, professional, patient, smart, and very excited to move into this new role.

You can reach Chris via email at His phone number will be the same as mine currently, 918-528-1533.

I have been honored to lead the amazing Oklahoma Aquarium volunteer team. Thank you for your service!

Updated Big Event this Friday!

Jenks Key Club Big Event Projects 2020

When: this Friday, March 6th, 2020!

This is a fun day full of service when there is no school! Please come and bring your friends to volunteer. There will be food available in Mr. McCown’s room for you to eat when you’re volunteering on this day!

There are opportunities to donate cans and clothing if you are unable to come and volunteer. You will receive service hours for donating items.

If you put your name in one of these signups, it means you will be there to volunteer. If you do not show up, you will be required to send an apology for not showing up.

If you sign-up for anything, please sign-up for this Big Event Remind! 

Canned Food Drive

4 cans=1 hour of service (for up to 5 hours of service credit but more can be delivered)

Must be within 1 year of expiration (no earlier than March 2019 expiration)

Deliver cans to McCown 5222 by March 6th 3pm but can be delivered before then.

All cans will be donated to the Jenks Community Food Bank as more food is needed in springtime. 

Nurses Office Clothing Donations

The nurses have asked if Key Club would do a collection of the following items for a closet for emergency clothing needs (high school student sizes):

New underwear and socks (1 hour of service for every package up to 5 packages)

New or gently used: leggings, sweatpants, t-shirts, basketball shorts. (1 hour of service for every 2 items)

All items should be delivered to McCown’s room 5222 by March 6th 3pm.

Parent/Teacher Conferences Tear-down 11:15 am-12:15pm

After conferences are coming to a close, help is needed to tear down and bring back items to Building 6. They need 6-10 volunteers to arrive by 11:15 to start cleanup at the JHS Dining Hall.


Teacher Breakfast Food Donations: bring items to 5222 by March 5th 4pm

JHS Teachers will be having breakfast before conferences on Friday morning. Please bring a food item purchased at the store for breakfast. All items should be delivered to Mr. McCown’s classroom 5222 (2nd floor building 5) by Thursday, March 5th 4pm. You’ll receive 2 points for every food item. Can be delivered any time on Thursday.


Flycatcher Trail Volunteering 

Location: Flycatcher Trail, north of the Jenks FA

Supervisor: Alayne Eiland (she will provide the tools and equipment needed to work on the field, so volunteers will not need to bring anything)

What you’ll do: cut down vegetation, compost the cuttings, and remove any unwanted shrubs/tree seedlings


St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Volunteering

When: March 6th, 9am-2pm

Where: St. Andrew’s Church at 8501 S Delaware Ave, Tulsa, OK 74137

You will organize and sorts out things (such as books and more) so that the place looks neater.

Volunteers will be served pizza!


Grace Living Center Senior Prom

Location: Grace Living Center Jenks

This is a fun event at the senior home in Jenks to talk to the senior citizens, eat snacks, play music, and dance. The seniors always enjoy talking to the students and bring your friends and have fun! You can help with set up, corsage making, running the event itself, or cleanup.

If you are interested in playing your instrument (solo or with others), please contact Maya Vance through the signup genius below.

Care Point Sorting Clothing Donations

Location: Care Point (91st and Delaware)

When: 8am-12pm

Sorting clothes donations for the Jenks Clothing closet. Will have snacks and drinks and you can request snack choices.

Sign up here:

Please email with any questions.

Zomi Read Aloud

Zomi Read Aloud

Anyone can volunteer regardless of if you can speak or write in Zomi or not. We will write short children’s books in English and translate them into Zopau. Those who feel comfortable writing in English can write in English. Those who know how to write in Zomi can translate the English book into Zopau or can even do both. Also, it’s a flexible schedule so when you finish with what you’re doing, you can definitely go volunteer on the others places.

Date: 03/06/2020 (Fri.)

Time: 9:00am – 11:30am

Location: Jenks High School (Building 6 –> EL Resource Room –> Room #6165

Sign Up:

Thank You!

Jenks Northwest Elementary – STEM Night

Hey clubbers, looking for more ways to earn school associated volunteer hours? Jenks Northwest Elementary is hosting a STEM Night on March 12, and would like key club volunteers to come help out.

When: Thursday, March 12

Time: 4:00pm – 6:30pm

Sign up:

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