Voters approve Jenks Public Schools’ $16.1 million bond

Voters approve Jenks Public Schools’ $16.1 million bond

Jenks Public School District voters approved two separate bond propositions on Tuesday totaling $16.1 million by a margin of 77.9% to 22.1%.

Jenks’ voters have now approved 57 of the past 58 bond issues for Jenks Public Schools.

“The way this community has supported our district year after year is truly remarkable,” said Dr. Stacey Butterfield, Superintendent of Jenks Public Schools. “We are so appreciative of everyone who braved the frigid temperatures today to vote in-person and to all those who submitted absentee ballots. These bond dollars will be used judiciously throughout our district to help improve the learning environment for all students, while allowing JPS to maintain financial stability. Thank you!”

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Bond dollars from the approved propositions will be used for the following purposes:

-District-wide equipment

-District-wide facilities management equipment/repairs

-District-wide printing improvements

-District-wide safety improvements

-District-wide technology

-District-wide textbooks and media equipment

-District-wide transportation

-Improvements to baseball and softball facilities

-Improvements to East Elementary parking lot

-Phase II expansion at Freshman Academy

-Updates to Performing Arts Center

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