Posts tagged "Garden"

Jenks 2017 annual cleanup day! Thank you!!!

Thanks to all the families and neighbors who came out on April 8 to help clean up Jenks and keep it lovely for all of us!
Jenks Community Garden afterschool club

Jenks Community Garden afterschool club

Join other green thumbs at the Jenks Community Garden afterschool club! Every Wednesday, 3:15-4:15 pm, from September 21st-November 16th, 2016 Please return the form below by Tuesday, September 20th If any questions contact: info@friendsofjsjenks.org download the form below at this link: Afterschool Garden Club sign-up form fall 2016

Bulb sale! Order by April 11

Plant some flowers and bulbs now and watch them sprout in the spring and summer to beautify your home and neighborhood! Some blooms last through fall. See pictures at http://www.dutchmillbulbs.com/FundraisingProgram/SpringBulbs.aspx 50% of each sale goes to support Jenks. Orders must be in by Monday April 11. Thank you!   You can pay by one of...
Garden and Playground Clean-up this Sunday, November 15

Garden and Playground Clean-up this Sunday, November 15

We’ll get started at 9:30 am, planting bulbs and cleaning-up the playground and garden areas. Meet on the playground and please bring gloves if possible.

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Bulb fundraiser, orders due 10/16

Bulb fundraiser, orders due 10/16

Plant some bulbs now and watch them sprout in the spring to beautify your home! Some bulbs can also be grown indoors during winter! Click this link for color pictures. 50% of each sale goes to support Jenks. Please make your selections below, make check or money order to Jenks Home and School Association, and...
Recyclebank Green Schools Program 2015

Recyclebank Green Schools Program 2015

    UPDATE! We raised $2473 which was 91% of our goal. Thanks so much to all who participated! It’s that time again…. Recyclebank time! Once again, J.S. Jenks is participating in Recyclebank’s Green Schools Program. We will be starting an ecosystem program consisting of greenhouses, aquaponics, and vermicomposting. Click on the link below to...
2014 Harvest Festival and Open House! 10/23

2014 Harvest Festival and Open House! 10/23

We were so busy with the amazing Harry Potter Festival (update to come) that the Harvest Festival totally sneaked up on me! The Harvest Festival will be on Thursday, October 23, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Crafts, snacks, and treats will be served. See the flyer for the grade potluck snack breakdown. It is always...
Garden update: summer 2014

Garden update: summer 2014

The veggie and native gardens, created with Recyclebank funds,were tended and watered over the summer by dedicated volunteers. These pictures are from July. This project just keeps growing, adding to the beauty and function of the grounds and providing learning opportunities for the students. Volunteers also added a woodchip path to encourage visitors and students...
Outdoor Classroom and Recyclebank!

Outdoor Classroom and Recyclebank!

    UPDATE: Recyclebank Was a Success! Outdoor Classroom & Veggie Garden Projects We raised $1189.35 of the goal of $1800 from Reyclebank members’ points, plus we will get an extra $500 for exceeding 50% of the goal. The total will be very helpful in enabling us to start a native garden to attract butterflies,...
Recyclebank Grant!

Recyclebank Grant!

For the third time, Jenks has received a Recyclebank grant! Two years ago, we used the funds to improve the recycling program and this past year the grant helped us to operate a successful vegetable garden. Next spring, we plan to start converting some of the grounds to a native garden to attract butterflies and...
Pre-winter Planting and Garden Prep, this Saturday, November 23, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pre-winter Planting and Garden Prep, this Saturday, November 23, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us this Saturday for some pre-winter planting and garden prep. Saturday, 11/23 10:00am-12:00noon Hello Jenks parents! We are trying to coordinate some important work before the winter winds and snow (I hope!) blow through. With your help, the beautification can begin before we even start anew in spring, and keep Jenks looking beautiful for our...