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SCHOOL SAFETY MAKES NATIONWIDE HEADLINES In the wake of school shootings, students wonder if their schools are safe

Brianna Galloway, Editor in Chief

October 4, 2018

Filed under Investigations

Editor's Note: The names of students have been altered to protect their privacy. There have been several mass shootings that have occurred recently. Some of these shootings have taken place at schools. In response, many people...

Synthetic Drugs Investigation

Balu Pushkas, Student Life Editor

February 14, 2018

Filed under Investigations

Heroin, marijuana and cocaine; these are some of the most infamous drugs. Drugs like heroin, morphine and methadone are called opioids and many of them are illegal to use. Some drugs are prescribed by doctors for patients in severe...

THE BOARD OF EDUCATION: Who are they and what do they do?

Tatum Metcalf, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

Filed under Investigations

They make important decisions for the school district. They decide who the superintendent will be. They make new policies and rules. They are the Kingsport City Schools Board of Education. Carrie Upshaw is now on her second...

Fake news makes headlines on social media

Molly Turner, Co- Editor in Chief

April 19, 2017

Filed under Investigations, Uncategorized

People all over the country face a decision when they get on social media, watch the news or talk to others. Should they believe what they are hearing? So-called “fake news” has become more common as technology has advanced....

Fake news makes headlines on social media

Molly Turner, News Editor

April 9, 2017

Filed under Investigations

People all over the country face a decision when they get on social media, watch the news or talk to others. Should they believe what they are hearing? So-called “fake news” has become more common as technology has advanced....

CANVAS vs. GOOGLE CLASSROOM vs. EDVANCE360

Molly Turner, Co-Editor in Chief

January 19, 2017

Filed under Investigations

As technology expands, so does education. Kingsport City Schools and Sevier Middle School have continued to add more and more ways for classes to feature technology. One of the major things Sevier has done is using learning platforms. Kingsport...

GUN RIGHTS BECOME A MAJOR ISSUE DURING ELECTION

November 9, 2016

Filed under Investigations

The 2nd amendment of the United States Constitution states that “a well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a Free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed”. This right,...

TNReady Test Delay

TNReady Test Delay

June 9, 2016

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