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Winning is not the only thing in middle school sports

Balu Pushkas, Student Life Editor

October 15, 2018

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Sport are supposed to be enjoyed as a game by players and fans alike; however, this does not seem to always be the case at Sevier Middle. Sevier is famed for its prestigious sport teams, from cross country to football to even...

Chinese teacher bids farewell to Kingsport

Tatum Metcalf, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018

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Yanni Zhang, the Chinese teacher at Sevier, has always had an interest in teaching foreign language to eager students. Although this is Zhang’s first year as a full-time teacher, many students would agree that she is already...

New Teacher Joins 8th Grade

Solomon Blair, Staff Writer

October 13, 2018

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Lacie Jessee is a new eighth grade Language Arts teacher. This is her second year teaching Language Arts; before coming to Sevier Middle, she taught ninth grade honors English at Greenville High School. Before she became the teacher...

Tiara Hughes overcomes health struggles

Gracie Flanary, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

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Tiara Janet Hughes is an eleven year old sixth grade student. Hughes has participated in Cross Country and Track; she is very active. Tiara has had seizures for the last six years. “My doctor does not know what causes them,”...

Binge-watching television is becoming more common

Meredith Mooney, Assistant Editor

October 7, 2018

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Binge watching has been a part of many students’ lives. Teachers and students take part in this practice. But the question is: is it good or bad? Binge watching is, according to Karen Bear, a 6th grade Language Arts teacher,...

Kingsport Archive plans move, opening new exhibits

Olyvia Fleming, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018

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Kingsport, Tennessee has a rich and somewhat forgotten history. Underneath the Kingsport Public Library, the town’s history is represented. Most people do not know that the City of Kingsport has an official archive. Brianne...

Multi-sport athlete celebrates end of school year

Lebette Long, Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2018

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Riley Wagner is an eighth grade athlete who enjoys basketball and track; he especially enjoys basketball, but he participated in both sports this year in middle school. Wagner believes that his greatest moments in basketball are...

New science olympiad team scores big at regional competition

Micah Maynard, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

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Bubbling test tubes, explosions and robots; this is what comes to mind when people think of the word science. However, there’s a lot more to it than that. This year, John Sevier Middle School created its first-ever Science...

Students take charge of yearbook production

Sarah Stefan, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

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This year, students completely took over the creation of the yearbook. Instead of teachers creating the yearbook, the students of the “Sequoyah Scribe” journalism program decided to take over. “I believe it is important...

Boy Scouts vote to allow girls to join

Karlie DeFord, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

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In October of 2017, the Boy Scouts of America voted to start letting girls join the program. This marks a big turning point in the history of the Boy Scouts, although girls have been joining Boy Scout troops for years. Boy...

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