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Newscast in Crisis

Ella Miller, Opinion Editor

November 17, 2017

Filed under News/Features

For staff members of the Sequoyah Scribe Newscast, the only stress has always centered around deadlines, interviews and filming. Until now. This year, low participation has placed Sevier’s broadcast journalism program into a...

Fidget spinner fad is fading fast

Conner Hall, Web Editor

November 2, 2017

Filed under News/Features

Once a hot commodity, the fidget spinner is becoming less popular by the day. Last May, fidget spinners were everywhere at John Sevier Middle School, but now, they are a rare sight to see. What has happened to the fidget spinner? “I...

A science classroom experiences a radical transformation

Abigail Fanning, Social Media Editor

October 24, 2017

Filed under News/Features

Most students are familiar with the typical classroom: desks are arranged in rows, students sit in chairs that look like leftovers from the 1970s and the teacher leads the class from the front of the room, usually lecturing. Paul...

New teacher brings Mandarin Chinese class to Sevier

Rylee Elliot, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under News/Features

John Sevier Middle School added a new related arts class to its curriculum this semester; Chinese. Most students like the idea of having the chance to take Chinese in middle school. “The class is cool and fun and it is nice...

News Briefs

Rishita Vutukuri, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under News Briefs, Uncategorized

Missing teen found safe in Kingsport after search A missing teen from Scott County, Virginia was found on Saturday, April 8th in Scott County. The 16 year-old student was reported missing on April 3rd. A massive search party was...

Kingsport turns 100

Tatum Metcalf, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under News/Features

Kingsport, sometimes called the “model city” or “magic city,” has turned 100 years old. Citizens attended many festivities to celebrate this anniversary. Jeff Fleming, the city manager of Kingsport, believes the city...

School Leaders Tweak Hallway Rules

Rishita Vutukuri, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Filed under News, News/Features

John Sevier Middle School had some changes made to its rules at the beginning of the second semester. New hall passes were added to each classroom and have made a huge impact on students. In addition, students are restricted from...

Students must learn to be critical of what they see online

Editorial

April 8, 2017

Filed under News, News/Features

News is very important to the foundation of America. News informs all people of what is happening in the world. The First Amendment states that people are free to write and say whatever they want, which is more than people in...

New Tennessee state law requires more physical activities for students

Rylee Elliot, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

Filed under News, News/Features

A new Tennessee law has passed, changing the recommended amount of time that students should spend doing physical activities. The amount of time went from 90 minutes for secondary and elementary students to 225 minutes for kindergarten...

Sevier teachers and students begin teaming this school year

Rishita Vutukuri, Staff Writer

January 16, 2017

Filed under News, News/Features

After several years, teaming students and teachers is making a big comeback at Sevier Middle School. At Sevier, a team consists of four academic teachers who share the same group of students. The return of teams is creating...

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