The Sequoyah Scribe


Micah Maynard, Staff Writer

May 11, 2019

The absence of a teacher often brings joy to students. Instantly, the student imagines the possible fun and enjoyment he or she will experience, as the amount of work could be considerably less. However, substitute teachers have...

Streaming System

Aubree Puckett, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

A lot has changed in the way people watch television. At one time, most people didn't even have cable. They watched what they could with an antenna. Now, people have cable and streaming services through the internet. Netflix...

Stephen Williams

Victoria Houser, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Stephen Williams is a 7th grade science teacher. Not too long ago, he was an assistant principal at Ridgeview Elementary School. Then, he decided to return to the classroom. Williams loves to teach kids and feels that if he...

Snow Closure Policy

Balu Pushkas, Student Life Editor

May 5, 2019

Most students look forward to snow days, no doubt about it, yet many wonder how Kingsport City Schools decides when to call off school. The systems that decide whether school is cancelled due to bad weather does not differ...

Should Renaissance Art be Censored

Seth Kinsler, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

During the early 13th century, a new era began and changed people’s every-day thoughts and views on art and literature. It was called the Renaissance, because it was a rebirth of learning. Artists tried to create more realistic...

School Shooting Lawsuit Dismissed

Karmela Whiteside, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is in one of the United States’ top ten largest education districts. On February 14, 2018, nineteen-year-old former student Nikolas Cruz opened fire at the school. The shooting traumatized...

Radically Different School Schedules on the Rise

Lily Powell, Staff Writer

April 27, 2019

There are many school schedules that schools can choose from, but recently, schedules that a very different have come along. The two most popular are four-day school weeks and year-round school. All of these would be drastic changes...

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