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Corporal Punishment in schools should bee outlawed

Anna Harrington, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

A student sits in class, goofing off. Suddenly, they are taken out into the hallway and come back crying. They have just received a corporal punishment, which means beating kids for misbehaving. They are a good student for the...

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Seth Kinsler, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Facebook working with medical institutes According to CNBC, Facebook engineers are currently working with NYU medical institutes to increase the speed of their MRI scans. The NYU medical institutes want the radiation levels to...

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Rishita Vutukuri, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

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...

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Ian Vincent, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

Alabama declares state of emergency Governor Robert Bentley declared a state of emergency on November 1st, 2016, after a gas pipeline explosion. One worker died in the explosion and five others were injured. The fire burned ...

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Grace Worley, Staff Writer

May 26, 2016

Sevier Middle School recently partnered with Kingsport businesses to build medical kits to use during an earthquake or other emergencies. Each emergency preparedness kit is full basic items that teachers would need during an emergency....

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Molly Turner, Editor

April 13, 2016

New Director of Technology Recently Kingsport City Schools hired Scott Pierce as the new director of technology. He replaced John Payne who retired in early 2016. Pierce is very experienced with educational technology. He pre...

“Hero in you” winners announced

Brody Carmack, Editor

January 19, 2016

Three students from Kingsport City Schools were announced as winners of the “Hero in You Foundation” essay competition. Mather Konkol from Abraham Lincoln Elementary, Macy Peters from Andrew Johnson Elementary and Madison...

News Brief: Tennessee public reviews standards

Brody Carmack, Editor

January 18, 2016

The Tennessee has releases new education standards for most classes. The state also created a website to allow the public to review the standards for kindergarten through 12th grade. The new standards go along with the new “TN...

News Brief: RNR Student Runs Away, Is Found Safe

Brody Carmack, Editor

January 15, 2016

This November, a boy from Robinson Middle School ran away from home. There was an Amber Alert sent out to help police and his family find the student. He is diabetic and insulin dependent. He disappeared from the First Broad Street...

News Brief: New Texting Service Arrives in KCS

Brody Carmack, Editor

December 14, 2015

Kingsport City Schools have created a new texting service. This service will send out a text with important information for parents and students. KCS will even send out a text when school is canceled and when there might be an...

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