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Tribe Time should not return next year

Conner Hall, Web Editor

September 20, 2017

Filed under Commentary

At the beginning of this school year, Sevier Middle’s administrators introduced “Tribe Time” to the schedule. “Tribe Time” is a 40 minute block of time at the end of each day designed for extension or intervention of...

Tribe Time should not return next year

Symone Leeper, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Uncategorized

“Tribe Time” is a period from 2:05 to 2:45 when every student has the time to study, work on homework, prepare for the following school day, or participate in a club. After one year of holding “Tribe Time,” many students...

Feminism is positive, but it should not go too far

Lili Burleson, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Uncategorized

Feminism is defined as an organized movement advocating women's’ rights. There are many people who are feminists, including singer Beyoncé, comedian Amy Poehler and singer Miley Cyrus. March is even Women’s History Month....

Students should look forward to, not dread, high school

EDITORIAL

September 13, 2017

Filed under Staff Editorial

The eighth grade can bring a sense of finality to middle school students. Often, students will hear from their teachers that the entire purpose of the eighth grade year is to prepare them for high school. They repeat that same...

Seviers sports attendence is too low

Jabbar Christian, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Voices

Students who show up to a John Sevier Middle School football game usually find themselves struggling to find a seat. Students who attend a baseball, volleyball or basketball game only see parents and a few scattered students....

Sevier’s sports attendence is too low

Jabbar Christian, Staff Writer

April 8, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Voices

Students who show up to a John Sevier Middle School football game usually find themselves struggling to find a seat. Students who attend a baseball, volleyball or basketball game only see parents and a few scattered students....

Schools should not monitor social media

Nouria Edwards, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Filed under Point/Counterpoint, Voices

In 2014, twenty high school students from McKay High School in Salem, Oregon, were suspended for re-tweeting gossip. This is far from the only example of a national trend. Many have questioned the severity of this kind of consequence...

School rivalries are a great motivator for students and teachers alike

Lebette Long, Sports Editor

January 20, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Voices

Many students believe that the Sevier Middle School vs. Robinson Middle School rivalry is silly. Both schools are a part of the Kingsport City School system, and student from both schools eventually attend Dobyns-Bennett High...

Starting school earlier would cause problems

Harrison Barnes, Co-Editor in Chief

January 12, 2017

Filed under Point/Counterpoint

It seems as if students always complain about being too tired in the mornings, and that school should start later. School starts at 7:45 a.m. and ends at 2:45 p.m. at John Sevier Middle School. A lot of Sevier students do extracurricular...

School needs to start later to help problems

Symone Leeper, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017

Filed under Point/Counterpoint

Due to several problems early school start times cause, a debate has arisen across the county about whether school should start later. Clearly, the time has come for students to stand up and take action to help get schools to...

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