The Sequoyah Scribe

School backpacks are too heavy

Jailan Cerecedo, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019

Filed under Point/Counterpoint, Voices

Imagine walking around school all day carrying a backpack that weighs twenty pounds. Your back starts hurting and you can hardly walk due to the pain. It hurts so bad, you have to go to a doctor. He tells you that you have back...

School backpacks are not too heavy

Charles Deng, Opinion Editor

February 10, 2019

Filed under Point/Counterpoint, Voices

Backpacks; this is what students complain about all the time. Although they may be a little too heavy, they do not weigh 100 pounds, as many students like to say. Truthfully, backpacks are not that heavy. Most students complain...

The Time has Come to Fight Climate Change

January 25, 2019

Filed under Staff Editorial

Imagine a world where pollution masks are normal attire, where devastating floods happen every week and where there is so much pollution that people can’t even see the tops of buildings. Imagine a world without any flowers...

More students should attend athletic events.

Sarah Arreola, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Filed under Commentary

An athlete walks out onto the field, hyped up to play one of the most important games of the season. He has a smile on his face. Then he hears the crowd, looks over toward the stands and sees that the bleachers are not filled...

KCS grant writer helps fund new initiatives and programs

Alice Addair, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Filed under Staff Editorial

Public schools get a pretty good quantity of money from both state and federal governments. Sometimes, when they are not provided with enough money, the school or district can apply for a grant. That is where Amy Doran comes...

“Club Time” was never necessary

Balu Pushkas, Co-Editor in Chief

November 27, 2018

Filed under Point/Counterpoint

Last school year, John Sevier Middle School decided to create club time, but this year, administration decided to take it away. “Was it really this bad?”, a reader may ask. The answer is yes, it was. In 2017, Sevier Middle...

“Club Time” was helpful to students

Alyssa Colhoun, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018

Filed under Point/Counterpoint

Last year, every Friday students had the chance to participate in clubs during “Tribe Time”. “Tribe Time” was an activity that took place in the last 40 minutes of each Thursday and Friday. Sadly this year, the clubs that...

Armed Teachers Editorial

Staff Editor, Editor

November 20, 2018

Filed under Staff Editorial, Uncategorized

Jesse Randall Davidson, age 53, was a high school teacher in Dalton, Georgia. He was also completely and totally unstable. After barricading himself in his own classroom at Georgia High and firing two shots through a nearby...

Guns need more regulations

Cierra Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018

Filed under Point/Counterpoint

Ninety-Six deaths daily; 1 3,000 gun homicides yearly; seven minors die each day. Those are just a few of American gun violence statistics. That is why the time has come to add new regulations to gun ownership. What is gun...

The right to bear arms is necessary

Seth Kinsler, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018

Filed under Commentary

Why should Americans lose their rights to bear arms? Guns are useful in many different ways, including hunting and protection. Because of the latest crimes, such as the school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, lawful...

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