The Sequoyah Scribe

Schedule Change Editorial

Charles Deng, Opinion Editor

April 29, 2019

Filed under Staff Editorial

The blinds in a students’ room open to welcome the sun and its warm glow, but instead it’s pitch black. The darkness is not caused by an eclipse or pollution, but by the school district’s early start time for schools. The...

The border wall is a bad idea

Ella Miller, Co-editor in chief

April 28, 2019

Filed under Point/Counterpoint, Voices

There are a lot of walls in society. Whether they are mental or physical, walls are everywhere. From tangible fences to psychological blockades, people are constantly attempting to keep others out. Walls are exceedingly...

The border wall is a good idea

Alyssa Colhoun, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Filed under Point/Counterpoint, Voices

President Trump wants to build a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico. He believes that illegal immigration is causing problems in the country. Congress refused to give him the money to build this wall. This...

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...

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