The Sequoyah Scribe

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...

Public displays of affection have their limits

Lili Burleson, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

Filed under Commentary

John Sevier Middle School has strict rules when it comes to public displays of affection. Teachers can be too strict and students aren’t too happy about. Teachers will sometimes separate two people in the hallways for simply...

School shootings are preventable

Editorial Board

September 27, 2018

Filed under Staff Editorial

As the debate rages on about school safety since the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, there is one thing everybody seems to agree on: schools are not as safe as they should be. While some argue that gun...

Early Lunch Times Commentary

Sara Stefan, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Commentary

This year, the 7th grade of John Sevier Middle School has been assigned to have lunch at 10:20 am. A lot of students, 7th grade or not, thought that this was very early. Quite frankly, anybody who didn't have this thought must...

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