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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...

Good Behavior Trips were not needed

Cierra Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under Point/Counterpoint

Good behavior trips have taken place at John Sevier Middle School for about four years. The trips happened every quarter. These trips have been spoiling students, and now they are mad that the school administration has taken them...

Drugs and Kids

EDITORIAL

February 2, 2018

Filed under Staff Editorial

Safe high? Yeah right. Synthetic drugs are harmful substances that are created from man-made chemicals. The notion that they would provide a “safe high” is downright crazy. The chemicals that make up synthetic drugs...

Sevier’s play should switch it up sometimes and not be a musical

Lebette Long, Entertainment Editor

November 13, 2017

Filed under Point/Counterpoint

Musicals are a hotly discussed topic in recent years. Musicals are extremely popular nowadays considering the way that they can make the audience feel and how popular broadway musicals have become. Musicals like the huge hit “Hamilton”...

Middle school students should stop chasing fads

EDITORIAL

November 1, 2017

Filed under Staff Editorial

Fads have been a part of the world for many centuries. A fad is an action or object that becomes very popular quickly, but vanishes just as quickly. They can be anything from toys to clothes to television shows. Fads have made...

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....

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