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The right to bear arms is necessary

Seth Kinsler, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018

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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

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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...

Early Lunch Times Commentary

Sara Stefan, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

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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...

Tribe Time should not return next year

Conner Hall, Web Editor

September 20, 2017

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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

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“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

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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....

Seviers sports attendence is too low

Jabbar Christian, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

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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

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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....

School rivalries are a great motivator for students and teachers alike

Lebette Long, Sports Editor

January 20, 2017

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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...

Genders are still not equal in athletics

Grace Lyles, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016

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Gender equality has been an issue for quite some time. One of the main struggles in this conflict lies in sports equality. Many female athletes believe that, they do not get the same amount of money and attention as male athletes. Many...

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