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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”...

Schools should not monitor social media

Nouria Edwards, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Filed under Point/Counterpoint, Voices

In 2014, twenty high school students from McKay High School in Salem, Oregon, were suspended for re-tweeting gossip. This is far from the only example of a national trend. Many have questioned the severity of this kind of consequence...

Starting school earlier would cause problems

Harrison Barnes, Co-Editor in Chief

January 12, 2017

Filed under Point/Counterpoint

It seems as if students always complain about being too tired in the mornings, and that school should start later. School starts at 7:45 a.m. and ends at 2:45 p.m. at John Sevier Middle School. A lot of Sevier students do extracurricular...

School needs to start later to help problems

Symone Leeper, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017

Filed under Point/Counterpoint

Due to several problems early school start times cause, a debate has arisen across the county about whether school should start later. Clearly, the time has come for students to stand up and take action to help get schools to...

“Red Boot” is good for Sevier

Logan Giles, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

Filed under Point/Counterpoint

Last year, Sevier Middle School started a program called the “Red Boot Coalition”. Students get together once per week during reading time and talk about how they are feeling and what is going on in their lives. The program...

We need high stakes tests like TCAPS

George Armentrout, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under News, Point/Counterpoint, Voices

So you’re sitting in class, taking another common assessment; the joy. Since they change constantly, the only thing that is “common” about them is that every student views them as a pain. Has anyone ever actually sat down...

TCAPS are unnecessary

Elizabeth Morelock, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

Filed under News, Point/Counterpoint, Voices

A popular saying states “everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid”. All year, teachers prepare students for a test that takes...

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