The Sequoyah Scribe

The border wall is a bad idea

Ella Miller, Co-editor in chief

April 28, 2019

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

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

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

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...

“Club Time” was never necessary

Balu Pushkas, Co-Editor in Chief

November 27, 2018

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

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...

Guns need more regulations

Cierra Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018

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...

Good Behavior Trips were not needed

Cierra Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

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...

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

Lebette Long, Entertainment Editor

November 13, 2017

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

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...

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