The Sequoyah Scribe

Schedule Change Editorial

Charles Deng, Opinion Editor

April 29, 2019

The blinds in a students’ room open to welcome the sun and its warm glow, but instead it’s pitch black. The darkness is not caused by an eclipse or pollution, but by the school district’s early start time for schools. The...

The Time has Come to Fight Climate Change

January 25, 2019

Imagine a world where pollution masks are normal attire, where devastating floods happen every week and where there is so much pollution that people can’t even see the tops of buildings. Imagine a world without any flowers...

KCS grant writer helps fund new initiatives and programs

Alice Addair, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

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...

Armed Teachers Editorial

Staff Editor, Editor

November 20, 2018

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...

School shootings are preventable

Editorial Board

September 27, 2018

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...

Drugs and Kids

EDITORIAL

February 2, 2018

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...

Middle school students should stop chasing fads

EDITORIAL

November 1, 2017

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...

Students should look forward to, not dread, high school

EDITORIAL

September 13, 2017

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...

Sevier Middle students are often their own worst enemies

Editorial

January 10, 2017

Students at John Sevier Middle School often complain about how they aren’t given enough privileges. They complain that there are no locks on some bathroom stall doors, that there aren’t enough guest speakers, that there are...

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