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Five questions for Rhonda Stringham, new assistant superintendent

Cassidy Greggh, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

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Q. What is your job of Assistant Superintendent for Instruction? What do you actually do? A. The Assistant Superintendent for Instruction is the team leader for projects such as the new science standards, textbook selection, Te...

Teacher aides fill multiple roles at the middle school level

Conner Hall, Web Editor

October 3, 2018

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When teachers are absent, and there are not enough substitutes, it can be a stressful situation for administration. Thankfully for them, there are always some teacher aides available to help. The job of teacher aide is never...

Jessie Crowe Profile

Katie Lyttle, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

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Jessie Crowe is the newest 7th grade math teacher at John Sevier Middle School. She also advises the Science Olympiad team at Sevier Middle. Crowe has been involved in the educational field for as long as she can remember....

New Technology Specialist at JSMS

Conner Hall, Web Editor

February 14, 2018

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The tech support position at John Sevier Middle School has been like the Defense against the Dark Arts post at Hogwarts in “Harry Potter”; it seems there is someone new filling the position every year. This year, the school...

Actress Emily describes recent Sevier production

Meredith Mooney, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

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John Sevier’s fall play of the well-known “Annie Jr.” recently took place. The star of the production was Emily, a talented student actress. “I’ve been acting since about four years old, so easily nine or ten plays...

5 Questions for Andy True

Anna Harrington, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

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What factors usually play into decided whether or not to close or delay school for weather? “We look at a variety of things, but the most important thing we consider is if it's safe; safe for buses to be out on the roads,...

Student faces the challenge of learning English

Erin Barnes, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

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Imagine moving to a whole new country. Imagine not speaking the country’s language at all. Then imagine having to attend a school in this new country. Rodrigo Nina Ortiz does not have to imagine; he did exactly that when...

Lisa King moves into counseling

Meredith Mooney, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

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Lisa King has moved from being a 6th grade science teacher for seven years, to becoming Sevier Middle School’s newest face in the counseling department. “Along with my interest in science, I have always been interested...

History teacher travels to Washington DC for workshop

Kayla Hensley, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

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John Mallick is an 8th grade American History teacher who recently had the opportunity to be part of a workshop at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. This workshop was a week-long event in June in which teachers, who...

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