The Sequoyah Scribe

Student faces the challenge of learning English

Erin Barnes, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

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

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

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...

Bluff City’s Jeremey Taylor has what “It” takes

Ella Miller, Opinion Editor

November 3, 2017

Jeremy Ray Taylor of Bluff City, Tennessee, did not expect to become an actor. Things like meeting Harrison Ford or fighting a psychotic clown were unimaginable to him, but that changed forever when Taylor was launched into the...

Sevier teacher becomes private school principal

Harrison Barnes, Co-Editor In Chief

October 4, 2017

Saint Dominic Catholic School is a small school for families who are fairly religious and enjoy smaller school communities. Students spend a couple hours, two days per week, holding mass inside of the private school. Since it...

Teacher leads unique class at Sevier

Ella Miller, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Leslie Church is the “Academic Social Adjustment Program” teacher at John Sevier Middle School. Church previously worked as an assistant at John Adams Elementary, and before that, attended college at ETSU, where she was an...

Vicki Stoops reflects on front office administrative assistant job

Katie Lyttle, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

For a couple of years now, Vicky Stoops has been the school secretary at John Sevier Middle School. Before Stoops took the secretary job, she was a substitute and an instructional assistant. "I worked in customer service...

Basketball player breaks 3-point school record

Isabella Wilkinson, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

William Karst, 8th grader at Sevier, on the basketball team broke a school record during the recent basketball season. “I broke the record for the most three-pointers in a game for Sevier,” Karst said. “We were playing...

Sevier Middle student grows up with a prosthetic leg

Erin Barnes, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

Sydney Fleming, a sixth grade student at John Sevier Middle School, has a prosthetic leg. A prosthetic leg is an artificial limb, used for people that were born without a limb or lost a limb. It is used to make it possible for...

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