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Stories from John Sevier Middle School
Procrastination frequently strikes middle school students
Middle School

Aeriaunna Tucker | November 22, 2019

In middle school, procrastination affects many students and their ability to get work done. Procrastination is when someone puts off a task until the last minute. Procrastinate comes from the latin word…

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KCS discovers lead in water fountains
Middle School

Aubree Puckett | November 14, 2019

Recently, lead was found in Kingsport City Schools water fountains. These water fountains were located at Dobyns-Bennett High School, as well as the elementary schools Jefferson, Johnson, Kennedy and Roosevelt….

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KCS teacher pay change coming soon
Middle School

ShayLeigh Honaker | November 11, 2019

For the last few years, Kingsport City Schools has based teacher pay in part on students’ TNReady scores. Next year, this is set to change. TNReady scores will no longer count towards teachers’ overall…

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Harriet Tubman’s $20 bill delayed
Middle School

Ellie Jackson | November 6, 2019

In 2016, the Treasury Department proposed that the seventh president of the United States, Andrew Jackson, would be replaced with an accomplished black woman, Harriet Tubman, on the $20 bill. Although…

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World Health Organization declares gaming addiction a health disorder
Features

Chloe McConnell | October 24, 2019

Video games have been slowly taking over the world. They are played frequently and are becoming a problem. About 67% of Americans, or 211 million people, play video games on at least one type of device,…

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“Vaping” becomes a dangerous trend among teens
Middle School

Olyvia Flemming | October 9, 2019

Tobacco has been an epidemic around the world since it was first harvested and used. The cancer-causing plant, filled with addictive nicotine, has had a major negative impact on the world.

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Schools continue to evaluate safety measures
Middle School

Micah Maynard | October 8, 2019

School safety: a common topic among students, parents, teachers, and even politicians. Teachers, students, police, and government officials have been debating new safety procedures to keep students safe…

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