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Fishing at Center Hill Lake is a great activity to do during the Spring.

Taylor’s Top 10: April

Taylor Matney, Reporter April 6, 2021

April, the time for sunny and rainy days, is the month to get ready for summer. Here are some of my favorite things:  Songs  “F-350 Freestyle” by David Morris   “Things I Can’t...

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Remembering Women’s History

As we celebrate Women’s History month, it’s important to note the many influential women in both our history and our present. These women advocate for what they’re passionate about, proving the power...

Matt Taylor is pictured enjoying a Starbucks drink, one of the many places to get coffees and teas.

Matt’s monthly mixes: March

Matt Taylor, Reporter March 24, 2021

With spring around the corner, our favorite seasonal drinks are going to be replaced with new ones; however, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a nice drink at your favorite coffee shop.  When...

Reflecting on the COVID-19 pandemic and how this past year affected us.

Discovering joy through shared hardships

The COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020. On March 13, 2020, students exited Blackman High School, expecting a short break while the school was deep cleaned. However, students did not return...

Taylor Matney's garden.

Taylor’s top 10: March

Taylor Matney, Reporter March 12, 2021

Spring is around the corner, which means it is time for open windows and blooming flowers. These are some of my favorite songs to play and movies to watch on rainy days and things to do on sunny days.  Songs: ...

Downtown Murfreesboro is a fun place to visit that's in our hometown. This is the historic courthouse clock. Take a walk around the historic scenery, drop into Country Gourmet for some excellent chocolate truffles, and then grab a bite to eat at Marina's or Domenico's for a little Italian flair, followed by the nana pudding ice cream at Hattie Jane's!

Spring day trips for a stay-cation

Please keep in mind all COVID-19 precautions when taking any day trips. Research the place before you attend, and be mindful of social distancing and mask-wearing.

Taylor's hug in a mug gift idea!

Taylor’s top 10: Valentine’s Day edition

Taylor Matney, Reporter February 3, 2021

We say our final goodbye to the holiday season and hello to the ultimate cuddling holiday—Valentine's Day. Here are cute date ideas to do with your significant other for that special day:  Restaurants   ...

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Short film evokes school safety movement

Taylor Matney, Reporter January 28, 2021

If Anything Happens, I Love You, is a short film written by William Mccormack and Michael Govier. This film is incomprehensible to parents who have not loss someone in a school shooting, although,...

Taylor's top ten: New Year's edition

Taylor’s top ten: New Year’s edition

Taylor Matney, Reporter January 21, 2021

With the New Year beginning, many cell phone applications offer users the latest music, some old favorites to watch, or new things to do around town. Here are some of my favorites:  Music:  ...

Taylor's top ten: Christmas edition

Taylor’s top ten: Christmas edition

Taylor Matney, Reporter December 8, 2020

With the Christmas season here, there are plenty of things to see and watch. These different things will get you in the Christmas spirit. Here are some of my top ten things to do, movies to watch...

Walden Farms is a pumpkin patch in Smyrna, Tennessee.

Halloween 2020: a trick or treat?

Matt Taylor, Reporter October 30, 2020

From spooky scary skeletons to social distancing, Halloween in 2020 is sure to provide a fright. Whether you are staying home, which is advised, or going out, there are guidelines to be followed.   According...

Alex Garrott, junior, working out.

How to stay fit in quarantine

Andres Figueroa, Reporter May 15, 2020

No matter how the media spins it, many families, students, and workers have been asked to remain inside their houses (or at least not out in public) during the Covid-19 outbreak. Humans are social...

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