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Weekend in the ‘Boro: March 17-19

Savannah Phillips, Reporter

March 17, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase

Another weekend approaches Murfreesboro, and there are a great number of events to attend. Bald in the Boro is being held at Lanes, Trains, and Automobiles from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday. This event is being held for the St. Baldrick Foundation, which researches childhood cancer. For more i...

Artist Of The Month Nominees

Artist Of The Month Nominees

Devin Lampitt, Reporter

March 14, 2017


Filed under Featured Artist, Lifestyles, Showcase

February is finally over, and it is now time to choose Artist of the Month. BHS offers many great choices, but we narrowed it down to four, all nominated by their teachers. The contestants this month are Jania Boddie, Kayla Zuck, Savannah O'Kelley, and Katie Hartman, juniors. Jania Boddie was nominated...

Can You Balance: The Struggles of a Working Teenager

Can You Balance: The Struggles of a Working Teenager

Ariana Tillis, Reporter

March 13, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Imagine waking up for school after working a six hour night shift at a job that stinks of old grease and rotting trash. Many students at Blackman live that reality. People may wonder how students take AP and Honor courses, participate in extracurriculars, and also have time to handle a serious...

Weekend In the Boro

Savannah Phillips, Reporter

March 10, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Another weekend is approaching, and the Boro has some exciting events coming up. * Wildscaping is being held at the Wilderness Station at 6:00 p.m. on Friday. * Local history is at the Ransom School at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. * The Southeastern Young Adult Book Festival is being held at MTSU...

80’s Movie Greatness

Alexander Bartram, Reporter

March 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

The 1980's were home to some great movies, like Ghostbusters, the Back to the Future trilogy, and more. But these are some more obscure movies that people might not know about. The Princess Bride is a movie about "Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants. monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracl...

Blackman High School Presents: You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Blackman High School Presents: You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Neko Collins and Ariana Tillis, Reporters

March 7, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Lifestyles, Spotlights

Drama is performing a production of the musical You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown on Thursday, March 9th, at 10:00 A.M. for all grade levels. Tickets will be on sale before school and during lunch on Wednesday for $6.00 per person. The cast and stage workers have been practicing and preparing for...

Weekend in the Boro: February 24-26

Savannah Phillips, Lifestyles Editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Another weekend is coming up, and the Murfreesboro area has several activities . Little Women has performances on Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. There is a Pow Wow being held at MTSU's livestock center on Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 a.m. Red Cross is holding a bl...

Save Money By Thrifting

Devin Lampitt, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyles

Have you ever gone shopping with the intent to buy a new outfit and realized how pricey retail stores can be? Retail stores can be overpriced, and you end up breaking your budget after only buying three items. The solution for this is simple: shop at thrift stores or secondhand stores. These stores...

This Weekend in the Boro: February 10-12

Savannah Phillips, Lifestyles editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Uncategorized

Another weekend is approaching, and Murfreesboro has activities lined up for a fun-filled time. Little Women has performances at Springhouse Worship and Arts Center on Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. There is a Black History Event at Patterson Community Park at 1:0...

2017 Oscar Nominations

Devin Lampitt, Reporter

February 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles, Showcase

The Oscars are always a hot topic around this time of year, and the nominations are finally out. With La La Land coming in with 14 nominations and 6 nominations for black actors, it looks like an exciting award season. Nominations for best picture are Arrival, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell or Highwater,...

Winter Fashion

Winter Fashion

Savannah Phillips, Lifestyles Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyles, Showcase

With Tennessee finally experiencing chilly weather, it's time to move into a new season of fashion and opportunity to spend your Christmas money. Winter fashion opens up new trends and creative styling options. Here are a few recommendations for this time of year. Boots are an excellent fashion...

Schedule for Fine Arts Night at BHS

Schedule for Fine Arts Night at BHS

February 1, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Entertainment, News

An Invitation from Gerald Patton, choral director: The Blackman Fine Arts Department is hosting our second annual Fine Arts Night Thursday Night at 7:00 p.m. The show is free and open to the public. The program with feature the Blackman Band, Chorus, Theatre, and Art departments. Our special guest...