The Blackman Voice

Blackman supports ALS

Blackman supports ALS

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter

November 25, 2019

Blackman High School found a fun new way to raise money for ALS: punishing the administration. The administrator with the most money collected in a bucket posted outside of the cafeteria, received the worst punishment, voted by students, at this past pep rally. All money collected in each bucket...

Blaze briefs: November 19th-November 22nd

Blaze briefs: November 19th-November 22nd

Taylor Matney, News Reporter

November 22, 2019

Tuesday, November 19th  Girls basketball in Brentwood win   Bowling match in Smyrna   Freshman football banquet   Best Lineman - Evan Cramer   Leadership Award - Peyton Thomas   Co-Offensive MVP - Elijah Pitts   Co-Offensive MVP - Ben Marshall   Defensive MVP - Jus...

Clue Debuts at Blackman

Clue Debuts at Blackman

Ally Blake, Reporter

November 21, 2019

Clue is making its BHS debut this week.  First known as a board game, Clue eventually became a movie. The play is more based off the movie than the game.  Clue is about a group of adults traveling in 1954, from Washington D.C. to New England. They were all sent a letter to come to this rem...

Hope vs TN Promise

Hope vs TN Promise

Jenene Grover, Reporter

November 21, 2019

  TN Promise Scholarship  TN Hope Scholarship  What are minimum requirements for scholarship?  High school degree or GED/HISET, attend mandatory meetings and participate in the mentoring program  Tennessee resident for at least 1 year, graduate from an eligible TN high school, minimum 21 on ACT or 1060 on SAT, minimum 3.0 GPA (unweighted),...

Choosing a college

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Finding the right college is a difficult task; there are many questions you must ask yourself before even considering any college. This process should be not rushed. It’s better to be patient with this process because the college chosen could be your future for two or more years and paves the path f...

Blaze briefs: November 13th-November 16th

Blaze briefs: November 13th-November 16th

Sienna Philips, News Editor

November 18, 2019

Wednesday, November 13th Senior breakfast; senior superlatives were announced. Most school spirit; Seth Willow, Kylie Harkins Most talented; Jesse Morgan, CeCe Gibson Most congenial; Garrett Stirewalt, Allie Rubel Wittiest; Hunter Dallas, Meredith Crews Most likely to succeed; Bernard Ekwua...

BHS fund-raising for ALS

BHS fund-raising for ALS

Sienna Philips, News Editor

November 14, 2019

At Blackman High School, the entire student body has an opportunity to have their favorite (or least favorite) administrators get pied in the face. Each administrator has a bucket to collect money outside of the bank. Whoever collects the most money will endure the worst punishment. The punishments wi...

Audition for Shrek the musical

Audition for Shrek the musical

Lexie Shumate, Reporter

November 12, 2019

November 14th is the day when students will nervously prepare themselves to audition for the Spring musical. Auditions are directly after school this Thursday, and they will be held in the auditorium.   Shrek the Musical is loosely based on the movie. The musical choice had been between Shr...

Why you need to register to vote

Why you need to register to vote

Lexie Shumate, Reporter

November 8, 2019

Millennials do not believe that their opinion matters. Only 50% of registered voters who were under 35 voted in the 2016 election, and their feeling of the unimportance of their opinion is one reason why.   At Blackman High School, students have the opportunity to register to vote at schoo...

New RCS safety regulations

New RCS safety regulations

Maddy Williams and Lexie Shumate

November 6, 2019

With school shootings increasing rapidly throughout the country, Rutherford County Schools has decided to take action to ensure student safety.   “Rutherford County Schools takes the safety of students, faculty, and staff in the most serious manner.  We believe that if these stakeholders do not feel safe, or in fact are not in a safe environment, it will not be possible to achieve ...

Blaze briefs October 21st- November 8th

Blaze briefs October 21st- November 8th

Sienna Phillips and Jenene Grover

November 5, 2019

Monday, October 21st  Freshman football vs Rockvale  Tuesday, October 22nd  Mix It Up Day  Wednesday, October 23rd  Lofton McRee and Sade Korbieh, senior, were voted the athletes of the month.  Thursday, October 24th  Megan Roth, senior, placed third in the cross country meet and...

Books-A-Million book fair trends and insights

Books-A-Million book fair trends and insights

Shamani Salahuddin, Photo Editor

October 30, 2019

The Books-A-Million book fair is open from October 30 through November 1 from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Come in for an immense majority of books, Haribo gummies, Harry Potter paraphernalia, and much more! Check out the following photo story for more information on the merchandise available at the 2019-2020...