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No Water Too Cold For a Team So Hot

Angel Perez, Copy Editor November 14, 2022

JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) Raiders is a team of 12 boys and 11 girls. At Blackman, this means cadets compete, as the Blackman Raider team, in many physically challenging events.  For...

Ukraine and Russia

Ukraine-Russia Crisis: What is Happening?

Ashley Torres, News Reporter November 10, 2022

On February 24, just a mere four days after the 2022 Winter Olympics ended, Russia’s troops that had been gathering along the borders of Ukraine since October invaded Ukraine.  In December 2021,...

FAFSA!

Important Information on FAFSA!

Jahzara Veasey, Business Manager November 10, 2022

The National FAFSA application has been open for over a month now, so let’s get those filled out. What is FAFSA? FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the application you fill out during...

COVID-19 Updates!

COVID-19 Updates!

Maia O’Brien, News Reporter November 10, 2022

COVID-19 first hit the United States in January of 2020, and the world shut down. The WHO (World Health Organization) declared it a pandemic after 118,000 cases in 114 countries and 4,291 deaths. States...

Scholarships = Money!

There are a lot of Scholarship Opportunities!

Chai Flores, Sports Reporter November 10, 2022

The last few years of high school are stressful as is. Thinking of what you want to pursue, staying on top of homework, and working that minimum wage job. It would be great to have one less thing to worry...

Need to Express Yourself? Art Club!

Need to Express Yourself? Art Club!

Demaiia King, News Reporter November 10, 2022

There are a variety of clubs you can join to express yourself in a creative way. For instance, the Art Club.    The Art Club is a safe space for students to be able to learn different styles of art,...

Scott Reintgen at the author visit in the library

Blackman Welcomes an Author to Talk to Students

November 3, 2022

Scott Reintgen talks to students in the library about what being an author is like.

Construction Projects in the City

Construction Affecting Blackman Traffic

Demaiia King, News Reporter November 1, 2022

With the year coming to an end, so is construction on projects around the city, specifically, the Brinkley Road improvements and the One Stop Drivers Service Center.  Last year in April, the city started...

Information on Volunteer Hours

Why is Volunteering Important?

Allie Giroux , News Reporter November 1, 2022

Several schools require volunteer hours to graduate high school. Blackman does not require volunteer hours, but we encourage students to participate in as much volunteering as possible.   Volunteering...

Officer Beane and Officer Reed

Blackman Welcomes Our New SRO!

Allie Giroux , News Reporter October 11, 2022

Officer Curtis Beane joined the Blackman family this year as a School Resource Officer (SRO). An SRO’s job is to protect schools from outside threats and work with schools’ staff to create a safe learning...

Queen Elizabeth Graphic

The Long Life of Queen Elizabeth

Maia O’Brien, News Reporter October 11, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II of England was the longest reigning British monarch who helped modernize the monarchy, and she brought stability to the throne. She cared deeply for her family, her people, and the various...

Hispanic Heritage Month Arrives at Blackman!

Hispanic Heritage Month Arrives at Blackman!

Ashley Torres, News Reporter October 10, 2022

  Each year, the United States honors National Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the stories, cultures, and contributions of Latinos in this country. This year, the International Club decided...

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