The Blackman Voice

We are Blackman +

We are Blackman +

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter

January 13, 2020

The Blackman Basketball Homecoming is coming up next week. The week of January 13-17 is packed with Disney themes and fun-filled activities.  The beginning of the week of January 13-17 Blackman starts the Disney themes. Monday is Pixar day (students can dress up as their favorite characters or twin with a buddy) and Tuesday is Star Wars day (dress up as a...

Capstone health fair increases awareness

Capstone health fair increases awareness

Lexie Shumate, Reporter

December 12, 2019

Students crowd the hallway outside of the cafeteria, each curious about the multiple vendors set up. Lexie Crawford, Calla Shotwell, and Abby Barber, all seniors, anxiously walk around checking the vendors and students to make sure their Capstone project, The Health Fair is running smoothly.   ...

Choosing a major

Jenene Grover, Reporter

December 12, 2019

Finding what you are passionate about can be difficult. It is even harder to find that passion in a college format.  This format is often found in majors and minors. A major is a specific subject that the majority of your classes are focused around. Similarly, a minor is a focused subject you can focus on that is not related to your major. Your concentration ...

Criminal justice competition

Criminal justice competition

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter

December 10, 2019

The criminal justice system is the system of law enforcement that is directly involved in apprehending, prosecuting, defending, sentencing, and punishing those who are suspected or convicted of criminal offences. This system is important for the structure and safety of all.  Recently, the Blackman Criminal Justice Club com...

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...