The Blackman Voice

Preparing for the ACT

Christina Vongsiharath, Reporter

October 14, 2019

ACT Prep:  As the ACT approaches, here are some strategies that will help you ace the test:  Don’t stress and get enough rest!  To do well on the exam, it is important to relax before test day comes. Try to watch a movie or hang out with your friends instead of cramming the night before. Prepare all your materials, so you don’t stress on test day. Getting enough sleep wi...

Blaze briefs: week of 9/23

Blaze briefs: week of 9/23

Sienna Phillips, news editor

October 2, 2019

LAST WEEK: Saturday, September 21st The Blackman Boys Rugby Team competed in the Irish 7’s Ruggerfest tournament and went 5-1. They won 35-5 in the final. Thursday, September 26th The Lady Blaze soccer team defeated Smyrna 3-1 for their senior night. Friday, September 27th ...

New rules and regulations change daily routines at Blackman

New rules and regulations change daily routines at Blackman

Ally Blake and Lexie Shumate

October 1, 2019

From the slightly less crowded hallways to our new Impact system, Blackman is changing. For example, last year the administration allowed headphones to be worn in the hallway. This year, some of our rules and regulations have changed, and the administration has implemented a few new systems.  ...

College planning night

College planning night

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter

September 26, 2019

The pressure has been building: juniors are beginning to think about what college they plan to attend as seniors are already applying to their dream colleges. Meanwhile, other students are panicking about what their future may or may not hold.   Blackman High’s senior counselor Christine Bryan has a...

Blaze Briefs

Sienna Phillips, News Editor

September 26, 2019

LAST WEEK:  Tuesday, September 17th   The Lady Blaze soccer team beat Riverdale 3-2.  Thank you to our special guest for the speaker series “A Conversation With...”, Karah Boyce Pennington.      Friday, September 20th  The Blaze defeated Warren County 41-7.  Congratulations...

STEM: Creating Woodwork for the Teachers

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

May 10, 2019

Our STEM 3 classes have been working diligently to make personalized wood gifts for teachers here at Blackman. They can make anything from stools to doorstops to podiums and the money raised benefits them in a big way.   In one of Mr. Hardison’s classes, a group made aa giant interactive peri...

TESTS, Tests, and More Tests

TESTS, Tests, and More Tests

May 3, 2019

The 2018-2019 school year is ending soon, and finals are just around the corner!  Now that EOCs are finished, and APs are starting next week, it's also time for finals in non-EOC courses. The exam schedule for seniors is as follows:   May 9th=7th period Senior Exam  May 10th= 5th...

Closing the Middle Point Landfill

Closing the Middle Point Landfill

Maddy Williams, Reporter

May 3, 2019

The lack of recycling in Rutherford County is an immense problem. The act of recycling may seem burdensome and time consuming, but it is one small action that can positively affect the entire community. If people don’t start taking small steps to recycle, compost, or reduce their output of trash, ...

Future Aviators in The Making

Katelyn Morrow, Reporter

April 16, 2019

Aviation, invented in 1903, is based on the Latin word “avis” for bird. In general, the word aviation means the flying of aircraft for commercial and military purposes. It can also involve the design and development of aircrafts.   The Future Aviators club that we have here at BHS take part i...

Names in the News!

Names in the News!

Sienna Phillips, News Editor

April 11, 2019

Valedictorians for the class of 2019:* Catherine Anderson Kyleigh Bowers  Katherine Brewer  Aubrey Caster  Keaton Dewitt Catherine Dodd  Bailey Eshleman  Keagan Hemsley  Asa Herbert Miah Van der Heyden Kristina Hughes  Emma Kassebaum Alyssa Mealer Rebecca Nichols ...