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Dual vs. AP Classes in High School

Dual vs. AP Classes in High School

Ashley Torres, Spanish Editor February 23, 2024

   In most high schools in the United States, a variety of classes are offered to the students to choose from, depending on what their preferences and skills are; however, it might be difficult deciding...

Jillian Jackson is BHS 2023-2024 Teacher of the Year

Jillian Jackson is BHS 2023-2024 Teacher of the Year

Abigail Hord, Reporter February 23, 2024

   What qualities do your favorite teachers have? Are they patient with their students? Do they create a safe, loving classroom environment for their students?     By definition, a teacher is a...

Navigating Student Financial Aid

Navigating Student Financial Aid

Rhys Stephens, Reporter February 23, 2024

   College, while generally a beneficial opportunity, is quite an economic hurdle. Were everyone required to front the full amount for schooling, only a miniscule percentage of the population could afford...

Capstone Tips for Rising Seniors

Capstone Tips for Rising Seniors

Byron S. Knight, Reporter February 12, 2024

     The Blackman Collegiate Academy (BCA) offers an extra cord for your graduation gown, preparation for your college workload, and a compelling addition to your college applications. The height of...

2023 Blackman Robotics Season

2023 Blackman Robotics Season

Marciana J. Johnson, Sports Editor February 6, 2024

  The 2023-2024 Blackman Robotics season started in September with the team meeting three times a week after school and some members working on the weekend. The team consists of high school and middle...

A Students Guide to ACT Success

A Student’s Guide to ACT Success

Rhys Stephens, Reporter February 1, 2024

   If there’s one test that bears with it a particular stench of rigor, it’s the ACT. Taking approximately three hours to complete, it’s likely one of the longest exams you’ll do – and one...

What Type of College is Best For You?

What Type of College is Best For You?

Frederick Brock, Reporter February 1, 2024

   As the final semester of school begins for Blackman seniors, many are considering the best college options for after graduation. Luckily, there are choices available across the state.  Community...

Blackman Band Members Soar to Success at Midstate

Blackman Band Members Soar to Success at Midstate

Jackson Bratko, Reporter January 31, 2024

   In many music education systems in the United States, students have the opportunity to audition for various honor bands or ensembles at the district, regional or state levels. These auditions often...

Blackman Robotics Blazes Through Competition

Blackman Robotics Blazes Through Competition

Marciana J. Johnson, Sports Editor January 31, 2024

  The 2023-2024 Blackman Robotics season started in September with the team meeting three times a week after school and some members working on the weekend. The team consists of high school and middle...

Blackman High School Military Ball Traditions

Blackman High School Military Ball Traditions

Allie Giroux, Associate Editor January 29, 2024

   Military ball is an amazing experience and all who attend are lucky. The ball is an annual tradition for JROTC cadets and their dates. There are many memories made throughout your time there and sacred...

The History and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The History and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Maia O’Brien, Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2024

   Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a holiday honoring the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. It is celebrated on the third Monday of January. This year, however, the day falls on Jan. 15,...

Senioritis: Navigating the Challenges of the Final Year

Senioritis: Navigating the Challenges of the Final Year

Rhys Stephens, Reporter January 12, 2024

   Senior year of high school is an exciting time filled with memorable moments, anticipation for the future, and, for some, a phenomenon known as "Senioritis." This term refers to a condition where...

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