The Blackman Voice

BCA pinning ceremony tonight

BCA pinning ceremony tonight

Emma Williams, Graphics Editor

September 24, 2020

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Coming Soon: Seniors, Paint Your Parking Space!

Coming Soon: Seniors, Paint Your Parking Space!

Zoe Vecchio, Graphics Editor

August 26, 2020

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE CLASS OF 2021's PROM!

How the Coronavirus is affecting students

RCS’ Food Service Program

Jenene Grover, Managing Editor

May 25, 2020

On March 5, 2020, Tennessee had its first confirmed case of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Williamson County. By March 12th, the number of confirmed cases in Tennessee reached 18. On that same day, Governor Bill Lee signed an executive order that declared a state of emergency in Tennessee. On March...

J-Staff 2020: It’s NOT Goodbye, It’s Hello!

May 22, 2020

2020 J-Staff Seniors, We didn't get to have our Senior Celebration. You didn't get to have prom at MTSU, but we're still holding out hope for a spunky, fun prom on campus in June. You didn't get to walk across the stage at MTSU, but perhaps you'll get to be the ONLY class to ever graduate at the...

How social distancing affects students

How social distancing affects students

Mia Isom, Associate Editor

May 18, 2020

Social distancing is recommended by the CDC to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This means you have to keep space between yourself and other people for everyone’s safety. The guidelines to social distancing are simple and easy to follow. You have to stay at least six feet apart from others. People...

Online AP exams made simple

Online AP exams made simple

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief

May 8, 2020

With remote learning continuing across the nation, all AP exams have been moved to an online format. There are many ways to prepare to get ready for these exams. First, check with your AP teacher(s). They will provide practice for you as well as when your exam is and the time frame. Make sure the ti...

How to raise your ACT score

How to raise your ACT score

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief

April 14, 2020

When applying for college, college applications always ask for your ACT score, and many colleges have ACT requirements to apply for the college or certain scholarships. The ACT is a monumental step in applying to colleges and getting scholarships. With that being said, you need to study in order to make...

June Boys: A race against time and a race for the truth

Students getting their book signed by Courtney Stevens.

Matt Taylor, Reporter

April 13, 2020

Courtney Stevens visited Blackman High on March 6th to talk to students about her newest book June Boys. June Boys is about a serial kidnapper called the Gemini Thief who takes three boys and holds them captive from June 1st to June 30th the following year. These “June boys” survive thirteen...

The pressing issue of climate change

The pressing issue of climate change

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief

April 10, 2020

Climate change is a source of controversy for many eople. Many see it as a political issue—deriving from liberals—which leads many conservatives to believe it’s a hoax. However, scientific research backs up that climate change is real, and it’s becoming more and more pressing each day. The...

President Trump’s extended travel ban

President Trump's extended travel ban

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter

March 9, 2020

The first travel ban was put in place by President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13769, titled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States. This ban was politically named the “Muslim ban” because the countries banned were predominantly Muslim populated. The included...

AP classes: pro’s and con’s

AP classes: pro's and con's

Jenene Grover, Reporter

March 9, 2020

College is something that is always on a high schooler’s mind. Preparing for college is an extremely stressful time. The hardest part about it is choosing the right classes for you. Blackman offers classes varying from standard, honors, and AP (Advanced Placement).  In Tennessee, instead of having a weighted GPA, you have added points to your ...

Senior planning as a junior

Senior planning as a junior

Ally Blake, Reporter

March 4, 2020

Rising seniors, in 2021 you’ll be dancing in fancy dresses and suits. You’ll be jingling your keys at the pep rallies, and you’ll be at the apex of high school.   Most importantly, you will be graduating.  Many questions and ideas come about when thinking of college, but which questions...