The Blackman Voice

Teacher of The Year: Colonel Gary Spry

Teacher of The Year: Colonel Gary Spry

Mia Isom, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Faculty, News, Showcase, Spotlights

Teachers are hired to teach students and help them learn; educators impact a students’ way of thinking and some give them advice that will help them in adulthood.  The Teacher of the Year is an award given to an outstanding teacher who establishes an effective learning environment for th...

Black History Month Door Contest

Ashlee Jarrett and Wes McDowell

February 14, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

In honor of Black History Month, students have decorated their teachers' doors to represent occurrences throughout black history.

Resurrecting Robin: A Helping Hand

Resurrecting Robin: A Helping Hand

Katelyn Morrow, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Finding the light in a bad situation  Founded in 2006 by one of Blackman’s very own, Resurrecting Robin is a non-profit organization that provides support to local domestic violence shelters. They collect donations and accept new or unused items. This includes toiletries, school supplies, toys, an...

Rutherford Works Internship

Rutherford Works Internship

Danielle Paredes, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

Rutherford Works creates a partnership with other who employers who provide work experience and assignments for students who wish to go in depth in their area of interest. This program is a paid internship that allows rising seniors to gain experience with a Rutherford County employer. Kyleig...

Matthew Hurtt: Blackman Voice Alumnus

Matthew Hurtt: Blackman Voice Alumnus

Sienna Phillips and Mia Isom

February 5, 2019


Filed under Alumni, News, Showcase, Spotlights

Blackman alumnus Matthew Hurtt advanced from being a news reporter for The Blackman Voice, to a freelance reporter, to working for a non-profit organization.  “I think the most important thing that I learned at Blackman, and particularly on the newspaper, is working together to reach a deadline. I...

Youth Leadership Rutherford

Youth Leadership Rutherford

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

The Business Education Partnership (BEP) Foundation is an organization founded in 1988 with help from the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.   Starting on January 7th, applications for Youth Leadership Rutherford open for current high school juniors for the 2019-2020 school year in Rutherfor...

My Pink Diary Launch

My Pink Diary Launch

Maddy Williams, Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Clubs, Clubs, News, Showcase, Spotlights

A new organization is coming to Blackman High School. Its purpose is to provide support to female students who are dealing with real-world difficulties.   The name of the organization is My Pink Diary, or MPD, and its focus is to create a positive impact at Blackman High.  Amanda Durrett, the...

Apply For The 2019-20 Voice Staff!

Apply For The 2019-20 Voice Staff!

Danielle Paredes, Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

Click the link for Application: Employment application Print three for your teachers:   The-Blackman-Voice-Teacher-Recommendation-Form We are excited that you are considering joining our staff next year! We do need you to consider several characteristics about yourself to make sure you are ...

Top 10 Checked Out Books in the Blaze Library

Top 10 Checked Out Books in the Blaze Library

Savannah Blades, Reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, News, Showcase

1.) Ready Player One by Ernest Cline- This dystopian book is set in the year 2045, when virtual reality is taking over the whole world. Wade, or as the virtual world knows him Parzival, only seems to have friends in the virtual world. Find out more about Wade and his friends by checking out this b...

2019 Basketball Homecoming Schedule

2019 Basketball Homecoming Schedule

Megan Roth, Managing Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews

Thursday, January 10th: Teacher and Class Volleyball Game Class Games Friday, January 11th:  1st 8:30-9:12 2nd 9:17-9:59 3rd 10:04-10:42 4th 10:51-12:25 1st Lunch: 10:46-11:19  2nd Lunch: 11:19-11:53  3rd Lunch: 11:53-12:25  5th 12:30-1:12 6th 1:17-1:59 7th 2:04-2:46 Pe...