The Blackman Voice

Midterm: Tips and Tricks

Midterm: Tips and Tricks

Mia Isom, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Lifestyles

Exam time can be stressful and difficult. These are some tips to help you manage yourself during exams.  Trick #1: Go To Sleep  Get a good night’s sleep before the exam, so you’re not tired the day of testing. Don’t stay up late trying to cram information in your brain.  “Cramming is...

BHS Holi-Daze

BHS Holi-Daze

Danielle Paredes, Editor-In-Chief

December 7, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

Blackman is celebrating the holiday season, so show your Christmas spirit by participating in the BHS Holi-Daze spirit week! Here is the theme for each week: Monday, Dec. 10th  Wacky Tacky Holi-Daze (Holiday Inspired Ugly Sweaters, Socks, Hats, and Ties) Tuesday, Dec. 11th Holi-Daze Pictur...

Dual Enrollment Exam Schedule

Sienna Phillips, News Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Uncategorized

Dual Enrollment Exam Schedule (12/10 - 12/13)    Monday, December 10  8:30 - 10:30 College Algebra, Room G-20  10:30 - 12:30 Statistics, Room G-20; Students will attend 3rd lunch    Tuesday, December 11  English will be tested at their regular time in their regular class...

2018-2019 Semester Exam Schedule

Danielle Paredes, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

Friday, Dec. 14th  1st  8:30-10:00..........1st period exam  2nd  10:06-10:43  3rd  10:48-11:25  4th  11:30-12:40  1st lunch. 11:25- 11:50  2nd lunch. 11:50-12:15  3rd lunch. 12:15-12:40  5th  12:45-1:22  6th   1:27-2:04  7th  2:09-2:46  Pep R.  2:46-3:30  Monday, Dec. 17th...

2400 Students in 5 Minutes

2400 Students in 5 Minutes

Sienna Phillips and Maddy Williams

November 29, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

  The number of students from the 2017-2018 to the 2018-2019 school year has grown rapidly. So much so, many students struggle to get to class on time because of the traffic jams. Last year, a total of 2,264 students were enrolled in Blackman High School, but as of , the enrollment is 2,...

Changes with TNReady: Is it For The Better?

Changes with TNReady: Is it For The Better?

Katelyn Morrow

November 28, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

As many already know, TNReady testing didn’t go as planned last year. Our principal, Dr. Justus, explains what went wrong with testing, but what also went right.   “We had multiple technical issues with the online testing to the point where the integrity of the testing situation was not good, ther...

Criminal Justice Competition

Criminal Justice Competition

Maddy Williams, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Clubs, News, Showcase

Another criminal justice competition is under wraps. Recently, the members of the Criminal Justice Club competed in many events. They placed in every event at the competition. “These events are very difficult, and I'm extremely proud of our kids. They did so well because of their drive and hard...

Governor’s School: An Intensive Program

Governor’s School: An Intensive Program

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

Although school began a few months ago, opportunities are already opening for students. Governor’s School is a prime example.   The Tennessee Governor’s School is a summer program for talented and gifted students. It lasts for five weeks and is open to sophomores and juniors. There are eleven...

Annual Choral Veterans Tribute

Annual Choral Veterans Tribute

Shamani Salahuddin, Photo Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Clubs, News, Showcase

On Thursday, November 8, the Blackman Chorus performed an appreciation for the men and women who have served for our country.  I had a Q&A with Mrs. Wendy Payne, conductor of the choir, to get her input of the event:  Why is honoring our military so important?  “Firstly, I have clos...

New School Policies that Affect Blackman

New School Policies that Affect Blackman

Mia Isom, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

The school policies have been changed, but are they for the better? Many members of the faculty at Blackman and the student body have various opinions on if the new rules have helped.  Policy Change #1  Students may wear their earbuds in the hallway and listen to music getting to their next class.  “Music is kind of a release for me,...