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Blackman Holds Book Fair

Blackman Holds Book Fair

Savannah Phillips & Devin Lampitt, Lifestyles Editor, Photographer

March 7, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

Blackman's Media Center is holding a bookfair from Books-A-Million tonight at freshman orientation, tomorrow, and Thursday morning. There are a variety of books and small trinkets to purchase. Be sure to stop by and check out what's available! Many of the books are written by authors who will be...

RCS Teacher of the Year: Andrea Holder

RCS Teacher of the Year: Andrea Holder

Cierra Williams, Reporter

March 3, 2017


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

Blackman High School teacher Andrea Holder has been awarded the honor of the 2017 Rutherford County District Level High School Teacher of the Year. She will be recognized at the banquet on March 13th at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Holder originates from Gulfport, Mississippi,...

Speaking Our History: Black History Speaker Series 2017

Speaking Our History: Black History Speaker Series 2017

McKenzie Clarke, Reporter

February 24, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

Throughout the month of February, black leaders from the community will come to Blackman High School to interact with students. "The plan is to provide students interactions with strong black leaders in our community," stated principal Dr. Leisa Justus. A focus on black leaders holds importance...

ABC, Baby You and Me: Blackman’s Preschool Program

McKenzie Clarke, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase, Spotlights

Photos courtesy of Courtney Cole Preschool: the place where big hearts shape little minds, and it's right here in the heart of Blackman High School. The preschool program at Blackman is the only one that has a preschool class operating within the high school classroom. Classes are held Tue...

Senior Informational Day Prepares Students For Important Senior Events

Cierra Williams, Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

On Thursday, February 2nd, Blackman's first Senior Informational Day occurred. Seniors were placed in groups by last name and rotated to four different sessions. The four stations included BHS Hiring Day information, Job Shadow Day information, Prom and Graduation information, and group games. In...

BHS Launches New Website

BHS Launches New Website

Ariana Tillis, Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

If you have been on the school's website, you may have noticed the major change in its layout. Rutherford County has introduced the new format to all 46 schools in the district. This new program makes it easier for parents to see what's happening in their child's classes and contacting their teachers. "Edlio...

Schedule for Fine Arts Night at BHS

Schedule for Fine Arts Night at BHS

February 1, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Entertainment, News

An Invitation from Gerald Patton, choral director: The Blackman Fine Arts Department is hosting our second annual Fine Arts Night Thursday Night at 7:00 p.m. The show is free and open to the public. The program with feature the Blackman Band, Chorus, Theatre, and Art departments. Our special guest...

Blaze Ambassadors Assist New Students

Blaze Ambassadors Assist New Students

Yohana Michael, Reporter

January 31, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

Epic Mentors is one thing...but Blaze Ambassadors? The counselors arranged a welcome pizza party for all the new students that came to Blackman on December 9, 2016. The guidance aides attended as well to take the time to get to know the newcomers. In addition, they talked about tips to stay on...

College Fair Comes to BHS February 1st

College Fair Comes to BHS February 1st

Ethan Morrow, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

Tomorrow, February 1st, Blackman High School will be holding a college fair in the aux gym during all three lunches. The event will be hosted by MTSU and is open to all students. Below is a list of all the colleges that will be in attendance: Austin Peay State University Bethel University Carson...

Preparation For a New Year: Registration Information

Ariana Tillis, Reporter

January 31, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

All rising grade levels should remember registration for the 2017-2018 school year. "The registration process is going to be the same as it was last year. We will begin meeting with rising seniors first. Registration will be complete by spring break, and no schedule changes will be allowed after that...

Social Media Awareness Week

Social Media Awareness Week

Cierra Williams, Reporter

January 30, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

"Pause before you post" is the message during National Social Media Awareness Week, January 30th - February 3rd. Here at Blackman High School, Holly Hunter, Technology Specialist, and other faculty members have created a week with activities dedicated to educating the student body about being responsible...