The Blackman Voice

Books-A-Million book fair trends and insights

Books-A-Million book fair trends and insights

Shamani Salahuddin, Photo Editor

October 30, 2019

The Books-A-Million book fair is open from October 30 through November 1 from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Come in for an immense majority of books, Haribo gummies, Harry Potter paraphernalia, and much more! Check out the following photo story for more information on the merchandise available at the 2019-2020...

FAFSA Information

Jenene Grover, Reporter

October 28, 2019

The time has come for Seniors to start applying for college, scholarships, and financial aid.   The most well-known and important financial aid application is the FAFSA (Free Application for Free Student Aid). The FAFSA is the qualification application for government money, grants, scholarships, ...

First Responders Event

First Responders Event

Jenene Grover, Reporter

October 21, 2019

On September 11, 2001, four coordinated terrorist attacks killed 2,977 people in the United States. A total of 412 of these losses were first responders.  This event forever changed the mental and physical states of first responders and their families. The respiratory diseases caused from inhalation of chemicals and smoke affected many later in life.  ...

Homecoming Week Themes

Homecoming Week Themes

Maddy Williams, Managing Editor

October 18, 2019

Monday: 20's-30's Tuesday: 40-50's Wednesday: 60-70's Thursday: 80-90's Friday: Blaze Day (Wear Blackman Colors/Homecoming Shirts)

Preparing for the ACT

Christina Vongsiharath, Reporter

October 14, 2019

ACT Prep:  As the ACT approaches, here are some strategies that will help you ace the test:  Don’t stress and get enough rest!  To do well on the exam, it is important to relax before test day comes. Try to watch a movie or hang out with your friends instead of cramming the night before. Prepare all your materials, so you don’t stress on test day. Getting enough sleep wi...

Blaze briefs: week of 9/23

Blaze briefs: week of 9/23

Sienna Phillips, news editor

October 2, 2019

LAST WEEK: Saturday, September 21st The Blackman Boys Rugby Team competed in the Irish 7’s Ruggerfest tournament and went 5-1. They won 35-5 in the final. Thursday, September 26th The Lady Blaze soccer team defeated Smyrna 3-1 for their senior night. Friday, September 27th ...

College planning Night Recap

College planning Night Recap

Shamani Salahuddin and Mckenzie Wade

October 2, 2019

On Monday night, September 30, the auditorium was filled with nervous parents and enthusiastic seniors and juniors. Students are packed into tight rooms, waiting to hear how they’re going to be able to afford college. Once these eager parents and students were released, they immediately headed ...

New rules and regulations change daily routines at Blackman

New rules and regulations change daily routines at Blackman

Ally Blake and Lexie Shumate

October 1, 2019

From the slightly less crowded hallways to our new Impact system, Blackman is changing. For example, last year the administration allowed headphones to be worn in the hallway. This year, some of our rules and regulations have changed, and the administration has implemented a few new systems.  ...

College planning night

College planning night

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter

September 26, 2019

The pressure has been building: juniors are beginning to think about what college they plan to attend as seniors are already applying to their dream colleges. Meanwhile, other students are panicking about what their future may or may not hold.   Blackman High’s senior counselor Christine Bryan has a...

Blaze Briefs

Sienna Phillips, News Editor

September 26, 2019

LAST WEEK:  Tuesday, September 17th   The Lady Blaze soccer team beat Riverdale 3-2.  Thank you to our special guest for the speaker series “A Conversation With...”, Karah Boyce Pennington.      Friday, September 20th  The Blaze defeated Warren County 41-7.  Congratulations...

STEM: Creating Woodwork for the Teachers

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

May 10, 2019

Our STEM 3 classes have been working diligently to make personalized wood gifts for teachers here at Blackman. They can make anything from stools to doorstops to podiums and the money raised benefits them in a big way.   In one of Mr. Hardison’s classes, a group made aa giant interactive peri...