The Blackman Voice

Clarinda Thompson: Beyond the Child’s Pose

Clarinda Thompson: Beyond the Child’s Pose

Megan Roth

March 22, 2018

This past January, Pamela Recasner, the head coach of Blackman's track team, hired a professional yoga instructor to help her track athletes prevent injuries.  "We hired a yoga instructor because it would be beneficial to the team and it would give them a proper warm up and cool down," stated...

Will You Be Exempt From Finals?

Morgan Tincher

March 16, 2018

With an abnormally large number of students afflicted by the flu this season, many students are finding themselves concerned about the number of days they missed affecting their exam exemptions. Current Rutherford County Policy includes exemption from final exams based on grades and absences as attendance...

Blackman Cheer: Building a Legacy

Blackman Cheer: Building a Legacy

Morgan Tincher, Reporter

March 15, 2018

Blackman’s domination in cheer has created a culture that is bringing in students from all over. Blackman High School’s Coed Cheer Team recently brought home their sixth national title from the Universal Cheerleaders Association National High School Cheerleading Championship in Orlando, Florida,...

Theatre Presents Legally Blonde

Theatre Presents Legally Blonde

Mckenzie Clarke and Sydney Clarke

March 15, 2018

Blackman's Blaze theatre premieres its new production of Legally Blonde tonight at 7pm. From the 15th to the 17th the musical will take place at 7pm. The 18th is the last day of the performance, and it will have a 2pm showing. Tickets cost $5 for students that bring their school ID, and $10 is the...

Technology Engagement Center: A Center For Opportunities

Technology Engagement Center: A Center For Opportunities

Danielle Paredes, reporter

March 12, 2018

Many families have no access to the internet in their household and find themselves going to local fast foods or libraries just to finish the work that requires wifi. Most of the time, those areas are filled and busy, with many finding it to be a difficult location to focus.  With the help of the public's donation, the new Technology Engagement Center is opening in June on the campus of Hobgo...

Summer Internships for Murfreesboro Teens

Summer Internships for Murfreesboro Teens

Alaysia Brown, Reporter

March 6, 2018

As teens, it is hard to find internships that are close by, interesting, and meet our needs.   The perfect time to start applying for theses internships is right now.  Here are a few of the most fun and quirky summer jobs for young adults.  Digital Marketing with Drive Social Media offers a good look into the marketing world for aspiring marketing managers or those wanting t...

SEYA Book Festival Coming to Tennessee

SEYA Book Festival Coming to Tennessee

Danielle Paredes, Reporter

March 5, 2018

  The SEYA Book Festival is on its way with renowned authors ready to interact with fans of young adult literature. The festival begins March 8-10 and is located on the MTSU campus at 1301 East Main St. Murfreesboro, Tennessee. March 8-9 is only available to students who have receive...

2018 Promposal Contest!

2018 Promposal Contest!

Molly Lemoine, Photo Editor

February 28, 2018

The Blackman Voice is hosting a promposal contest that could win four participants some awesome (and useful) prizes! The Voice staff will decide on the best promposals based on originality and entertainment value. All you need to do is submit a picture or video less than two minutes of your promposal...

The Doors of our History: C&I Decorating Contest

The Doors of our History: C&I Decorating Contest

Emonee Collins Carter, Reporter

February 16, 2018

It’s Black History Month at Blackman High School, and the student body has participated in a variety of activities, such as pasting informational posters of HBCUs in the hallways,  to promote that fact around the school.    Another such activity that has been underway at Blackman is the door deco...

Capstone Spotlight: Mary Grace Mancuso

Capstone Spotlight: Mary Grace Mancuso

Morgan Tincher, Reporter

February 9, 2018

With the end of Capstone for our BCA seniors, we’re highlighting some notable projects. Mary Grace Mancuso researched how parental involvement influences future criminal behavior. She partnered with the Murfreesboro Boys and Girls Club and the Blackman Basketball teams to create a basketball camp....

Mini-College Fair at Blackman

Mini-College Fair at Blackman

Mckenzie Clarke, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2018

Blackman is hosting a college fair to be held this Wednesday, February 7th. A group of colleges within the southeastern region will have representatives present to provide information on their institution of origin. The fair will take place during all three lunches, so be sure to stop by so you can...