The Blackman Voice

Seadorf completing the wing challenge for the Titlewish book fundraiser.

I dare you to donate

Brenlee Goins, Reporter April 22, 2021

Do you want to see Brian Seadorf, BHS librarian, run drills with the softball team or hold a snake? If so, now is your opportunity.   Blackman librarians have set up a fundraiser for BHS, which essentially...

Xavier Bowers (front left) with his Earth Science class taught by Cortney Meadows his freshman year.

Bowers recovers from major surgery

Brenlee Goins, Reporter April 8, 2021

On February 13, a mass was found on the left side of Xavier Bowers’s brain, causing severe weakness throughout his left side. Two days later, he underwent a nine hour operation, removing a good majority...

Fishing at Center Hill Lake is a great activity to do during the Spring.

Taylor’s Top 10: April

Taylor Matney, Reporter April 6, 2021

April, the time for sunny and rainy days, is the month to get ready for summer. Here are some of my favorite things:  Songs  “F-350 Freestyle” by David Morris   “Things I Can’t...

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Remembering Women’s History

As we celebrate Women’s History month, it’s important to note the many influential women in both our history and our present. These women advocate for what they’re passionate about, proving the power...

Should Rutherford County Schools discontinue mask requirements in the classroom?

The Rutherford County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, April 6, to vote on whether masks should be required in county schools for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.  With...

Matt Taylor is pictured enjoying a Starbucks drink, one of the many places to get coffees and teas.

Matt’s monthly mixes: March

Matt Taylor, Reporter March 24, 2021

With spring around the corner, our favorite seasonal drinks are going to be replaced with new ones; however, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a nice drink at your favorite coffee shop.  When...

Wear the win

Wear the win

Mia Isom, Associate Editor March 23, 2021

Basketball championship t-shirt forms are now available. You can make your payment with cash or check.  

The Lady Blaze celebrated their state championship with a hall parade on Thursday.

State Champs: Blackman Lady Blaze win 2021 class AAA girls’ state basketball championship

Christian Skelton, Sports Editor March 19, 2021

The Blackman Lady Blaze are once again the state champions. On Saturday, Blackman defeated Lebanon 64-56 at Middle Tennessee State’s Murphy Center to win the 2021 Class AAA girls basketball championship. It...

Students wear masks in the uncrowded hallway during class changes.

Rutherford County Schools discusses mask mandate continuation

Zoe Vecchio, Graphics Editor March 18, 2021

Rutherford County’s mask mandate ended at 12:00 a.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021. The County Board of Education will be meeting at 5 p.m. tonight, March 18, to discuss, among other topics, the renewal versus termination...

Reflecting on the COVID-19 pandemic and how this past year affected us.

Discovering joy through shared hardships

The COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020. On March 13, 2020, students exited Blackman High School, expecting a short break while the school was deep cleaned. However, students did not return...

Cheer goes country

Brenlee Goins, Reporter March 15, 2021

Thomas Rhett has been one of the most popular country/pop music artists of today’s time. Winning ten major music awards and having been nominated for four Grammy awards, he has slowly risen to the...

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