The Blackman Voice

Alberto Ortiz: One of Three in The Nation

Alberto Ortiz: One of Three in The Nation

Maddy Williams, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights, Student

The Rose Scholarship, created by NBA star Derrick Rose, inspires students to put in the work to achieve their goals. This scholarship is granted to only three people in the nation. Alberto Ortiz, senior at Blackman, received this scholarship.  Receiving this scholarship required preparation and hard w...

Lunch Ladies: The Unsung Heroes of Blackman

Lunch Ladies: The Unsung Heroes of Blackman

Maddy Williams and Kayla Donaldson

November 19, 2018


Filed under Faculty, Showcase, Spotlights, Video

You wouldn’t believe how much effort goes into the food in our cafeteria. The lunch ladies put forth immense effort in order to serve students each and every day. Their preparation is an all-day event, and their actions do not go unnoticed. They spend their time preparing food, setting up all the drinks...

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...

An NFL Star Among Us

An NFL Star Among Us

Kylie Tarver and Katelyn Morrow

October 23, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights

Former Blackman football player I’tavius Mathers is sharing his skills with our freshman football team. After six years of being away from Blackman, he returned to where it all started. Mathers went to Blackman high school and won the Mr. Football award in 2011. Winning this was a great achievement...

Published Poet: Spotlight on Lexie Ludlam

Published Poet: Spotlight on Lexie Ludlam

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights

Lexie Ludham’s poem “Scared” is a window into the thoughts and pressures of a teen girl based on the inner-workings of Lexie’s mind. She wrote “Scared” months ago. It was only the fifth poem she had written, but in the last year, she has written over 50, using them as a creative outl...

Seraphim Sherman: A Local Star

Seraphim Sherman: A Local Star

Danielle Paredes, Editor-In-Chief

September 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Spotlights, Student

Seraphim Sherman, senior, is a student at Blackman High who has taken on a role in a local production. He is starring as 'Flute' in the musical A Midsummer Night's Dream by Shakespeare.   This comedic musical is revolving around the events of Theseus and Hippolyta's marriage. They performed at the 30th A...

Baseball Scores All District Status

Baseball Scores All District Status

Ashlee Jarrett, Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spotlights

In the 2018 Blackman Blaze Baseball season, the Blaze had a record of 17-15 and finished third in the regular season.   "The record does not reflect the improvements that this team made this year," stated head coach Barry Vetter.  Vetter also said that the season was good because they were so ...

Senior Awards 2018

Senior Awards 2018

Shamani Salahuddin, Reporter, Photographer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spotlights, Uncategorized