The Blackman Voice

Elisa Burks wins Rutherford County Teacher of the Year

Elisa Burks wins Rutherford County Teacher of the Year

Jenene Grover, Reporter

February 24, 2020

What do you remember most about your favorite teacher? Was it their attitude in the classroom? Was it the way they taught?  Teaching is a demanding and complicated job. It requires rules to be set in place, broad knowledge in the subject matter you are teaching, and enthusiasm for helping other people. An excellent teacher is a lifelong learner who is passionate about not only the subject matter but also...

There’s a new sheriff in town: Officer Reed

There’s a new sheriff in town: Officer Reed

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter

February 3, 2020

Blackman High School has welcomed a new School Resource Officer to the staff. Officer Teresa Reed has done an excellent job, so far, in protecting the school which is why she has received an award for this excellence.  Twelve officers, including Reed, received the ‘Officer of the Mont’ award or...

BHS Signings

BHS Signings

Megan Roth, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2020

Megan Roth’s Capstone: Look up Blackman

Megan Roth, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2019

For the second article in my Capstone series. I gathered all of the planets, constellations, and unique changes in the night sky for the last two weeks of November 2019.   The constellations visible throughout all of November include Pisces, Sculptor, Tucana, Andromeda, Cassiopeia, and Phoenix.   Middle Tennessee will also be at the center of the Alpha Monocertoid meteor shower...

Megan Roth’s Capstone: Interview with NASA’s Joe White

Megan Roth, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2019

As a part of my Capstone project, I am publishing a series of articles about space exploration, astronomy, and other related topics.   For the first article, I interviewed an aerospace engineer and have detailed the conversation below.  For context, Joe White is a retired aerospace engineer...

Blaze band wows for 20 years

Blaze band wows for 20 years

Ally Blake, Reporter

November 8, 2019

The band at Blackman high school has been developing many students’ pathways and interests for the past 20 years.   "When we opened the school, back in 2000, it was a really cool opportunity to do something that hadn’t been done before,” Brenda Monson, the band director, stated.   Monson has been the band director fr...

Cling, the new wave at BHS

Cling, the new wave at BHS

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

November 4, 2019

Cling  /kliNG/  Verb, (of a person or animal) hold on tightly to.  From a doodle to the bodies of BHS students, Cling is the new must have brand. Carlos Coronel, Nel Quintanilla, and Mollee McIndoo, seniors, are the minds behind the new school streetwear inspired clothing line.   The brand was establis...

The Faulk Siblings

The Faulk Siblings

Maddy Williams, Managing Editor

October 31, 2019

The Faulk siblings are former Blackman Voice staffers that have applied the skills they learned on The Voice staff as well as at Blackman to aide them in their careers and lives today.   “I went to MTSU and majored in early childhood education but decided to take some time off to decide if that...

Club spotlight: Blackman CARES

Club spotlight: Blackman CARES

Jenene Grover, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Community is the word used to describe a group of people who all have something in common to one another. While a community does not need a caring environment, Blackman High School’s community provides an accepting and compassionate environment.  Students in the Blackman Cares (compassion, acceptance, respect, e...