The Blackman Voice

STEM: Creating Woodwork for the Teachers

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

May 10, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Spotlights, Uncategorized

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...

Blackman Culinary Arts Wins Elite 50 Award

Blackman Culinary Arts Wins Elite 50 Award

Mia Isom, Reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights, Uncategorized

  Blackman High School was recognized as one of the elite hospitality programs in the USA.  Hospitality and tourism are all about food and accommodations. The pathway of hospitality and tourism is a competitive career path to go down and experience.    Recently, the BHS culinary arts program competed in the El...

Names in the News!

Names in the News!

Sienna Phillips, News Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Spotlights, Uncategorized

Valedictorians for the class of 2019:* Catherine Anderson Kyleigh Bowers  Katherine Brewer  Aubrey Caster  Keaton Dewitt Catherine Dodd  Bailey Eshleman  Keagan Hemsley  Asa Herbert Miah Van der Heyden Kristina Hughes  Emma Kassebaum Alyssa Mealer Rebecca Nichols ...

Devin Lampitt: Blackman Voice Alumnnus

Devin Lampitt: Blackman Voice Alumnnus

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Alumni, Showcase, Spotlights

Behind the scenes of her studies, she hosts her own radio show: The Basement, which airs every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. on 88.3FM WMTS Murfreesboro at MTSU. Devin Lampitt is a Blackman High graduate who now attends MTSU, majoring in Journalism.  Lampitt started out last semester as an intern and ...

Blackman Bowling: A Close to The Season

Blackman Bowling: A Close to The Season

Kylie Tarver, Sports' Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Winter Sports

Blackman High School’s bowling team had pulled out another win as their season comes to an end. The bowlers have won their third region title and their fourth district title. This is also the third time in the last three years they have made it to state.   “We were very happy, I mean, we’re always the little underdog team. When we can go in and beat a team with a lot of subs, we are always happy...

Ali Vice: A Rising Actress

Ali Vice: A Rising Actress

Katelyn Morrow, Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Alumni, Spotlights

Ali Vice, a former Blackman student, graduated in 2007 and is slowly making her dreams of becoming a performer come true.  Since graduating, Vice has gotten involved with Bollywood, the Indian-Hindi film industry.  “I went on a study abroad to India, and we had independent research projects. I cho...

Teacher of The Year: Colonel Gary Spry

Teacher of The Year: Colonel Gary Spry

Mia Isom, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Faculty, News, Spotlights

Teachers are hired to teach students and help them learn; educators impact a students’ way of thinking and some give them advice that will help them in adulthood.  The Teacher of the Year is an award given to an outstanding teacher who establishes an effective learning environment for th...

A Baker’s Success Story: Abby McDaniel

A Baker’s Success Story: Abby McDaniel

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights, Student

Senior Abby McDaniel takes all honors classes here at Blackman but still manages to bake cookies, cakes, and other things three times a week. McDaniel started baking about a year ago and now bakes for everyone from her family to school organizations to sport teams. McDaniel began last year with inspirations...

Matthew Hurtt: Blackman Voice Alumnus

Matthew Hurtt: Blackman Voice Alumnus

Sienna Phillips and Mia Isom

February 5, 2019


Filed under Alumni, News, Showcase, Spotlights

Blackman alumnus Matthew Hurtt advanced from being a news reporter for The Blackman Voice, to a freelance reporter, to working for a non-profit organization.  “I think the most important thing that I learned at Blackman, and particularly on the newspaper, is working together to reach a deadline. I...

My Pink Diary Launch

My Pink Diary Launch

Maddy Williams, Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Clubs, Clubs, News, Showcase, Spotlights

A new organization is coming to Blackman High School. Its purpose is to provide support to female students who are dealing with real-world difficulties.   The name of the organization is My Pink Diary, or MPD, and its focus is to create a positive impact at Blackman High.  Amanda Durrett, the...