The Blackman Voice

The Pudding Guy

Megan Roth, News Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights, Student, Uncategorized

Have you ever been sitting in class craving pudding? Don't want to go to the store? Vincent Arcomano has your back. For the past five weeks Arcomano has been bringing in pudding for everyone in his 2nd and 5th period classes. "Someone said that they wanted some pudding in one of my classes and so...

Training With Endurance: Sports Spotlight

Training With Endurance: Sports Spotlight

Megan Roth, News Reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spotlights, Student

Tucked away in the sophomore class, Yukio Mariner recently underwent rigorous Olympic training for cycling. From October 10th through the 14th USAC (USA Cycling) held the Olympic training. This prestigious training program was by invitation only for a mere 20 boys in the nation. During the training,...

Trunk Or Treat At Blackman!

Trunk Or Treat At Blackman!

Danielle Paredes, Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Clubs, News, Showcase

Spend your Halloween with family and friends at the Blackman High School parking lot! The Trunk or Treat event will be hosted by students and faculty members starting on Halloween from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The students will provide candy for FREE for anyone that attends! Make sure to wear...

Cheering For Greatness: Spotlight on Hannah Claire Candlish

Ashley Valdivieso, Reporter

March 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Student

Blackman High School cheerleader Hannah Claire Candlish is one of the few seniors on the cheerleading team. She has been cheering at Blackman for four years. Recently, she made the All-State Cheerleading team, and she has also won the National High School partner stunt championship with Matthew Hartley,...

SE-YA [at the] Book Festival 2017

Abby McDaniel, guest reporter

March 8, 2017


Filed under News, Spotlights, Video

Two years ago, the SE-YA (Southeastern Young Adult) book festival was just a dream shared by four Rutherford County Librarians. This year, it's an event that will host thousands of book lovers from across the Southeast. Taking inspiration from a Charleston- based book festival, YallFest, Barbara Collie,...

Blackman High School Presents: You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Blackman High School Presents: You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Neko Collins and Ariana Tillis, Reporters

March 7, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Lifestyles, Spotlights

Drama is performing a production of the musical You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown on Thursday, March 9th, at 10:00 A.M. for all grade levels. Tickets will be on sale before school and during lunch on Wednesday for $6.00 per person. The cast and stage workers have been practicing and preparing for...

RCS Teacher of the Year: Andrea Holder

RCS Teacher of the Year: Andrea Holder

Cierra Williams, Reporter

March 3, 2017


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

Blackman High School teacher Andrea Holder has been awarded the honor of the 2017 Rutherford County District Level High School Teacher of the Year. She will be recognized at the banquet on March 13th at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Holder originates from Gulfport, Mississippi,...

Noah Boyd – Freshman Fish

Sara Gamble, Reporter

March 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spotlights

Noah Boyd was the only freshman to make it to the state swim meet in Knoxville, Tennessee. "I'm pretty honored that I was able to be the only freshman to go. State is a really big deal when it comes to swimming. Most people in my division don't make state, so I was really honored I was able to do...

ABC, Baby You and Me: Blackman’s Preschool Program

McKenzie Clarke, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase, Spotlights

Photos courtesy of Courtney Cole Preschool: the place where big hearts shape little minds, and it's right here in the heart of Blackman High School. The preschool program at Blackman is the only one that has a preschool class operating within the high school classroom. Classes are held Tue...

Spotlight: A Soldier’s Child Foundation

Spotlight: A Soldier’s Child Foundation

Cierra Williams, News Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Spotlights

A Soldier's Child Foundation is a Tennessee non-profit organization that dedicates its funds to providing birthday parties and scholarships to the children of fallen soldiers. Daryl Mackin, a former Blackman culinary arts teacher, founded the organization after losing his friend Marc Golczynski, a...

Former Blackman Standout Emerges: The Blue Raiders’ Newest Star

Ethan Morrow, Content Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Sports, Spotlights

One of the most intriguing storylines of MTSU's football season to date is the success of running back transferee I'Tavius Mathers. Mathers, who is a former standout at Blackman High School, spent his first three collegiate seasons at the University of Mississippi. He transferred to Middle Tennessee...

The Lies Behind The Mask

Neko Collins, News reporter

November 1, 2016


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Lifestyles, Spotlights

"Batman's biggest secret is not Bruce Wayne." In the past decade, the superhero genre of the fiction world has become a well-known topic. In almost every house, store, school, library or movie theater, you are sure to find some correlation to the superhero fantasy world and our own. Marc Tyler ...