The Blackman Voice

New Teachers in the Know: Killian Deats

Mckenzie Clarke, Copy Editor

August 25, 2016


Filed under News, Spotlights

Mr. Deats is one of many new teachers that the Blackman family has had the privilege of welcoming. Laid back with good energy, Killian Deats was once a part of the student body himself. At one point during our interview he was asked how he liked Blackman; his response was simple and genuine. "I love...

New Teachers in the Know: Nickolas Martinez

Mckenzie Clarke, Copy Editor

August 25, 2016


Filed under News, Spotlights

"Don't trust atoms. They make up everything." This is a joke that Mr. Martinez would easily understand. One of the many new teachers here to guide students on the path to education and success, Martinez teaches chemistry down in the F-hall. Despite it being his first year at Blackman, Mr. Martinez...

A Familiar Face In A New Place: Mr. Pedigo, Our New Assistant Principal

A Familiar Face In A New Place: Mr. Pedigo, Our New Assistant Principal

Neko Collins, News Editor

August 22, 2016


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The Blackman Voice congratulates Tim Pedigo on his promotion as an assistant principal. In preparation for this position, Pedigo was a dean for several years; he has been a teacher here at Blackman High School for the past ten years. "The transition hasn’t been easy, but it [has] been smooth. ...

Strahan Signs with Pikeville

Jared Robinson, Reporter

March 11, 2016


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Sports, Spotlights

  Corey Strahan has recently committed to the University of Pikeville to play soccer. The central midfielder has played soccer all of his high school and middle school career, and he fell in love with the game at a young age. This is a great example of hard work and dedication leading to a...

BHS Dog Grooming Service

January 21, 2016


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Blackman High School's Agricultural Department is adding a new branch to their classes: a new dog grooming service. "This will give the students an opportunity to participate in other branches of animal care," stated Charles Howard, agricultural  teacher. The new dog grooming service includes ...

Choir Boasts Midstate and Allstate Winners

Lizzy Zink, Copy Editor

November 23, 2015


Filed under @BlackmanNews, Entertainment, News, Spotlights

This year, Blackman High School had the most students in Midstate or Allstate in Rutherford county with 23 students. Adrien Fitzwater, senior, got second chair overall for tenors (the highest chair that the men's and women's choir offers) and first chair in his choir. "I've been doing choir fo...