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COVID-19 Updates!

COVID-19 Updates!

Maia O’Brien, News Reporter November 10, 2022

COVID-19 first hit the United States in January of 2020, and the world shut down. The WHO (World Health Organization) declared it a pandemic after 118,000 cases in 114 countries and 4,291 deaths. States...

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Cross Country Improving by Leaps and Bounds

Jahzara Veasey, Business Manager October 13, 2022

Blackman’s cross-country team’s improvement is one to be documented. From new personal records to our freshman showing out, we have a lot to look forward to from this year’s team.   Cross Country...

Blackman JROTC celebrating Blackmans touchdown by doing pushups for the student section.

Homecoming Game 2022: Blackman v. Antioch

Kaiden Farmer, Sports Reporter September 30, 2022

Blackman wins Homecoming game 56-28.

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BCA Pinning Ceremony 2022

Maia O’Brien, News Reporter September 30, 2022

This pinning ceremony marks the accomplishment of the first year of rigorous course work for BCA students.

Students celebrating after winning in tug of war.

Homecoming Blaze Bash 2022!

Kaiden Farmer, Demaiia King, and Maia O’Brien September 30, 2022

Homecoming Blaze Bash is a day full of events where students can express themselves in many different ways and have fun! Go Blaze!

Senior week 2022 begins on April 25 and ends on April 29 with Prom.

Celebrating seniors: Senior week 2022

Mo Stephens, Business Manager April 18, 2022

With only a few weeks left until the Class of ’22 graduates, BHS is planning some final memories to celebrate them. The week of April 25 to 29 is Senior Week. Each day will have spirit themes...

Many changes were made to the Winter Olympics this year.

2022 Winter Olympics welcome new changes and events

Maia O’Brien, Reporter March 8, 2022

Multiple changes were seen in the 2022 Winter Olympics, such as new events, COVID-19 precautions, and artificial snow.   The Beijing Olympics has set a record of 109 sporting events with seven new...

Lauren Hutchins does a science experiment with her class.

Lauren Hutchins won BHS 2021-22 teacher of the year

Brenlee Goins, News Editor March 3, 2022

Lauren Hutchins has been selected as Blackman High School’s Teacher of the Year for the 2021-2022 school year. Hutchins is a Comprehensive Development Classes (CDC) teacher, specializing in life...

Blackman Varsity Coed Cheer executes a winning performance at 2022 nationals.

Varsity Coed Cheer makes Blackman proud as nine-time national champions

Zoe Vecchio, Photo Editor February 18, 2022

The Blackman Varsity Coed Cheer team scored higher than 40 other teams in the small coed division at the National High School Cheerleading Championships last weekend. The championship was located...

The senior section won as the loudest section, being awarded with the spirit stick as a result.

Pep rally ends Blaze Bonanza off strong

Zoe Vecchio February 11, 2022

After Blackman students celebrated in preparation for their 2022 Coming Home game during Blaze Bonanza lunches, they ended the day with a pep rally. The boys' and girls' basketball teams were honored followed...

Dante makes an appearance with the spirit stick, foreshadowing the pep rally planned later in the day.

Students celebrate Blaze Bonanza in preparation for Coming Home game

Zoe Vecchio February 11, 2022

On Friday, February 4, despite a one-hour delay due to a winter weather advisory, Blackman students had a chance to celebrate Coming Home with the Blaze Bonanza. This event included a variety of lunch...

Rutherford County Schools has mandated a mask policy for all administrators with an opt-out option for students.

The 2021-22 school year has introduced new COVID-19 policies that are ever-changing

Jenene Grover, Editor in chief October 11, 2021

The beginning of the 2021-22 school year has been remarkably different from every other year. Everything started to get back to the “new normal,” and then a new wave of COVID-19 hit, especially in...

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