The Blackman Voice

Preparing for the ACT

Christina Vongsiharath, Reporter

October 14, 2019

ACT Prep:  As the ACT approaches, here are some strategies that will help you ace the test:  Don’t stress and get enough rest!  To do well on the exam, it is important to relax before test day comes. Try to watch a movie or hang out with your friends instead of cramming the night before. Prepare all your materials, so you don’t stress on test day. Getting enough sleep wi...

Blackman’s National AP Scholars

Blackman’s National AP Scholars

Megan Roth, News Reporter

September 28, 2017

Zach Adams, 2017 graduate, Nathan Jenkins,  and Luke Porter, seniors, are Blackman's National AP Scholars. This involves earning a four or higher on a minimum of eight AP exams and having an average of at least a four on all AP exams taken.   "Start early taking AP's. You're never going to make a 4 or higher on 8 exams if you don't take 8 or more classes," Adams stated. "Eight AP tests is a lot so start early, and take the ...

September ACT Free for Tennessee Seniors: Register Now!

September ACT Free for Tennessee Seniors: Register Now!

Neko Collins, News Editor

September 2, 2016

On  October 22nd, seniors have the opportunity to retake the ACT for free if they have registered on the ACT website by September 18th. Though the test is not mandatory, students are encouraged to take the test for the opportunity to improve their scores. A voucher should have been mailed to...