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Online AP exams made simple

Online AP exams made simple

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief

May 8, 2020

With remote learning continuing across the nation, all AP exams have been moved to an online format. There are many ways to prepare to get ready for these exams. First, check with your AP teacher(s). They will provide practice for you as well as when your exam is and the time frame. Make sure the ti...

AP classes: pro’s and con’s

AP classes: pro's and con's

Jenene Grover, Reporter

March 9, 2020

College is something that is always on a high schooler’s mind. Preparing for college is an extremely stressful time. The hardest part about it is choosing the right classes for you. Blackman offers classes varying from standard, honors, and AP (Advanced Placement).  In Tennessee, instead of having a weighted GPA, you have added points to your ...

Blackman’s National AP Scholars

Zach Adams, Blackman 2017 alumnus, smiles bright in full graduate gear.

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 ...