The Blackman Voice

Roth: Blackman’s legacy runner

Roth: Blackman’s legacy runner

Christian Skelton, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Blackman High School cross country senior runner Megan Roth recently competed at the TSSAA state meet. It was held at Steeplechase in Warner Parks in Nashville. Roth and the Blaze had already run there once this year.   As for the state meet, Roth finished 33rd in the 5k with a time of 20:03 against many nationally ranked runners. In this race she broke several Blackman records and finished with t...

Falling Inn movie review

Ally Blake, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Falling Inn Love is a newly released romantic comedy (RomCom) on Netflix.  The main character, Gabriela, wins an inn at the lowest point in her life. This is after Gabriela’s boyfriend breaks up with her, and she loses her job.  Gabriela then travels to New Zealand to see her new inn. While she’s there, s...

Choosing a college

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Finding the right college is a difficult task; there are many questions you must ask yourself before even considering any college. This process should be not rushed. It’s better to be patient with this process because the college chosen could be your future for two or more years and paves the path f...

Blaze briefs: November 13th-November 16th

Blaze briefs: November 13th-November 16th

Sienna Philips, News Editor

November 18, 2019

Wednesday, November 13th Senior breakfast; senior superlatives were announced. Most school spirit; Seth Willow, Kylie Harkins Most talented; Jesse Morgan, CeCe Gibson Most congenial; Garrett Stirewalt, Allie Rubel Wittiest; Hunter Dallas, Meredith Crews Most likely to succeed; Bernard Ekwua...

BHS fund-raising for ALS

BHS fund-raising for ALS

Sienna Philips, News Editor

November 14, 2019

At Blackman High School, the entire student body has an opportunity to have their favorite (or least favorite) administrators get pied in the face. Each administrator has a bucket to collect money outside of the bank. Whoever collects the most money will endure the worst punishment. The punishments wi...

Audition for Shrek the musical

Audition for Shrek the musical

Lexie Shumate, Reporter

November 12, 2019

November 14th is the day when students will nervously prepare themselves to audition for the Spring musical. Auditions are directly after school this Thursday, and they will be held in the auditorium.   Shrek the Musical is loosely based on the movie. The musical choice had been between Shr...

Blaze band wows for 20 years

Blaze band wows for 20 years

Ally Blake, Reporter

November 8, 2019

The band at Blackman high school has been developing many students’ pathways and interests for the past 20 years.   "When we opened the school, back in 2000, it was a really cool opportunity to do something that hadn’t been done before,” Brenda Monson, the band director, stated.   Monson has been the band director fr...

Why you need to register to vote

Why you need to register to vote

Lexie Shumate, Reporter

November 8, 2019

Millennials do not believe that their opinion matters. Only 50% of registered voters who were under 35 voted in the 2016 election, and their feeling of the unimportance of their opinion is one reason why.   At Blackman High School, students have the opportunity to register to vote at schoo...

New RCS safety regulations

New RCS safety regulations

Maddy Williams and Lexie Shumate

November 6, 2019

With school shootings increasing rapidly throughout the country, Rutherford County Schools has decided to take action to ensure student safety.   “Rutherford County Schools takes the safety of students, faculty, and staff in the most serious manner.  We believe that if these stakeholders do not feel safe, or in fact are not in a safe environment, it will not be possible to achieve ...

Blaze briefs October 21st- November 8th

Blaze briefs October 21st- November 8th

Sienna Phillips and Jenene Grover

November 5, 2019

Monday, October 21st  Freshman football vs Rockvale  Tuesday, October 22nd  Mix It Up Day  Wednesday, October 23rd  Lofton McRee and Sade Korbieh, senior, were voted the athletes of the month.  Thursday, October 24th  Megan Roth, senior, placed third in the cross country meet and...

The Faulk Siblings

The Faulk Siblings

Maddy Williams, Managing Editor

October 31, 2019

The Faulk siblings are former Blackman Voice staffers that have applied the skills they learned on The Voice staff as well as at Blackman to aide them in their careers and lives today.   “I went to MTSU and majored in early childhood education but decided to take some time off to decide if that...

FAFSA Information

Jenene Grover, Reporter

October 28, 2019

The time has come for Seniors to start applying for college, scholarships, and financial aid.   The most well-known and important financial aid application is the FAFSA (Free Application for Free Student Aid). The FAFSA is the qualification application for government money, grants, scholarships, ...