The Blackman Voice

STEM: Creating Woodwork for the Teachers

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

May 10, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Spotlights, Uncategorized

Our STEM 3 classes have been working diligently to make personalized wood gifts for teachers here at Blackman. They can make anything from stools to doorstops to podiums and the money raised benefits them in a big way.   In one of Mr. Hardison’s classes, a group made aa giant interactive peri...

TESTS, Tests, and More Tests

TESTS, Tests, and More Tests

May 3, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The 2018-2019 school year is ending soon, and finals are just around the corner!  Now that EOCs are finished, and APs are starting next week, it's also time for finals in non-EOC courses. The exam schedule for seniors is as follows:   May 9th=7th period Senior Exam  May 10th= 5th...

Blackman Culinary Arts Wins Elite 50 Award

Blackman Culinary Arts Wins Elite 50 Award

Mia Isom, Reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights, Uncategorized

  Blackman High School was recognized as one of the elite hospitality programs in the USA.  Hospitality and tourism are all about food and accommodations. The pathway of hospitality and tourism is a competitive career path to go down and experience.    Recently, the BHS culinary arts program competed in the El...

Wrestling Takes it To The Mat

Wrestling Takes it To The Mat

Katelyn Morrow, Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Although they didn’t win all the tournaments this season, the wrestling team achieved many commendable achievements.   The team competed in tournaments including TSSAA (Tennessee Secondary Sports Athletic Association) state duals, Bradley central invitational, and the WRAL invitational.  Senior Landon Fowler won his fifth region championship while also winning the Region 5 Wrestler of the Year...

Going Green

Going Green

Maddy Williams and Mia Isom

April 2, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Have you ever been to a grocery store and noticed that the produce is almost perfect? Local grocery stores and big chain supermarkets are all guilty of throwing away fresh produce because of the natural imperfections that may be on them.   The average Amer...

Blackman Bowling: A Close to The Season

Blackman Bowling: A Close to The Season

Kylie Tarver, Sports' Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Winter Sports

Blackman High School’s bowling team had pulled out another win as their season comes to an end. The bowlers have won their third region title and their fourth district title. This is also the third time in the last three years they have made it to state.   “We were very happy, I mean, we’re always the little underdog team. When we can go in and beat a team with a lot of subs, we are always happy...

Promposal Contest 2019

Promposal Contest 2019
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Sienna Phillips, News Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles

It’s that time of year again! The Blackman Voice is holding another promposal contest! To enter the contest, post a video of your promposal on twitter and tag the Blackman Voice @thevoicebhs with the hashtag #bhspromposal2k19. Three promposal winners win a $50 Street Tuxedo voucher. T...

From a Blaze to a Rocket

From a Blaze to a Rocket

Sienna Phillips and Maddy Williams

March 4, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News, Showcase

In 2015, the Rutherford County projected a five-year plan that included both the cost of the project and the timeline of building Rockvale High School. This premeditated plan is finally coming into action. Rockvale High School is opening in August 2019.   “Blackman High is expected to go from 2,413 students to 1,740,” stated Scott Broden in his article from January 7, 2019 in the Daily News Jo...

Rutherford Works Internship

Rutherford Works Internship

Danielle Paredes, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

Rutherford Works creates a partnership with other who employers who provide work experience and assignments for students who wish to go in depth in their area of interest. This program is a paid internship that allows rising seniors to gain experience with a Rutherford County employer. Kyleig...

Matthew Hurtt: Blackman Voice Alumnus

Matthew Hurtt: Blackman Voice Alumnus

Sienna Phillips and Mia Isom

February 5, 2019


Filed under Alumni, News, Showcase, Spotlights

Blackman alumnus Matthew Hurtt advanced from being a news reporter for The Blackman Voice, to a freelance reporter, to working for a non-profit organization.  “I think the most important thing that I learned at Blackman, and particularly on the newspaper, is working together to reach a deadline. I...