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Shop local to support small businesses during the pandemic

Shop local to support small businesses during the pandemic
December 18, 2020

Amongst the COVID-19 shutdowns and quarantines, many small businesses have been forced to close their shops to refrain from the spread of the pandemic. Independent businesses have continued to struggle...

The history of Blackman: how the Smith family helped create Blackman’s legacy

Clarissa Smith standing in front of the original Springfield home that was built in 1804, and was later renovated as a gathering place for the Springfield apartment residents.
December 16, 2020

The land Blackman schools were built on boasts hometown roots, which helps to make it a home for the Blackman community today. The Blackman community has evolved from farmland to developed school...

Donate to Blackman’s toy drive to give back this holiday season

The toy drive wall displays the current progress of each class.
December 15, 2020

“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves,” Helen Keller once stated.  The holiday season is finally upon us, the season where people...

Two alumni discover their passions through connection and friends

Abby (Morehouse) Chatfield (left) and Zach Adams (right)
December 9, 2020

Throughout the 20 years of The Blackman Voice, many students have come and gone, all while gaining an education. Two former staff members, Zach Adams and Abby (Morehouse) Chatfield are in different...

Taylor’s top ten: Christmas edition

Taylor's top ten: Christmas edition
December 8, 2020

With the Christmas season here, there are plenty of things to see and watch. These different things will get you in the Christmas spirit. Here are some of my top ten things to do, movies to watch...

Hol-a-Blaze Week schedule

HOL-A-BLAZE Week schedule
December 7, 2020

From high school editors to college students: leaders through it all

Danielle Parades is shown on the bottom row, second from the left. Shamani Salahuddin is seen on the bottom row, in the center.
November 16, 2020

As we celebrate the 20th, now 21st anniversary of Blackman High School, we have looked to The Blackman Voice’s alumni to see where they are now. Many of them are pursuing journalism in their careers...

Times may change, but the blaze doesn’t

Mr. Smith, one of our new assistant principals.
November 16, 2020

Justin Smith, former instructional coach, is currently serving as an assistant principal at Blackman High in the place of Tim Pedigo and is pursuing an Education Specialist degree in Accountability...

Governor’s School opportunities for students

Governor's School opportunities for students
November 16, 2020

The state of Tennessee provides the opportunity to attend a Governor’s School for rising juniors or seniors.   Governor’s School is a program of study that takes place during the summer...

Unique gifts all in one stop at BHS

Boro Small Business Expo at Blackman High School.
November 16, 2020

Did you know there is a shopping event coming up at your school? The Boro Business Expo is being held on Saturday, November 21. It is from 10:00am to 2:00pm at Blackman High School. BHS has never...

Distance learning resources for all BHS students

Distance learning help information for Clever, Kiddom, Textbooks, Zooms, and Technical difficulties.
November 13, 2020

On November 6, all Blackman High students began distance learning and will continue through Friday, November 13. In-person learning will resume on Monday, November 16.  BHS students have been joining daily...

Honoring Blackman’s veterans

This graphic displays Blackman High School's veterans. Thank you for your service.
November 11, 2020

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