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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, Showcase

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...

Youth Leadership Rutherford

Youth Leadership Rutherford

Kayla Donaldson, Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

The Business Education Partnership (BEP) Foundation is an organization founded in 1988 with help from the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.   Starting on January 7th, applications for Youth Leadership Rutherford open for current high school juniors for the 2019-2020 school year in Rutherfor...

BHS Holi-Daze

BHS Holi-Daze

Danielle Paredes, Editor-In-Chief

December 7, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

Blackman is celebrating the holiday season, so show your Christmas spirit by participating in the BHS Holi-Daze spirit week! Here is the theme for each week: Monday, Dec. 10th  Wacky Tacky Holi-Daze (Holiday Inspired Ugly Sweaters, Socks, Hats, and Ties) Tuesday, Dec. 11th Holi-Daze Pictur...

Alberto Ortiz: One of Three in The Nation

Alberto Ortiz: One of Three in The Nation

Maddy Williams, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spotlights, Student

The Rose Scholarship, created by NBA star Derrick Rose, inspires students to put in the work to achieve their goals. This scholarship is granted to only three people in the nation. Alberto Ortiz, senior at Blackman, received this scholarship.  Receiving this scholarship required preparation and hard w...

2018-2019 Semester Exam Schedule

Danielle Paredes, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

Friday, Dec. 14th  1st  8:30-10:00..........1st period exam  2nd  10:06-10:43  3rd  10:48-11:25  4th  11:30-12:40  1st lunch. 11:25- 11:50  2nd lunch. 11:50-12:15  3rd lunch. 12:15-12:40  5th  12:45-1:22  6th   1:27-2:04  7th  2:09-2:46  Pep R.  2:46-3:30  Monday, Dec. 17th...

2400 Students in 5 Minutes

2400 Students in 5 Minutes

Sienna Phillips and Maddy Williams

November 29, 2018


Filed under @BlackmanNews, News

  The number of students from the 2017-2018 to the 2018-2019 school year has grown rapidly. So much so, many students struggle to get to class on time because of the traffic jams. Last year, a total of 2,264 students were enrolled in Blackman High School, but as of , the enrollment is 2,...