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P.S. I Still Love You movie review

P.S. I Still Love You movie review

Ally Blake, Reporter

March 18, 2020

WARNING SPOILERS: To All the Boys p.s. I Love You is a newly released original romcom on Netflix. It is the sequel for “To All the Boys I've Loved Before”. We left off from To All the Boys I've Loved Before when Laura Jean Covey officially started dating Peter Kavinsky. In To All the Boys p.s. I...

Blackman Rugby turns struggles to success

Blackman Rugby turns struggles to success

Jayen Patel, Reporter

March 13, 2020

The Blackman Blaze Rugby team is coming off a successful fall season and is looking forward to an amazing spring season.  The fall season, known as sevens season, was a historic run for the Blaze.   Led by coach Lawernce Joyce and captain Daniel Bergeron, Blackman made it all the way to the O...

Promposal contest

Promposal contest

Jenene Grover, Reporter

March 10, 2020

Prom season is upon us. Whether you are asking your friend, sibling, or significant other to prom, the promposal is the best part.  Your promposal can be done a variety of ways. However, the most memorable are the ones that go all the way out.   The Blackman Voice is doing a contest for the best...

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 boys’ basketball is on the road to the state tournament 

Blackman boys’ basketball is on the road to the state tournament 

Christian Skelton, Reporter

March 4, 2020

The Blackman Blaze came into the 2020 District 7-AAA Basketball Tournament at Stewarts Creek High School as favorites to win it. With a record of 20-3, the Blaze had momentum heading into the tournament. Because of Blackman being the top seed, they did not have to play until the semifinals.   In that semifin...

Senior planning as a junior

Senior planning as a junior

Ally Blake, Reporter

March 4, 2020

Rising seniors, in 2021 you’ll be dancing in fancy dresses and suits. You’ll be jingling your keys at the pep rallies, and you’ll be at the apex of high school.   Most importantly, you will be graduating.  Many questions and ideas come about when thinking of college, but which questions...

Blaze briefs: March 9th-28th

Blaze briefs: March 9th-28th

Taylor Matney, Reporter

March 4, 2020

Sunday, March 8th At 2 a.m. on Sunday, Spring Forward starts in Tennessee. Change your clocks forward an hour. Monday, March 9  Prom tickets on sale for $45 each   Tuesday, March 10   Free financial aid workshop  Thursday, March 12   Early dismissal  Report cards  Orien...

Bowling season recap

Bowling season recap

Christian Skelton, Reporter

February 21, 2020

The Blackman Blaze bowling team had a historic season. In Jesse Messick’s first year as head coach the Blaze won District 7-AAA and were the runners up in Region 4 and made it to the state tournament.  Throughout the regular season, Blackman went 14-4. In their wins, Blackman was dominant by an average of o...

Toxicity in teen relationships

Toxicity in teen relationships

Lexie Shumate, Reporter

February 21, 2020

A toxic relationship is a relationship characterized by behaviors on the part of the toxic partner that are emotionally and sometimes physically damaging. Teen relationships can be hard enough already without the struggles of toxicity. It’s not always easy to determine if they are toxic either. “One...

An overview of Black History Month

An overview of Black History Month

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Black History Month is the American and Canadian celebration of African Americans’ contributions in their fight for freedom and equality. The month of February was officially recognized as Black History Month by President Gerald Ford in 1976. The origin of Black History Month started in the year 1915, h...

Blaze briefs: February 24th-March 7th

Blaze briefs: February 24th-March 7th

Taylor Matney, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Monday, February 24   Tickets on sale for the Heat performance at MTSU on March 7   Tuesday, February 25  Key Club meeting at 3:45 p.m.   Thursday, February 27   Spring cap and gown pictures through English classes  Upcoming:  Monday, March 4  Spring blood drive f...

Blaze sports shorts: February 10-14

Blaze sports shorts: February 10-14

Christian Skelton, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Upcoming Events   Boys and Girls Basketball at home vs Oakland February 14th at 6:00pm   Wrestling Individual Regionals at Oakland High School February 14-15 times TBD  Boys Basketball   Blackman earned a 67-33 win over Stewarts Creek on February 4th, a 74-34 win at Rockvale on Febr...